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Stepfather to face trial for youngster's injuries

Stepfather to face trial for youngster's injuries

CLYMER — After two doctors testified that a 6-year-old White Township boy suffered life-threatening injuries that could only have been the result of child abuse, the youngster’s stepfather this morning was ordered to stand trial on attempted homicide, assault and endangerment charges.

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Blairsville-Saltsburg sets budget meeting Blairsville-Saltsburg sets budget meeting
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The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board has set a special voting meeting for 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria at Saltsburg Middle/High School. [Read More]
Lowe's makes donation to Miracle League Lowe's makes donation to Miracle League
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Lowe's recently donated a grill to The Miracle League of Indiana County. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Board votes to raise taxes MARION CENTER AREA: Board votes to raise taxes
5 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Real estate taxes will be about $15 more annually for average property owners in the Marion Center Area School District under a 1.15 mill tax increase approved by the school directors Monday. [Read More]
Memorial held for fallen Marine Memorial held for fallen Marine
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A memorial service on Saturday at the Indiana County Court House honored Lance Cpl. Joshua Twigg, of Clymer, who was killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan on Sept. 2, 2010. [Read More]
Catholic Daughters hold anniversary dinner Catholic Daughters hold anniversary dinner
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Catholic Daughters Ct. St. Bernard #339 Indiana held its 97th anniversary dinner celebration June 11 in the St. Bernard’s Social Hall. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities available for teens Volunteer opportunities available for teens
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend
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PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police and local police have announced that they are partnering to help decrease impaired driving and aggressive behaviors through the Independence Day holiday weekend. [Read More]
Driver centers to close for holiday Driver centers to close for holiday
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers will be closed Saturday in observance of Independence Day. [Read More]
Photos of the Week
Photos
Photos of the Week
9 hours ago - - KAYLA GRUBE, JESSICA UPTEGRAPH
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
Sewer line backs up in Indiana Borough Sewer line backs up in Indiana Borough
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Excess grease may have been the cause of a partial clog Sunday afternoon in a 10-inch sewer line under Philadelphia Street between Taylor Avenue and Sixth Street, in downtown Indiana. [Read More]

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ZEKE WILSON: Weather leads to thoughts of what's ahead ZEKE WILSON: Weather leads to thoughts of what's ahead
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Rainy weather over the weekend combined with cool temperatures gave a sense of autumn approaching. Thoughts toward the weather that accompanies the rut, which is often damp and dreary, reminded me of upcoming antlerless license application deadlines. [Read More]
AUTO RACING: Marion Center set for Blowout
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MARION CENTER — Marion Center Speedway has revamped and revved up its schedule for this week’s Independence Day Blowout. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Soft jerkbaits coax bass out of weeds JEFF KNAPP: Soft jerkbaits coax bass out of weeds
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One of the strongest associations in fishing is that of largemouth bass and weeds. No doubt, flippin’ jigs and Texas-rigged plastics will haul green bass out of submerged weedy cover. But in some situations it’s often more productive to fish over the tops of the weeds and coax them out. And a so [Read More]
GOLF: Kastelic scores hole-in-one GOLF: Kastelic scores hole-in-one
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SPRING CHURCH — Ray Kastelic Jr., of New Kensington, fired a hole-in-one at The Links at Spring Church on Monday. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township stays on top LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township stays on top
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Ace Ian Satler threw 5 2-3 scoreless innings, and first-place Young Township banged out a season-high 15 hits to roll over second-place Indiana Legion, 9-2, in an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball game Monday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
Martial Arts school opening Martial Arts school opening
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Miller’s Martial Arts will open its second location at the YMCA of Indiana County on Wednesday. [Read More]
Notre Dame club sets trip Notre Dame club sets trip
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GREENSBURG — The Notre Dame Club of Greensburg-Uniontown is sponsoring its annual bus trip to Notre Dame University, where the Fighting Irish football team will play host to the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday, Oct. 10. [Read More]
Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk set for July 12 Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk set for July 12
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HOMER CITY — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk on Sunday, July 12. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Hughes keeps adding to successes JUSTIN GERWICK: Hughes keeps adding to successes
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Few junior golfers can pile up a list of accomplishments that can compare to that of Indiana’s C.J. Hughes. [Read More]
Young Township edges Punxsutawney Young Township edges Punxsutawney
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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Young Township recorded three runs in the fifth inning to narrowly defeat host Punxsutawney, 3-2, and take over first lace in the standings in an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball game that was played Friday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police charged Robert Oakes, 51, of Munhall, with driving under the influence on May 31 at 12:41 a.m. in the 800 block of Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend
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PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police and local police have announced that they are partnering to help decrease impaired driving and aggressive behaviors through the Independence Day holiday weekend. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police said both operators involved in a collision were able to drive their vehicles from the scene of an accident on Friday at 1:40 p.m. along Route 403. [Read More]
Teacher in sex case charged again
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania high school teacher charged with having sex with a student has been charged for a second time with trying to intimidate the girl — this time by allegedly sending her cryptic emails from his school-issued laptop computer. [Read More]
Teens escape from detention center
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RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police searched Monday for three teenage boys who they say escaped from a state detention center over the weekend after attacking an employee, stealing his keys and carjacking his van with a sleeping woman inside. [Read More]
Family files lawsuit in Amtrak crash
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PHILADELPHIA — The family of a businessman killed when a speeding passenger train derailed near Philadelphia accused Amtrak of negligence and outrageous conduct in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed Monday. [Read More]
Man sentenced to 15 to 30 years in trail killing Man sentenced to 15 to 30 years in trail killing
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The case of the 2013 drug-related slaying of James “Pork” Alexander, of Ernest, was virtually closed out this morning with the resentencing of one of the men who took part in the killing. [Read More]
Sewer line backs up in Indiana Borough Sewer line backs up in Indiana Borough
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Excess grease may have been the cause of a partial clog Sunday afternoon in a 10-inch sewer line under Philadelphia Street between Taylor Avenue and Sixth Street, in downtown Indiana. [Read More]
Woman injured in accidental shooting Woman injured in accidental shooting
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State police at Indiana are investigating what they described as an accidental shooting Saturday that wounded an Indiana woman. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana said two Pittsburgh men were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop at 7:17 p.m. June 21 on Route 119 at Old Route 119. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: June 30 Gazette readers' birthdays: June 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, June 29, 2015 [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 29
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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, June 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 28
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 27
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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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Recent area hospital activity: [Read More]
WEDDING: Kelly McCutcheon and Eric Shriver WEDDING: Kelly McCutcheon and Eric Shriver
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Kelly McCutcheon, of Indiana, and Eric Shriver, of Kittanning, were united in marriage on May 23, 2015, at the First Christian Church, Indiana, with the Rev. Jerry Hoch officiating. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 26
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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, June 25, 2015: [Read More]

All World News

 
School funding formula would hurt western Pennsylvania
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HARRISBURG — A new public school funding formula being considered by the Legislature would create winners and losers as it seeks a way to link the distribution of state aid more closely to need. [Read More]
What happens if time expires on new budget?
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Pennsylvania might not have a budget in place when the new fiscal year begins. Here’s a look at what to expect: [Read More]
Wolf veto looms over Republican budget plan Wolf veto looms over Republican budget plan
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's large Republican majorities in the House and Senate on Monday went through the procedural moves needed to set the stage for a wave of floor votes on the budget and other major legislation. [Read More]
Greece to miss IMF payment Greece to miss IMF payment
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the country sinks deeper into a financial emergency that has forced it put a nationwide lockdown on money withdrawals. [Read More]
Court upholds use of controversial lethal injection drug
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WASHINGTON — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it’s “highly likely” the death penalty itself is unconstitutional. [Read More]
Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend Driving enforcement set for holiday weekend
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PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police and local police have announced that they are partnering to help decrease impaired driving and aggressive behaviors through the Independence Day holiday weekend. [Read More]
Afghan car bomb attack leaves one dead Afghan car bomb attack leaves one dead
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KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, killing at least one person and wounding up to 24, police, military and government officials said. Two U.S. soldiers were also injured in the attack. [Read More]
Indonesia military transport plane crashes, killing dozens Indonesia military transport plane crashes, killing dozens
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MEDAN, Indonesia — An Indonesian air force transport plane carrying military personnel and their families plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff today, killing dozens. [Read More]
Teacher in sex case charged again
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania high school teacher charged with having sex with a student has been charged for a second time with trying to intimidate the girl — this time by allegedly sending her cryptic emails from his school-issued laptop computer. [Read More]
Obama plan would make more eligible for overtime Obama plan would make more eligible for overtime
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WASHINGTON — Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay than they deserve. [Read More]

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Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality) Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality)
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Another shooting tragedy! And before one autopsy or funeral was completed, the outrage and blaming began. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community
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The shock and the aftermath of the shootings in Charleston, S.C., continue to be a topic of conversation for many. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect
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I am concerned about a quote from Republican Jonathon Hill about the timing of dealing with the issue of the Confederate flag being disrespectful to the victims’ families. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way
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After the colonists broke away from a tyrannical British monarch, the Founding Fathers of our country stitched together a Constitution whose basic fabric was based upon a system of checks and balances, so no single branch of government could rule imperiously. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely
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Some time back I came across a picture of my great-grandfather. I could not but help to wonder about his life. I never knew him and he never knew I would even exist. He died 16 years before I was born. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Healthy economy needs public education Letter to the editor: Healthy economy needs public education
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Republican values demand strong investment in public education. The Republican Party has always stood for support of the economy and the companies that operate in it. [Read More]
VERBATIM VERBATIM
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“THERE’S 2 FEET of water in the basement of one house. Twice in three years now this man’s lost his whole basement.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: It's not about philosophy, but party Letter to the Editor: It's not about philosophy, but party
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The Republican Party still clings to Reagan-era economist Arthur Laffer’s supply-side (trickle-down) economics. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: It's a wonderful life in Indiana, Pa. Letter to the editor: It's a wonderful life in Indiana, Pa.
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Indiana is best known for being the Christmas Tree Capital of the World and the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart. For those of us that are fans of the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” you can see the similarities between Bedford Falls and our own hometown. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Show some respect for sports officials Letter to the editor: Show some respect for sports officials
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Being a sports official is a tough job. Recently, I read a comment from an Indiana school board member claiming officials appear to be “gouging” the district with their compensation rates. This comment is disrespectful and unfair. [Read More]
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