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May 16, 2018 RSS feed / News

Southmoreland board discusses budget, projects

Money was the center of discussions at the recent meeting of the Southmoreland board of school directors.  With the first draft of the Southmoreland School District’s 2018-19 budget including a $2.4 million deficit, Business Manager James More...

Golden Reunion to take place May 27

The seventh annual Golden Reunion will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with high casualty toll

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Patients with gunshot wounds filled wards and hallways in Gaza’s under-equipped and overwhelmed main hospital Tuesday, with dozens still waiting in line for surgery a day after Israeli soldiers shot and killed 59 Palestin More...

More U.S. adults try vaping but current use is down, data show

CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows 1 in 7 U.S. adults have tried electronic cigarettes. More...

Remembering author Tom Wolfe

NEW YORK (AP) — You only had to look at him — in his white suits and two-tone shoes — or read such books as “The Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Right Stuff” to know that Tom Wolfe was like no other. More...

Facebook: We’re better at policing nudity than hate speech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of unacceptable posts because computers still stumble over the nuances of human language, the company reve More...

Former Levin property one step closer to development

It’s taken years, but the former Levin warehouse site on Bridgeport Street in Mt. More...

Medic 10 subscriptions available

Funding for Mt. More...

Six U.S. states accuse opioid maker Purdue of fueling overdose deaths

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid Oxy- Contin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. More...

Nation’s most restrictive abortion law challenged

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Abortion-rights groups said Tuesday that they had filed a lawsuit challenging the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, an Iowa provision that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, around the si More...

Hawaii volcano eruption costs tourism millions

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — People nixing vacations to Hawaii’s Big island has cost the tourism industry millions of dollars as the top attraction, Kilauea volcano, keeps spewing lava. More...

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