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July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page


Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump’s effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in a city that is itself deeply fractured.  More...

Embracing Lincoln, Clinton urges nation to fix divisions


Colorado deputies release bear that got stuck in car

GOLDEN, Colo. More...

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In 1789, the French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille in Paris. In 1881, infamous outlaw Billy the Kid was shot to death by Sheriff Pat Garrett near Fort Sumner in New Mexico. More...


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“For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”  —(Matthew 16:26 AKJV)  There is nothing more valuable than your soul. More...


Community Bible school The Kecksburg and Fairview Churches of God will conduct Deep Sea Discovery Bible School at the Kecksburg Church on Claypike Road from July 25 through July 29. More...

Longevity in men and women has many factors

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard that women tend to live longer than men. Why is that? More...

Fayette fireman’s convention continues

At left, Timmy Stephens of the West Leisenring Volunteer Fire Department, shows some hustle as he takes second in the gear scramble. More...

Youth group helping out Connellsville

Teens from Cranberry church spend week at community ministries and other locations

A Cranberry church youth group is visiting the Connellsville area this week helping at the Connellsville Area Community Ministries as well as completing projects at an area church and at the homes of some congregation members. More...


The Supreme Court’s Texas abortion ruling … Justice Black’s warnings become reality

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Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt was recently decided 5-3 by the U.S. Supreme Court. More...

Slow pace of nonviolent change is important progress


WASHINGTON — With all the frightening stories of gun-inspired mayhem recently, it may seem odd that I choose to lead off my humble column with stories of hope and moral change that many of us lived through 50 years ago in Chicago. More...

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C’ville Legion set to begin regionals

Connellsville will open tournament against Peters Township on Saturday

Connellsville ended the Fayette Legion baseball playoffs with a second-place finish after a couple of hard-fought games against Uniontown. More...

For Crosby, second Cup tour is sweeter in many ways

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — As Sidney Crosby prepares to carry the Stanley Cup through his hometown, he said the championship tour is in many ways sweeter the second time around. More...

Playoff push, trade talk, healing stars as MLB starts second half

David Ortiz is set to get booed at Yankee Stadium, Chris Sale is ready to resume striking out Kris Bryant, and the Kansas City Royals are facing a rugged road back to the playoffs.  Now that the All-Star fun is finished, a look at what’s o More...

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