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November 8, 2018 RSS feed / News

‘Les Miserables’ selected for CAHS musical

Nearly 200 students entered the auditorium at Connellsville Area High School with an air of anticipation Wednesday for the reveal of this year’s high school musical.  There was a hush as the video reveal began, then murmurs of recognition, More...

Woman tries to drive away with North Dakota squad car

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. More...

Few Native American voters had ID issues in North Dakota

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79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The 79 students kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted with them are still being held, a church official said Wednesday.  More...

House could probe Trump business ties abroad

PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Russian business ties, Jared Kushner’s relationship with the Saudi crown prince, Ivanka Trump’s Chinese trademarks — all could come under new scrutiny by the Democrats when they take More...

Women who won: Pennsylvania’s female members of Congress

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tuesday’s election saw Pennsylvania elect a state record four women to the U.S. House, smashing what had been an all-male congressional delegation in Pennsylvania since 2014.  More...

Woman, boyfriend plead guilty in attack on teacher

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend have both pleaded guilty to charges in an attack on a Pittsburgh teacher last year.  Thirty-year-old Daishonta Williams and 26-year-old Vincent Beasley both entered guilty pleas to aggravated ass More...

GOP absorbs losses but retains control in state Legislature

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Voting exposes growing problem of aging machines

ATLANTA (AP) — Election experts have long warned about the nation’s aging fleet of voting equipment. More...

Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity’s Monday appearance with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News said Tuesday that it has addressed the "unfortunate distraction" of Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro speaking at President Trump's campaign rally in Missouri the night before, and that it doesn't condone such behavior. The More...

Rep. Warner re-elected to 52nd

As early numbers trickled in Tuesday evening, Rep. Ryan Warner (R-52nd) and challenger Ethan Keedy were both watching intently.  “It was very encouraging,” Warner said Wednesday. More...

Trump mocks GOP losers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting any hint of a setback, President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked members of his own party who were defeated in the midterm elections after distancing themselves from him and suggested that the Republicans’ los More...

Jeff Sessions pushed out after a year of attacks from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country’s chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from More...

A close Georgia governor’s race still ongoing

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats and Republicans nationwide had their eyes trained on Georgia to see whether the emerging battleground state, would elect the first black woman governor in American history or double down on the Deep South’s GOP te More...

Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over program’s name change

NEW YORK (AP) — The Girl Scouts of the United States of America filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Tuesday against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word “boy” from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls.&nb More...

Southmoreland Area Midget Football Association player earns trip to Florida

Wyatt Corvin, Scottdale is proud of your achievement. Corvin, 9, recently participated in the 13th Annual Offense Defense Bowl Week in Daytona Beach, Fla. More...

In ballot measures, Massachusetts backs transgender rights while Michigan OKs pot use Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — In the first statewide referendum on transgender rights, Massachusetts voters on Tuesday beat back a repeal attempt and reaffirmed a 2016 law extending nondiscrimination protections to transgender people, including their use of More...

Fetterman won’t be moving into lieutenant governor’s residence

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s newly elected lieutenant governor said Wednesday he does not plan to move into the lavish state-owned official residence and hopes to make it available for some type of public use.  More...

Broken voting machines, long lines under scrutiny

ATLANTA (AP) — Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hourslong lines at the polls are being scrutinized by candidates and election officials in Georgia, where the governor’s race is undecided while votes are still being More...

Former WFAN radio host Craig Carton convicted of fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Carton, the former co-host of a sports radio show with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason, emerged from a courthouse where he was convicted of fraud Wednesday to say he was disappointed with the verdict, though he respected More...

From bad to worse: Trump’s media relationship frays

NEW YORK — President Trump's combative relationship with the media deteriorated further Wednesday with a news conference where he called some reporters rude and accused a PBS reporter of posing a racist question when she asked him about white nationa More...

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