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Girl hospitalized after being kicked in head by horse

A 5-year-old girl was kicked in the head by a horse at approximately 3:15 p.m. Sept. More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed Tuesday to the Armstrong County Jail:  * Cavin Cody George, 25, of Muskrat Slide Road, Ford City, on charges of simple assault, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, harassment by strike, shove, More...

Big holdup for borrowers claiming for-profit college fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained b More...

Slovak Catholic Union Club donates $5K to 7th annual Janine Kijowski 5K Run/Walk

The Slovak Catholic Union Club in Ford City recently presented a $5,000 donation to Marie Kijowski, (left) with Teresa Moore, the club’s president, doing the honors, for the 7th annual Janine K More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“And he said, I heard your voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.”  - (Genesis 3:10 AKJV)   We too should be afraid when we disobey God. He is holy. More...

Bernie Sanders’ health care plan puts Democrats on the spot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton. More...

Senate GOP struggles with deficit in work on budget, taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are struggling with how many billions of dollars President Donald Trump’s tax code overhaul will add to the deficit as they work on a GOP budget plan that’s a prerequisite to any far-reaching cha More...

Europe leaders view devastated islands as locals struggle

PHILIPSBURG, St. More...

Iraqi Kurdish leader defends independence vote

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The leader of Iraq’s Kurdish region defended an independence referendum planned for later this month during a visit Tuesday to the oil-rich Kirkuk province, the epicenter of a long-running dispute with the central gover More...

Aleppo still badly scarred by war, months after rebel defeat

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — “Aleppo is in my eyes,” says a billboard depicting President Bashar Assad looking out over two men and a boy repaving the main Saadallah al-Jabiri Square — once a front line in one of the deadliest episode More...

POLICE REPORT

Pennsylvania State Police issued the following report on recent incidents:  * Pennsylvania State Police responded to a vehicle crash at 10:04 p.m. Sept. 10 along 28 Southbound in Frazer Township. More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Manor Township Fire Co. and Manor Police Department responded to wires/pole down at 12:37 p.m. Sept. 11 at 1126 Ross Ave. in Manor Township;  * Apollo Hose Co. No. More...

Pennsylvania House GOP hits wall on budget-balancing plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

‘Pinocchio,’ ‘Fantasia’ animator ‘X’ Atencio dead at 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Xavier “X’’ Atencio, an animator behind early Disney movies including “Pinocchio” and “Fantasia” and “imagineer” behind beloved Disneyland rides like “Pirates of the More...

Don’t open door to sexual assault on campus

Editorial

Earlier this summer, a woman named Candice Jackson remarked to a New York Times reporter that she believed that 90 percent of accusations of sexual assault on campus were the result of a, “we were both drunk,” scenario. More...

Crime and immigration: What’s in the Dream Act?

Commentary

Commentary on the DACA controversy frequently notes that the nation’s nearly 700,000 so-called Dreamers are a law-abiding group. More...

News to Use

Meetings:   • The Allegheny Power/West Penn Power Retirees will meet for its monthly breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at King’s Family Restaurant, 16 Hilltop Plaza in East Franklin. For information, call Don at 724-783-6411.  More...

Investigators cite Tesla Autopilot limits in fatal crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Design limitations of the Tesla Model S’s Autopilot played a major role in the first known fatal crash of a highway vehicle operating under automated control systems, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. More...

Brazil’s top court authorizes new investigation of president

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s top court authorized a new corruption and money laundering investigation of President Michel Temer on Tuesday, yet another case that raises the possibility of his suspension from office.  More...

Nissan decries incremental change, seeks dramatic jumps

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Aiming to get an edge on its rivals in an intensely competitive industry, Japanese automaker Nissan says it’s attempting to foster a corporate culture that will produce manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds More...

US limits visas for African, Asian nations over deportations

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The United States will stop issuing certain visas to Eritrean nationals and officials of Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as of Wednesday because they have refused to take back deported citizens, the State Departme More...

In blow to Murdoch, UK refers Fox bid for Sky to regulator

LONDON (AP) — The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.’s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country’s competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch’s takeover plans.&nb More...

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