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February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Two injured in Dunbar Township collision

Two people involved in a crash Tuesday on Route 119 in Dunbar Township were flown by emergency helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital. State police at Uniontown said the incident occurred at about 3:30 near the Clair Street intersection. More...

Fun at the museum

Tyce Bittner, a first-grade student at Dunbar Township Elementary School, works on making a propeller for his helicopter invention. More...

News

Rubio pushed for land deal as he backed law limiting critics

WASHINGTON (AP) - Marco Rubio stood before Miami-Dade County officials in May 2002 and pushed them to permit a multimillion-dollar industrial development to be built on restricted land near the Florida Everglades.  More...

For some turned-off GOP voters, grudging acceptance of Trump

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. More...

Republicans barrel toward Super Tuesday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Young moms feel pressure to succeed at parenting

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers? More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Look for a unique way to impress someone you want to get to know better or who is special to you. A kind gesture will speak volumes about the nature of your feelings.   More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

The challenges of finding a new physician

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve recently moved and would like to find a doctor for my kids and myself. I don’t know many people here yet, so I’ve hesitated to ask for personal recommendations. What do you think about physician-rating websites? More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: bec More...

Protein Overload

For men, the right amount of protein – especially animal protein – is less than you might think

If teenage boys or men in your household are clamoring for protein, you needn’t rush to the meat counter.  They eat more than enough, according to the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  More...

Prison employees address board about labor cuts

The Fayette County Prison Board heard Wednesday from union prison employees unhappy about a decision to cut a number of full-time jobs to balance the county budget. More...

Gov. Wolf says he has treatable prostate cancer

HARRISBURG— Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he was recently diagnosed with a mild form of prostate cancer and will be treated in the coming weeks. More...

Scotties, Vikings cheerleaders battle square off in ‘Swishes for Wishes’

The long-time rivalry between the Mt. Pleasant Vikings and Southmoreland Scotties will go beyond wins and losses Friday. When cheerleaders from the two schools clash at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Fudella

VANDERBILT

Robert E. Fudella, 75, of Vanderbilt, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 at home. He was born June 12, 1940 in Hibbs, a son of the late Frank and Verna Fudella. Robert retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigations as a fingerprint specialist. More...

Dorothy Stoner

CONNELLSVILLE

Dorothy Stoner, 92, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in Excela Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant. She was born Jan. 23, 1924 in Uniontown, a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Barkett) Michael. More...

Opinion

LETTER

In recent days, Frazier School Board members have been criticized for their stance in rejecting Rep. Tim Mahoney’s Fayette County school consolidation efforts. More...

Problems of immigration are rooted in overpopulation

Commentary

GEORGIE ANNE GEYER WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis is gone now, moved on from his brief but touching visit to the Mexican border, where he said Mass for two nations: Mexico and the United States. More...

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Sports

Girvin representing Frazier at WPIALs

Frazier High School does not have an official WPIAL wrestling team yet. That will come as early as next season. More...

Bruins pull away from Pens in 3rd

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak had two goals, including one on a penalty shot, and the Boston Bruins blew past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Wednesday night. Boston outscored Pittsburgh 14-3 while sweeping the three-game season series. More...

Pittsburgh falls short in ACC tilt vs. Louisville

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Quentin Snider scored 14 points, Damion Lee added 13 and No. 11 Louisville pulled away from Pittsburgh in the final minutes of a 67-60 victory Wednesday night. More...

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