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November 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

MPASD discusses policy that calls for student drivers to be drug tested

A policy in the Mt. More...

News

Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — A data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign reached out to WikiLeaks during the campaign about obtaining emails related to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the company’s CEO said. More...

Tax split between House, Senate poses big challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. More...

MARRIAGE LICENSES

Fayette County  Charles Danial Pappa and Bethany Joyce Indof, both of Connellsville  Christopher T. Sanner and Heather L. More...

Opinion

Tax reform bill remains to be seen

(AP) –– The tax reform bill presented in the House of Representatives last week by the Republican majority could be useful to America, but will go back and forth through the mill at length before it becomes law, determining what Americans More...

Mass shootings are becoming ritual in U.S.

(AP) –– On Sunday, Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in south Texas. More...

U.S. shaken after one year of Trump

When President Donald J. More...

Sports

Miller to play softball at Cedarville

Ever since her freshman season, Brooke Miller has been a steady and reliable player for the Connellsville High School girls softball team. More...

Colts continue searching for way to stop Steelers’ offense

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chuck Pagano has never been one to play by the numbers.  And he’s not starting now.  So rather than remind his players of what happened the last three times Pittsburgh and Indianapolis met, Pagano skipped rig More...

Power play thrives, Holtby hits milestone as Caps beat Pens, 4-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson and T.J. Oshie scored rare home power-play goals. Braden Holtby became the second-fastest goaltender in NHL history to reach 200 victories. And the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 Friday night. More...

Mother seeks more time in pending lawsuit

Woman sues F.C., prison and others in daughter’s death

A woman who sued Fayette County and others in connection with the death of her daughter inside the county prison wants more time to respond to efforts by some defendants to be dismissed from the federal lawsuit.  Lorelei Scott, acting as adminis More...

New mini casinos won’t come to Fayette County

Connellsville Township and other Fayette County communities won’t need to worry about whether they want to allow new mini casinos or truck stop casinos that will be permitted under state law.  More...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Ambrose Sr.

Vanderbilt

Joseph Michael Ambrose Sr., 69, of Vanderbilt, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Highlands Hospital.  He was born Nov. More...

Audrey J. Arison

Vanderbilt

Audrey J. Arison, 79, of Vanderbilt, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born March 28, 1938, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Francis B. and Hazel (McCutcheon) Hall.  More...

‘Magnum, P.I.’ actor John Hillerman dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Hillerman, who played stuffed-shirt Higgins to Tom Selleck’s freewheeling detective Thomas Magnum in the 1980s TV series “Magnum, P.I.” has died, his nephew said Thursday. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 AKJV)  All of creation is shouting that God is. Let’s join in and praise the Lord.   More...

Although fairly uncommon, mumps outbreaks still occur

Dear Doctor: I’m 79 years old and recently contracted mumps. I’ve never been so ill, and in fact, I am still suffering the aftereffects. Please help other older adults understand whether they should get the mumps vaccine.   More...

Church News

Rummage sale set   The Christian Church of Connellsville, 212 S. Pittsburgh St., will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Saturday. Christmas decorations, vintage items, collectibles, household items and more will be available. More...

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