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'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Moonlight" — not, as it turned out, "La La Land" — won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech.

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IRMC holds annual Charity Ball IRMC holds annual Charity Ball
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Indiana Regional Medical Center held it’s 80th annual Charity Ball at the Indiana Country Club on Saturday with a Mardi Gras Masquerade theme. [Read More]
Piano Monster Concert held Piano Monster Concert held
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Sun Min Kin directed a song Saturday during the fourth annual Piano Monster Concert at Cogswell Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Community celebrates Seuss Community celebrates Seuss
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The community celebrated Dr. Seuss at an annual Literacy Day event Saturday at Indiana Free Library. [Read More]
Hydroponic starter kit donated Hydroponic starter kit donated
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Ventor LLC recently donated a hydroponic starter kit to Community Living and Learning’s day program, which will allow them to grow vegetables year round. [Read More]
Pasta company 'flour'-ished a century ago Pasta company 'flour'-ished a century ago
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Joe Martino sat on the tailgate of an Indiana Macaroni Co. truck in a photo made 95 years ago. [Read More]
Consortium learns about new plant Consortium learns about new plant
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The president of the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, spoke Thursday about the local impact of a proposed cracker plant in Beaver County. [Read More]
The path to wisdom
Column
The path to wisdom
1 day ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Know this: You cannot find wisdom. Wisdom finds you. [Read More]
ICCAP schedules food distribution ICCAP schedules food distribution
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The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food for residents of South and West Mahoning townships and Plumville Borough at the Plumville Presbyterian Church on Main Street from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday. [Read More]
Indiana library schedules free programs Indiana library schedules free programs
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs this week: [Read More]
Students preparing for FBLA conference Students preparing for FBLA conference
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Eleven students from Blairsville High School are preparing for the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Hershey. [Read More]

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Crimson Hawks ride 26-2 record, 17-game streak into PSAC tourney Crimson Hawks ride 26-2 record, 17-game streak into PSAC tourney
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CALIFORNIA — The IUP Crimson Hawks are going into the postseason on an impressive run. [Read More]
IUP women fall short in title bid IUP women fall short in title bid
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CALIFORNIA — It was so close the IUP Crimson Hawks could almost reach out and touch it. [Read More]
Ligonier Valley junior captures regional title; eight others advance Ligonier Valley junior captures regional title; eight others advance
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
In the rare cases Robby Patrick lacks confidence, the Ligonier Valley junior can momentarily appear vulnerable on the wrestling mat. [Read More]
Tigers take over against Indians in quarterfinals Tigers take over against Indians in quarterfinals
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
PITTSBURGH — For all the close games the Indiana boys’ basketball team was a part of throughout the year, Saturday’s WPIAL Class 4A quarterfinal-round playoff game against Beaver Falls certainly appeared to be closer than the final score indicated. [Read More]
Six Indiana wrestlers advance to regionals Six Indiana wrestlers advance to regionals
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PITTSBURGH — Six of Indiana’s nine wrestlers qualified for the regional tournament by placing in the top five at the WPIAL Class 3A Section 3 championships on Saturday at Fox Chapel High School. [Read More]
Wrestlers chasing state berths at regional championships Wrestlers chasing state berths at regional championships
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Blairsville senior Jerry Moore almost certainly represents the least experienced semifinalist in the PIAA Class 2A Southwest Regional Wrestling Championships. [Read More]
VCU's Thompson gets great start VCU's Thompson gets great start
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Back in December, when few had their minds on the sport, Virginia Commonwealth University pitcher Sean Thompson circled the date on his calendar and began envisioning how his return to NCAA Division I baseball would unfold on Feb. 17. [Read More]
Tickets on sale for IUP playoff games Tickets on sale for IUP playoff games
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Tickets for IUP’s games Wednesday in the quarterfinal round of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournament doubleheader on Wednesday are on sale at the KCAC box office. [Read More]
Wolves reach another milestone Wolves reach another milestone
3 days ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
NuMINE — When they are released next week, the PIAA basketball playoff brackets will include the West Shamokin girls’ basketball team for the first time ever. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Dragons move on to semifinals, states HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Dragons move on to semifinals, states
3 days ago - - CARLY KROUSE
PURCHASE LINE — The journey will continue on for the Purchase Line Red Dragons. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A green 14-foot Water Quest canoe was stolen from the 200 block of South Fifth Street. [Read More]
Judge to hear death penalty case Judge to hear death penalty case
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EBENSBURG (AP) — A judge rather than a jury will hear the death penalty case against a Cambria County man in his girlfriend’s stabbing death. [Read More]
Skeletal remains identified
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MCKEESPORT (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say skeletal remains found on a hillside in a Pittsburgh suburb have been identified as those of a man missing for almost five years. [Read More]
Police work to get suspect back to Connecticut Police work to get suspect back to Connecticut
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police are working to bring back to Connecticut a man suspected of fleeing the state with his daughter after killing the girl’s mother. [Read More]
Woman struck, killed by bus Woman struck, killed by bus
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a woman was struck and killed by a shuttle bus in downtown Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Cab driver dies after beating; two charged
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Somali immigrant cab driver found beaten and robbed last week in Pittsburgh has died, and two men accused of assaulting and robbing him are facing charges, authorities said. [Read More]
Neighbor says suspect was 'drunken mess'
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OLATHE, Kan. — A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a “drunken mess” after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday. [Read More]
NYC officers struggle with capturing runaway cattle
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NEW YORK — Is there a cowboy in the house? [Read More]
Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Fresh from a trip to traffic court, Lester Packingham Jr. celebrated his turn of good fortune by announcing to friends on Facebook that his pending ticket was dismissed without him saying a word. [Read More]
CLYMER DISTRICT COURT DOCKET CLYMER DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge George Thachik, Clymer. [Read More]

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STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Haylee Stiffler STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Haylee Stiffler
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The Student of the Month for February at the Blairsville Senior High School is Haylee Stiffler. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: River Shingledecker STUDENT OF THE MONTH: River Shingledecker
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River Shindledecker was recently named the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for February by the Saltsburg Lions. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Sara Anderson STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Sara Anderson
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Sara Anderson, of Clarksburg, was recently named the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for February by the Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Lenape Tech HONOR ROLL: Lenape Tech
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The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second grading period at Lenape Tech. [Read More]
IUP announces December '16 graduates IUP announces December '16 graduates
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The following students from Indiana County completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of December 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 26: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 26:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Roberta and Albert Baird 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Roberta and Albert Baird
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Roberta and Albert Baird, of New Florence, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a dinner hosted by their children. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Leah Fuller and Tyler Bierly ENGAGEMENT: Leah Fuller and Tyler Bierly
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Glenn and Bridget Fuller, of Armagh, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah, to Tyler Bierly, son of Woody and Susan Bierly, of Poolesville, Md. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 25: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 25:
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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, Feb. 24, 2017: [Read More]

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Family representative says actor Bill Paxton has died Family representative says actor Bill Paxton has died
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Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61. [Read More]
Joseph Wapner, star of 'The People's Court,' dead at 97 Joseph Wapner, star of 'The People's Court,' dead at 97
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over "The People's Court" with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Sunday at age 97. [Read More]
Democrats elect Perez national chairman Democrats elect Perez national chairman
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ATLANTA — Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party’s electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump. [Read More]
Pre-existing conditions complicate replacement of Affordable Care Act Pre-existing conditions complicate replacement of Affordable Care Act
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CHICAGO — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. [Read More]
Pink slips may await some state system universities Pink slips may await some state system universities
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HARRISBURG — In the coming months, some of the schools in Pennsylvania’s 14-university system of higher education may get pink slips. [Read More]
Trump says he won't attend press dinner
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has been criticizing the news media and is famously thin-skinned, says he won’t be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner — sparing himself the dubious honor of being an in-the-house target of jokes. [Read More]
In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?
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WASHINGTON — A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum. [Read More]
Slammed by flu season, businesses scramble Slammed by flu season, businesses scramble
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NEW YORK — The flu season has slammed many small businesses, weakening already thin staffing levels and forcing some owners to scramble to cover shifts or get the work done. [Read More]
Attorney: Border agents detained Ali's son
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Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. [Read More]
Judge to hear death penalty case Judge to hear death penalty case
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EBENSBURG (AP) — A judge rather than a jury will hear the death penalty case against a Cambria County man in his girlfriend’s stabbing death. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: What about us townies? Letter to the Editor: What about us townies?
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After reading The Indiana Gazette article on Wednesday, “Officials adopt ‘welcoming’ resolution,” I had to wonder when these officials were going to adopt some resolutions for those who reside and have lived in this town most of their lives. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: E-devices making society lazy, rude Letter to the Editor: E-devices making society lazy, rude
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As a concerned citizen, I’m sad to see how much society has come to rely on electronics. Take a drive or walk around town or go to the mall and count how many people are on some sort of electronic device, ignoring everything going on around them. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Democracy, religion and abortion Letter to the Editor: Democracy, religion and abortion
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The Pennsylvania Legislature is considering a bill that would restrict a woman’s right to control her body. Congress is trying to figure out what to do with health care, and it is inevitable that the subject of abortion and who pays for it will come up. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP
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Citizens of Grant Township, Indiana County, have been faced with the possibility of having injection disposal wells for toxic gas waste imposed on them. Injection wells threaten drinking water supplies and have caused earthquakes in Ohio, Colorado and Oklahoma. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The right side of history Letter to the editor: The right side of history
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Given recent national ICE raids, the Welcome Home group finds it necessary to address sanctuary status on behalf of local immigrants and international students who voiced their concerns to us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The politics of hate Letter to the editor: The politics of hate
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There are at least 10 neo-Nazi groups in the United States. These groups admire Hitler — and hate. They hate racial and ethnic minorities, gays and lesbians, Jews, Muslims and, sometimes, even Christians. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games
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I attended the Heritage Conference championship games at the KCAC on Friday, Feb. 10. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome
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I would like to share with your readers the good feeling I had at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, when I saw and heard our president’s news conference from the White House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living
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In response to Terry Taylor’s Jan. 15 letter, “Value of intentional living”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not
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A Feb. 8 article in the Gazette, “Council urged to give support to immigrants,” caught my eye and touched a nerve. [Read More]
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