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July 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fantastic fun at the Fayette County Fair

2015 Fayette County Fair Queen, Aleisha Hissem of Acme, rides a horse and buggy during the opening parade of the 2016 Fayette County Fair. More...


Computers hacked at Democrats’ House campaign committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked, an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee for which the Russian government is the leading su More...

Wildfire sparks decline in tourism business in Big Sur

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Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time.  More...

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On This Date

In 1619, America’s first legislative assembly met in Jamestown, Virginia.  In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a resolution establishing “In God We Trust” as the national motto of the United States.   More...


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“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.” —(Exodus 20:8 AKJV) Are you setting aside the Lord’s day to honor Him? If not, start this week. You will be glad you did. More...


Nicholson reunion The 58th annual Nicholson reunion will be held Aug. 7 at Nicholson’s Grove in Normalville. There will be a covered dish dinner at 1 p.m. followed by a committee meeting,kids games, bingo and a Chinese auction. More...

Long-term use of SSRIs is safe for most people

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m nearing 60, and I’ve been on SSRI medicines for nearly 30 years, for depression. They work for me, but should I be worried about side effects from using them for so long? More...

400 bronze vases stolen from area cemetery

State police at Uniontown are investigating the theft of at least 400 bronze vases from the Green Ridge Memorial Park, located along Route 119 in Bullskin Township.  Green Ridge President Rick Brooks said officials discovered the mass theft Wedn More...

Southmoreland signs football agreement with Giebel

The Southmoreland football team will be getting some additional players.  That is a result of a cooperative agreement between Geibel Catholic High School and Southmoreland approved Thursday at a special meeting of the Southmoreland School Board. More...


Hacking of Democratic National Committee emails should worry everyone

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There is something truly terrifying in the Democrats’ latest chapter of “Email for Dummies.” More...

Tectonic plates are on the move

National Perspective

If you watched this month’s extraordinary party conventions carefully — the most enthralling political fortnight since 1956, the last time the Republicans and Democrats held their sessions in consecutive weeks — you may have had a rare glimpse of an More...

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Mill Run falls short in series opener

Carmichaels grabs 1-0 lead in FCBL championship series

Mill Run played well in the opening game of its Fayette County Baseball League championship series. Unfortunately for the Millers, Carmichaels played just a little bit better. More...

Roethlisberger: Health, selflessness are keys to season

Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger feels if his team can stay healthy and be a selfless team, he believes it has a shot to win the Super Bowl. The key word early in the season is selfless. More...

Brewers beat Bucs, 3-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Craig Counsell gave Junior Guerra an opportunity to complete a shutout.  But once the Pittsburgh Pirates put the tying run on first base, the Milwaukee manager decided to go to his closer. More...

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