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Six officers indicted in death of Gray

Six officers indicted in death of Gray

BALTIMORE — A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state’s attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an “overzealous prosecution.”

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Fifth-graders put projects 'on parade' Fifth-graders put projects 'on parade'
1 hour ago - - TOM PEEL
David Scardina displayed his creation on the state of Texas during a “parade of floats” Thursday at Eisenhower Elementary. [Read More]
Top spellers named in bee Top spellers named in bee
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United Elementary School hosted the annual Indiana County Elementary Principals’ Spelling Bee on April 30. [Read More]
Community events planned throughout region Community events planned throughout region
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Events to be held in communities throughout Indiana County include: [Read More]
Waterlines to be flushed Waterlines to be flushed
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CLYMER — The Clymer Borough Municipal Authority announced that water mains will be flushed beginning Tuesday. Flushing will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The schedule is: [Read More]
SouthTowne Plaza Pizza Hut closes SouthTowne Plaza Pizza Hut closes
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Pizza Hut restaurant at SouthTowne Plaza, one of the longest-standing businesses from the early days of the shopping center along Oakland Avenue in White Township, quit business at closing time Sunday. [Read More]
Museum officials mark 20th year, celebrate Jimmy's birth Museum officials mark 20th year, celebrate Jimmy's birth
1 day ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
From the state of Indiana to Indiana, Pa. [Read More]
Fire Fest 2015 in full swing
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Fire Fest 2015 in full swing
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The Homer City Fire Fest kicked off Tuesday and continues through Saturday. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILE BOROUGH: Council approves purchase of new firetruck BLAIRSVILE BOROUGH: Council approves purchase of new firetruck
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville Borough council members on Tuesday expressed their support of the purchase of a new firetruck by the Blairsville Fire Department with an official motion. [Read More]
Museum opens glass exhibit Museum opens glass exhibit
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The Rainbow Diamond Glass Club has an exhibit on the history of the Indiana Glass Manufacturing Plant and artifacts on display at the Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Tentative school budget holds line on taxes BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Tentative school budget holds line on taxes
1 day ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — For the seventh year in a row, the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board intends to hold the line on taxes, passing a proposed 2015-16 budget Wednesday with no tax increase. [Read More]

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ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo keeping things simple ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo keeping things simple
2 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
At this point in her career, Angel Piccirillo knows that in order to reach her lofty goals on the track, the Villanova middle distance runner must simplify things. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Honors keep rolling in for Uhl, Sames IUP ROUNDUP: Honors keep rolling in for Uhl, Sames
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IUP first baseman Ryan Uhl has been named a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America first-team selection. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Punxs'y wins district title
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DuBOIS — Punxsutawney ace Ryan Sloniger fired a two-hitter to help the top-seeded Chucks win the District 9 Class AAA baseball title, 4-1, over third-seeded Bradford on Thursday at Showers Field. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Eighteenth win is biggest yet for Stingers SOFTBALL: Eighteenth win is biggest yet for Stingers
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MARION CENTER — Winning games is nothing new for the Marion Center softball team, but Thursday’s victory was no ordinary one. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Thompson saves the day for Bobcats BASEBALL: Thompson saves the day for Bobcats
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BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville took advantage of the one mistake that Portage made on Thursday, and that turned out to be good enough to advance to the District 6 Class A championship. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet
1 day ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Don’t tell Steve Cochran experience doesn’t matter at the PIAA Track and Field Championships. [Read More]
IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over
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CONOVER, N.C. — The IUP men’s golf team put together a solid third-round effort, but the Crimson Hawks finished 11 strokes back of the cut at the NCAA Division II Championships on Wednesday afternoon at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center
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S.W. Jack pitchers Alec Petroff and Luke Thomas teamed up to toss a two-hitter, and the Black Sox snapped a two-game losing skid by outlasting visiting Marion Center, 4-2, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge to hold golf outing
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SPRING CHURCH — The Apollo-Ridge Touchdown Club will hold its annual golf outing at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at The Links at Spring Church. [Read More]
Daskivich tops ladies league
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Diane Daskivich won the play of the day in the Indian Springs Ladies Tuesday Morning Golf League. [Read More]

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Police respond to one-vehicle accident Police respond to one-vehicle accident
1 hour ago - - TOM PEEL
State police responded to a one-vehicle accident along Fire Academy Road in Center Township on Thursday at 12:33 p.m. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police charged a 19-year-old student from Pittsburgh after an investigation of drug activities in Stephenson Hall. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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No one was hurt when a vehicle struck a pole on Thursday at Routes 85 and 839, state police said. [Read More]
Waterlines to be flushed Waterlines to be flushed
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CLYMER — The Clymer Borough Municipal Authority announced that water mains will be flushed beginning Tuesday. Flushing will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The schedule is: [Read More]
Eat’n Park sues cookie competitor Eat’n Park sues cookie competitor
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. [Read More]
Gyrocopter pilot pleads not guilty Gyrocopter pilot pleads not guilty
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WASHINGTON — A Florida man who landed a gyrocopter at the U.S. Capitol said Thursday that he will never pull a similar stunt again — and doesn’t recommend anyone else try it either. [Read More]
Feds: Temple professor offered China data on U.S.-made device
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chairman of Temple University's physics department was arrested in what prosecutors said was a scheme to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments. [Read More]
Family awarded $6 million in lawsuit
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A Pennsylvania family is receiving more than $6 million in a medical malpractice case stemming from the death of a 2-year-old who was treated and sent home by Harrisburg Hospital. [Read More]
Suspect arrested in killings of D.C. family Suspect arrested in killings of D.C. family
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WASHINGTON — Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who is accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper. [Read More]
Nine charged in fight at Kennywood
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WEST MIFFLIN (AP) — Police said nine juveniles have been charged stemming from a fight that forced a Pittsburgh-area amusement park to close early on opening day. [Read More]

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50th ANNIVERSARY: Charles and Mary Jo Spence 50th ANNIVERSARY: Charles and Mary Jo Spence
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Charles and Mary Jo Spence, of Plumville, are celebrating 50 years of marriage today. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: May 22 Gazette readers' birthdays: May 22
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Don't forget to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 21, 2015: [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]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 20, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 20
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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 19, 2015: [Read More]
Scholarship awarded
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Carrie R. Grudzien, Chestnut Street, Indiana, has been selected for the Dr. John Kadlubowski Memorial Scholarship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 19 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 19
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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 18, 2015: [Read More]

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Obama defends IS policy, yet concedes more needed Obama defends IS policy, yet concedes more needed
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama denied that the United States and its allies were losing the fight against Islamic State forces in the Middle East, but he acknowledged in an interview posted online Thursday that more should be done to help Iraqis recapture lost territory. [Read More]
Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to maneuver new robotic arm Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to maneuver new robotic arm
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LOS ANGELES — A man paralyzed by a gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play “rock, paper, scissors” by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported. [Read More]
Protest closes Eiffel Tower
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PARIS — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public today as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily. [Read More]
Clinton emails capture concerns over Libya Clinton emails capture concerns over Libya
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Hillary Rodham Clinton last year provided the State Department with 55,000 pages of emails that she said were related to her work as secretary of state, all from the personal account she exclusively used while leading the department. [Read More]
Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse trade bill
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WASHINGTON — Supporters of President Barack Obama’s trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments today and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits. [Read More]
Islamic State strikes in Iraq, Syria
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BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq’s western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, a tribal leader said today, while in neighboring Syria the group’s fighters killed dozens of pro-government forces. [Read More]
Ireland voting on gay marriage Ireland voting on gay marriage
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DUBLIN — Ireland’s voters were deciding today whether to legalize gay marriage in this once-staunchly Catholic land in what the government’s equality minister called “a referendum like no other.” [Read More]
Judge won't give teen new trial
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NEW CASTLE (AP) — A judge in western Pennsylvania says he won’t grant a new juvenile court trial to a teenager who was 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father’s pregnant fiancee. [Read More]
Eat’n Park sues cookie competitor Eat’n Park sues cookie competitor
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. [Read More]
Toyota vows to help find cause of Takata air bag defects Toyota vows to help find cause of Takata air bag defects
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TOKYO — Toyota President Akio Toyoda vowed to help get to the bottom of the problems with Takata air bags, the recalls for which have ballooned to nearly 34 million vehicles, stressing that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
1 week ago -
On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
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Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Questions raised about class scheduling
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As this community votes for Indiana school board on May 19, let me share some items dealing with the senior high school that have occurred because of this “common sense” board. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Let's be proactive about reckless driving
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First, thanks to our borough, state and IUP police officers who serve the people well, but we all know law enforcement can’t be everywhere. I’ve encountered so many irresponsible drivers over the last few months. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Common-sense candidates still best choice
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Spring has sprung and with it another election cycle for the Indiana school board. This year the field for election will be filled with proponents for turning back recent board decisions without much explanation of what an alternative plan would be. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Early dismissals better than late starts
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I am writing in response to the Indiana school board’s recent implementation of two-hour late start days once a month from September through March for the upcoming school year. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: District not better off than four years ago
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When it comes to the Indiana school board election, one only needs to ask the question, “Are we better off, as a district, over the past four years with this current board majority?” To me it’s an easy answer: No! [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pee Wee football appreciative of support
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Indiana Pee Wee football is right around the corner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Baker's career shows how much he cares
2 weeks ago -
He’s back. Yes, it’s that old disabled Marine Vietnam vet who always reminds you of Memorial Day. This time it’s politics, not Obama, but county commissioner and my friend Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Show your support for proposed bike trail
3 weeks ago -
Indiana is truly a great place to live. I enjoy the outdoors so I appreciate our local parks to hike and enjoy walking and biking on the Hoodlebug Trail. [Read More]
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