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News

Trump says China will do the ‘right thing’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid global fears of an escalating trade dispute between the U.S. More...

Lawyers: Prosecutors withheld evidence of teen’s innocence

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A legal team has petitioned the U.S. More...

The key people to watch at Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial

Opening statements start Monday in Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges stemming from allegations he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. The key figures to watch include:  BILL COSBY   More...

Opinion

Trump fails to support veterans

(AP) –– The health and welfare of millions of veterans rest on what feels more like a casting call.  Donald Trump has long promoted himself as a champion of military veterans, but when he finally had a chance last week as president t More...

Etsy makes right decision not to seek re-election

(AP) –– Her credibility on the issue of workplace harassment destroyed by her mishandling of threatening behavior by the top-ranking member of her own staff, U.S. Rep. More...

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Sports

Geibel track team aiming high

The Geibel track team isn’t exactly blessed with a large roster, but that isn’t stopping head coach A.J. More...

Taillon tosses one-hitter, Pirates win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clint Hurdle approached Jameson Taillon in Pittsburgh’s dugout after the top of the eighth inning and asked his team’s emerging ace for a bit of healthy self-assessment.  More...

Reed wins first major title, holding off Fowler at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Patrick Reed became famous playing for his country. He won for himself on Sunday at the Masters.  More...

Well-known UFO incident in Kecksburg to become movie

Dec. 9, 1965 is probably the most talked about day in the history of Kecksburg. The story goes that it was on that day an object described as large, metallic and acorn-shaped crashed into the woods in this village near Mt. Pleasant Township. More...

Connellsville to become state’s second Purple Heart City

Connellsville is poised to become only the second city in the state to be a Purple Heart City. More...

Obituaries

Theresa L. Dunston

REPUBLIC

Theresa Loraine Diehl Dunston, R.N., age 85, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018 at her home. She was born March 2, 1933 in Republic, a daughter of Frank Diehl, Sr. and Mary Ann (Martin) Diehl. More...

Merna C. Urbach

SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

Merna Carlene Urbach, 65, of South Connellsville, slipped away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on April 7, 2018 at her home while surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born Jan. More...

Faye D. Watson

FORMERLY OF DUNBAR

Faye D. Watson, 80, of Brookpark, Ohio, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.  She was born Feb. 5, 1938 in Dunbar, daughter of Harry A Selby and Jessie Anderson Selby. She was a homemaker.  More...

Lifestyles

Surgical techniques for aneurysm have greatly improved over time

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I was recently diagnosed with an aortic thoracic aneurysm and scheduled for surgery. What are the risks, and can I expect to live a normal life afterward?  More...

Fay-West Calendar

Spaghetti fundraiser held   More...

Church News

CDA to meet The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Lambing #314 will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the St. John’s RC Church School Hall. If you have any questions, please contact Dolly Glowacki at 724-887-7884. More...

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