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Police arrest suspect in heroin operation JOHNSTOWN - An Altoona man wanted for his alleged role in a multi-million dollar heroin ring is now in custody. Robert A. Castapheny, 28, of 2731 Seventh Ave.
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Lawmakers revisiting casino tax after high court ruling HARRISBURG - A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania's heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions o...
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Tobacco buyers prepare for taxes Regulars at tobacco and vapor stores may find their wallets a little lighter because of new state taxes on electronic cigarettes and smokeless and loose tobacco that take effect today.
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Judge considers hearing for 2002 murder case HOLLIDAYSBURG - Blair County Senior Judge Hiram Carpenter will decide if a hearing with testimony is warranted on post-trial issues being raised in a 2002 murder case. William D.
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Tyrone mill showcases new gas boiler TYRONE - The press of a button sounded a whistle Thursday morning outside American Eagle Paper Mills, symbolizing the installation of new technology and a move toward the futur.
Altoona Mirror | Sep 30, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Altoona, Pennsylvania
City teen killed in shooting There was laughter in the moments just before a 19-year-old Altoona teenager pulled the trigger on a loaded .357 revolver and killed a friend, 19-year-old William Callan Jr., according to criminal charges filed Thursday by Altoona police.
Altoona Mirror | Sep 30, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Altoona, Pennsylvania
Shuster family matriarch, 'pillar of strength' dies Patricia Rommel Shuster, mother of Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, and the wife of former congressman Bud Shuster, died Wednesday, according to an obituary. Shuster, of Everett, was 84. She died after a brief period in hospice care.
Altoona Mirror | Sep 30, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Altoona, Pennsylvania
Frustration over feral cats continues Diane Beiswenger of the West Chestnut Avenue area didn't display much patience when she came to City Council two weeks ago to complain about feral cats in her neighborhood. She displayed even less Wednesday, when she asked council for an update.
Altoona Mirror | Sep 29, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Altoona, Pennsylvania
Cresson native shines on The Voice When picked to audition for this season's The Voice on NBC, Josh Gallagher was hoping that country music star Blake Shelton would press his button and be his coach. He got his wish during the blind auditions that aired Tuesday night.
Altoona Mirror | Sep 29, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Altoona, Pennsylvania
Borough debates single hauler HOLLIDAYSBURG - Both support and opposition were offered by residents Wednesday evening, when Borough Council hosted a public meeting about the possibility of contracting a single trash hauler to take care of all residential garbage and recycling...
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