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Photographs by Zora Murff to be exhibited at Juniata College

HUNTINGDON — An exhibit, “American Dream: Photographs by Zora Murff,” will open Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Juniata College Museum of Art. An opening reception will be held Jan. 23. The exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public. A documentary photographer, Murff ...

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SnowFest, Polar Plunge scheduled GREENWOOD FURNACE — The annual Greenwood Furnace Snowfest is scheduled for Saturday. Activities planned for the event include: • 1 p.m. — Greenwood Furnace Snowfest 5-miler. Onsite registration is open at 11 a.m. or register at: ...

The perfect baked potato begins with the russets

A fluffy baked potato is a glorious thing, but too often you slice into the potato and it is shiny and waxy, not light and creamy in texture. Baking a potato is the easiest thing in the world, right? Then why are so many potatoes lacking in texture and flavor? First, for the traditional ...

Researchers listen to rural Kentuckians – then score a win for heart health

Researchers who went into one of the nation’s poorest regions to educate people about their health ended up getting a few lessons themselves — and together, they made some striking improvements. The effort targeted Appalachian Kentucky, an area in the eastern part of the state that’s ...

Federal government blasts PG&E’s deal with fire victims

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tensions between the U.S. government and Pacific Gas & Electric are boiling over as the two sides battle over whether a taxpayer-funded agency should be allowed to stake a claim on a $13.5 billion settlement covering most of the losses from catastrophic wildfires ...

A Shelter Animal’s New Year’s Wish

Christmas Day has officially come and gone and I, along with many of my furry friends at Huntingdon County Humane Society didn’t get a home for the holidays. But we have our paws crossed that 2020 will be our year. Don’t get me wrong. Our Christmas was merry because of the amazing ...

On the Money: Start planning to save money on travel in 2020

Summer vacation season will be here sooner than you think, making this a good time to start planning that trip and figuring out how to get the most fun and value for your dollar. The good news for U.S. travelers is that airfares are around their lowest levels since the federal government ...

CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday and offers a forum for companies to unveil their products and services for the coming year. Here are some ...

‘Looks like a movie!’

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — “Bang!” “Bang!” “Bang!” And several more “bangs!” — the gunshots in this reenacted shootout happened so quickly I couldn’t keep count. “That was it,” said the actor playing lawman Doc Holliday at the OK Corral’s several-times-a-day show ...