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April 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Beekeeping clinic brings out a crowd

Dominic and Samantha Miller help Dan Lynch, president of the Beekeepers of Armstrong, Butler and Indiana County get the area behind Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center ready for a recent hone More...

‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ author dead

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert M. More...

Wolf, treasurer push pension agencies to cut fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s two large public-sector pension agencies got a message from Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday: cut the fees paid to outside firms handling billions in investments.  More...

Attention must be paid

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“If ‘never again’ means anything, I had to be here today.” The words came from a rabbi, calling to mind the Holocaust, standing among Christians outside a church in New York on Good Friday evening. More...

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Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is ‘different’

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions.  He’s startled world leaders with his unpredictability and tough talk, but won their praise for a surprise s More...

Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. More...

U.S. general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday.  More...

Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government.  More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed yesterday to the Armstrong County Jail:  • Craig Robert Campbell, 24, Vot Lane, East Brady, on a probation violation;  • Jonathan Allen Casteel, 29, of Surrey Hill Drive, Uniontown, on a pr More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong County 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  • Emergency crews including Leechburg Police Department, Lower Kiski Ambulance, Leechburg Fire Company and Gilpin Township Fire Department responded to a rescue situa More...

Mango tells Republicans he’ll seek gubernatorial nomination

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh health care systems consultant and political newcomer is expected to announce next month that he will run for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor in 2018 to challenge Democratic Gov. More...

Trump’s warning to Democrats about Obamacare could be a bluff — or an opportunity

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Just when Americans thought the Obamacare repeal effort was dead and buried, President Donald Trump has exhumed it. The president says he wants a deal on health care before moving on to tax reform and other priorities. More...

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Airstrike kills 8 family members in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between U.S.-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants on Monday, according to local activists, who said the strike appeared to have bee More...

Justices weigh defendants’ right to own mental health expert

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Monday about whether an Alabama death row inmate should get a new sentencing hearing because he did not have a mental health expert on his side when he was tried and sentenced to death More...

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic m More...

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