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White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regrouping after a rocky few weeks, the White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn’t consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may turn to Democrats to help him overhaul the system afte More...

Biery guest speaker at Connellsville Rotary

Kent Biery, executive director of a summer camp in Boswell, Pa., talked about the Somerset Country program recently when he was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Connellsville.  Bier presented a program about “Summer’s Best Two More...

Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 16 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying scene. More...

Kevin Kline says farce looks easy, but it’s not

NEW YORK (AP) — At a press event celebrating his return to Broadway, Kevin Kline wanted to be crystal clear on one topic: He’s not having a midlife crisis. He’s PLAYING someone who’s having a midlife crisis. “I’m way past my midlife crisis. More...

GOP failure in Congress boosts Medicaid effort in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. More...

Design a garden for all senses

Gardens add visual appeal to a yard, but gardens also can appeal to individuals’ senses of smell, taste, touch, and sound. Gardeners who want to create gardens that appeal to various senses can do so in the following ways.  Sight   More...

Nuclear arms ban talks begin at U.N., but U.S., others boycott

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical.  More...

Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians should be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018, a senior government official said Monday.  More...

Kremlin sentences domestic foe Navalny to 15 days in jail

MOSCOW (AP) — The 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin’s most visible domestic foe, and is unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls “the party of crooks and th More...

GOP Rep. Dent advocates bipartisan efforts in health care legislation overhaul

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Rep. More...

Dye announces candidacy for F.C. Recorder of Deeds

Tim Dye of Uniontown has announced that he is running for Fayette County Recorder of Deeds and will seek the Democratic nomination in the May primary election.  In a recent press release, Dye called himself “a family man who serves his chu More...

Penn State Fayette to hold sessions with ‘Back2College’ Information

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will hold Back2College Information Sessions, both online and in-person, for adult, veteran and transfer students throughout April. More...

Loomis Bros. Circus to bring ‘Twenty Years of Tradition Tour’ to Mt. Pleasant

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Police: Las Vegas bus passenger opened fire for ‘No apparent reason’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire “for no apparent reason” as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said.  More...

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

TECUMSEH, Okla. More...

Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more money on homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. More...

5 weekend projects to try now

Home improvement projects range from major construction overhauls like bathroom remodeling jobs to smaller renovations that may entail something as minor as painting the walls. The following are five projects tailor-made for weekend warriors.   More...

U.S.-backed fighters pause military action near Syria dam

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.- backed forces in northern Syria paused military operations near a dam held by the Islamic State group on Monday to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability.  More...

Mental health professionals to speak at Saint Vincent’s LEARN Series

LATROBE – Saint Vincent College’s LEARN Speaker Series will host mental health professionals Dr. Elizabeth Ventura and Jayna Bonfini at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Fred M. More...

Zambelli fined for not reporting stolen reworks

PITTSBURGH AP A 124-year-old Pennsylvania reworks business will pay a $200,000 penalty after pleading guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were stolen nearly three years ago. More...

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