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Appeals court reverses murder conviction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A divided appeals court has reversed the third-degree murder conviction of a man who had argued that he killed a man in self-defense after he was harassed and attacked by him on a Philadelphia sidewalk.  More...

Pa. quintuplets prepare to graduate

HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — They were born together, live together, work together and go to school together.  Now the Griffin quintuplets — Austin, Evan, Miranda, Lindsay and Dillon — are graduating from Souderton Area High School. More...

Missile defense test succeeds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon scored an important success Tuesday in a test of its oft-criticized missile defense program, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting U.S. More...

Opinion

Treatment vital component in drug-abuse battle

(AP) – State panel recognizes treatment as vital component in drug-abuse battle.  There are calls from some quarters to re-emphasize incarceration as a solution to the drug crisis. More...

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Work on border wall moves forward

New revelations come almost by the minute in the Trump-Russia affair. A reasonable observer might conclude that is all that is happening in the Trump administration. More...

Sports

Vikings fall to Panthers in title game

Errors are a killer in baseball. That’s a lesson Mt. More...

Penguins wary, Predators confident as Stanley Cup Final Game 2 looms

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The winning team went nearly two full periods without a shot. More...

Diamondbacks blank Bucs, 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched a four-hitter in his first career complete game and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 on Tuesday night.  Ray (5-3) struck out 10, had no walks and threw 115 pitches.  The lef More...

Southmoreland to balance budget by eliminating deficit

Southmoreland School District has a preliminary budget in place that does not include a tax increase after four votes were taken on a proposed spending plan.  The final vote approved last week by each of the six school directors in attendance ca More...

Laurelville church to host summer day camp for kids

Soon the very last school bell of the year will ring, and the kids will be off and running for their summer vacation.  With the idea of keeping kids active and fit, Laurelville Mennonite Church Center, a camp and retreat center located in the vi More...

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 0-7 Night: 2-9  Pick 3 Day: 7-2-6 Night: 9-4-7  Pick 4 Day: 8-9-2-5 Night: 3-0-5-3  Pick 5 Day: 7-6-8-1-4 Night: 7-5-5-7-9  Wild Day: 4 Night: 1   More...

Do Just One Thing

Using wood chips as mulch around the house is an eco-friendly and natural way to control weeds and lock in moisture for your landscaping and gardens. But not all mulch is the same. More...

Lifestyles

More studies are needed on the efficacy of paractin

Dear Doctor: I’ve heard that a product called paractin, a plant extract, promotes a health inammator response. Is this true? How does it work?   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Rummage buildings open   The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, located on Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday.  Auction items needed  More...

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