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January 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dear Abby, TV grid back in Courier

If you’ve spent the last few days struggling over difficult life decisions, your worries are over. “Dear Abby” has returned to The Daily Courier today. More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

Sean Penn interview helped locate drug lord   More...

Obama to deliver his final State of the Union address

There’s a strong job market, middling economy

WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama delivers his final State of the Union address on Tuesday night to a nation whose economy is far sturdier than it was when he took office in 2009. More...

Senate won’t take up war powers request

WASHINGTON — The Senate won’t take up President Barack Obama’s request for new war powers to fight the Islamic State group, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday, to avoid tying the hands of the next president.   More...

Arts and Entertainment

‘Orange’ star trades jumpsuit for denim

Now sought-after for her edgy, androgynous style, actress Ruby Rose initially struggled to find her niche. More...

TV’S BEST BETS

Superstore   8 p.m. on NBC  Amy (America Ferrera) seeks Jonah’s (Ben Feldman) help when she has to bring her daughter Emma (Isabella Day) to the store for the day. More...

TUESDAY’S HOROSCOPES

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Lifestyles

Food bank dates announced

Food Bank dates for January are: East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Vanderbilt, 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 14; Produce to People, Fayette County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 14; Leisenring Presbyterian Church, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 20. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Senior center sponsoring trip More...

Let’s talk dirt: soil terms every gardener should know

Good gardens start from ground up, but to be a good soil steward you have understand some basic terminology. few important terms associated with soil: More...

Powerball jackpot world’s largest

No one matched all 6 numbers Saturday

OMAHA, Neb. — Disappointed you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot this weekend? Don’t be. Lottery officials say the estimated $1.3 billion prize is the world’s largest. Ever. “Biggest jackpot in the history of the world. More...

Lunch & Learn sessions return

Cultural trust programs provide businesses with opportunity tonet work

The Fayette County Cultural Trust will sponsor its first Lunch and Learn event of 2016 with a discussion on how to live a healthy lifestyle. It will take place noon Jan. 19 in the Connellsville Canteen Coffee Shop. More...

HELPING THOSE LESS FORTUNATE

Area doctor, nurse practitioner serve on foreign mission trips

Dr. Rick Conn and two nurse practitioners in his Chat-a-who-chee Square office off Route 119 in Bullskin Township serve more than local patients. They help the less fortunate in other countries. More...

Obituaries

Robert C. Burd

CONNELLSVILLE

Robert C. Burd, 69 of Connellsville passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at his home. Bob was born May 13, 1946 in Mt. Pleasant the son of the late William C. and Virginia Purinton Burd.  More...

Marjorie M. George

SCOTTDALE

Marjorie M. George, 95, of Scottdale, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Woodcrest Senior Living Community where she resided.  More...

Mary Kathryn Cottom

SCOTTDALE

Mary Kathryn Cottom, 96, formerly of Wesley Chapel Road, Scottdale, died early Saturday morning, Jan. 9, 2016, in Jo Ella’s Personal Care Home, McClure, while being comforted by her loving family. She was born Oct. More...

Sports

SUPER SAVER

Shazier’s play helps salvage Steelers’ title hopes

Ben Roethlisberger created a stir last week when he publicly called out Martavis Bryant for needing to be tougher, especially during playoff time.  It worked as Bryant made a spectacular touchdown catch during the Steelers’ 18-16 wild-card More...

Fleury in full bloom for Pens

Busy goalie continues to flourish through season’s midway point

After he turned away 33 shots, including 17 in the third period, and garnered the No. More...

Ben has MRI on injured shoulder

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had an MRI on his injured right shoulder Sunday.  Roethlisberger said in passing in the locker room he is day-to-day, and he won’t know more until he meets with doctors later in the week.  The S More...

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