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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died today. He was 93.

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MARION CENTER: Official says assessment results a 'mixed bag'
14 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Charles Adamchik, the Marion Center Area School District’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, Monday described the district’s results from two state student assessment tests as a “mixed bag,” but said the district “is matching up well with the state.” [Read More]
SCOTT COOK: Cancer-causing foods to avoid SCOTT COOK: Cancer-causing foods to avoid
14 hours ago - - SCOTT COOK
The statement “everything causes cancer” has become a popular hyperbole, and one that some people use as rhetorical fodder to excuse their own dietary and lifestyle failures, particularly as they pertain to cancer risk. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
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The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
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Here's your home page for all the United area news! Stay on top of the goings on in Clyde, Armagh, Dilltown, Brush Valley, the Wheatfields and the ghost towns. Everything from the United School District and its communities, in one stop. [Read More]
Photos of the Week Photos of the Week
2 days ago - - TERI ENCISO
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day
2 days ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Residents of Indiana County will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through an annual day of service set for Saturday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Kevin Freeberg, Democrat for 62nd District CAMPAIGN 2014: Kevin Freeberg, Democrat for 62nd District
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Kevin Freeberg has talked for years about running for political office, but it never was about himself. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Dave Reed, Republican for 62nd District CAMPAIGN 2014: Dave Reed, Republican for 62nd District
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, is running for a seventh term in the state House of Representatives on Nov. 4, and is in a campaign quite unlike his six previous elections. [Read More]
Coming events to be held
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Check today's listing of events planned in communities throughout Indiana County ... [Read More]
New traffic pattern to begin in Blairsville New traffic pattern to begin in Blairsville
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A new traffic pattern will be in place at Market and Spring streets in Blairsville beginning Tuesday, according to PennDOT officials. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Stapleton brothers rewriting Indiana record books Stapleton brothers rewriting Indiana record books
14 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Two months ago, Riley Stapleton made a bold prediction. It’s one a lot of opposing coaches probably won’t want to be made aware of. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Many pursuits available
15 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Many outdoor enthusiasts would agree that October is the premier month for fresh-air adventure. Opportunities for waterfowl, small game and furtaking chalk the calendar full with pursuits. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Walleyes concentrate in cold water JEFF KNAPP: Walleyes concentrate in cold water
15 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
One of the region’s better late-season fishing options is the walleye action found on the Allegheny River. Having a well thought-out game plan can help one make good use of the limited daylight of the season. [Read More]
Ion named scholar-athlete
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NuMINE — Dawnelle Ion, a senior at West Shamokin High School, has been named the Ding-A-Lings Sports Club’s scholar-athlete of the month for September. [Read More]
Sgt. Brazile harvests big buck Sgt. Brazile harvests big buck
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Sgt. Ken Brazile, of the 420th Engineer Brigade, center, had a successful hunt that was presented to him by the Indiana County Fox and Coon Hunters Association. [Read More]
Youth has successful hunt Youth has successful hunt
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Braden Staats, 11, of Blairsville, shot an 8-point buck with a 16-inch spread on Oct. 8. [Read More]
Archer bags buck Archer bags buck
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Jared Mason, of Clymer, harvested a 9-point buck. [Read More]
CROSS COUNTRY: Indiana runners place third CROSS COUNTRY: Indiana runners place third
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The Indiana Junior High School girls’ cross country team placed third at the WADDA Championship Meet at the White Township Recreation Complex on Oct. 1. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Indiana falls in playoffs HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Indiana falls in playoffs
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AMBRIDGE — Indiana lost to Ambridge, 4-1, in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAA soccer playoffs Monday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Penns Manor drops match
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ALTOONA — Penns Manor fell to Altoona, 25-14, 25-12, 25-11, in a non-conference high school girls’ volleyball match Monday evening. [Read More]

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Firefighters respond to call near campus Firefighters respond to call near campus
14 hours ago - - KAYLA GRUBE
Indiana firefighters responded to a possible vehicle fire at 3:36 p.m. Monday in the Hadley Union Building parking lot in Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana arrested Justin Hoffert, 24, of Durhamville, N.Y., and charged him with sexually assaulting a 14-year old girl. [Read More]
Police: Prosecutor struck by partner
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A popular Pittsburgh restaurant owner has been jailed on charges he assaulted his girlfriend, the lead prosecutor in a homicide trial of a medical researcher accused of poisoning his physician wife with cyanide. [Read More]
Flight 93 site fire cause may never be known, officials say
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SHANKSVILLE (AP) — A state police fire marshal says he may never be able to determine what caused a fire that destroyed the headquarters buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Fire that killed 6 began downstairs; cause unclear
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A house fire that killed four children, their mother and their stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remained unclear, a public safety official said Monday. [Read More]
Woman mistakes jail for bar
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PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very intoxicated woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. [Read More]
Arraignment set in killing of 4
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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field was expected to be arraigned in a Florida court. [Read More]
Lawyers gather in bombing case
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BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzho-khar Tsarnaev were due in court today for a status conference. [Read More]
It looked like a stabbing, but air bag was the killer
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Hien Tran lay dying in intensive care this month after a car accident, as detectives searched for clues about the apparent stab wounds in her neck. [Read More]
Minor injuries reported in 422 wreck Minor injuries reported in 422 wreck
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Minor injuries were reported after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 422 and Cheese Run Road in Armstrong Township at 2:17 p.m. on Sunday. [Read More]

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98th BIRTHDAY: Catherine Hebert 98th BIRTHDAY: Catherine Hebert
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Catherine Hebert, of Indiana, will celebrate her 98th birthday Thursday with her family in her home. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 21
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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, Oct. 20, 2014: [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Dave and LaRue Yarnell 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Dave and LaRue Yarnell
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Dave and LaRue Yarnell, of Homer City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24, 2014. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Theresa Potts and Nicholaus Gipson ENGAGEMENT: Theresa Potts and Nicholaus Gipson
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Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Potts, of Shelocta, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Theresa Lawton Potts, to Nicholaus Gipson, son of Allen Gipson and Rachelle Hirsch, of Kansas. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 20
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 19
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: David Zimmerman BOY OF THE MONTH: David Zimmerman
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected David Zimmerman as the boy of the month for October, the 682nd Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 18
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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Court justice suspended over role in scandal Court justice suspended over role in scandal
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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general’s office. [Read More]
Firefighters respond to call near campus Firefighters respond to call near campus
14 hours ago - - KAYLA GRUBE
Indiana firefighters responded to a possible vehicle fire at 3:36 p.m. Monday in the Hadley Union Building parking lot in Indiana. [Read More]
Pistorius sentenced to five years Pistorius sentenced to five years
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PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van today to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. [Read More]
Man leads police to six bodies Man leads police to six bodies
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GARY, Ind. — Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span. [Read More]
iPhone propels Apple's profits
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Sales of iPhones, including the new, big-screen iPhone 6 models released last month, helped carry Apple to a record-breaking quarter, with $8.5 billion in profit, the company said Monday. [Read More]
This year may set warming record
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WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say. [Read More]
Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect
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Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush. [Read More]
Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta dies
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NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. [Read More]
CDC released revised Ebola gear guidelines CDC released revised Ebola gear guidelines
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ATLANTA — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. [Read More]
Parents of duct-taped boy don't want charges
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A lawyer for the parents of an autistic high school soccer player in Pennsylvania who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank this month says the parents don’t want charges filed against the two students involved. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Freeberg will stand up for education
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Education funding has become a serious problem in Pennsylvania, and a vote for Kevin Freeberg, currently running for Pennsylvania House, is a step toward fixing it. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A severance tax would affect my family
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I work in the gas and oil industry. I’m a surveyor who stakes the location of gas wells to comply with state environmental regulations. I enjoy my job, find it fulfilling and earn a fair wage. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Don't be misled on Corbett's record
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As a parent of a special-needs child, I am truly grateful to Gov. Tom Corbett for increasing educational funding for special-needs education. In fact, this was the first increase in special-education funding in six years. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
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The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A foul smell in Burrell Township
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I am a property owner in Burrell Township. In May 2013, I received a letter to attend a meeting with the Burrell Township Sewage Authority to discuss information about a new main forced sewer line that borders one side of my property. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: End pollution? Don't drive, eat or use energy
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I have been striving for some time along with others to try and put together a plan to curb the drastic effects of the pollution in our society today. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Who will tell chickens they're in every pot?
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The homeowners will be joyous and the teachers will have more money to teach our kids. Those rich gas companies that employ thousands of our neighbors finally get what they deserve; make them pay. Make the coal mines pay; some of them have lots of money. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Freeberg will advocate for middle class
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Voters of Pennsylvania’s 62nd Legislative District: For the first time in eight years, we have a choice: career politician Dave Reed or challenger Kevin Freeberg. When you choose, consider the issues: [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Is Wolf attempting to deceive voters?
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Hunters and supporters of the Second Amendment, there is a new sportmen’s group you may want to check into. It is “Sportsmen for Wolf.” [Read More]
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