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October 21, 2017 RSS feed / News

White House: No required sentences in military justice cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that any military justice case must be “resolved on its own facts” after Army Sgt. More...

New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so.  More...

Family believes body is that of missing Argentine protester

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The brother of an Argentine protester whose disappearance prompted large demonstrations said Friday that the family believes a body found in a river this week is that of activist Santiago Maldonado.  The fami More...

Women say they were branded, traumatized by New York group’s doctors

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Women say they were branded and traumatized by doctors in a secretive New York group, and state officials say they’ll review why authorities didn’t act sooner on the women’s reports.  More...

Sharpsburg residents cautiously embrace revival

SHARPSBURG (AP) — Sharpsburg used to be the place where everybody knew your nickname. There were Strats, Gooch, Mooch, Toots, Chick, Fish, Mutt, Bear Hands, Half-ear and Jumpy the dog catcher. Carl Gatto was always Sunny.  More...

Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump’s nominees for key regulatory posts. More...

Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday rushed to defend chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an “empty barrel” making noise. More...

Q&A on the GOP effort to overhaul the nation’s tax system

WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided Republicans in Congress are tackling an ambitious overhaul of the nation’s tax system that would deeply cut levies for corporations and double the standard deduction used by most average Americans. More...

Hawaii boat crash spurs new concerns about foreign fishermen

HONOLULU (AP) — A boat that ran aground off Honolulu while transporting foreign fishermen to work in Hawaii’s commercial fishing industry has raised new questions about the safety and working conditions for foreign laborers in this unique U.S. fleet. More...

Top Dems nix White House demands to alter health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. More...

KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC’s account.  More...

Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with lives

BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist charged with murder in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew that mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms and that drugs shipped to customers were not sterile, but chose to d More...

Lawsuit claims Kansas prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate’s brain

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Artists look to preserve Bethlehem Steel on canvas

BETHLEHEM (AP) — What enchants painter Rachel Lussier about the Bethlehem Steel’s old blast furnaces is the “beautiful decay” — the warm rust colors and, when the sunlight is just right, iridescent grays wrapped around w More...

Breaking tradition, former presidents sparring with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without mentioning him by name.  More...

Court blocks immigrant teen’s access to abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-yearold immigrant being held in a Texas facility, ruling Friday that the government should be given time to try to release her so she can obtai More...

Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed’s top 2 posts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve’s top two jobs.  More...

Connellsville Area Garden Club discusses upcoming events

The Connellsville Area Garden Club recently had its October meeting. The club discussed several important upcoming events and fundraisers. More...

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