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July 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Family, teachers recall Michael Cavalier’s smile

West Crawford Elementary School student passes away

“I’m glad to talk about my son, because all kids are great, but he had that little extra something. He had the best smile of anyone and a great sense of humor. More...

News

Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed

DETROIT (AP)—TheU.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflaters are extremely dangerous. More...

Lions Gate to buy cable channel Starz in $4.4 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Film and TV studio Lions Gate is buying cable channel operator Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion. More...

Suicide by job: Farmers, lumberjacks, fisherman top list

NEW YORK (AP)— Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen have the highest suicide rate in the U.S., while librarians and educators have the lowest, according to a large study that found enormous differences across occupations. More...

Opinion

Treat traitors harshly

Another View

People around the world continue to hear about the warped dedication of Islamic State fighters to their terrorist organization’s murderous, destructive objectives. More...

UK raises its drawbridge

There is sad historical symmetry in Great Britain’s retreat into isolationism through its vote Thursday to leave the European Union. More...

Blame booze, not judge, in Stanford sexual assault case

Commentary

Recently I received a mass email from a law professor in California soliciting money for an effort to have a local judge removed. More...

Sports

Carmichaels puts clamps on Mill Run

Carmichaels got off to a quick start on offense in Thursday’s Fayette County Baseball League game at Mill Run. Then, pitcher Ryan Minteer took over, keeping Mill Run off the bases and helping the Copperheads notch a 5-1 victory. More...

Mt. Pleasant Legion falls to West Hempfield

Being on the outside of the playoff picture down the final stretch of the regular season, the Mt. Pleasant Legion team finds itself in the unfortunate position of having to finish on a big hot streak in order to make a postseason push. More...

McGirt leads at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Golf in Ohio must bring out the best in William McGirt. One month after his first PGA Tour victory at the Memorial, McGirt looked just as good two hours up the road at the Bridgestone Invitational. More...

Wolf gets main Pennsylvania budget bill

Tax issue looms; challenge on how to raise $1 billion in new revenues

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Legislature on Thursday sent Democratic Gov. More...

Rotary kicks off Pennies for Polio

Campaign will last one year

As the fiscal year flips over, the new officers of the area Rotary Clubs will collect pennies to combat polio by given countries still stricken by the disease life-saving vaccines. More...

Fayette Industrial Development reorganizes

Authority has been inactive for 30 years

After a 30 year hiatus, the Fayette County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) held its first meeting Thursday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Madeline Jaworski

Mt. Pleasant

Madeline “Madge” (Schwalke) Jaworski, CRNA, age 81, of Mount Pleasant, died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. More...

Michael A. Cavalier

Mt. Pleasant

Michael Alexander Cavalier, 7, son of Michael Aaron and Jana Renee Funk Cavalier, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh of UPMC, surrounded by those who loved him dearly. More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg began. In 1908, SOS was adopted as the international distress signal. More...

HELP ME, HARLAN!

Parents want college-bound daughter to be more aware of dangers ahead

Dear Harlan, More...

COMICS

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Street fair St. Rita Street Fair will be held July 14-16 on the parish grounds on First Street in Connellsville from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each evening. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” —(Matthew 10:28 AKJV) Respect God. Fear God. Your eternal destiny is in His Hands. More...

Research has changed some dietary advice for infants

DEAR DOCTOR K: I thought I knew what solid foods to give my baby, and when to give them. But the recommendations seem to change constantly. What do I need to know? More...

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