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Aurora borealis might be visible in southwestern Pa. tonight
If the clouds part, and the moon is not too bright, and charged electrons and protons from the sun hit the Earth’s atmosphere just right, then the aurora borealis might light up the western Pennsylvania sky tonight.
VIDEO | First snowstorm of 2014 aims for Northeast
The first snowstorm of 2014 is heading for the northeast. The storm is expected to drop six inches or more of snow in New York and Southern New England on Thursday and Friday.
NFL: Officials erred on play that could have put Steelers in playoffs
The NFL says referees erred in not penalizing the San Diego Chargers for an illegal formation on a missed 41-yard field goal attempt by Ryan Succop of the Kansas City Chiefs with four seconds left in regulation on Sunday.
The T-D's Best Photos of 2013
Here's a slideshow of The Tribune-Democrat's best shots of the year, compiled by photographers Todd Berkey and John Rucosky.
Vote for the year's most newsworthy local story at tribdem.com/beststories.
Top 10 of 2013 | Vote for the top local story of 2013
The Tribune-Democrat is counting down the top stories of 2013, as determined by voting by newsroom employees. One story will appear each day in print and e-editions between now and the end of the year. Readers can vote for their choice for the top story by clicking here.
Auditor General: Greater Johnstown, where's the $8.7 million?
There is $8.7 million in state funds for student transportation that Greater Johnstown School District can’t document, the state’s top watchdog said today.
BREAKING -- Man pleads guilty in Moxham shooting
A Johnstown man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty today to third degree murder in Feb. 6 shooting death of Joshua Scott Price in a Cypress Avenue home.
Painting dedication marks bittersweet reunion
It was a bittersweet reunion this morning when about 100 members of a Johnstown-based National Guard helicopter unit came together for the first time since returning in August from deployment to Afghanistan.
South Africans mourn, celebrate Mandela
As the news of Nelson Mandela's death spread across South Africa, residents of Soweto gathered in the streets near the house where he once lived, singing and dancing to mourn his death and celebrate his colossal life.
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela,95, anti-apartheid icon and former South African president, has died.
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