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Attorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said today.

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Students stock Chevy Chase food pantry Students stock Chevy Chase food pantry
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Students at the Indiana New Story School donated more than 300 food items to Chevy Chase Community Center after holding a canned food drive recently. [Read More]
Family Dollar store to open late December Family Dollar store to open late December
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Work is continuing on a new Family Dollar that is under construction along Route 119 in Rayne Township. [Read More]
Sign up for 12 Days of Christmas Cookies Sign up for 12 Days of Christmas Cookies
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Local businesses have submitted their recipes for Christmas cookies -- sign up to have them sent straight to your email inbox. [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of Nov. 16-22: [Read More]
Festival of Lights to open for finale Festival of Lights to open for finale
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
ERNEST — When the plug is pulled on the Festival of Lights at Blue Spruce Park for the final time New Year’s Day, it may be the start of a generally improved Indiana County Parks & Trails system. [Read More]
Turkeython raises pledges for United Way Turkeython raises pledges for United Way
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CJ Spadaforea and Jenn Myers, United Way fundraising co-chairmen — with the help of Kay Smith in the turkey costume — collected donations Saturday morning as part of the 25th annual Bill Otto’s Oldies Attic Turkeython ... [Read More]
Quota donates to Miracle League Quota donates to Miracle League
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Quota of Indiana, Pa. Inc. recently donated $3,000 to the local Miracle League. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Grandiose marshals set tone for parade CARL KOLOGIE: Grandiose marshals set tone for parade
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
Who wudda’ thunk it? [Read More]
IUP bestows young alumni award IUP bestows young alumni award
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Michael Jarvis, a native of Indiana, has been selected by Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a 2014 Young Alumni Achievement Award. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Believe it -- or not JEFFREY TOBIN: Believe it -- or not
2 days ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Rational atheists pride themselves on rational thought; there is no scientific proof of God’s existence. But when it comes to studying the effects of believing in God, they’ve got some real thinking to do. [Read More]

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Soccer team wins cup Soccer team wins cup
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The Indiana Thunder Hawks, the Indiana Area Soccer Boosters’ U-14 girls team, won the Larry Leggett Memorial Cup recently in Monroeville. [Read More]
IUP 82, SETON HILL 64: Hawks stay on hot streak IUP 82, SETON HILL 64: Hawks stay on hot streak
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
GREENSBURG — When the IUP Crimson Hawks need to feel a little more secure, they call their Daddy. [Read More]
IUP 73, SETON HILL 64: Hawks women stay unbeaten IUP 73, SETON HILL 64: Hawks women stay unbeaten
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
GREENSBURG — While IUP experienced its share of lapses Saturday, when crunch time came, the unbeaten Crimson Hawks closed the door on a feisty Seton Hill team. [Read More]
IUP CROSS COUNTRY: Ofman moves on to NCAAs IUP CROSS COUNTRY: Ofman moves on to NCAAs
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Senior Ray Ofman earned an individual berth in the NCAA championships, but the IUP men’s cross country team just missed out as they competed in the 2014 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships on Saturday in Slippery Rock. [Read More]
Stapleton decides on football, JMU Stapleton decides on football, JMU
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
The numbers spoke and Riley Stapleton listened. [Read More]
Sitting Bulls set fundraiser
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JOHNSTOWN — With the help of the Johnstown Tomahawks, and in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the team, the Sitting Bulls sled hockey team will hold an exhibition game at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena. [Read More]
Piranhas win invitational
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LOWER BURRELL — The YMCA of Indiana County Piranhas swim team placed first in the second annual Valley Points Harvest Classic Invitational on Saturday at Burrell High School. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo suffers through 'frustrating' season ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo suffers through 'frustrating' season
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Even for elite student-athletes like Angel Piccirillo, balancing academics and athletics can sometimes seem like a never-ending battle. [Read More]
Penns Manor claims title Penns Manor claims title
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The Penns Manor Junior High girls’ basketball team won the championship in the Doug West League at The Summit Gym in Altoona on Nov. 1. [Read More]
Sitting Bulls set fundraiser
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JOHNSTOWN — With the help of the Johnstown Tomahawks, and in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the team, the Sitting Bulls sled hockey team will hold an exhibition game at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena. [Read More]

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AAA honors Indiana for safety AAA honors Indiana for safety
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For the ninth ninth consecutive year, the Indiana Borough Police Department was honored with the AAA Community Traffic Safety Platinum Award. [Read More]
Borough inducts new officer Borough inducts new officer
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Indiana Borough Police Department has inducted its newest officer, Patrolman Austin Weaver. [Read More]
POLICE REPORT
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Kenna Colley, 21, of Shippensburg, Cumberland County, was charged by Indiana Borough police with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct following the investigation of a disturbance at 2:44 a.m. Thursday in an apartment at 1005 Wayne Ave. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police at Indiana said two people were hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 7:05 a.m. Friday on Clarksburg Road west of Newport Road. [Read More]
Police arrest locked-out woman
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside. [Read More]
Bus crash kills one, injures dozens
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REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, according to authorities. [Read More]
Probe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer
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CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator’s call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings. [Read More]
Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
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SYDNEY (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday. [Read More]
Fire guts Homer City house
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Fire guts Homer City house
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HOMER CITY — Area emergency responders experienced some frantic moments and had a lot of questions as fire raced through a two-story wood-frame home near the intersection of Routes 56 and 119 early this morning. [Read More]
Fire destroys house in Homer City
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HOMER CITY — Six fire departments responded early today to a report of a structure fire on Ridge Avenue in Homer City, and several other departments were placed on standby assignments. [Read More]

All Family News

 
90th BIRTHDAY: Betty Hutchinson 90th BIRTHDAY: Betty Hutchinson
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Betty Hutchinson will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 3. [Read More]
90TH BIRTHDAY: Helen McCausland 90TH BIRTHDAY: Helen McCausland
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Helen McCausland will celebrate her 90th Birthday on Nov. 29, 2014. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Nov. 24
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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JOHNSTOWN- CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Lenape Tech
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FORD CITY — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first grading period at Lenape Tech: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 23
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Nov. 21, 2014: [Read More]
County 4-H members achieve top honors County 4-H members achieve top honors
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Fourteen Indiana County 4-H members recently attended State 4-H Achievement Days at Penn State University. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Chanel Sherry SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Chanel Sherry
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Chanel R. Sherry has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center senior of the month for September. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Collin Butterworth STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Collin Butterworth
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Collin D. Butterworth has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center Student of the Month for November. [Read More]

All World News

 
Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing of an announcement. [Read More]
Britain to introduce anti-terrorism measures
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LONDON — Britain’s interior minister said today that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced stepped-up counter-terrorism measures. [Read More]
Iraqis retake two towns from ISIS
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BAGHDAD — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province. [Read More]
Sen. Paul: Declare war against Islamic State Sen. Paul: Declare war against Islamic State
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Rand Paul is calling for a declaration of war against the Islamic State, a move that promises to shake up the debate over the military campaign in Iraq and Syria. [Read More]
Israeli Cabinet approves nationality bill
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JERUSALEM — The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved draft legislation that emphasized Israel’s Jewish character above its democratic nature. [Read More]
Buffalo residents gird for possible evacuations Buffalo residents gird for possible evacuations
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance — not because of snow, but possible flooding. [Read More]
Death toll in Afghanistan attack rises
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KABUL, Afghanistan — The death toll in Afghanistan’s deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said today. [Read More]
Once a rising star, Kane beset by battles, probe
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HARRISBURG — When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
Defense chief Hagel to quit
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Defense chief Hagel to quit
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first Cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Barack Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and a beleaguered national security team that has struggled to stay ahead of an onslaught of global crises. [Read More]
Nuclear talks with Iran extended until July
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VIENNA — Nuclear negotiators failed to meet a deadline today for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran’s atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats said. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Make Indiana a bike-friendly borough
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Just over two years ago, one of my best friends from elementary school was killed on impact when a bus struck her from behind while bicycling home one warm summer evening. Her name was Kelsey Rennebohm. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Great job, A-R students
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This is an Apollo-Ridge Viking Proud supporter saying a thank you to the football team, coaches, band, color guard, majorettes and cheerleaders for the outstanding season you had. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: ObamaCare: The lie of the land
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Jonathan Gruber, who thinks he is so clever, has it wrong. He did not fool us, the voters. Nor did he fool any Republicans in Congress — not one. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who's really got the mandate?
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Mandate, mandate, who’s got the mandate? Despite attempts to kill democracy through gerrymandering, voter suppression, and a partisan Supreme Court that opened the floodgates for obscene amounts of money to buy candidates, progressive thinkers always win — eventually. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: UM Kairos Response launches boycott
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United Methodist Kairos Response (UMKR) has announced a global boycott of six product lines produced in illegal Israeli settlements of the West Bank. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Clarifying the record on Rec Board funding
1 week ago -
As a former chair of the Indiana Recreation and Parks Board, I would like to clarify some grossly inaccurate comments given by Indiana school board President Tom Harley at the recent school board meeting concerning the budget for the Rec Department. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Protest vs. rioting: The way forward
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Throughout American history, protests and civil disobedience have played important roles. Around the world there have been countless examples of nonviolent movements that have changed the course of history: Martin Luther King and Gandhi are two examples. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Education of students takes top priority
1 week ago -
The results from the state performance scores were published in the Gazette on Nov. 7. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Grass-roots effort behind Dush victory
1 week ago -
District 66 residents of northern Indiana County are amazing! Giving Cris Dush an almost 3-to-1 margin of victory, these folks were truly “engaged” in this race. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Veterans to the fore of parade
2 weeks ago -
I attended the annual Veterans Day parade here in Indiana. I do think it is so important to recognize our veterans; however, I also think the parade lineup needs to be rearranged. [Read More]
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