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July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fayette to hold special meeting

Prison roof replacement project is topic

Fayette County Commissioners said Tuesday they will move forward with a roof replacement project at the Fayette County Prison during a Tuesday meeting. More...

News

Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack

DALLAS (AP) — At a memorial for slain police officers, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a week of deeply troubling violence has seemed to expose “the deepest fault lines of our democracy.” But he insisted the nation is not as divided as i More...

Poll: Clinton struggles to make inroads with young Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is struggling to make inroads among young Americans who overwhelmingly supported Bernie Sanders during the Democratic presidential primary, a worrisome sign as she tries to reassemble the coalition that twice propell More...

Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse cuffed in front

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1863, New York City draft riots began. An estimated 1,000 people were killed or wounded. More...

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“And they say to him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.”  —(Matthew 14:17 AKJV)  Jesus took this little food and fed over 5000. Don’t underestimate what Jesus can do.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Community Bible school The Kecksburg and Fairview Churches of God will conduct Deep Sea Discovery Bible School at the Kecksburg Church on Claypike Road from July 25 through July 29. More...

Advice for those affected by allergy season

DEAR DOCTOR K: The weather’s warming up. For me, that means one thing: allergies. Can you give me some specific advice to help keep my allergies under control? More...

Tensions rise over Italian Festival location

Yough Park curfew resolution tabled

The debate over where the City of Connellsville should hold the annual Fayette County Italian Festival took a negative turn Tuesday at the city council meeting.  Disagreements between Wavie and Janes owner Jeff Wallace and Mayor Greg Lincoln dev More...

State budget strategy dares lawsuit, bond downgrade

HARRISBURG (AP) — State government began operating Tuesday under a $31 billion election-year spending bill that nevertheless lacks the tax collections to sustain it for the entire fiscal year, and lawmakers say they are scrambling to fix that before More...

Obituaries

Today’s Obituaries

No new death notices in today’s paper.   More...

Opinion

Many people are needed to capture a river

Westsylvania

Rivers run through our lives in significant ways. And that is as true a statement for people who never so much as dip a toe into their local river as it is for the fishers, boaters and nature lovers who immerse themselves in it. More...

Harvard study: As Trump won, media coverage turned sharply negative

Commentary

A new report from Harvard University says press coverage of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign become progressively more negative as Trump built a lead in the Republican primaries -- and soared after Trump clinched the GOP nomination. More...

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Sports

Connellsville 10-11s earn District 9 crown

Little League all-stars defeat Mt. Pleasant to advance to section tournament

The Connellsville Little League 10- and 11-year-old all-stars have played well all through the District 9 tournament, but manager Jeff Kooser said on Tuesday, his team picked the perfect time to kick its game into high gear. More...

AL all-stars beat NL

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. More...

Harrison sends affidavit to NFL, denies using PEDs

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison said in an affidavit sent to the NFL that he never met nor communicated with the source of a media report that linked him and other players to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.  More...

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