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September 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

Pennsylvania county sues drug companies amid opioid crisis

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911 CALLS

The following were committed Wednesday and Thursday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Luke Andrew Blackham, 25, of Pittsburgh Road, Valencia. More...

State Rep. hoping to rename ‘Negro Mountain,’ ease process

MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — It’s an attention grabber, for sure. Enough so that people pull over along the highway and take pictures of the roadside sign.  Negro Mountain.  Negro Mountain is about a seven-hour drive west of Rep. More...

They don’t call it the ‘Great Tweet of China’

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During the campaign, Donald J. More...

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News to Use

Meetings:   • Beekeepers of A.B.C.I. will hold its free monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Manor Township fire hall, 167 Byron St., Mc- Grann. Topic will be essential oils, lotions, and Chapstick. New members are welcome. More...

A test for Trump’s political muscle in Alabama Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It’s Trump versus Trumpland.  More...

Wisconsin seems a winner under GOP health care bill formula

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inscrutably written provision in the Republican health care bill would steer extra federal cash to Wisconsin, home state of one of the measure’s co-sponsors, according to health care analysts who’ve examined the More...

Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother’s patio in hopes of capturing rainwater.  “We can use it to at least flush the More...

World powers rally to defend value of Iran nuke accord

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation or simply walk away from the pac More...

JAIL REPORT

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Township Fire Department, Rayburn Township Fire Department, Rural Valley Fire Co., and Elderton District Fire Co. responded to an automatic fire alarm at 2:27 p.m. More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent incidents:  More...

Erie’s Mother Teresa Academy hoping for inner-city success

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How Congress ducks responsibility for wars

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Back in April, President Donald Trump ordered a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian military airfield, punishing the regime for a chemical weapons attack. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you.”  - (Psalms 5:4 AKJV)  God will never condone evil.   More...

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. More...

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn’s stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian la More...

Former Obama ocials launch legal group to challenge DeVos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration’s policies on student lending and civil rights.  More...

Mexico navy official: No missing child in collapsed school

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A high-ranking navy official said Thursday there is no missing child at a collapsed Mexico City school that had become a focus of rescue efforts following this week’s deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, though an adult sti More...

4 detained in probe linked to film on Russian czar’s affair

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police have detained four people suspected of an arson attack linked to a movie about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina, officials said Thursday.  More...

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