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July 21, 2017 RSS feed / News

Musical hits stage at Geyer Performing Arts Center

Actors and Artists of Fayette County will stage the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a fast-paced, Tony Award-winning production, this weekend at the Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale.  More...

GOP leaders plan health bill vote, but it’s an uphill climb

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. More...

California farm region plagued by dirty air looks for assistance

FRESNO, Calif. More...

Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells at auction for $1.8 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A bag containing traces of moon dust sold for $1.8 million at an auction on Thursday following a galactic court battle.  More...

Pa. attorney general announces Consumer Financial Protection Unit

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced he is creating a Consumer Financial Protection Unit to better protect Pennsylvania consumers from financial scams, and appointing an experienced consumer protection attorney to lead the initi More...

Year after reporter killed in Ukraine, no progress in probe

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — After renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bombing in central Kiev last year, Ukraine’s president promised all-out efforts to solve the case. More...

Palestinians clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces near a contested Jerusalem shrine after Muslim worshippers massed outside for evening prayers on Thursday as tensions over the holy site escalated further. More...

Cancer isn’t silencing Sen. John McCain in career’s latest chapter

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain couldn’t bring himself to vote for Donald Trump — so he talked about writing in his best friend’s name for president. More...

U.S. stocks waver

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes essentially hit the snooze bar Thursday as investors were relieved the European Central Bank didn’t announce any changes to its stimulus policies.  More...

Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have More...

Wildfire near Yosemite destroys 45 structures

MARIPOSA, Calif. More...

Governor’s Advisory Council seeks candidates for game commission board

HARRISBURG – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking a qualified candidate to represent District 2 on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s board of directors. More...

U.N. rights chief says China must allow Liu Xia to move freely

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief said Thursday he intends to keep pressuring China to allow the wife of the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to move freely and leave the country if she wants to go elsewhere. More...

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