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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic and Republic candidates for president will both be campaigning in Pennsylvania over the next few days.

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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': A deep, dark place
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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': A deep, dark place
11 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
Decades ago, when the kids were still with us, we visited Indian Caverns. While I’d long grown out of my fear of the dark, my heart picked up pace and my breathing quickened as we toured the underground cave. [Read More]
'Texting Thru Cancer': Becoming real
Column
'Texting Thru Cancer': Becoming real
11 hours ago - - JAN WOODARD
My smile is missing. Between chemo treatments I hit a low point when my energy and white count dovetail and sink. [Read More]
Museum foundation officers re-elected Museum foundation officers re-elected
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The James M. Stewart Museum Foundation held its annual meeting Thursday at Rustic Lodge. [Read More]
Library schedules free weekly programs Library schedules free weekly programs
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
Kinport back to school clothes giveaway set Kinport back to school clothes giveaway set
11 hours ago -
The annual Back to School Free Clothes Giveaway will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at Kinport Assembly of God church. [Read More]
Gospel performance scheduled Gospel performance scheduled
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The Southern gospel group Faith Harmony Boys will appear in concert Aug. 7 at Hilltop Baptist Church. [Read More]
Churches announce Vacation Bible School Churches announce Vacation Bible School
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The following area churches have scheduled Vacation Bible School: [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]
Meditation center moves to new location Meditation center moves to new location
14 hours ago -
Karma Thegsum Choling, a local Tibetan meditation center, has relocated to 655 Church St., Suite 324, in the R&P building in Indiana. [Read More]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
16 hours ago -
Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order: [Read More]

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All-star team wins championship All-star team wins championship
11 hours ago -
The Iron Horse 11U all-star baseball team won the Cal Ripken Northwest Pennsylvania Championship. [Read More]
Bowman’s Coins tops Bob’s Pizza Bowman’s Coins tops Bob’s Pizza
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Bowman’s Coins defeated Bob’s Pizza, 15-4, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Friday. [Read More]
Gilgal routs Grace 2 Gilgal routs Grace 2
12 hours ago -
Fifth-seeded Gilgal Presbyterian topped fourth-seeded Grace Methodist 2, 13-2, in an Indiana County Church League playoff softball game Friday. [Read More]
AAU team wins division AAU team wins division
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The Pennsylvania Yellow Jackets AAU girls’ basketball team won the Copper Division at the USJN/Nike 17 and under tournament. [Read More]
Missions Possible 5K set Aug. 13
2 days ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13 Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13
2 days ago -
DILLTOWN — Indiana Road Runners Club will be conduct the Run for the Trail 7K Run and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 13. [Read More]
Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game
2 days ago -
In a game played Wednesday, Spaghetti Benders moved into first place in the league standings by outslugging East American Motorsports, 13-8, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Even trailing by 10 runs in the last inning, Walbeck Insurance showed no signs of surrender. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Norwin takes title with impressive run YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Norwin takes title with impressive run
2 days ago -
CENTER TOWNSHIP — After losing 8-7 to Millcreek in the opening game of the tournament, Norwin looked unbeatable in the last four days of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament. [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Bovard to play in championship series again ICL PLAYOFFS: Bovard to play in championship series again
2 days ago -
NEW DERRY — Bovard scored a run in the 11th inning and advanced to the league championship series for the seventh straight time by edging New Derry, 2-1, in Game 4 of an Indiana County League baseball semifinal-round playoff series Wednesday at New Derry Field. [Read More]

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Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
8 hours ago -
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived. [Read More]
State police searching for man who escaped halfway house State police searching for man who escaped halfway house
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State police said they are looking for a Punxsutawney-area man who escaped from a halfway house in Erie. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
11 hours ago -
Michael A. Coleman, 24, of Punxsutawney, was charged with driving under the influence and other drug offenses for a July 5 incident, according to state police. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
11 hours ago -
Dennis F. Patterson, 18, of Shelocta, was not hurt when his car struck a guardrail along Copper Valley Road near Thomas Road on Thursday, according to state police at Kittanning. [Read More]
Questions remain about San Diego police killing
11 hours ago -
SAN DIEGO — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack. [Read More]
Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014
11 hours ago -
DALLAS — The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him. [Read More]
Two men headed for trial in Pittsburgh ambush killings of five, unborn child Two men headed for trial in Pittsburgh ambush killings of five, unborn child
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men are heading to trial on charges they ambushed a suburban Pittsburgh cookout and killed five adults and an unborn child. [Read More]
Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in stabbings Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in stabbings
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PITTSBURGH — A teen who slashed and stabbed 20 fellow high school students and a security guard wants to plead guilty but mentally ill. [Read More]
FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison
12 hours ago -
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday. [Read More]
Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case
12 hours ago -
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson was given an additional 40 years in prison Friday for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars for killing his third wife. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30:
12 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
12 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 29, 2016: [Read More]
95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr. 95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr.
1 day ago -
Wallace B. McGaughey Sr., of Indiana, is celebrating his 95th birthday today. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 28, 2016: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown
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Blaine Isaac McQuown, son of Justin and Kim McQuown, of Charlottesville, Va., celebrated his first birthday on July 1, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28
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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
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 27, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27:
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
4 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 26, 2016: [Read More]

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Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
8 hours ago -
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived. [Read More]
'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes are spreading virus in U.S. 'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes are spreading virus in U.S.
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MIAMI — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean. [Read More]
Pope urges clergy to go into world and tend to needy Pope urges clergy to go into world and tend to needy
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KRAKOW, Poland — Pope Francis encouraged his churchmen to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy on the peripheries as he celebrated a Mass Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II. [Read More]
Questions remain about San Diego police killing
11 hours ago -
SAN DIEGO — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack. [Read More]
Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014
11 hours ago -
DALLAS — The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him. [Read More]
Two men headed for trial in Pittsburgh ambush killings of five, unborn child Two men headed for trial in Pittsburgh ambush killings of five, unborn child
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two men are heading to trial on charges they ambushed a suburban Pittsburgh cookout and killed five adults and an unborn child. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Trump differ on national security
11 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes. [Read More]
Hospital system aims to ban Pokémon Go
12 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania hospital system has asked the maker of the cellphone game “Pokémon Go” to remove its hospital sites from the game app for reasons of safety, patient privacy and computer security, a newspaper reports. [Read More]
Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in stabbings Teen wants to plead guilty, mentally ill in stabbings
12 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A teen who slashed and stabbed 20 fellow high school students and a security guard wants to plead guilty but mentally ill. [Read More]
FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison
12 hours ago -
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions
1 day ago -
I am writing in response to the full page ad that the Indiana County Landowners published in the Gazette this past weekend. If the average farm is 100 acres, there were 40 to 50 landowners whose money was used to pay for it. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare? Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare?
1 day ago -
As young people, we are encouraged to reach for the American dream: a good job, family and a nice home to live in. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended
2 days ago -
In reference to the 2016 property tax reassessments for Indiana County, the whole tax structure used by EST needs to be addressed by the commissioners. There are too many inconsistencies in their values for land sites, similar building structures, property types, etc., the way it is. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed
2 days ago -
My name is Fred Yun and I proudly taught in the Indiana Area School District for more than 20 years. Even though I retired, I am still actively involved in the school environment as president of the New Albany, Ohio, Kiwanis Club and adviser to the New Albany High School Key Club. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary
3 days ago -
As I approach my 10-year cancerversary on Aug. 11, I have much to celebrate. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded
4 days ago -
We would like to thank all the firefighters and the Homer City police for all that they did the night of the fire that heavily damaged our home on June 26. Not enough credit is given to these men and women who risk their lives for their communities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork
4 days ago -
I would like to say to all the members of the local fire companies who took part in the events at the recent convention in Black Lick: “Job well done!” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws? Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws?
4 days ago -
So, let me understand this correctly. The Associated Press, a well-known left-leaning organization, and GfK, a market research firm from Nuremberg, Germany, have decided that “Americans” think we need more gun laws. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition? Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition?
4 days ago -
Recently I see that candidate Hillary Clinton is accepting some of the ideas of socialist Bernie Sanders. I would not think that it has something to do with this week’s convention. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers
5 days ago -
On July 13, over 40 concerned taxpayers attended a commissioners’ meeting. Approximately 20 of those in attendance spoke during the public comment portion. [Read More]
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