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May 8, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trump tries to pressure Senate GOP on health care

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans on Sunday to “not let the American people down,” as the contentious debate over overhauling the U.S. More...

U.S. jobs data shows some improvement

WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in April provided ressurance for the U.S. economy after a slow start to the year: Job growth returned to a healthy pace. Unemployment hit a decade low. More...

Wanna drive fast? Racing program shows the right way

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Pro-EU Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest president

PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France’s political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country’s youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and streng More...

Grieving dad runs for school board in gang-scarred suburb

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. More...

Dad, son aim to photograph American families

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — You can’t freeze time and keep your family exactly like it is right this minute.  Unless you have a picture.  More...

Only 3 people tasked to check on Colorado pipeline safety

DENVER (AP) — State records show Colorado has only three people assigned to check on the safety of pipelines running from about 54,000 active oil and gas wells, a task that came under scrutiny after a leaking pipeline was blamed for a fatal hou More...

Judge denies defense dismissal motion in cookout ambush

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has denied defense motions to dismiss murder charges against two men in an ambush at a western Pennsylvania cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child.  More...

Mother wants to know about overdosed daughter’s last hours

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeanna Fisher has trekked through Pittsburgh for two weeks, taping up fliers with her daughter’s name: Marley Fisher; her age: 28; and her end: alone, in a bathroom at Point State Park. More...

Mt. Pleasant School Board could approve budget that calls for tax hike

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City residents asked to answer CDBG survey

Some Connellsville City residents will soon be contacted and asked to participate in a survey as part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) process.  More...

An ocean apart for 70 years, sons of Italian POWs meet

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Half-brothers Victor Fogelsonger and Roberto De Angelis met for the first time this week - more than 70 years after their father was swept up in World War II. More...

Fire continues to spread in southern Georgia wildlife refuge

FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Firefighters were battling Sunday to prevent a fire in a southern Georgia wildlife refuge from spreading, authorities said.  More...

Nigerian president ‘delighted’ to meet freed schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy at meeting Sunday with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed after being held captive for three years by Boko Haram Islamic extremists.  More...

High school senior projects evolve

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Greensburg Salem student Liz Rullo presented her senior project to school and community members Friday. But her work isn’t over yet. More...

Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The dark gray fish prized for its buttery flavor live deep in the ocean, so researchers keep their lab cold and dark to simulate ideal conditions for sablefish larvae. More...

Firm relies on foreign laborers to put turkeys on your table

OREFIELD, Pa. (AP) — There are few experiences more quintessentially American than sitting at the table with family and friends on Thanksgiving Day to dine on roast turkey. More...

Some towns rebound, others wither as manufacturing declines

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Approach nearly any small town in central Pennsylvania and you’re likely to see one of two things. More...

Miley Cyrus takes to Instagram to clarify hiphop remarks

Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to “more uplifting, conscious rap,” with an eye to giving the younger generation a more positive message with her own music. More...

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