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August 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stefano to Host ‘Coffee and Conversation’ Meetings next week

Senator Pat Stefano (R-32) is inviting area residents to a series of informal “Coffee and Conversation” meetings during the week of Aug. 8 to talk about legislation, state issues and how he can better represent their interests in Harrisburg. More...

News

Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant’s own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process. More...

Somalis in Maine strike back after Trump’s comments at rally

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump’s characterization of Somalis as dangerous and a drag on resources could undo years of work that they have done to establish themselves in the country’s whitest state, Somali residents said Friday. More...

Band killed in Sweden car crash have posthumous No. 1 album

LONDON (AP) — Indie band Viola Beach has topped the U.K. More...

Opinion

The conventions are over, now it’s up to the voters

Another View

The opening arguments have been made. Now it’s time for the General Election to begin for real.  And, for the first time since 2008, Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania voters will be at the center of it. More...

An election that moves U.S. off all its moorings

National Perspective

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- A full century ago, the 28th president -- a professor as much as a politician -- counseled the man who would become the 32nd chief executive that there was a predictable tide in the nation’s politics. More...

Let Iran-Boeing deal take flight

House Republicans passed a bill before they flew away for the summer that would preclude Boeing from selling airliners to Iran. More...

Sports

Quote

“It means a lot. It was definitely a goal—I can’t lie about that. I knew that was something to beat, and we just show up with so much focus.” More...

That's Racin'

For a long time now NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series has been about a sense of scale. That’s what made the Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway a fun oddity. And Chris Buescher added to that Monday.

If you aren’t part of a prominent multi-car team, driving for Joe Gibbs or Roger Penske or Rick Hendrick, then you at least better be in some sort of alliance that helps you acquire quality equipment and technical support. More...

WINNER’S QUOTE

“It’s a great day. We had a great car. One that definitely deserved to win the race. The fastest car I feel like won tonight, which is always a good feeling. It was an awesome day for us.”   More...

Southmoreland mulls service animal policy

Southmoreland School Directors will vote on a number of issues when they meet Thursday, including the possible adoption of a service animal policy in the district.  The policy would allow for students who need such an animal to be able to utiliz More...

Final Day at the Fayette Fair today

A young couple walks the midway of the Fayette County Fair. Today is the last day of the fair. More...

Obituaries

Barbara Leasure

Mt. Pleasant

Barbara Leasure, 64, of Mt. Pleasant , has passed away.  She was born Nov. More...

Leola Nicklow

Scottdale

Leola L. Null Nicklow, 79, of North Broadway, Scottdale, died peacefully, early Thursday morning, August 4, 2016 in West Penn Hospital, Hospice Unit, Pittsburgh. More...

Robert A. Seder

Mt. Pleasant

Robert A. Seder, 75, of Mount Pleasant, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mount Pleasant. Bob was born February 27, 1941, in Mount Pleasant, a son of the late Charles R. and Thelma Boyer Seder. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1787, the “Great Debate” over the future of the U.S. Constitution began at the Constitutional Convention. In 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. More...

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.” —(Matthew 24:35 AKJV) God’s Word is eternal. You can depend on Him. More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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...

Biofeedback can be used to control numerous body functions

DEAR DOCTOR K: Sometimes you recommend biofeedback as treatment. What exactly is it? What is it like to go through it?   More...

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