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News

GOP senators suggest bill to repeal health care law ‘dead’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The initial GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health law is probably “dead” and President Donald Trump’s proposal to just repeal it appears to be a “non-starter,” two moderate Repu More...

Trump: U.S. must work with Russia, move past election issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany. More...

Report: Trump Jr. was promoised damaging information about Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s eldest son said Sunday he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer shortly after his father clinched the Republican nomination, hoping to get information helpful to the campaign. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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MONDAY’S TV BEST BETS

American Ninja Warrior8 p.m. WJAC WTOV WPXICleveland is the next city tohost the season’s qualifyingrounds in this new episode,with Razor’s Edge andiBeam Gap as the latestadditions to the obstaclecourse. Last season’s female More...

Lifestyles

When consuming caffeine, err on the side of moderation

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: My teenager drinks a lot – I mean, a LOT – of soda and energy drinks. But I recently read that a teenager died after only three caffeinated drinks. How can this be? How much is too much? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed  Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will host a potluck covered dish dinner will follow the 10:45 a.m. worship on Sunday, July 30. More...

City block party to offer help for opioid addicts

A fun time with a serious purpose is planned for Saturday, July 15, when a city-wide block party will be held at Yough River Park where help will be offered to opioid addicts.  The event will run from 2 p.m. More...

Best friends in Mt. Pleasant share scholarship this year

Two best friends will share the 2017 Something for Sire Scholarship this year.  Anna Billey, 18, of Mt. Pleasant Township and Ally Kaputa, 18, of Mt. Pleasant were both recently awarded the scholarship named for John L. King, of Mt. More...

Obituaries

Charles R. Madore

Charles R. “Chuck” Madore, 78, of Connellsville, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Chuck was born Nov. More...

Diego ‘Duke’ Hernandez, once Navy’s ranking Hispanic officer, dies

MIAMI (AP) — Family members say retired Vice Admiral Diego “Duke” Hernandez, once the highest ranking Hispanic officer in the U.S. Navy, has died. More...

Opinion

LIHEAP reductions won’t survive budget

(AP) – It is almost a sure thing that President Trump’s proposed elimination of a federal low-income heating assistance program absolutely critical to Maine won’t survive the budget process.  More...

Heroin overdoses cause for reflection

(AP) – The astonishing spate of heroin overdoses in Brattleboro over the Fourth of July is cause for a deep reflection on the state of the nation.  More...

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Sports

Connellsville Legion downs Smithfield, 7-2

After two days of rainouts, the Connellsville Legion baseball team finally got enough sunshine to begin its playoff run, and the team did so in a big way, shattering a 1-1 tie late in the game and going on to beat host Smithfield, 7-2.  More...

Pirates rock Lester, beat Cubs, 14-3

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Chicago Cubs packed up quickly for the All-Star break, Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” played over the speakers in the home clubhouse at Wrigley Field. More...

Junior Legion advances to championship series

Collyn Flynn swatted a home run and a single as the Connellsville Junior Legion baseball team defeated Farmington, 13-0, in 5 innings to sweep their best-of-three playoff series. More...

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