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July 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trump, administration press Republicans to back health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP’s reworked health care bill from crashing, with the president saying wavering senators “must More...

Perryopolis VFW hopes to turn over responsibility for honor roll memorial

VFW Post 7023 wants to give responsibility for the honor roll monument in Perryopolis back to the borough.  Post members John Shortman and Daniel Rabatin said during Wednesday’s meeting that age and a decline of membership is making it har More...

State tax liens show a Justice company owing $1 million

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Court records show West Virginia Tax Department officials have filed four new liens for almost $1 million against one of the coal companies owned by Gov. Jim Justice and his family.  More...

Pittsburgh’s weird concert boat could soon be dismantled

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Point Counterpoint II, a 195-foot-long, self-propelled, otherworldly concert boat, has brought music from the rivers of Pittsburgh to small towns throughout America to the great capitals of Europe for 41 years.  Soon, how More...

Liberation from militants leaves devastation in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — There was a smell of death in Mosul’s Old City when Ayman Hashem came back this week to see what happened to his home. His neighborhood was unrecognizable.  More...

Bastille Day: Macron vows merciless fight against terror

NICE, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday vowed to “fight without mercy” inside and outside France to end extremist attacks like the one that killed 86 revelers on Bastille Day in the Riviera city of Nice one ye More...

Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society hosts free Kids Day

The Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society, 128 Pleasant St., Morgantown, W. Va., will hold Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Westmoreland County   Matthew David Haberstock of Clairton and Hillary Kristen Minick of Scottdale  Ryan Thomas Lalley and Mia Rose Mullaney, both of Scottdale  Francis Paul Cross and Sherry Lynn Boring, both of Scottdale  Brad Mi More...

Disney fans get look at upcoming films

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How hot is too hot aboard an airliner? The law doesn’t say

DENVER (AP) — Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. More...

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is the man to watch on healthcare bill

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Health care legislation is hanging by a thread in the Senate, and no one is under more pressure than Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.  More...

Doctors are now prescribing park visits to Philly-area kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a darkened room at CHOP Primary Care, Cobbs Creek, physician Chris Renjilian set up a projector and debriefed doctors, nurses, and other staff on a new intervention that the office will begin offering to patients in its c More...

Man confesses to 4 murders

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Matthew R. Hornick Memorial Scholarship winners announced

The 2017 winners of the Matthew R. Hornick Memorial Scholarship are Nicole Wood and Allie Grimm. The four-year scholarship is awarded to Connellsville Area High School graduates who will major in education. More...

U.N. report: Production of coca leaf surges in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A new United Nations report shows that coca production in Colombia has surged to levels not seen in two decades.  That is complicating the South American country’s efforts to make its vast, lawless countrysid More...

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