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November 16, 2018 RSS feed / News

Students at Ramsay Elementary School open several businesses

Last year, fifth-grade students at Donegal Elementary ran their own business making custom mugs.  This year, it’s Ramsay Elementary’s turn.  More...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. More...

California recommends restrictions for popular pesticide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators recommended new restrictions Thursday on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.  The Department of Pesticide Regulation issued temporary guidelines for chlorpyrifos that in More...

Mountain Area News

Fallingwater will host Fayette County Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday. There will be free regular tours and fun family activities for all Fayette County residents. Children must be 6 years of age or older to tour the house. More...

Couple, homeless man charged in scam

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. More...

Judge: Fla. election problems make state a ‘laughingstock’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate headed Thursday to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. More...

Immaculate Conception Parish prepares for annual nut roll sale

Immaculate Conception Parish will hold its annual nut roll sale from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday in Sciberras Hall. More...

Suzanne Carcieri, former Rhode Island first lady, dies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island first lady Suzanne Carcieri has died.  Amy Kempe, a former aide to Republican Gov. Don Carcieri, says she died in the early morning hours Thursday. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. More...

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as “Yesterday When I was Young” and “Honeymoon Feeling,” More...

Ferocious fires spark concern over major health consequences

Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. More...

Northeast battens down hatches as storm nears

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, causing at least seven deadly traffic crashes and closing schools as it dropped snow as far south as central Alabama.  More...

Staggered evacuation plan questioned in fire’s aftermath

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — Ten years ago, as two wildfires advanced on Paradise, residents jumped into their vehicles to flee and got stuck in gridlock. More...

Absentee ballots reviewed in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — As the candidates in the disputed race for Georgia governor retreated further into their corners, counties across the state on Thursday began a court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots and counting those previously rejected More...

Facebook says it’s making progress in detecting hate speech and other rule violations

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said it’s making progress on detecting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules, even before users see and report them.  Facebook said that during the April-to-September period, it doub More...

Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

SUNRISE, Fla. More...

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