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Police: Man robbed store for drug money

A Fayette City man told authorities he held up a Perryopolis convenience store earlier this month because he was “dope sick and needed money for drugs,” according to court papers.  Nicholas W. More...

News

Syrians celebrate retaking town near Israel-occupied Golan

QUNEITRA, Syria (AP) — Syrian officials on Friday celebrated the recapture of this symbolic southern town near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, raising a flag and playing the national anthem to mark the victory over the armed groups that con More...

Former USC tailback, NFL player Willie Brown dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Brown, Southern California’s original I-formation tailback under coach John McKay who went on to a brief NFL career before returning to the Trojans as a coach, has died. More...

Court: Probe found more than 300 ‘predator priests’ in 6 Pennsylvania dioceses

HARRISBURG (AP) — A landmark grand jury report identifies more than 300 “predator priests” in six of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses, the state Supreme Court said Friday in ordering the findings released.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 1-5 Night: 0-7  Pick 3 Day: 3-4-9 Night: 0-8-7  Pick 4 Day: 8-4-6-9 Night: 8-0-1-0  Pick 5 Day: 1-6-3-4-1 Night: 6-6-5-4-1  Wild Day: 9 Night: 1   More...

Do Just One Thing

One of the biggest culprits of waste is buying lunch in disposable containers on a daily basis. But it can also be a real waste of money, equaling about $2,000 a year on average per person. More...

Lifestyles

Physiological effects of running can slow aspects of aging

Dear Doctor: I’ve been an avid runner since high school, but I’m turning 65 this summer and my wife and my kids have been after me to switch to walking. More...

Science Says record heat, fires worsened by climate change

Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again.  Europe suffered its deadliest fire in more than a century, and one of nearly 90 large fires in the U.S. More...

Massive Northern California wildfire kills second firefighter

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — An explosive wildfire raged through several Northern California communities, killing two firefighters and destroying dozens of homes after thousands of terrified residents fled in miles-long traffic jams.  More...

Uniontown man charged with criminal homicide

A Uniontown man unsuccessfully tried to fire a handgun, then pulled the trigger a second time, wounding a 23-year-old man who later was pronounced dead at Uniontown Hospital, state police at Uniontown said.  More...

Uniontown grad crowned Fayette County Fair Queen

The third time was a charm for 2018 Fayette County Fair Queen and Miss Congeniality Mikaela Kamp.  Kamp’s summer revolved around preparing for opening night of the fair. More...

Cattlemen’s Association honored at fair

The Fayette County Cattlemen’s Association was named a Friend of the Fair at Thursday’s opening ceremonies.  On hand to present the award was Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.  Recipients are nomi More...

Obituaries

Virginia M. Hardy

Dunbar

Virginia McGinnis Fitzgerald Hardy, 84, of Dunbar, died Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Hillside Estates, Connellsville.  She was born Feb. More...

William J. Roeder

Alverton

William J. Roeder, 61, of Alverton, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018.  He was born Jan. 2, 1957, in Braddock, a son of the late Carl and Catherine (Peterson) Roeder.  More...

George Harshman

Connellsville

George “Bubby” Harshman, 81, of Connellsville, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, in Cherry Tree Rehabilitation Center, Uniontown.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. More...

Opinion

Liar, liar, pants on fire

Maybe it’s the nostalgia, maybe it’s because it’s a great park, but I love Busch Gardens Williamsburg.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Social security’s ‘slow motion’ crisis speeds up

SOCIAL SECURITY’S ‘SLOW MOTION’ CRISIS SPEEDS UP  More...

Sports

Marines assist Falcons with team-building

Throughout the off-season, Connellsville football coach Marko Thomas has been stressing the importance of team-building and working together as one cohesive unit in order to accomplish a goal.  More...

Mill Run, Carmichaels set for another championship showdown

In the first round of the Fayette County Baseball League playoffs, Mill Run was able to claw back from a couple of big deficits to pull out a 2-1 series win over Bill’s Bit Service.  More...

Colbert defends Tomlin, speaks on Bell’s contract

LATROBE -- Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert vehemently defended and supported head coach Mike Tomlin on Friday during a press conference at St. More...

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