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South Africa’s Johnny Clegg sings, kicks on farewell tour

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At 64, his pancreatic cancer in remission, South African musician Johnny Clegg kicked high and stomped five consecutive times — the signature move of Zulu war dancing — during a packed Johannesburg concert that h More...

In Boston, a Dutch treat of donated Golden Age masterpieces

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s art scene is getting a Dutch treat with a twist: a flurry of donated 17th-century masterpieces that experts say will change the city’s museum landscape for decades to come.  More...

Liz Smith, syndicated gossip columnist, dies at age 94

Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, died Sunday at the age of 94. More...

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On this date

Today is Monday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2017. There are 48 days left in the year. More...


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Artificial tears and Omega-3’s can help with dry eyes


DEAR DOCTOR: My eyes are so dry, they often feel as if I have sand in them. I use drops, but they don’t always work. Is there anything else I can do? And will this hurt my vision over time?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Casey Girls set meeting   Casey Girls will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Knights of Columbus in Connellsville. Committee members are Shirley Ferencuha, Ginny McDowell and Paulette Friguglietti. More...


Kimberly A. Harkins


Kimberly Ann (Taylor) Harkins was born in Connellsville on April 11, 1967 and on November 11, 2017 she entered Heaven’s gates after nearly three years of living with cancer. More...


Nation’s Civil War history should be remembered

(AP) –– The Civil War happened in this country. That is a fact.  More...

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New Democratic spin cycle: launder money, get out the toughest sleaze

The Democrats have two very different profiles. One is their public face of absolute moral purity. They’re just better people than Republicans.  That’s what you’re buying when you walk into the Democratic store: pure virtue. More...


Former Vikings Riddle, Toohey earn PAC honors

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BASKETBALL   St. Rita’s  More...


Monday, Nov. 13 Hockey Connellsville at Burrell, 9 p.m.  ----- Tuesday, Nov. 14 No games scheduled ----- Wednesday, Nov. 15 No games scheduled -----  More...

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