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July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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House budget key to success of Trump tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite opposition from Republican moderates and conservatives, House leaders are pressing ahead with a budget plan whose success is critical to the party’s hopes to deliver on one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities — a GOP- More...

U.S. restores asset seizures

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will soon restore the ability of police to seize suspects’ money and property with federal help, but The Associated Press has learned the policy will come with a series of new provisions aimed at More...

Trump had conversation with Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit it Germany.  More...

Opinion

Mentally ill do not belong in prisons

(AP) – In a civilized state, those in the middle of a mental crisis would get immediate care before they did harm to themselves or others. More...

Parents should keep children vaccinated

(AP) – Most people at one time or another have dreaded receiving vaccinations but endured the momentary pain from the needle’s prick to get the shot knowing it was for their own good.  Vaccinations help millions of people every year More...

What campaign wouldn’t seek Clinton emails?

The public learned on March 10, 2015, that Hillary Clinton had more than 60,000 emails on her private email system, and that she had turned over “about half” of them to the State Department and destroyed the rest, which she said were “personal” and “ More...

Sports

Mill Run blanked by Carmichaels

After falling to Carmichaels in a Fayette County Baseball League game on Monday at Carmichaels, Mill Run hoped a change of scenery would help bring about a different result when the two teams met again on Tuesday, this time at Mill Run.  More...

NA tops Connellsville to win Section 2 title

Jake Puskar and Hunter Harshman each had a single to account for Connellsville’s only two hits of the game as the 10-12 Little League All- Stars fell to North Allegheny, 8-1, in the Section 2 tournament at Kittanning Little League on Tuesday.&n More...

Mickelson to play British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Royal Birkdale and Torrey Pines would seem to have nothing in common except that Phil Mickelson is playing major championships on both without a driver in his bag.  Mickelson carried only the 3-wood with him durin More...

Everson man charged with sexually assaulting girl

An Everson man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a girl three times, the first happening when the child was 12 years old, according to court papers. More...

Officers attend trooper’s funeral

LATROBE (AP) — Hundreds of police officers from as far away as Colorado, Utah and Texas came to the funeral and procession to honor a Pennsylvania state trooper killed when his cruiser collided with a garbage truck last week.  More...

Obituaries

Robert B. Bauer Jr.

Dawson

Robert Barr Bauer Jr., 92, of Dawson, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 18, 2017, at his residence.  Bob was born May 26, 1925, at Fairhope, near North Belle Vernon, a son of the late Robert Barr and Margaret (Morgan) Bauer, who passe More...

Genevieve Garlick

South Connellsville

Genevieve Garlick, 92, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2017, at Harmon House Care Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Walter and Julia Jaros Domaracki.  More...

Dawn M. Lusty

Mt. Pleasant

Dawn Marie (Earnesty) Lusty, 54, of Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word o More...

Protect family members, pets from ticks during your next hike

Dear Doctor: I’ve been reading a lot of warnings about the recent wet weather causing an abundance of ticks and their potential to cause disease. I knew about Lyme disease, but now Powassan virus? What’s that? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Mensa group to meet The Corner Counties Mensa Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at Rizz’s Restaurant, 84 W. Main St., Uniontown. Members, guests and interested persons are invited. The program will be a trivia quiz. More...

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