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Bishop Responds to Sex Abuse Cover-Up Allegations
March 3, 2016

One of the bishops accused of covering up widespread sexual abuse in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, is responding to the allegations. Bishop…

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Man Arrested for Robbing Sheetz Store, Beating Clerk and Stealing His Car
March 3, 2016

Altoona Police have charged a man with robbery and assault for allegedly robbing the Sheetz Store at 58th Street and 6th…

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Arrow Shooter Identified And Charged
March 2, 2016

A Roaring Spring man who police say firebombed the borough’s office and police station, and followed that up by shooting an…

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Kane Details Sex Abuse By Catholic Priests In Altoona-Johnstown Diocese
March 2, 2016

A statewide investigating grand jury has determined that hundreds of children were sexually abused over a period of at least 40…

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Local Police Recognized By State Program
March 2, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs on Tuesday, recognized more than 300 municipal police departments, the Pennsylvania State Police,…

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State Police Step In When Man Shoots Arrow At Local Cops
March 2, 2016

Around 1:15 Tuesday afternoon, PA State Police were called to a home along Sugar Street in Roaring Spring, after Roaring Spring…

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Grand Jury: Two Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Bishops Hid Sex Abuse of Hundreds of Children
March 1, 2016

Two Roman Catholic bishops who led the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by over…

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Kane To Hold News Conference Today In Blair
March 1, 2016

Attorney General Kathleen Kane will hold a news conference this morning at the Blair County Convention Center. According to information received…

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Pa Secretary Of Education Announces Partnership With Highmark To Launch Bullying Hotline
March 1, 2016

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera on Monday, announced a partnership with the Highmark Foundation and the Center for Health Promotion…

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Four, Count ‘Em, FOUR Leap Babies Born At UPMC Altoona
March 1, 2016

So, what are the odds of this anyway?? UPMC Altoona on Monday could have possibly been the site of the delivery…

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