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January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wolf urged to rethink refusal to negotiate budget

Governor says GOP leaders need to allow House, Senate to vote on bipartisan deal

HARRISBURG — A top Pennsylvania Republican senator suggested Tuesday that Democratic Gov. More...

IRS warns of scams as filing season opens

WASHINGTON — The IRS says taxpayer losses from phone scammers impersonating agency tax collectors have hit $26.5 million over the past couple of years and it’s again warning people to just hang up on anyone claiming they’re from the More...

News

Champagne flowed when released Americans finally left Iran

LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP)— Pale but smiling, former U.S. More...

UN report: Iraqi civilians dying at a ‘staggering’ rate

BAGHDAD (AP)— Iraq witnessed a sharp increase in civilian deaths following the fall of large swaths of territory to the Islamic State group in the summer of 2014. More...

Election-year clash on immigration heads to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court stepped into a boiling political dispute over immigration Tuesday, setting up a likely decision in the middle of a presidential campaign marked by harsh rhetoric about immigrants.  More...

Sports

EARNING RESPECT

Falcons lead unbeaten Wildcats in 3rd quarter, but Latrobe storms back to win

LATROBE 60, CONNELLSVILLE 46   For two quarters of Tuesday’s game, it didn’t matter that the Latrobe and Connellsville boys basketball teams were sitting at opposite ends of the standings in Section 1-AAAA.  More...

Lifestyles

Mt. Pleasant Center for Active Adults is open

The Mt. Pleasant Center for Active Adults is open once again, and it’s business as usual at the senior center. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. weekdays. For information on programs or events, call 724-547-4593. Visitation Parish of Mt. More...

Moderate exercise will help maintain mobility as you age

Dear Doctor K: I’m in my 80s, and I’ve lost some mobility over the years. How can I continue to stay as active as possible?  More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpof God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:” — 1 Thessalonians 4:16 AKJV  Jesus is coming back. More...

City fills seats on various boards

Connellsville officials debate conflicts of interest for people who serve on multiple panels

Connellsville council filled slots on city boards Tuesday and debated possible conflicts of interest involving individual service on multiple boards. More...

Council meetings reorganized

Mt. Pleasant Borough work sessions will include breakout talks of up to 45 minutes

Mt. Pleasant Borough Council said Tuesday that work session meetings will include 30 to 45 minute breakout sessions where committees will be able to discuss agenda items. More...

SAFETY FIRST

Fifth-graders (from left) Hillary Claycomb, Nicole Yekel and Bailey Traynor are bundled up and ready to conduct safety patrol duties Tuesday at South Side Elementary School in Connellsville. More...

Hearing delayed in Dunbar Twp. cold case

Phillips Manor resident accused of fatally shooting man in 1981, bragging about it

A preliminary hearing was delayed Tuesday for a Uniontown man accused of a Dunbar Township murder committed 34 years ago. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Shadiye Cebeci Al-Mallah

MT. PLEASANT Dr. Shadiye Cebeci Al-Mallah, 86, a longtime resident and physician of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday morning, January 16, 2016, in Port Charlotte, Florida. More...

Joanne R. Bryner

UNIONTOWN

Joanne R. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Wife fears losing her family if she leaves them for lover

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: I live in Israel, and for the past five years I’ve been having an affair with a great guy I’ll call Yuri. I married very young to a man who is kind and very Orthodox. I love my children and grandchildren.  More...

TV’S BEST BETS

Arrow  8 p.m. on The CW What has become of Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards)? More...

THURSDAY’S HOROSCOPES

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Familiar things may take on a distinctly unusual appearance and make you think twice. Discussions and brainstorming sessions will be highly productive. Bring your insights out into the open and be frank with partners.  More...

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