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After 146 years, Ringling Bros. Circus takes its final bow After 146 years, Ringling Bros. Circus takes its final bow

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The lights went up on the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus on Sunday evening to reveal 14 lions and tigers sitting in a circle, surrounding a man in a sparkling suit. Full Story →

Notre Dame graduates walk out on Pence Notre Dame graduates walk out on Pence

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame’s commencement ceremony.

Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place."

Q&A: What to expect during Bill Cosby's jury selection Q&A: What to expect during Bill Cosby's jury selection

Hundreds of potential jurors could be interviewed in Pittsburgh this week as a crucial phase of comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial gets underway.

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.

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5K run/walk held 5K run/walk held
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Participants took off at the start of a 5K run/walk on Saturday at Mack Park in White Township organized by Lord Jesus Christ Assembly. [Read More]
Care home crowns spring royalty Care home crowns spring royalty
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A king and queen were crowned Tuesday at Moorehead Place as part of the annual Spring Fling. [Read More]
Let's ride Let's ride
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Alana Hillard, 5, got some time in the saddle Saturday at the third annual Family Fun Day at Marion Center Park. [Read More]
Elks group conducts monthly business Elks group conducts monthly business
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President Kathy Cardellino called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. May 2. There were nine members present, including eight officers. [Read More]
Master gardener offers landscaping tips Master gardener offers landscaping tips
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Eye-catching landscaping can not only add curb appeal to your home, but it can also help you sway a potential buyer for your house, if you’re looking to sell. [Read More]
Local growers offer advice Local growers offer advice
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Gazette staffer Amanda Peterson asked members of the Indiana Garden Club about their gardens. [Read More]
Magician performs at Stewart celebration Magician performs at Stewart celebration
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Master Magician Michaelangelo, aka Michael Gigliotti, showed off his deck of oversized cards Saturday at the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, where he performed a tribute show at a celebration marking Stewart’s birthday. [Read More]
Fire station hosts student field trip Fire station hosts student field trip
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Chief Engineer Bob Henry talked to East Pike’s first-grade students about the department’s rescue truck at the Indiana Fire Association. [Read More]
Cashdollar pens history of university Cashdollar pens history of university
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Dr. Charles Cashdollar spoke Tuesday at IUP’s Retired Faculty and Administrators Association spring meeting at the Rustic Lodge. [Read More]
Township office is site of former recreation center Township office is site of former recreation center
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Pictured here is the interior of Camp Rest-A-While, a recreation spot that opened on July 9, 1921. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Inductees credit others for their success SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Inductees credit others for their success
47 minutes ago - - CARLY KROUSE
The 34th annual Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame banquet was about so much more than athletics. [Read More]
Blue Sox edge Young Township Blue Sox edge Young Township
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Young Township committed an error on Kaleb Kalgren’s pinch-hit ground ball with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the seventh, allowing Kelly Chrysler to plate the winning run as the Blue Sox claimed a 3-2 victory in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Saturday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats storm back to claim playoff victory HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats storm back to claim playoff victory
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Second-seeded Homer-Center repeatedly stung the ball early against seventh-seeded Conemaugh Valley, and yet after two innings, the Blue Jays held a 5-0 lead. [Read More]
Indiana slates girls’ basketball camp
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The Indiana High School girls’ basketball coaching staff will hold its 22nd annual skills camp on June 12 to 15 from 8 a.m. to noon each day at the high school. [Read More]
Homer-Center schedules camps
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HOMER CITY — A basketball camp and a shooting clinic will be held at Homer-Center High School in June. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Shirley, Bobcats blank Colts HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Shirley, Bobcats blank Colts
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BLAIRSVILLE — Earlier this year, Northern Cambria stormed back in a home game against Blairsville to hand the Bobcats one of their three losses this year. [Read More]
SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Innovative Kozar kept Bobcats on top SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Innovative Kozar kept Bobcats on top
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Ed Kozar would be the first to admit he was never the greatest athlete. Still, he never used that as an excuse, and he wouldn’t let others do so either. [Read More]
Indiana bows out of state tennis tourney
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HERSHEY — Indiana lost for the second straight year in the quarterfinal round of the PIAA Class 2A boys’ tennis tournament, falling to District 3 champion Lancaster Country Day School, 3-0, on Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club. [Read More]
SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Yard shined on the diamond SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Yard shined on the diamond
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Top-flight athletes rarely rise to prominence without either inheriting good genes or being blessed with a support system and family environment conducive to constant evolution. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: McDonald gets redemption with WPIAL title HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: McDonald gets redemption with WPIAL title
3 days ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
BALDWIN — Kara McDonald remembers last year all too well. She spent the past 364 days stewing over it. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A Saltsburg man was jailed Friday to face accusations that he sneaked behind a beer distributor shop and stole two kegs of beer while employees were waiting on customers out front. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A Blairsville-area man was hospitalized after he was hit by a car at 8:44 a.m. Friday on Strangford Road. [Read More]
Man left trying to explain how car ended up in swimming pool
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is trying to explain how his car ended up in a swimming pool. [Read More]
Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help
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NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Somebody damaged the concession stand and other property at the Indiana Little League baseball fields along Gabriel Avenue, according to Indiana Borough police. [Read More]
Judge haunted by man’s release
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NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A judge in Ohio says he will be haunted forever by his decision to grant early release to a domestic violence suspect who authorities say killed his ex-girlfriend, her co-worker and a police chief. [Read More]
 Man ordered to trial in slaying Man ordered to trial in slaying
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in the shooting death of a New York man at a crime-ridden apartment complex for low-income residents in northeastern Pennsylvania last fall. [Read More]
Toddler, father shot on porch
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities are seeking two gunmen who shot a toddler four times along with his father on the porch of a Philadelphia home. [Read More]
Police: Student fatally stabbed in Maryland
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A University of Maryland student fatally stabbed a visiting student on campus early Saturday in what appears to be a random attack, police said. [Read More]
 DA: Trooper shot, killed person DA: Trooper shot, killed person
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MARTINS CREEK (AP) — A prosecutor says state police shot and killed a person in an eastern Pennsylvania home. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, May 22:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 20, 2017 [Read More]
Indiana students receive scholarships Indiana students receive scholarships
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The following Indiana Area Senior High School students received scholarships. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, May 21:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
Three awarded scholarships Three awarded scholarships
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The Red Barn Sportsmen’s Club Inc. of Homer City awarded three $1,000 scholarships to support deserving high school students in attaining their post-secondary goals. [Read More]
90th BIRTHDAY 90th BIRTHDAY
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John D. Georgianni, of Indiana, will celebrate his 90th birthday on May 28. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Joseph Tomosky STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Joseph Tomosky
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Joseph Tomosky, a senior, has been named Athletic Student of the Month for April at Ligonier Valley. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Alexandria Petrof STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Alexandria Petrof
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Alexandria Petrof, a junior at Ligonier Valley, has been named Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Olivia Morgan STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Olivia Morgan
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Olivia Morgan, a junior, has been named Athletic Student of the Month at Ligonier Valley. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Garrett Custer STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Garrett Custer
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Garrett Custer, a senior, has been named Athletic Student of the Month for April at Ligonier Valley. [Read More]

All World News

 
Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism' Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish “Islamic extremism” emanating from the region, describing a “battle between good and evil” rather than a clash between the West and Islam. [Read More]
Key lawmakers vow public probe
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WASHINGTON — Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia’s interference with the U.S. election. [Read More]
Trump, Israelis talk peace
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JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel today, saying he sees growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a “common cause” with Israel in their determination to counter the threats posed by Iran. [Read More]
North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce missile
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TOKYO — North Korea says it’s ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile’s combat readiness. [Read More]
Review: U.N. health agency spends $200 million a year on travel
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LONDON — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press. [Read More]
Source: Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business Source: Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business
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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is replacing CEO Mark Fields amid questions about its current performance and future strategy, according to a person familiar with the situation. [Read More]
2015 train hero graduates college 2015 train hero graduates college
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento-area man credited with helping prevent an armed attack on a French train is celebrating his college graduation — a year late, owing to all the attention that followed the 2015 train crisis. [Read More]
DHS hopeful denies plagiarism in master's thesis DHS hopeful denies plagiarism in master's thesis
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he’s been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master’s thesis on homeland security. [Read More]
11 hurt when deck collapses in Philadelphia
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police said 11 people were taken to hospitals after a deck collapsed at a Philadelphia apartment building, but none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. [Read More]
Man left trying to explain how car ended up in swimming pool
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is trying to explain how his car ended up in a swimming pool. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project
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The primary election result for Indiana Area School District directors is as close to a referendum on the megaschool project as can be expected. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended
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In response to the letter from McClellan Blair in the Gazette on May 14 (“Liberals feel they’re owed entitlements”): [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation
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Consolidation or deconsolidation. Which word, which process is best for the education of the students of the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good
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I write this in response to Mr. McClellan Blair’s latest ride on his favorite hobbyhorse. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive
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I am the office manager of a downtown Indiana business. We were not a recipient of the survey regarding the closure of North Seventh Street. Although the possible closure may not have a great impact on our business, as a resident, I implore you to consider the impact on us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state
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Why would anyone not want to do away with the burden of school real estate property tax? [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Putting patients in charge, not D.C. AS I SEE IT: Putting patients in charge, not D.C.
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American taxpayers pay far more than any other country in the world for health care, but are we getting what we pay for? Skyrocketing premiums, lack of choices, insurers pulling out of the market and canceled plans are all symptoms of a deeper problem I have been pointing to for years. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Liberals feel they're owed entitlements Letter to the editor: Liberals feel they're owed entitlements
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Liberals fear exposure to conflicting views. They are so afraid, in fact, that they riot to avoid the bursting of the bubble in which they live where independent thought is quashed by social pressures to conform to the proximate groupthink of other liberals. [Read More]
GAZETTE EDITORIAL: Irresponsible representation on IASD board GAZETTE EDITORIAL: Irresponsible representation on IASD board
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Being an elected official who represents the divergent interests of your constituents can be a tricky business. Do you vote the way that your constituents want? Or do you, as an elected official, make the “tough” vote that is needed but won’t necessarily make you popular with voters? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Fighting drug trade Letter to the editor: Fighting drug trade
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I can’t stand it anymore. [Read More]

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