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On this date: September 10

50 years ago

1971

Manpower Inc., J. Irving Seltzer president, was sponsoring a subsidiary called Youthpower Inc., Steve Wicks student director. Manpower placed people in temporary jobs.

25 years ago

1996

The Altoona Mirror was suing Altoona City Council for violations of the Sunshine Law in Blair County Court concerning the firing of City Manager Ray Nearhood.

10 years ago

2011

Altoona Mayor Bill Schirf asked local residents to observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. Sunday in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The U.S. Senate also passed such a resolution.

— Compiled by Tim Doyle

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