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March 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Health Board discusses placarding procedures

Connellsville code enforcement officer Tom Currey talked to Connellsville Health Board Monday about the process he goes through before he placards a property and declares it unfit for human occupancy.  More...

News

Trump, Ryan increasingly at odds over future of the GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wants to win the White House in the fall. More...

Prime minister vows to defeat militants

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — In an emotional televised address, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Monday to hunt down and defeat the militants who have been carrying out attacks like the Easter bombing that targeted Christians and killed 72 people.& More...

Call to arms or satire? Petition pleads for open carry

A petition seeking to allow firearms to be openly carried inside the arena for this summer’s Republican National Convention is sparking debate, attracting tens of thousands of signatures in a matter of days. But is it for real? More...

Arts and Entertainment

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On This Date

In 1867, the Dominion of Canada was established. In 1951, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage. In 1973, the last U.S. troops left South Vietnam, bringing an end to direct U.S. More...

Lifestyles

Registering for kindergarten

Evie Rowles, 5, colors at Southmoreland Primary while her parents register her for kindergarten. More...

Happy Easter!

Mt. Pleasant children pictured from left: Logan Hause, 8, Christian Hause, 4, Zackary Gustafson, 7 and Ethan Benteler, 10, participate in the Mt. Pleasant annual Easter egg hunt at Central Station. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.”  Psalms 126:3 AKJV  I agree. Praise the Lord!   More...

School funding, borrowing trigger Wolf veto of spending bill

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Man shot by police after drawing weapon at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police shot a man on Monday after he pulled a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint. The suspect was taken to a local hospital and a female bystander sustained non-life-threatening injuries. More...

Dunbar to draft oversize vehicle amendment

Dunbar Borough Council is looking to amend its vehicle ordinance after an incident involving a camper that was parked along the borough’s main street.  At Monday’s regular voting meeting, council received numerous complaints about th More...

Obituaries

Kathryn “Kay” Waplington

Toronto

The family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Kathryn “Kay” Waplington on March 21, 2016, at Lakeridge Health, peacefully surrounded by her family. More...

Opinion

LETTERS

Now that the Republican convention in Cleveland is drawing near, we have been given a statement by Donald Trump that is very revelatory of the character of Donald Trump and the kind of president he would be, if elected. More...

The melody of love, the persistence of grace

A few months ago, a young American woman named Kate decided to organize a choir in a refugee camp.  To do so, she went to Germany, as a visiting guest artist at the American Academy in Berlin. More...

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Sports

Pitt introduces new coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Stallings spent 17 years at Vanderbilt, making the Commodores consistently competitive at a place where success had been sporadic. More...

Boykin signs with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)-The unrestricted free agent corner back from the Pittsburgh Steelers signed a one-year contract with the Panthers on Monday after a difficult season in 2015. Financial terms were not available Monday. More...

Commodores expect more success in 2016

During the 2015 season, the Frazier softball team was loaded with experience, and the Commodores parlayed their veteran savvy into a 14- win season that included a Section 2-A title and trip to the WPIAL ClassAsemifinals. More...

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