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ABC 23 News Update 2 9/19/13
9/18/2013
 
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Just three months after Cambria County received a clean audit report the County Controller is painting a grim outlook for the rest of the year.  Ed Cernic says county finds are quickly diminishing as unpaid bills are piling up and he is blaming most of the problem on improper budgeting by current and former Commissioners.  Cernic is worried about the financial future of Cambria County.  There is just 5 million dollars left in this years General Fund and 16 million dollars in unpaid bills.  Cernic says it was a combination of overspending, population decline and improper budgeting over several years that got the county in a bind.  He says he understands the current Commissioners are not entirely at fault but says they are not doing enough to fix it....

A terrifying day at work for employees at the Sheetz in Portage.  A masked man walked inside pointed a weapon at clerks and demanded cash.  These are surveillance pictures from inside the store.  It happened just before 1 o'clock Wednesday morning.  Police say the robber got away with some money they believe he ran off but haven't tracked him down.  If this man looks familiar to you call Police.... 

It's a nationwide study to help prevent cancer in our own backyard.  Researches are looking for 300 thousand people across the country to participate, and are looking for diversity.  Even people who have unhealthy habits like smoking.
  
 
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