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May 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Two arraigned after lengthy police chase

A Ruffsdale couple wanted in the theft of nearly $13,000 from a woman in a personal care home took state troopers on a chase Friday night through farmers’ fields, back yards and other areas before police caught them after their car got stuck in More...

News

Medic 10 seeks new subscriptions

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U.N. health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out artery clogging trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.  The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate in More...

Lawsuit accuses AT&T Mobility of pregnancy discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — Represented by high-powered lawyers, two women filed a federal court lawsuit Monday accusing AT& T’s mobile phone subsidiary of firing them for pregnancy-related absences in violation of federal anti-discrimination laws. More...

Opinion

Trump continues cries of ‘fake news’

(AP) –– The Fake News is working overtime. Just reported that, despite the tremendous success we are having with the economy & all things else, 91 percent of the Network News about me is negative (Fake). More...

Haspel’s record related to torture compromised her

(AP) –– The nomination of Gina Haspel to lead the CIA has yielded an important public benefit: Another reckoning with our government’s shameful practice of torture –– and a renewed declaration that torture is is a gross More...

That’s the gala of love

Commentary pages recently have been debating an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York that opened with a star-studded gala that included Rihanna dressed as a pope, bearing a miter that may or may not have been loaned to her by Cardina More...

Sports

Frazier breaks out bats in playoff win

The Frazier softball team kicked off its WPIAL Class AA playoff run with a bang, as Kathryn Barch swatted two home runs and Kayla Matway also went long to lead the Commodores to a 16-0 win over Brentwood in four innings at Peterswood Park. More...

Supreme Court clears the way for states to legalize sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for states coast to coast to legalize betting on sports, breaking a longtime ban and creating a potential financial boon for states and the gambling industry. More...

Sports betting coming to Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators aren’t predicting when sports betting will begin legally in the state now that the U.S. More...

Judge denies new trial in murder-for-hire case

A judge has denied a former Scottdale man’s bid for a new trial in connection with a murder-for-hire plot dating back to the early 1980s in Fayette County.  Senior Judge David Klementik, who was specially presiding, denied the request of J More...

City man charged with slashing victims

A Connellsville man pulled a hunting knife with a 5- or 6-inch blade on three people and began slashing at them Sunday night near the Second Ward Park, city police said.  More...

GOP candidates vie for new 14th District seat

Two Republicans are vying for a chance to win the seat in the newly redesigned 14th Congressional District today. State Rep. Rick Saccone (R-39) and State Sen. Guy Reschenthaler (R-37) will face off for the Republican spot on November’s ballot. More...

Obituaries

John E. Baker

Everson

John E. Baker, 54, of Everson, passed away early Monday morning, May 14, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while in the presence of his loving family.  He was born Aug. More...

Margo Frock

Formerly of Scottdale

Margo Denise Schwartz Frock, 57, of Largo, Fla., formerly of Scottdale, went home to her Lord and Savior, Sunday, May 13, 2018, at her residence, in the presence of her nieces  She was born Jan. 19, 1961, in Mt. More...

Jeraldine T. Mazza

Connellsville

Jeraldine T. Mazza, 88, of Connellsville, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at home.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.” (Luke 9:35 AKJV)  Listen to Jesus. He cares for you.   More...

Fatty liver disease distressingly common in United States

Dear Doctor: Can you talk about overweight kids and fatty liver disease? I thought this was something that only happens to alcoholics.   More...

Breakneck COG to host annual strawberry festival

The Breakneck Church of God Fellowship Hall Committee will hold its annual strawberry festival from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the fellowship hall on Breakneck Road. More...

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