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March 6, 2018 RSS feed / News

States mull ‘sanctuary’ status for marijuana businesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shif More...

Cancer claim for Monsanto’s Roundup gets judge’s scrutiny

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Claims that the active ingredient in the widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, U.S. and foreign regulators and the product’s manufacturer — agribusiness giant Monsanto. More...

Uber sued after data stolen by hackers covered up

HARRISBURG (AP) — The ride-hailing company Uber broke Pennsylvania law when it failed to notify potential victims, including thousands of drivers, for a year after it discovered hackers had stolen their personal information, said the state atto More...

Striking teachers descend on Capitol to demand pay raises

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thousands of striking teachers descended on the West Virginia Capitol on Monday, forcing officials to briefly cut off access to the building six days after Gov. More...

Holocaust survivor slams body search

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Holocaust survivor who complained over the weekend of being subjected to a “very demeaning body search” by U.S. More...

Dunbar Twp. Lions Club recognizes Students of the Month

The Dunbar Township Lions Club recently recognized several Dunbar Township Elementary School students as Students of the Month for outstanding achievements this school year. The students received award certificates and Wal-Mart gift cards. More...

Brownlee makes gift to Seton Hill University

Greensburg — Entrepreneur Robert M. “Bob” Brownlee of Deerfield Beach, Fla. More...

State Museum of Pa. announces March program schedule

Harrisburg – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March 2018: StoryTime: Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola, Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM More...

Oscar ratings plunge to a record low

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers could barely stifle a yawn for Hollywood’s biggest night, with the Academy Awards plunging to a record low viewership of 26.5 million people.  More...

Opioid poisonings, overdoses send more U.S. kids to hospitals

CHICAGO (AP) — Opioid poisonings and overdoses are sending increasing numbers of U.S. children and teens to the hospital, according to a study showing a substantial rise in young patients needing critical care. More...

Music used as therapy for dementia patients

NEW CASTLE (AP) — Forty years ago, Jane and Walter Karski danced to “Annie’s Song” at their wedding. Yesterday, John Denver’s classic love song brought tears to Jane’s eyes as she watched Walter, with headphones in place, sing along. More...

House GOP star among Republicans facing unexpected challenge

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Cathy McMorris Rodgers has never lost a race in her U.S. House district in Washington. The Republican has never even received less than 56 percent of the vote. More...

Push is on to restore power with a second storm on the way

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Virginia to New England remained without power Monday, several days after a major nor’easter struck the East Coast, and with another storm bearing down.  More...

Should schools be required to tell parents about bullying?

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Richard and Christine Taras knew their soft-spoken son had been picked on by a school bus bully. More...

Two Geibel students win PJAS awards

Geibel Catholic High School students Andy Becker (center) and Mia Baranowski (right) recently participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science regional competition at California University of Pa. More...

PSECU among PBC’s Top 100 Organizations

Harrisburg – PSECU was named one of the Top 100 Organizations by Pennsylvania Business Central (PBC), a business-to-business publication serving Central Pennsylvania. More...

Garden club holds Feb. meeting

The Connellsville Area Garden Club held its February club meeting recently. The club continues to be focused on several key local projects, such as work on Cameron Court and the Geranium Festival. More...

Washington becomes first state to approve net-neutrality rules

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington became the first state Monday to set up its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. More...

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