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DuBOIS — Clearfield Jefferson Drug and Alcohol Commission Prevention Specialist Karen Orner asked DuBois Area Middle School students on Monday for a show of hands if they’ve ever heard an e-ci…

DuBOIS — The final bill for testing and professional cleaning due to mold issues in the DuBois Area School District is expected to exceed $100,000, according to Superintendent Luke Lansberry.

DuBOIS — Kari L. Housler, 31, 143 S. Park St., Sykesville, has been charged by Sandy Township Police with retail theft, a felony count in the third degree. The charge, filed Nov. 6, is the result of an incident which occurred at 4:19 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the DuBois Walmart.

DuBOIS — District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings Friday.

CLARION — The Clearfield football team has a mountain to climb Friday night at Clarion University’s Memorial Stadium when it faces two-time defending state champ Erie Cathedral Prep in the first round of the PIAA Class 4A playoffs.

DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois women’s basketball team led from start to finish on their way to a 74-63 victory over visiting Butler County Community College Monday night.

DuBOIS — The Penn State DuBois men’s basketball team rallied from two different double-digit deficits in the second half Monday night against Butler County Community College (BC3) only to suff…

DuBOIS — A spot in the District 9 Class 2A title game is on the line when first-seeded Ridgway faces fifth-seeded Moniteau in the semifinal round at Mansell Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m.

Wheat for Dec. rose 2.50 cents at 5.0550 a bushel; Dec. corn was up .50 cent at 3.6750 a bushel; Dec. oats was gained 3.75 cents at $2.9225 bushel; while Nov. soybeans was 4.75 cents higher at $8.8875 a bushel.

Wheat for Dec. rose 2.50 cents at 5.0550 a bushel; Dec. corn was up .50 cent at 3.6750 a bushel; Dec. oats was gained 3.75 cents at $2.9225 bushel; while Nov. soybeans was 4.75 cents higher at $8.8875 a bushel.

Victor’s Mark Syverud was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 18 years ago but it wasn’t until just recently he realized he was experiencing a new symptom of the progressive neurological disease - his voice was starting to fade.

Mass shootings have been an unfortunately common occurrence in the U.S. for some time now - media outlets report new tragedies on what seems like a weekly basis. But with every new case, many still look to the past for reference, the massacre at Columbine High School being one of the most frequently cited. The insurmountable emotions of these situations can be cause to create more anger, more hatred and more violence; it’s a vicious cycle with seemingly few solutions. But even the people directly affected by these tragedies have the ability to overcome and create an opposite reaction. One spurred on by hope and kindness.

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Millions of Brazilians may be left without access to doctors due to the end of a program that brought Cuban physicians to rural and dangerous areas in Brazil, the former health minister who helped create the initiative said Thursday.