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  1. Heather Heyer’s cousin: Racism will get worse unless we stop it now

    08.19 / 17:22 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    This last week has been surreal for my family. We lost one of our own in one of the most public ways possible. A man in a car ran down my cousin, Heather Heyer, because she decided to join her fellow Charlottesville residents against the neo-Nazis and white supremacists on their streets. My family —…
  2. Thousands march in Boston in protest of controversial rally

    08.19 / 17:22 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Thousands of counterdemonstrators marched peacefully Saturday morning in downtown Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. The march and rally come one week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. A Facebook page purportedly linked to the Boston rally has sought to distance itself…
  3. Counterprotesters begin marching ahead of controversial Boston rally

    08.19 / 16:19 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Counterdemonstrators marched Saturday morning in downtown Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. The march and rally come one week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. A Facebook page purportedly linked to the Boston rally has sought to distance itself from last weekend’s…
  4. Obituary Notice: Ronald L. Collins, Esq.

    08.19 / 16:19 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Ronald L. Collins, Esq., 58, of Clearfield died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at his home. Mr. Collins was born Jan. 27, 1959 in Philipsburg, the son of Darrel D. and Doris J. (Lumadue) Collins. He was a 1976 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola High School, where he was also the class valedictorian. He was a 1979…
  5. Obituary Notice: Stephanie K. Matthews

    08.19 / 16:19 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Stephanie K. Matthews, 57, of Treasure Lake, DuBois, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at Highland View Health Care, Brockway. She was born July 19, 1960, a daughter of Larry L. Sager of Adrian, Mich., and Carol A. (Smith) Pfeiffer of Charlotte, NC. On Aug. 20, 1983, she married Steve R. Matthews, who survives and lives…
  6. Boston preps for dueling groups to march after Charlottesville

    08.19 / 15:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Counterdemonstrators began gathering Saturday morning in Boston in response to a self-described free speech rally that has sparked concerns of possible violence. The march and rally come one week after racially motived protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly. A Facebook page purportedly linked to the Boston rally has sought to distance itself from last weekend’s…
  7. Holocaust survivor: This is not the America I came to

    08.19 / 15:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    When I came to the United States in 1949 after the Second World War, the world had just witnessed the horrific culmination of centuries of anti-Semitism: the indefensible murder of 6 million Jews. In the 1930s, we all believed that nothing like the Holocaust could ever happen, and for the past seven decades, we’ve said…
  8. Man charged in shooting death of Florida police officer

    08.19 / 15:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    A 46-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a police officer in the central Florida city of Kissimmee, Police Chief Jeff O’Dell said Saturday. Police charged Everett Glenn Miller in the killing of Kissimmee Officer Matthew Baxter. Sgt. Sam Howard was also shot and is in grave condition, police…
  9. Often missing in the health care debate: Women’s voices

    08.19 / 15:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Women, in particular, have a lot at stake in the fight over the future of health care. Not only do many depend on insurance coverage for maternity care and contraception, they are struck more often by such diseases as autoimmune conditions, osteoporosis, breast cancer and depression. They are more likely to be poor and depend…
  10. CNN poll: Americans’ eclipse viewing plans take shape

    08.19 / 14:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    About half of Americans (51%) have plans to watch the eclipse of the sun happening across the United States on August 21, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. That figure climbs to 60% among those who live in states touched by the “zone of totality,” where the moon will completely block the sun’s…
  11. In Berlin, neo-Nazis, counterprotesters take to the streets

    08.19 / 14:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Neo-Nazis marched in the streets of Berlin on Saturday as counterprotesters assembled to meet them, a week after a white supremacist rally turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia. Helmeted police in riot gear stood guard as right-wing demonstrators converged on the German capital to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler’s…
  12. Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors

    08.19 / 14:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced Saturday morning. “The President and First Lady have decided not to participate in this year’s activities to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” a statement from the White House read.…
  13. Spain attacks: Police hunt Barcelona driver, probe suspected bomb factory

    08.19 / 13:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    An international manhunt was underway Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people in Barcelona, as police probed the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory for clues to the cell behind two terror attacks in Spain. The flattened ruins of a house in the village of Alcanar have become the center of…
  14. Trump’s mixed messaging sparks concerns of ’emboldened’ white supremacists

    08.19 / 13:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    With major cities across the country bracing for an unusual wave of far-right rallies in the coming days, local and federal law enforcement officials are concerned about the potential for more violence amid warnings that white supremacist groups were empowered by President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. There’s…
  15. Trump has a choice: Does he blow this fire up or put it out?

    08.19 / 13:18 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    More than most men who’ve had his job, President Donald Trump is familiar with the feel of a controversy, its life cycles, how it grows, how it goes out. Instead of climbing the political ladder as a state legislator or US House member before becoming a senator or governor to audition for the top role…
  16. American, Canadian, Italians named as victims in Barcelona attack

    08.19 / 12:20 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Details of the victims of twin terror attacks in Spain are slowly emerging, with an American, two Italians and a Canadian among those identified as among the dead. Citizens from at least 34 countries are among the 14 dead and more than 120 injured in the attacks in Barcelona and the coastal town of Cambrils,…
  17. Spain attacks: Police probe suspected bomb factory for clues

    08.19 / 11:16 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Police investigating two terror attacks in Spain were probing the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory Saturday, as they continued to hunt for a fugitive suspect named as Younes Abouyaaqoub. The flattened ruins of a house in the village of Alcanar have become the center of a massive police investigation into a terror cell suspected…
  18. Finland stabbings being treated as terror attack, police say

    08.19 / 10:16 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku that left two people dead and injured eight others are being treated as acts of terror, Finland Police said. “The incidents were initially investigated as murders, but in the light of further information received during the night, the offenses include now murders with terrorist intent and their attempts,”…
  19. Finland stabbings being treated as terror attack, police say

    08.19 / 10:16 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    Stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku that left two people dead and injured eight others are being treated as acts of terror, Finland Police said. “The incidents were initially investigated as murders, but in the light of further information received during the night, the offenses include now murders with terrorist intent and their attempts,”…
  20. CNB Bank Raises $23,800 at Charity Golf Tournament for American Cancer Society

    08.19 / 09:24 gantdaily.com Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA)
    CLEARFIELD – On June 29, CNB Bank hosted its sixth annual charity golf tournament and successfully raised $23,800 to benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS).  The money raised will be used to purchase another vehicle, which will be donated to the ACS Road to Recovery program. “Each year, I am overwhelmed […