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As a teenager glued to his television in 1968 watching sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise gloved fists during the playing of the national anthem at the Olympics, Kenneth Shropshire immediately thought he knew what the protest was about.

WINBURNE — A meat/turkey shoot will be held on Oct. 21 starting at 2 p.m. at the Sportsman’s Range in Winburne.

The cold front that moved through the region yesterday will continue to reinforce the chilly pattern that will remain in place throughout the week.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

Clearfield Area Board of School Directors reviewed the following recommendations from the administration at its committee meetings last night. The school board will vote on the recommendations at next week’s meeting.

HOUTZDALE — While Clearfield-based state police continue to investigate the theft of Moshannon Valley School District’s driver’s education vehicle — which the superintendent said has since been located — the district is moving ahead on action to make the school complex more secure.

CLEARFIELD — Robert E. Davis III, 49, of Clearfield pleaded guilty to 25 counts of child pornography and was sentenced to serve 90 days to one year in the Clearfield County Jail plus five years consecutive probation.

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When Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Black Florida high school student, was shot to death by a neighborhood watchman, African-Americans — voters, bloggers, columnists, lawmakers, activists and academics — wanted to hear from the nation’s first Black president.

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Pennsylvania State Police Sgt. Derek Schrader, left, accepts a memorial piece from Jeffrey Gyurke and his wife, Patricia, at the Pennsylvania Turnpike barracks in Somerset Monday. Jeffrey Gyurke presented the memorial in honor of his uncle Stephen Gyurke, a trooper who was killed in the line of duty in 1958. Stephen Gyurke was checking the credentials of a truck driver near the New Stanton interchange when he was struck by a passing tractor-trailer. The trooper succumbed to his injuries on Aug. 24, 1958, three days after he was pinned between the two trucks. At the age of 29, Stephen Gyurke had completed three years and 10 months of state police service. He was working out of the Somerset barracks. 

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Duane Wong took this photo Monday of his father, Albert Wong, working to clear a tree that had fallen on his property along East Patriot Street in Somerset.

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A bill by state Sen. Tom McGarrigle, R-26 of Springfield, to peel back performance requirements for graduating high school students on state standardized tests is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk to be signed.

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President Donald Trump said Monday that Saudi Arabia's King Salman denied having any knowledge of what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, even as questions continue to swirl in Washington about the Saudi regime's possible involvement in the Saudi journalist's disappearance.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry's keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters. It was a spectacle befitting the industry symposium. "We're sharing our energy bounty with the world," Perr…

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's new Cabinet is now a record 50 percent female, including the country's first woman defense minister, after lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved the nominations put forward by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.