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July 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Spicer abruptly resigns: Big shake-up for Trump press shop

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV. More...

U.S. bans travel for Americans to N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.  More...

‘Jersey Boys’ nostalgia fades, but the ‘Hit Men’ play on

CRANFORD, N.J. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For the Lamb which is in the middle of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them to living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” (Revelation 7:17 AKJV)  Heaven is a wonderful place that God h More...

Try some of these balancing exercises to steady yourself

Dear Readers: In our previous column, we talked a bit about balance and asked you to stand on one foot. How did it go?  More...

Church News

Bible schools set   • Millertown Community Church will hold its Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 23-28. More...

Deaths tentatively ruled accidental drug overdoses

The deaths of two Uniontown brothers whose bodies were found in their home earlier this week are believed to have been caused by possible accidental drug overdoses.  More...

Judge delays sentencing for Dunbar man on corruption of minors charge

A Fayette County judge has delayed sentencing of a Dunbar man on a corruption of minors charge.  Billy Joe Wilson, 28, had been scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. More...

Cal U faculty safe from layoffs for another year

Tenured and tenure-track faculty members at California University of Pennsylvania Friday were given assurances that their jobs will still be there at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.  More...

Obituaries

Edith L. Knabenshue

Formerly of Connellsville

Edith L. Knabenshue, 90, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Connellsville, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. She was born May 2, 1927, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Louis and Margaret Handford Schroyer. More...

Opinion

Demand for essential jobs bringing changes

(AP) – Here’s a question for the future: Where will America get enough firefighters? More...

The sage of the offered hand

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- He wants to see the Houston Astros play in the World Series, which is possible this year. He wants to see the Houston Texans in the Super Bowl, perhaps a few years off. More...

How to make the best iced coffee at home

Cold brew has given the coffee industry a jolt -- retail sales surged 580 percent from 2011 to 2016, says Mintel’s 2016 U.S. Coffee Report. More...

Sports

Mill Run wraps up regular season with win

There was a stretch during the season when the Mill Run baseball team’s bats were a little bit cold. More...

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course. More...

Roddick, Clijsters to enter Hall of Fame

More people want to ask Andy Roddick about a Grand Slam final he lost than the one he won.  Yes, that 16-14 defeat in the fifth set against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2009 seems to spark more conversations than Roddick’s straight-set vi More...

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