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Panelists: Selma remains relevant in today's society

Panelists: Selma remains relevant in today's society

- SEAN YODER

Selma, Ala., was in the public eye in March 1965, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his supporters took a stand for voting rights. Fifty years later, it still is.

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Traffic delays expected
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Rolling stops are scheduled for Route 119, north of the Philadelphia Street/State Route 286 interchange, to remove the old beams from the bridge carrying Airport Road over Route 119 in White Township, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Mall eatery shuttered Mall eatery shuttered
1 day ago -
The Dingbats Restaurant in the Indiana Mall closed permanently on Sunday. [Read More]
Literacy Day celebrated Literacy Day celebrated
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Mark Bond, 3, raced a cart through the stacks at Indiana Free Library, where Literacy Day was celebrated Saturday. [Read More]
Notable Women honored Notable Women honored
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THE AAUW-INDIANA, Pa., Notable Women and Scholarship Award Winners Luncheon was held Saturday at Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Catholic Daughters hold meeting
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Catholic Daughters Ct. St. Bernard 339 Indiana held its annual Communion breakfast on March 15 at the Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Indiana program to reunite three noted musical alumni Indiana program to reunite three noted musical alumni
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The Indiana Area School District Jazz Artist-in-Residence program, highlighted by the return of three accomplished IASD alumni, will take place over a three-day period beginning April 13, culminating with a final concert on April 15. [Read More]
Registration scheduled for Marion Center PreK Counts
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MARION CENTER — Marion Center Area School District registration for the 2015-16 PreK Counts class will be held at 10 a.m. April 30 at the Rayne Elementary building. [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
1 day ago -
Here's your home page for all the Blairsville area news! It’s the complete roundup of all things Blairsville, Black Lick, Josephine and the Blairsville end of the school district. Read all the municipal and school news, and stay on top of events in churches, clubs and community organizations. [Read More]
It makes cents to stretch your dollars It makes cents to stretch your dollars
1 day ago -
Here's your complete resource for money-saving and budget-stretching tips, recession-proofing and economy-busting ideas, and -- who knows -- maybe even your lucky numbers. [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
2 days ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of March 22-28: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
ZEKE WILSON: Sheds can be elusive
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Despite the official start of spring and the approach of April, cold conditions continue. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Casselman River holds big trout JEFF KNAPP: Casselman River holds big trout
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Western Maryland’s portion of the Casselman River provides more than four miles of easily accessible trout habitat. Heavily stocked by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources with adult trout — including fish in excess of 5 pounds — the Casselman is an excellent place to find biting trout [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Trojans, Colts score sweeps TRACK AND FIELD: Trojans, Colts score sweeps
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Saltsburg swept Apollo-Ridge in a non-conference track and field meet Monday in Spring Church. The Saltsburg girls won, 77-63, and the boys won, 77-60. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Gess, Stingers crush Bobcats SOFTBALL: Gess, Stingers crush Bobcats
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In her first career varsity start, Marion Center’s Jessica Gess enjoyed a career day. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Jack's homer carries Indiana to first win BASEBALL: Jack's homer carries Indiana to first win
1 hour ago -
Kevin Jack gave his pitching staff all the run support it needed with one swing, ripping a three-run home run that propelled Indiana to a 5-2 victory over Yough in a WPIAL Section 2-AAA baseball game Monday at S&T Bank Field. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Tuesday's local sports in brief AROUND THE AREA: Tuesday's local sports in brief
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Tuesday's local sports roundup [Read More]
IUP BASEBALL: Hawks drop pair of games IUP BASEBALL: Hawks drop pair of games
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Host Seton Hill drilled a combined six home runs to take a pair of games from IUP for the second day in a row in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West baseball doubleheader Monday. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks drop doubleheader IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks drop doubleheader
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Johnathan O’Neill and Austin Mock each hit home runs on Sunday, but the Crimson Hawks dropped both ends of a PSAC baseball doubleheader to Seton Hill. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks fall short in D2 title game IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks fall short in D2 title game
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — This time, the shots didn’t fall. This time, the run never came. This time, there is no next game. [Read More]
TONY COCCAGNA: Crimson Hawks' good story had a sad ending TONY COCCAGNA: Crimson Hawks' good story had a sad ending
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Devante Chance, IUP’s senior point guard, ended every postgame interview the same way over the course of the last two seasons. [Read More]

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Man critical after being shot
33 minutes ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the mouth. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Michael Schrecengost, 62, of Indiana, was charged by state police with driving under the influence and four summary traffic infractions related to a traffic accident at 8:37 p.m. March 18 on Wayne Avenue at Rose Street. [Read More]
Woman facing assault, other charges
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APOLLO — A domestic fight left a man in a hospital and a woman in the Westmoreland County jail, facing felony charges, state police reported. [Read More]
Judge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer Judge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG — A federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer. [Read More]
AP source: U.S. moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case AP source: U.S. moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case
1 hour ago -
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship. [Read More]
Police search for armed prisoner after escape Police search for armed prisoner after escape
1 hour ago -
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — One shot was fired early today as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a northern Virginia hospital with a gun setting off an hours-long lockdown and search, police said. [Read More]
Ex-federal agents charged with stealing digital currency
1 hour ago -
SAN FRANCISCO — Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday. [Read More]
Two hurt in ATV wreck
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RAYNE TOWNSHIP — A man and a woman were sent to trauma centers by medical helicopters early Sunday for treatment of injuries they suffered when an all-terrain vehicle crashed on Tonkin Road, officials said. [Read More]
Former local boy found dead after ATV accident
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WHITEHALL, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in western Wisconsin say a missing boy, whose parents reside in Indiana County, has been found dead in a creek near his overturned all-terrain vehicle. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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An unoccupied car was damaged by a hit-and-run vehicle between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Sunday while it was parked at Subs N Suds, 470 Philadelphia St., Indiana Borough police reported. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: March 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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, March 30, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center weekend activity: [Read More]
WEDDING: Christa Sturiale and Garry Lockard WEDDING: Christa Sturiale and Garry Lockard
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Christa Jo Sturiale and Garry Leigh Lockard were joined in marriage on Sept. 13, 2014, during an afternoon ceremony at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Indiana. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 29
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Nicole Cottrell STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Nicole Cottrell
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The Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary recently named Nicole Cottrell the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald
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The Indiana Kiwanis Club recently named Shelby Oswald as the club’s Senior of the Month for March 2015. Shelby is a student at Blairsville High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt
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The Saltsburg Lions recently named Christopher Haupt as the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 28
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Man critical after being shot
33 minutes ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the mouth. [Read More]
French eye cockpit entry, screening rules French eye cockpit entry, screening rules
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PARIS — French aviation investigators said today they will examine “systemic weaknesses” like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings plane crash — issues that could affect the worldwide aviation industry. [Read More]
Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemeni rebels
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SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led airstrikes pounded Yemen’s Shiite rebels for the sixth day today, destroying missiles and weapons depots controlled by the rebels as international aid organizations expressed alarm over the high civilian casualties from the strikes and the violence roiling the country. [Read More]
Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The fight over “religious freedom” proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas. [Read More]
Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze
1 hour ago -
PITTSBURGH — A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the “Little Dipper” condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled out in February 2010, lawyers in opening statements told a federal court jury in Pittsburgh on Monday. [Read More]
Paterno estate's contract breach lawsuit tossed again
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG — The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can’t sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge on Monday ruled for a second time. [Read More]
Pastor, son who saved boys among Carnegie Heroes
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PITTSBURGH — A Tennessee pastor and his son are among 20 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission. [Read More]
Judge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer Judge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG — A federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer. [Read More]
AP source: U.S. moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case AP source: U.S. moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case
1 hour ago -
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship. [Read More]
Police search for armed prisoner after escape Police search for armed prisoner after escape
1 hour ago -
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — One shot was fired early today as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a northern Virginia hospital with a gun setting off an hours-long lockdown and search, police said. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Tobacco tax hikes effective
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I have been a registered nurse for almost 40 years, and throughout that time I have, unfortunately, seen the toll that tobacco use takes on the patients I have cared for in the community. Sadly, my own father passed away from lung cancer at the age of 73, when his grandchildren were only toddlers. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Underground Railroad thrived near Arcadia
2 days ago -
Many thanks for the wonderful special section on the Underground Railroad. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Community supported homeless vets
2 days ago -
During the weekend of March 14 and 15, Mike Weaver and Team Red, White and Blue along with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC and an IUP fraternity held a Sleep-Out at the Walmart Supercenter to bring awareness to the homeless in Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: We must fight against sexual assault
4 days ago -
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
5 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A celebration of drunken disregard
6 days ago -
Congratulations to IUP for allowing the least common denominator to represent them this past weekend. Unfortunately the representation, in my humble opinion, was pretty much what one would expect based on last year’s festivities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wrong answers on dealing with zealotry
6 days ago -
I am writing in response to Sunday’s letter written by McClellan Blair (“Zealotry a threat to our civilization”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rega sentence questioned
1 week ago -
I would like to applaud the Gazette for reporting and following the hit-and-run case involving District Justice Jennifer Rega. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Medical care in area lauded
1 week ago -
Recently I was taken by Citizens’ Ambulance to Indiana Regional Medical Center. After a couple of days and some tests, I came home and had the services of the Visiting Nurse Association for follow-up care. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Showtime' promises to be great program again
1 week ago -
Want to be entertained and pay practically nothing for it? [Read More]
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