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July 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local legislators react to budget bill

Pennsylvania representatives may spend the holiday weekend waiting for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to sign the state’s budget bill into law. More...

News

Charleston church shooting victims sue FBI over gun buy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The FBI is being sued by survivors of the Charleston church shooting, who say federal negligence enabled Dylann Roof to buy the .45-caliber handgun he used.  More...

Investigators: US lab worker in Colorado faked test results

DENVER (AP)— Aworker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research on toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.&n More...

In VP search, Trump and Clinton eye different priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wants a running mate who has what he lacks — political experience. Hillary Clinton is putting a premium on diversity as she searches for a No. 2. More...

Opinion

Alexander Hamilton and American Independence

Another View

As we celebrate the 4th of July, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” is lionizing the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton. More...

United States Inc.

National Perspective

Mark Hanna. Henry Ford. Herbert Hoover. Wendell Willkie. Donald Rumsfeld. Lloyd Bentsen. Lee Iacocca. George H.W. Bush. George W. Bush. Donald Trump. And J. Irwin Miller. More...

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Sports

That's Racin'

“My guys, they deserve this one. We’ve been so fast all year long and I just kept making a lot of mistakes. We got awesome motors underneath the hood of these things and all the guys at JGR, they never give up and keep digging.” More...

NASCAR: SEASON OF CHANGE BUBBLE WATCH

NASCAR’s Sprint Cup season is nearing its halfway mark and berths for the Chase appear to be filling up fast.

Through 16 races, there have been 11 different winners – each of them virtually assured a berth in the 16-driver postseason. More...

WINNER’S QUOTE

“With about eight to go it was the first time I thought, ‘hey, we might actually have a shot to hold onto this,’ and I actually got a little bit emotional thinking about it while I was driving. More...

Happy Independence Day

The American Flag posted outside The Daily Courier office. The office will be closed Monday in observance of Independence Day.   More...

Rockin’ Ribfest kicks off

Fayette County residents celebrate the annual Dave Reed Rockin’ RibFest kickoff Friday evening.   More...

Area WWII vet, 92, focused on taking every day in

Ora Liston’s smile can light up any room. The 92-year-old World War II vet, husband to Norma and father to three daughters, Terri Hamm, Cynthia Pletcher and Robbie Younkin, still focuses on being as active as possible. More...

Obituaries

Michael A. Cavalier

Mt. Pleasant

Michael Alexander Cavalier, 7, son of Michael Aaron and Jana Renee Funk Cavalier, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh of UPMC, surrounded by those who loved him dearly.  More...

Carl E. Doppelheuer

Connellsville

Carl E. Doppelheuer, 81, a lifelong resident of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Thur. June 30, 2016 in the Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville. More...

Harry Jacob Pirl

Connellsville

Harry Jacob Pirl, 73, of Connellsville, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at home peacefully. He was born August 6, 1942 in Connellsville, the son of the late Harry Jacob and Anna (Kozak) (Wolfe) Pirl. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1777, Vermont became the first American territory to abolish slavery.  In 1839, a group of 53 Mende captives revolted and took control of the slave ship Amistad.   More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

And he that takes not his cross, and follows after me, is not worthy of me.”  — (Matthew 10:38 AKJV)  Following Jesus is a life of commitment to Him. Are you His follower?   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Street fair St. Rita Street Fair will be held July 14-16 on the parish grounds on First Street in Connellsville from 5:30 to 10 p.m. each evening. More...

For minor problems, walk-in clinics are convenient

DEAR DOCTOR K: What do you think of the walk-in health clinics that are popping up? Can I use them instead of going to my regular doctor? More...

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