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News

Giuliani contradicts as he defends Trump in media

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is delivering confounding and at times contradictory statements as he tries to lessen the legal burdens on his client from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 More...

CIA nominee offered to withdraw over interrogation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, offered to withdraw her nomination, two senior administration officials said Sunday, amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interro More...

Britain hopes to address Trump concerns on Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. More...

Opinion

Health insurance rates to increase

(AP) –– Call them Republicans that tell the truth, if much too late. More...

Political Cartoon

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GOP midterm slogan: ‘We need guest workers to do your jobs!’

At a recent rally in Michigan, President Trump promised to bring in lots of guest workers to –– I quote –– “do your jobs.”  Once, long ago, Trump was against replacing American workers with cheap foreign labor More...

Sports

Vikings’ Gnibus signs with California U.

Ava Gnibus is a good athlete and a good student. The Mt. More...

Kuhl, Rodriguez pitch 2-hitter as Pirates pummel Brewers 9-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers bring out the best in Chad Kuhl. More...

Roaring Lions fall in PSUAC playoffs

Hannah Kline, Aubree Yates, Kelsey Holp, and Chanel Porter all picked up hits, but the Penn State-Fayette softball team lost to Penn State-Brandywine, 10-0, in the first game of Saturday’s PSUAC playoff doubleheader.  Tiffany Markovitch to More...

Southmoreland hosts ‘Day Without Hate’ for students

April 27 was quite the positive day at Southmoreland Middle School.  Inspirational messages could be seen on the sidewalk as one entered the building. Posters with uplifting messages adorned the walls on the hallways. More...

Southmoreland 2019 yearbook becomes ‘Legend’ spanning 55 years

Normally, high school yearbooks are a way to look back at moments captured in any given year.  In 2019, the Southmoreland High School yearbook will be more of a time capsule spanning the last 55 years.  Paul Brittain, the school’s yea More...

Obituaries

Ronald E. Addis III

VANDERBILT

Ronald E. “Skoot” Addis III, 32, of Vanderbilt, passed away at 4:21 p.m. Friday, May 4, 2018, with his loving family at his bedside, after losing his battle against addiction.  Skoot was born Dec. More...

Virginia Goswick

FORMERLY OF CONNELLSVILLE

Virginia “Ginger” Goswick, 72, of Morganton, N.C., niece of Margaret Mitchell of Connellsville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, after several years of declining health.  Born in Connellsville on Feb. More...

Sharee E. White

WHITE

Sharee E. White, 61, of White, passed away peacefully Friday, May 4, 2018, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  She was born June 20, 1956, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Verna V. Gales White.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

Sudoku

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On This Date

Today is Monday, May 7, the 127th day of 2018. There are 238 days left in the year. In A.D. More...

Comics

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Lifestyles

Fay-West Calendar

Hospital retirees to meet The Connellsville General/Highlands Hospital retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, for a lunch at New York Pizza and Pasta. No reservations are necessary. For more information, call 724-628-3289. More...

Recent study shows promise in early-stage cancer diagnosis

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: I recently read that a modified Pap smear has the potential to show early warning signs of ovarian and endometrial cancers, as well as cervical cancer. How accurate is this test, and when might it be available? More...

Church News

Novena celebrated  The Novena to Saint Anthony of Padua is celebrated at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. in Saint Rita’s Church and continues for nine consecutive weeks until the Feast of Saint Anthony in June. More...

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