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August 24, 2017 RSS feed / News

Perryopolis man charged with assault

A Perryopolis man punched another man in the mouth, knocking out one tooth and loosening another, borough police said.  Christopher Brown, 25, of rear 123 Janet St., was arraigned Wednesday on aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and simple More...

Police news reported

Window damaged   Someone damaged a front window to a Scottdale man’s home, state police at Uniontown said.  The incident took place between Aug.13 and Sunday, police said.  Charles Connors owns the home on Montgomery Road in Uppe More...

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of covertly recruiting females

NEW YORK (AP) — Inflaming a century-old and mostly cordial rivalry, the president of the Girl Scouts of the USA is accusing the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts’ operations. More...

How to tell if the price is right on your next prescription

Filling a prescription is no longer the simple errand you run after a doctor visit. More...

Federal regulators, Whole Foods shareholders approve Amazon deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring big changes to the supermarket industry and how people order groceries online. More...

Marriage Licenses

Fayette County  Nathan Andrew Smith and Danielle Catherine Rose, both of Star Junction  Joseph Harshman and Kelly D. Fletcher, both of Scottdale  Ryan Caleb Nyiri and Jordan L. Craig, both of Connellsville  Brian T. More...

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles. More...

Players hold breath as $700 million Powerball jackpot drawing nears

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. More...

Up from the ashes: Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phone

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is trying to move past last year’s disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking — and lower battery capacity.  More...

Trump-McConnell feud threatens GOP agenda, re-election prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can’t enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump’s help. It’s simple, and still so complicated. More...

Former officer injects new racial element in 2014 slaying of teen

TULSA, Okla. More...

California dad gets 25 to life in son’s smothering death

ALHAMBRA, Calif. More...

EPA taps Alabama business lobbyist to lead Southeast region

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator has been tapped as the new regional administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection office that oversees eight Southeastern states.  More...

Lawsuit: Pittsburgh school created culture of abuse and excessive force

A Pittsburgh-area school with a history of racial tension created a culture of verbal abuse and excessive force that allowed resource officers to shock students with stun guns and body-slam them, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday.&n More...

Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rights

CAIRO (AP) — Washington’s surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record.  It was also the late More...

Study: 50 million people at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan’s Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study.  More...

Connellsville native earns doctorate degree

Christopher M. Parfitt, originally of Connellsville, recently earned his Doctor of Education degree from Florida Gulf Coast University.  More...

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