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December 25, 2012

In brief | Car flips after striking deer

DAVIDSVILLE — A motorist was taken to the hospital after his car struck a deer on Route 219 in Conemaugh Township on Tuesday, authorities said.

Township police said the unnamed driver was headed north on Route 219 at 6:36 p.m. when his Honda Civic struck a deer about 1/2 mile from the Davidsville exit.

The car spun out and overturned, police said.

The driver was taken to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown with no visible injuries, police said.

IUP selected among ‘Best for Vets’

INDIANA – IUP has been selected as one of the nation’s “Best for Vets” colleges and universities following a national survey of more than 650 institutions.

The university is one of only 68 four-year schools chosen for the recognition.

The survey was conducted by Military Times, an international publication for members of military.

The publication recognized IUP for having an established Veterans Affairs office and for accepting American Council on Education credits, which convert military training into academic hours.

Approximately 600 veterans are enrolled at IUP, with about

90 percent in IUP’s undergraduate programs.

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