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News

Trump claims health overhaul will pass soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn’t think congressional Republicans are “that far off” on a health overhaul to replace “the dead carcass of Obamacare.” Expressing frustrati More...

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries.  More...

Illinois could be 1st state with ‘junk’ credit due to budget

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to “junk” status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come.  More...

Opinion

News stories related to health care bill

Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories related to the health care bill presented by Senate Republicans June 22, 2017.   More...

America’s health care system is depressing

When one discusses the concept of struggling for survival in America’s health care system, it seems like this discussion should be categorized as absurd, but, unfortunately, it’s not.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

Mt. Carmel’s Morgan excelling on soccer field

Student-athletes today have a great many choices when it comes to selecting the sports they want to play, and the number of multi-sport athletes seems to keep increasing. But for one local high school player, life is all about soccer.  More...

Penguins’ GM Rutherford still looking to add after draft

CHICAGO — As the Penguins come out of this weekend’s NHL Draft and prepare for free agency July 1, general manager Jim Rutherford’s main priority is the same as it was before the draft took place.  If anything, it might even be More...

Wiltrout places third at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

Connellsville graduate Madison Wiltrout finished third in the javelin at the USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships on Saturday in Sacramento, Calif.  On her fourth throw, Wiltrout hit her best mark with a toss of 157 feet, 2 inches. More...

Highlands Hospital, WVU open cardiac clinic in Connellsville

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute has opened a clinic in partnership with Highlands Hospital in an effort to bring high quality heart and vascular care to residents of Fayette County. More...

DAR, descendants make sure Dr. Sackett is not forgotten

Dr. Samuel Sackett died in Fayette County in 1833, but his descendants and the Daughters of the American Revolution are making sure he isn’t forgotten. More...

Obituaries

Robert N. Ober

DAWSON

Robert Nevin Ober, 76, of Banning Road, Dawson, went to be with the Lord at 4:39 pm Thursday, June 22, 2017 in AHN/Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills, after a long, hard-fought battle with lung diseases.  More...

Eugene R. Stansak

SCOTTDALE

Eugene R. More...

Nancy Reinstadtler Boyer

SCOTTDALE

Nancy Reinstadtler Boyer, of Scottdale, died peacefully with family by her side on June 22, 2017, at the age of 81 years.  She was born Jan. More...

Lifestyles

Antipsychotics’ side effects can distress dementia patients

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My mother is suffering from dementia and is increasingly difficult, but I’d hate for her to be given antipsychotics. Isn’t there anything else that could be done to keep her calm?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Yoga classes under way   More...

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