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Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting

Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a school shooting died today, days after a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a school playground, authorities said.

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Levity plans event for shelter Levity plans event for shelter
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Organizers are preparing for Barktoberfest, a fundraiser for Four Footed Friends, on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Levity Brewing along Indian Springs Road. [Read More]
IUP, Gazette host high school journalism workshop IUP, Gazette host high school journalism workshop
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Faculty in the Indiana University of Pennsylvania journalism department and members of The Indiana Gazette staff teamed up Friday for the annual High School Journalism Workshop on the IUP campus. [Read More]
Aging Services celebrates National Employ Older Workers Week Aging Services celebrates National Employ Older Workers Week
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Aging Services Inc. recently celebrated National Employ Older Workers Week. A celebration was held to honor its employees and recognize its home services workers. [Read More]
Elks Club once a downtown mainstay Elks Club once a downtown mainstay
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This Elks building in Indiana was located on the north side of Philadelphia Street between Seventh and Eighth streets. [Read More]
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Under the broom tree
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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Under the broom tree
8 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
What was it that reduced a powerful man of God to a sniveling wimp cowering in the caves of the Mideast wilderness? He’d just come off an astounding victory against 850 false prophets in a daylong mountaintop duel, then ran 16 miles. [Read More]
4-H members attend state days 4-H members attend state days
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Eleven Indiana County 4-H members recently attended State 4-H Achievement Days at Penn State University. This event brought together more than 600 4-H members from across the state to compete in judging, communications and skillathon contests. [Read More]
PennDOT work scheduled next week PennDOT work scheduled next week
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PennDOT has scheduled the following maintenance and construction activities in Indiana County next week: [Read More]
Library sets free programs, events Library sets free programs, events
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
Seniors for Safe Driving to hold safety programs
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Seniors for Safe Driving, which holds highway safety education programs for drivers 55 years of age and older, has scheduled the following one-day classes at St. Andrew’s Village in White Township: [Read More]
Community church events planned Community church events planned
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Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win volleyball match IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win volleyball match
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Natalie Cignetti and Alexis Anderson combined for 37 of the IUP’s 52 kills in a 20-25, 25-15, 25-15, 8-25, 19-17 victory at West in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball match on Friday. [Read More]
Majorettes spark stadium atmosphere Majorettes spark stadium atmosphere
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Ashley Aloi added a little heat to Friday night’s performance by the United High School marching band during the football game against Homer-Center. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana advances to WPIAL semifinals HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana advances to WPIAL semifinals
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SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP — Indiana is going back to familiar territory. [Read More]
End Zone Extra: Friday night football scores End Zone Extra: Friday night football scores
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Scores from the top matchups in the area on Friday, Sept. 23 ... [Read More]
Tune in to live updates on End Zone Extra Tune in to live updates on End Zone Extra
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Gazette reporters are at high schools across the county tonight for the first week of Friday night lights. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks won't overlook Griffins as big games loom IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks won't overlook Griffins as big games loom
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
If you think the eighth-ranked IUP Crimson Hawks expect Seton Hill to be a little more than a bunch of tackling dummies on Saturday, well, coach Curt Cignetti has a history lesson for you. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: High school teammates reunite at Saint Vincent
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ON CAMPUS: High school teammates reunite at Saint Vincent
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
When Lucy Bujdos’ storied high school tennis career came to an end in the quarterfinals of the PIAA tournament in 2014, the notion of playing the game she adores alongside any former teammates from Indiana seemed implausible. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves stay on victory trail HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves stay on victory trail
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West Shamokin remained unbeaten by sweeping host Marion Center, 25-9, 25-3, 25-11, in a Heritage Conference girls’ volleyball match Thursday. [Read More]
West Shamokin Homecoming Court named West Shamokin Homecoming Court named
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The West Shamokin 2016 Homecoming Court is, from left, seated, Andrea Orlosky, Ally Fox and Katie Glover; and standing, Haley DiDiano, Denten Stubrich, Ben Vicini, Bret Lundgren, Michael Spera, Devin Fairman and Larissa Kijowski. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana's Hughes breaks record in win HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana's Hughes breaks record in win
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KITTANNING — C.J. Hughes set a school record and Indiana finished off the regular season on a high note with a 213-229 win over Armstrong in a WPIAL non-section boys’ golf match at the Kittanning Country Club in a match played Wednesday. [Read More]

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Four people escape house fire Four people escape house fire
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BANKS TOWNSHIP — A state police fire marshal reported four people safely escaped a fire that swept through a house along Lochvale Road on Thursday morning. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A woman told Indiana Borough police that she was sexually assaulted by a man she knows at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the man’s apartment at 280 S. Seventh St. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Three people were reported to be injured at 6:06 p.m. Thursday when a station wagon hydroplaned on Tanoma Road and hit a parked vehicle in a driveway, state police reported. [Read More]
14-year-old charged in father's killing, school shooting 14-year-old charged in father's killing, school shooting
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ANDERSON, S.C. — A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people. [Read More]
March planned for California man shot, killed by police March planned for California man shot, killed by police
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EL CAJON, Calif. — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration today organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango’s family. [Read More]
Police fired 109 shots at man Police fired 109 shots at man
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s police commissioner says nine officers fired a total of 109 shots at a man who went on a stabbing rampage. [Read More]
Man who posed baby with gun jailed Man who posed baby with gun jailed
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EASTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least two months in jail for posing his 6-month-old daughter with a handgun. [Read More]
Two arrests, some schools closed amid clown threats
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Two people were arrested and some Ohio schools were closed Friday amid a rash of reported threats involving clowns against students in three suburban Cincinnati districts. [Read More]
Police: Dealer hid heroin in buttocks
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SCRANTON (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks. [Read More]
Man with knife dies after struggle with California police Man with knife dies after struggle with California police
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with a knife and reported to be bipolar died after a struggle with Pasadena police officers who were called to an apartment following reports of a disturbance. [Read More]

All Family News

 
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Laken Berezansky SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Laken Berezansky
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The Homer City Kiwanis Club recently named Laken Berezansky as the Homer-Center High School Senior of the Month for September. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 1: Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 1:
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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, Sept. 30, 2016: [Read More]
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Ruth and Mike Stipcak 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Ruth and Mike Stipcak
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Ruth and Mike Stipcak, of Palmertown, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with a dinner celebration given by their family. They were married on July 14, 1956. [Read More]
87TH BIRTHDAY: Silvio Corte 87TH BIRTHDAY: Silvio Corte
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Silvio Corte, a longtime business man, of Indiana, celebrated his 87th birthday Tuesday with family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 30: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 30:
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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, Sept. 29, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 29: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 29:
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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, Sept. 28, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 28: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 28:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
March planned for California man shot, killed by police March planned for California man shot, killed by police
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EL CAJON, Calif. — Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration today organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango’s family. [Read More]
NTSB delays questioning engineer NTSB delays questioning engineer
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HOBOKEN, N.J. — National Transportation Safety Board investigators held off questioning the engineer in the deadly Hoboken train crash Friday because of his injuries and struggled to lift clues from the train’s black box recorders. [Read More]
14-year-old charged in father's killing, school shooting 14-year-old charged in father's killing, school shooting
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ANDERSON, S.C. — A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Rhetoric takes sordid turn CAMPAIGN 2016: Rhetoric takes sordid turn
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a “sex tape” featuring the former beauty queen with whom he’s feuding. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears. [Read More]
Hackers target voting systems in 20 states
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WASHINGTON — Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday. [Read More]
State lawmakers weigh revival of casino tax
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A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania’s heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions of gambling tax dollars they’ve enjoyed. [Read More]
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians go on strike
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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt. [Read More]
Police search Connecticut home of woman lost at sea
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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police have searched the home of a woman who went missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son and is presumed dead. [Read More]
Man who posed baby with gun jailed Man who posed baby with gun jailed
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EASTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least two months in jail for posing his 6-month-old daughter with a handgun. [Read More]
Two arrests, some schools closed amid clown threats
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Two people were arrested and some Ohio schools were closed Friday amid a rash of reported threats involving clowns against students in three suburban Cincinnati districts. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Most important vote of a lifetime Letter to the Editor: Most important vote of a lifetime
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This November we have the privilege of taking a stand the American way — at the ballot box. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shuster re-election key to infrastructure Letter to the Editor: Shuster re-election key to infrastructure
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I am writing in support of Congressman Bill Shuster. I am employed by a trucking company that is a family-owned business in Indiana County and employs over 35 western Pennsylvania residents. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: U.S. has a president, not a king Letter to the Editor: U.S. has a president, not a king
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The Supreme Court blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which would have shielded millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and allowed them to work legally. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana's present and future Letter to the Editor: Indiana's present and future
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As a person who has “only” lived in Indiana for 15 years, I am still surprised by folks who will both talk about how nice Indiana “used to be” and object to any effort to produce positive change, even when it is modest and inexpensive. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again
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America went from being a colonial backwater to the greatest country in the history of the world because of three strong pillars: natural law, civic virtue and economic patriotism. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Indiana is no Wilkinsburg Letter to the editor: Indiana is no Wilkinsburg
1 week ago -
In response to Lee Vest’s letter to the editor on Thursday, Indiana is no Wilkinsburg. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Car vandalized during football game Letter to the editor: Car vandalized during football game
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On Friday night, Sept. 16, my daughter drove my wife, grandson and myself to the Penns Manor vs. Ligonier Valley football game to watch my older grandson play. He is a junior for Penns Manor. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What are Trump's motives and goals? Letter to the editor: What are Trump's motives and goals?
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What motivates Donald Trump to want to be the president of these United States? Is it to make America great or to make himself greater? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Halvorson like a breath of fresh air Letter to the editor: Halvorson like a breath of fresh air
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I am a veteran and a dad of four great kids. Plus, I am a hardworking blue collar worker who works 12-hour days. Finally, I am a voter in District 9, Washington Township, Indiana County, who takes his job seriously. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Time to stop turnpike cancer Letter to the editor: Time to stop turnpike cancer
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Cancer, as defined by Webster’s Dictionary, is “anything that is bad or harmful that spreads and destroys.” [Read More]
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