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September 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Geibel Homecoming Queen crowned

Geibel Catholic senior Piper Scarry was crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen by Grace Nowicki, 2016 Homecoming Queen on Saturday, Sept. 16. She was escorted by senior Jesse Yourish. She is the daughter of Jamie and Julie Scarry of Connellsville.   More...

Local police reports listed

Assault charges filed   Connellsville police charged John Goff, 33, of Connellsville with possession of drug paraphernalia, simple assault and harassment following an incident at a residence on E. Murphy Avenue Sept. 16. More...

U.S. military flies bombers, stealth jets over Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. More...

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. More...

Senate GOP confronts no-tax package in 80- day budget fight

HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate returned to Harrisburg on Monday, Day 80 of an increasingly ugly budget stalemate, as senators began picking apart the House’s no-new-taxes plan and raising questions about whether huge parts of it are realis More...

MARRIAGES

The following couples recently applied for marriage licenses.  Fayette County   Clyde Terry Shipley Jr. and Lori Mae Shipley, both of Mill Run  Aaron Paul Robertson of Beech Grove, Tenn., and Heidi Joy Haasz of Acme  Joseph W. More...

Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans revved up a final push Monday to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, an effort that faces low odds of success and just a two-week window to pass.  More...

GOP eyes tax breaks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation’s fiscal fabric — the mortgage interest deduction that millions of homeowners prize More...

France’s top diplomat tells U.N. discord at highest level since Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and cooperation among nations has become more difficult in a world that is more interdependent than ever, France’s top diplomat said Monday as gl More...

Putin attends military war games, worrying Russia’s neighbors

LUZHSKY RANGE, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday attended the weeklong war games with Belarus that have demonstrated the Russian military’s resurgent might and made neighboring countries nervous. More...

Officer in Utah nurse arrest previously was reprimanded for sexual harassment

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer caught on video dragging a nurse from a hospital and handcuffing her was previously reprimanded for sexually harassing a female co-worker, according to police documents released amid investigations in More...

Saint Vincent Gallery presents work of Walter C. Labys

LATROBE -- The Saint Vincent Gallery at Saint Vincent College will present an exhibit of oil paintings, “Mountains, Gardens, and Sky: A Walt Labys Retrospective,” from Thursday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Nov. 5.  More...

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