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News

College students protest Donald Trump’s deportation plans

College students at campuses around the United States marched and rallied Wednesday, urging administrators to protect students and employees against immigration action under a Donald Trump presidency.  More...

Clinton reflects on loss, urges backers to ‘stay engaged’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton reflected on her devastating defeat on Wednesday evening, acknowledging the difficulty of her loss for her supporters and urging them to persevere through the Donald Trump era.  In remarks that were equal More...

After ‘The Voice,’ reality star crafts a new reality

YORK (AP) — DaNica Shirey couldn’t shake the nerves. Everything was hazy, and she almost felt drunk. The then-25-year-old singer had auditioned two other times for “The Voice.” But she’d never sung for the celebrity coaches. This was her shot. More...

Opinion

Election reaction shows division

Another View

Election reaction shows divisions  In the few days since Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the presidential election, the reactions across the country reveal our country’s divisions.  More...

Marijuana doesn’t fit into Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Palisade voters went all in on the retail pot trade, approving measures to allow retail marijuana sales, retail marijuana testing facilities, retail marijuana product manufacturing facilities and a retail marijuana excise tax. More...

Election brings lessons from the past

Commentary

Election Day evening, as it slowly, state by state, became obvious that Donald J. More...

Sports

Point Park edges Fayette men, 75-72

Midway through the first half of Wednesday’s game, it looked as though the Penn State-Fayette men’s basketball team would secure an easy victory over visiting Point Park in the second game of a doubleheader at the Eberly campus. More...

Pioneers knock off Roaring Lions women

Although the final score did not reflect it, Wednesday’s non-conference home game against Point Park University revealed several positives about the collective character of the Penn State Fayette women’s basketball team.  More...

Steelers defense adjusting to life without Cam Heyward

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Replacing Cam Heyward the football player may be the easy part for the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

CASD names McDonald as assistant superintendent

Connellsville Area School District unanimously voted Wednesday to name Dave McDonald as the district’s assistant superintendent. More...

CAHS Patriots prepare care packages for troops

A dedicated group of 25 to 30 members of the Caring, Able, Humble, Servants (CAHS) Patriots commandeered the National Guard Armory Tuesday afternoon to assemble and wrap priority mail packages for U.S. More...

Obituaries

Norma Jean Ferrell

Mt. Pleasant

Norma Jean (Davidson) Ferrell, 89, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, in the Harmon House Convalescent Center, Mt. Pleasant. Mrs. More...

Edna Neckerauer

Vanderbilt

Edna Mae Neckerauer, 96, of Vanderbilt, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  She was born Sept. 29, 1920, in North Braddock, a daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Mae (Martin) Holt.  More...

Evelyn Nussbaumer

Connellsville

Evelyn Kay Nussbaumer, 69, of Connellsville, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Select Specialty at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  She was born June 10, 1947, in Brownsville, a daughter of the late Harry and Evelyn Elliott McKnight. Mrs. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1800, the United States Congress met for the first time in Washington, D.C., in the unfinished Capitol building.  In 1869, the Suez Canal was officially opened. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16 AKJV)   More...

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Male infertility has variety of causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: My wife and I have tried to get pregnant for over a year. We’re going to be tested soon to see if anything is wrong. I’m worried that the problem lies with me. What are some reasons for a man to be infertile? More...

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