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Pence jokes around with news reporters at Gridiron Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared that the media are the “enemy of the people,” but his administration is willing to joke around with reporters — and poke fun at itself — in a venerable Washington tra More...

Police look for hockey rink thief

State police at Uniontown are looking for an unknown male who is wanted for questioning for stealing from The Ice Mine Tuesday.  A post on The Ice Mine’s Facebook posted Friday said that “an incident that occurred Tuesday night at Th More...

Tax audit chances decrease

WASHINGTON (AP) — As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low.  The number of people audited by the IRS in 2016 year dropped for the sixth straight year, to ju More...

Opinion

Trump needs to start achieving great goals

Political pundits are making much of how presidential the president appeared in his address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday. Indeed he did. That’s a low bar, perhaps, but a welcomed development for this president. More...

Political Cartoon

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Time to review GOP health care plan

Back in the ‘60s, Joe Friday, the lead character on the television series, DRAGNET, used to say, “Just the facts, ma’am, only the facts.” Well, I’m going to try to write about a political hot potato by giving you some facts while trying not to burn t More...

Sports

Lawrence setting sights high for PIAA championships

Frazier has had a varsity wrestling team for only one season, but already, the Commodores are making their mark. More...

Guentzel, Sheary help Pens edge Sabres

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel and Conor Sheary scored 50 seconds apart late in the third period to cap a furious rally by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. More...

Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as top player in world

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson didn’t flinch when a challenge arrived out of nowhere Sunday, playing mistake-free over the final five holes to win the Mexico Championship in his debut as the No. 1 player in the world. More...

Obituaries

Stephen Fronius

MOUNT PLEASANT

Stephen Fronius, 60, of Mount Pleasant died Saturday March 4, 2017 at his home. He was born October 8, 1956 in Painesville, Ohio, a son of Mary Free Fronius Asbury of Connellsville and the late Steven Fronius.  More...

Dolly M. Pounds

VANDERBILT

Dolly Mae (Landman) Pounds, 81, of Vanderbilt, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017.  She was born June 29, 1935, in Mt. Braddock, a daughter of Ernest and Carrie (Liston) Landman.  More...

William ‘Little Joe’ Smalley

CONNELLSVILLE

William A. “Little Joe” Smalley, 75, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 in UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Oct. 18, 1941 in Connellsville, a son of the late Charles and Julia (Smith) Smalley.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

The Big Bang Theory 8 p.m. More...

Dog Is Still Bone of Contention Years After Couple Breaks Up

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: My ex-boyfriend and I broke up two years ago. We were together for nearly three years. A year into our relationship, we rescued a puppy. We broke up when she was 2. Since then, we have shared her on and off. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- You can make positive changes that will help you as well as those around you. Focus on domestic and community improvements. Voice your opinion and make a difference.   More...

Lifestyles

Hepatitis C testing unnecessary for most patients

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My doctor recommends that I be tested for hepatitis C, and I’ve also seen commercials urging people to get tested for the virus -- but I have no risk factors. Is it really necessary to get tested for it?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Fish fry dinners offered   More...

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