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Spring Cove Hires Interim Superintendent
March 9, 2016

The Spring Cove School Board has hired former Tyrone Area School District superintendent William Miller as new interim superintendent. Frank Meloy…

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Hotline Established After Church Sex Scandal Has Gotten More Than 150 Calls So Far
March 9, 2016

A hotline that was set up to provide information to victims of widespread abuse in the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese, has gotten…

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Pete Starr Petition Ruling To Come Tomorrow
March 8, 2016

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania is scheduled to make their decision on potential state representative candidate Pete Starr’s petition objection tomorrow,…

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Blair County Victims of Priest Sex Abuse to Meet Tonight
March 8, 2016

One week after the grand jury report revealing decades of sexual abuse by priests, covered up within the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, a…

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Spring Cove School District Has New Interim Superintendent
March 8, 2016

The Spring Cove School Board has hired former Tyrone Area School District superintendent William Miller as new interim superintendent Monday. Frank…

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Wolf Raises Minimum Pay For Many Workers
March 8, 2016

As part of his ‘Jobs That Pay’ initiative, Governor Tom Wolf on Monday, signed an executive order that ensures employees under…

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Penn State Extension Service In Jeopardy By Wolf Administration
March 8, 2016

The future of the Cooperative Extension Service in Pennsylvania is at stake as funding has been removed in the proposed 2015-16…

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Altoona Planning Commission Sets Milestone
March 8, 2016

The Altoona Planning Commission is the oldest municipal planning commission in Pennsylvania. On Monday, the commission celebrated the 100th anniversary. It’s…

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PA Dog Licenses Due
March 7, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding urges Pennsylvanians to license their dogs, emphasizing that a current dog license is the best way to…

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Bail Revoked For Accused Drug Dealer
March 7, 2016

An Altoona man who is facing drug charges in Blair County Court, had his bail revoked following the filing of new…

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