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December 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

Perryopolis celebrates Christmas at the Circle

Christmas was in full force in Perryopolis recently during the second annual Christmas at the Circle.  Vendors lined the circle, nearly 30 trees were on display at the Frazier Community Library and Santa was available to hear Christmas hopes and More...

First-ever tally finds Michigan home to about 465 bee species

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. More...

Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

CHICAGO (AP) — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. More...

Zinke, Patagonia trade harsh words over national monuments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. More...

Trump move on Jerusalem highlights Arab divisions

BEIRUT (AP) — Muslims across the Middle East warned Wednesday of disastrous consequences after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but in a region more divided than ever, many asked what leaders can do beyond More...

Nuclear fusion project hails halfway construction milestone

BERLIN (AP) — A vast international experiment designed to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable source of energy is halfway toward completion, the organization behind the project said Wednesday. More...

Honduras president open to review of vote

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras’ president said he is open to a review of a disputed vote count in a bid for re-election that has plunged the country into a political crisis following claims of fraud from his opponent and violence o More...

Pa. moves to dial back annual testing of students

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor announced Wednesday changes to the state’s regimen of standardized tests that are designed to reduce their impact and length.  More...

Honor Rolls

The following local high school and elementary schools have released their respective honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period. More...

Hallyday idolized in native France, obscure elsewhere

PARIS (AP) — When French TV crews descended on a Los Angeles hospital in 2009, American reporters didn’t get it. Johnny Hallyday was hospitalized. Who’s he? More...

Washington governor opposes House bill on Snake River dams

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is opposed to a bill introduced by Republican U.S. Rep. More...

Viagra goes generic: Pfizer to launch own pill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The little blue pill that’s helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. More...

Judge detains ricin manufacturing suspect who has extensive mental health history

BURLINGTON, Vt. More...

Accusers take on toxic culture in television newsrooms

Women who say they were sexually harassed or mistreated by powerful men in television news have banded together to form a support network aimed at changing a newsroom culture they say has given men a free pass to misbehave for decades.  More...

Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ending period of speculation

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he would seek re-election next year in a race he is poised to win easily, putting him on track to become the nation’s longest serving ruler since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. More...

Doubts grow over U.K. government’s preparation for European Union exit

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government acknowledged Wednesday that it has made no detailed assessment of the economic impact of leaving the European Union, as its lack of preparation for the break became clear.  More...

Connellsville High School Class of 1946 holds reunion

The Connellsville High School Class of 1946 met in October at Bud Murphy’s to reminisce and enjoy the film “Connellsville 1946.” Attending the reunion were (seated, from left) Peggy McCrum Witt, Betty Langly Peterson and Edna Flemin More...

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