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Toohey crowned 2017 Mt. Pleasant Homecoming Queen

2016 Mt. Pleasant Area homecoming queen Ally Kaputa (left) crowns Jenna Toohey the 2017 homecoming queen during halftime home game against Yough. More...

Sen. Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key moderate Republican urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers, calling the move &ldq More...

‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off drama with President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced and sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a “moron,” dismissing the brouhaha as the “petty stuff” of Washin More...

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On this date

Today is Monday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2017. There are 76 days left in the year. In 1793, during the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, the queen of France, was beheaded. More...


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Course of treatment varies for patients with thyroid cancer


DEAR DOCTOR: A recent study suggested that cancer for thyroid treatment can be delayed. What would be the point? More...


Sally M. Humbertson


Sally Maxine Humbertson, 80, of Mount Pleasant died Friday Oct. 13, 2017 at her home.  She was born Dec. More...

Jamie L. Sandusky


Jamie L. Sandusky, 55, of Vanderbilt, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Uniontown Hospital.  He was born Jan. 11, 1962, in Connellsville, a son of Harry and Donna Jean Turek of Penn Hills.  Jamie was a self-employed contractor. More...


Push needed for highspeed rural internet

(AP) –– A lot of us are old enough to remember when the internet was at once a novelty and a wonder. More...

TRASH Act is matter of responsibility

(AP) –– Accounting for waste is a matter of civic responsibility. Unfortunately, for too many local and state governments, that responsibility begins and ends with sending their garbage to Pennsylvania.  More...

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Howser balances studies, 4-H and football

Taylor Howser has been a three-year starting offensive lineman for the Uniontown Red Raiders and earned all-Fayette County honors as a junior. More...

Steelers outlast Chiefs 19-13 to defeat NFL’s last unbeaten

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell ran for 179 yards and a touchdown, Antonio Brown made an acrobatic touchdown catch in the fourth quarter and the Pittsburgh Steelers held on to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 19-13 on Sunday. More...

Former Penguin Fleury among those on Vegas IR

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights placed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, a former Pittsburgh Penguin, and forward Jonathan Marchessault on the injured reserve list. More...

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