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October 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Yosemite park rangers recover bodies of 2 who fell to deaths

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yosemite National Park rangers have recovered the bodies of two people who fell from a popular overlook after working to reach them for hours, an official said Friday.  More...

South Carolina mass shooting: Slain deputy mourned

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff’s deputy who died from wounds suffered in a mass shooting earlier this month was remembered Sunday at her funeral as a dedicated peace officer who always had a smile.  More...

Shoppers may face hard choices again on health marketplaces

Insurance shoppers likely will have several choices for individual health coverage this fall. The bad news? There’s no guarantee they will cover certain doctors or prescriptions. More...

Opinion

Americans should be concerned about journalists killed on the job

(AP) –– Thoughtful Americans ought to be concerned about the murder of a journalist who wrote columns about Saudi Arabia for the Washington Post. But what about the other 44 journalists who have met violent deaths this year? More...

Health care more important to voters than climate change

(AP) –– Health care has the lead this election season, as the top issue for voters as they decide which candidates will get their support.  Meanwhile, climate change hasn’t really registered with voters as a top-of-mind priorit More...

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Sports

Armanious thankful for time with Vikings

When Lauren Armanious took over as head softball coach at Mt. Pleasant, she knew there would come a time when she would be ready to move on and focus on other areas of her life. More...

Steelers down Browns, 33-18 a day after synagogue shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers brought some joy to a city that needed it more than ever.  Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, James Conner scored twice, and Pittsburgh beat the Cleveland Browns 33-18 on Sunday t More...

Logano shoves past Truex to earn shot at NASCAR championship

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joey Logano earned a shot at NASCAR’s Cup title by using an old fashioned bump-and-run on Martin Truex Jr. to win at Martinsville Speedway. More...

Rabbi issues statement on Jewish mass murder in Squirrel Hill

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach issued a statement Sunday on the Jewish mass murder in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh.  “Our hearts go out to the families of the victims, who were murdered in the Shabbat massacre at Tree of Life –&nda More...

Mt. Pleasant native travels to promote his documentary film

Mt. Pleasant native V. Scott Balcerek of Oakland, Calif., is living his dream and traveling the world to promote his documentary film, “Satan and Adam.”  More...

Obituaries

Victor E. Szymanski

SCOTTDALE

Victor E. Szymanski, 83, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 28, 2018.  He was born Feb. More...

Micheline Natale

CONNELLSVILLE

Micheline (Maggie) Natale, 84, of Connellsville, died Oct. 26, 2018 at Uniontown Hospital. She was born Nov. 3, 1933 in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Amato and Jennie (Fiano) Natale. More...

Merne L. Hall

SOUTH CONNELLSVILLE

Merne L. Hall, 87, of South Connellsville, died Saturday Oct. 27, 2018 at her home. S he was born April 3, 1931 in Connellsville. More...

Lifestyles

Readers offer feedback on CBD and how to treat ‘hanger’

ASK THE DOCTORS

Hello, dear readers, and welcome to autumn! You’ve been keeping our mailboxes full, so let’s dive right in. More...

Church News

Alpha meetings ongoing More...

Fay-West Calendar

Library events listed  Dunbar Community Library is selling raffle tickets for a Christmas shopping spree. The winning number will be determined by the Pa. Lottery’s evening Pick 3 on Nov. More...

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