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February 27, 2018 RSS feed / News

Polls say Americans hate Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking for common ground with your neighbor these days? Try switching subjects from the weather to Congress. Chances are, you both agree it’s terrible.  More...

Still no cease-fire in Syrian enclave; Russia orders pause

BEIRUT (AP) — As a U.N. More...

CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world’s most dangerous germs, the nation’s top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one.  More...

Liz Weston: When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfall

The typical advice about what people should do with their tax refunds — save for retirement! pay off debt! — ignores how little wiggle room many families have with their finances. More...

Verna Montessori students garner awards at Future City competition

Verna Montessori School students (from left) Jacob Palmiscno, Alex Taylor and Nicholas Gaydos recently helped the school earn two special awards at the 2018 Future City Competition on Jan. 20 at Carnegie Hall in Oakland. More...

PIC announces youth programs

The Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc. (PIC), in conjunction with the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board, is excited to announce the current youth programs that are being offered.  More...

Police reports listed

Man charged in break in   A Connellsville man is being held at the Fayette County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bond after allegedly stealing a video gaming device.  According to Connellsville police, Joshua Edward Thomas, 31, allegedly entered More...

Student wounded in school shooting says she’s recovering, thanks doctors

PARKLAND, Fla. More...

A look at transportation safety rules sidelined under Trump

President Donald Trump says his administration has ended more unnecessary regulations than any previous administration. More...

Connellsville student earns Eagle Scout designation

Wesley J. Cramer, son of Donald and Lesia Cramer of Connellsville, achieved Boy Scouting’s highest rank, Eagle Scout, in August 2017. He received his Eagle badge during a Court of Honor ceremony on Oct. More...

St. Vincent gallery to present ‘Maundy Money’ exhibit

LATROBE – The Saint Vincent Gallery will host an additional exhibit in conjunction with the senior exhibit that is opening on Thursday, March 1, and that will run until Sunday, April 8.  Thomas J. More...

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