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Senate leader: Not enough votes to defund Planned Parenthood

Senate leader: Not enough votes to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood, prompting heated rebuffs from conservatives.

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Intersection closed for road work Intersection closed for road work
19 hours ago -
Traffic is delayed at Ben Franklin Road and Shelley Drive in White Township as workers dig up the side of the road to install new pipes. [Read More]
Seen Monday at the Indiana County Fair...
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Seen Monday at the Indiana County Fair...
22 hours ago -
Ryeley States, 2, struggled to keep her goat Caleb under control in the barns at the Indiana County Fair grounds Monday. (Kayla Grube/Gazette photos) [Read More]
Center honors '90 and Better' seniors Center honors '90 and Better' seniors
22 hours ago -
The Mahoning Hills Social Center, outside Punxsutawney, recently held a party to celebrate those who were “90 and Better in 2015.” [Read More]
Moose Riders hold fundraiser Moose Riders hold fundraiser
22 hours ago -
The Moose Riders from the Indiana Moose Lodge held a fundraising ride Saturday to benefit Mooseheart, a school for children in need. [Read More]
KYLE McCORMICK: Know your health app KYLE McCORMICK: Know your health app
22 hours ago -
There are applications to help with nearly every aspect of health care— from finding health information to tracking health events and storing and sharing that data. [Read More]
Baking contest set Baking contest set
22 hours ago -
COOKPORT — The PA Preferred Chocolate Baking Contest will be held Sept. 15 at 8 a.m. at the Cookport Fairgrounds. The contest is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Pennsylvania Preferred Program and the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed Volunteer opportunities listed
22 hours ago -
Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
PennDOT centers to close for Labor Day PennDOT centers to close for Labor Day
22 hours ago -
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver’s license and photo centers, including the one in the Indiana Mall, will be closed Saturday through Monday for the Labor Day holiday. [Read More]
Catholic Daughters hold meeting Catholic Daughters hold meeting
22 hours ago -
Catholic Daughters, Ct. St. Bernard 339, Indiana, held its annual picnic at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 in the St. Bernard’s social hall. [Read More]
Support meeting canceled Support meeting canceled
22 hours ago -
The Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Brain Injury Support Group meeting, scheduled for Sept. 9, has been canceled. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
ZEKE WILSON: Time to start hunting ZEKE WILSON: Time to start hunting
22 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The possibility of putting wild game on the table will soon be a reality. Dove and goose are both good eating and have liberal limits. Fifteen doves and eight geese could be on ice by the end of opening day. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Kayak trip is perfect on Clarion River JEFF KNAPP: Kayak trip is perfect on Clarion River
22 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The tea-colored water of the Clarion River swirled around my legs, cool in the morning air, yet relaying a promise of refreshment when the day would later turn hot and sunny. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Derry blanks Springdale
22 hours ago -
Indiana surrendered only seven points and beat Highlands, 5-0, in a WPIAL Section 3-AA girls’ tennis match Monday. [Read More]
Indiana golfers improve to 4-0 Indiana golfers improve to 4-0
22 hours ago -
YUKON — Indiana improved to 4-0 by routing Yough, 179-250, in a WPIAL Section 1-AAA boys’ golf match Monday at the Madison Club. [Read More]
Apollo club seeking alumni
22 hours ago -
SPRING CHURCH — The Apollo-Ridge Touchdown Club is seeking Apollo-Ridge football alumni, including Apollo Tigers, who are interested in participating in an upcoming event honoring football alumni on Oct. 1 and 2. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge sets pep rally
23 hours ago -
SPRING CHURCH — A community pep rally will be held for the Apollo-Ridge fall sports season at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Owen’s Field. [Read More]
PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls' team won division PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls' team won division
23 hours ago -
The PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls’ basketball team won its division in the July Summer Slam Tournament held in Ocean City, Md., on July 25 and 26. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Over-40 teams score wins SANDLOT BASEBALL: Over-40 teams score wins
23 hours ago -
Moran Financial Services topped George’s Pro Shop, 10-5, in an Indiana Over-40 League baseball game Sunday. [Read More]
Registration set for YPCC leagues
23 hours ago -
EBENSBURG — The Young Peoples Community Center is accepting teams for its fall basketball leagues. [Read More]
Groundhog Jog races to be held
23 hours ago -
The 17th annual Groundhog Jog fall races will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Punxsutawney National Guard Armory. [Read More]

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Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed
14 hours ago -
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. [Read More]
Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran
15 hours ago -
Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to death after chasing three men on foot. [Read More]
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri
18 hours ago -
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot steadily softened. [Read More]
Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois
20 hours ago -
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed. [Read More]
Man, 19, found dead on IUP campus Man, 19, found dead on IUP campus
22 hours ago -
The Indiana County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 19-year-old man whose body was found early today on Papermill Avenue near Oakland Avenue and the parking garage, on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
22 hours ago -
Borough police reported someone threw a plug-in air freshener through a rear window of a vehicle on the 500 block of South Sixth Street at 9:32 p.m. Sunday. [Read More]
Strict DUI enforcement planned for holiday Strict DUI enforcement planned for holiday
22 hours ago -
As part of a focus on reducing drug- and alcohol-related crashes, PennDOT, state police and municipal police are taking part in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement initiative through Labor Day. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
22 hours ago -
Vehicles driven by Jerry Rankin, of Creekside, and Takara Thomas, of Yatesboro, sideswiped each other at 8:33 a.m. Sunday on Sagamore Road, state police reported. [Read More]
Suspect in deputy attack had history of mental illness Suspect in deputy attack had history of mental illness
22 hours ago -
HOUSTON — A man charged with murder in the ambush of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a history of mental illness and was once declared mentally incompetent, according to authorities and his former attorney. [Read More]
Kane, supporters rally against effort to force her out of office Kane, supporters rally against effort to force her out of office
22 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal charges. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 1 Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 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
23 hours ago -
Recent activity at regional hospitals: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Kayla Fairman and Bradley Malenich ENGAGEMENT: Kayla Fairman and Bradley Malenich
2 days ago -
Kayla Fairman, daughter of Bert Fairman and Vicki Fairman, both of Homer City, and Bradley Malenich, son of John and Terri Malenich, of Vintondale, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 31
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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 weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
WEDDING: Megan Pavlick and Hyun Hong WEDDING: Megan Pavlick and Hyun Hong
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Megan Pavlick, of Homer City, daughter of Bernie and Robin Pavlick, and Hyun Hong, of Seoul, South Korea, son of Duok Hong and Sundan Jo, were united in marriage on May 24, 2015. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky
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Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky, both of Indiana, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
4 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 28, 2015: [Read More]

All World News

 
Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed
14 hours ago -
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. [Read More]
Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran
15 hours ago -
Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to death after chasing three men on foot. [Read More]
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri
18 hours ago -
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot steadily softened. [Read More]
Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois
20 hours ago -
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed. [Read More]
Thailand bombing suspect arrested near border Thailand bombing suspect arrested near border
22 hours ago -
BANGKOK — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced today. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a surveillance video who police say planted the bomb. [Read More]
Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses
22 hours ago -
MOREHEAD, Ky. — A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and “God's authority” — this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her. [Read More]
Suspect in deputy attack had history of mental illness Suspect in deputy attack had history of mental illness
22 hours ago -
HOUSTON — A man charged with murder in the ambush of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy had a history of mental illness and was once declared mentally incompetent, according to authorities and his former attorney. [Read More]
Scientists: 5-foot-long water bug ruled sea Scientists: 5-foot-long water bug ruled sea
22 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Earth’s first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show. [Read More]
U.N.: Satellite image shows Syrian temple destroyed U.N.: Satellite image shows Syrian temple destroyed
22 hours ago -
DAMASCUS, Syria — A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. [Read More]
Kane, supporters rally against effort to force her out of office Kane, supporters rally against effort to force her out of office
22 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal charges. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden
22 hours ago -
I think it’s time for the county commissioners, school board and the state to start working together to find a way to eliminate property taxes altogether. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect
22 hours ago -
I agree with the person who wrote, “It’s definitely time for a reality check for our county commissioners.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county
22 hours ago -
Indiana County once again showed me why I am so grateful to reside here. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream
3 days ago -
Obviously, a county property reassessment was necessary. Death and taxes are inevitable. But the formula used in Indiana County is flawed. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system
3 days ago -
As Paul Harvey used to say: Now, the rest of the story. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money
3 days ago -
Well now, the game commission needs to raise rates because they need over $80 million a year to operate. Here we go with another government entity taking more. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun
5 days ago -
I am writing in response to the article headlined “Armed and Feminine” published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors
5 days ago -
With the Indiana County reassessment on everyone’s mind, it is interesting to note that the problem started prior to the Revolutionary War when straight line property line courses and distances were measured to the center of existing roads. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker
5 days ago -
I would like to comment on a few of the accusations made by Larry Stadtmiller against Commissioner Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process? Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process?
6 days ago -
In the Aug. 21 edition of the Gazette, there was an article published about Larry Stadtmiller’s response to the demand that he leave his position on the Indiana County Board of Assessment Appeals. [Read More]
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