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Yemen rebel leader renews defiance on takeover anniversary

CAIRO (AP) — The leader of Yemen’s Shiite rebels has lashed out with a defiant speech on the eve of the third anniversary of the day his forces stormed into the capital. In a speech aired on the rebel-run al-Masirah TV on Wednesday, Abdel-Mal More...

$2.3M Wise children’s center at BC3 on track for January opening

21st-century building to replicate school’s rustic appeal, administrator says

Short bursts of screw guns affixing drywall, of power saws slicing wood, of electric drills boring holes for piping, all originating down the hall and through locked doors, serenade her 21 preschoolers to sleep in mid-afternoon, and compose the sound More...

JAIL REPORT

The following individuals were committed to the Armstrong County Jail on Wednesday:  * Matthew Michel Beiter, 31, of 801 Butler Pike, Mercer, held for court. More...

Speaker scheduled for Cornerstone Worship Center

Stan Harris will speak at 10 a.m. Sept. 24, at Cornerstone Worship Center, 500 Lenz Road, Indiana. More...

Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging Bull,” has died. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“My voice shall you hear in the morning, O  LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer to  you, and will look up.” - (Psalms 5:3 AKJV)  Start your day off right. Pray.   More...

GOP senator defends health bill against Kimmel’s attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. More...

Trump administration considering lower refugee limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.  President Donald Trump has already slashed the refugee cap once. More...

Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. More...

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. As rains began to lash Puerto Rico, G More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following report on recent incidents:  * People’s Gas, Oklahoma Ambulance, Kiski Township Fire Department No. 1, and North Apollo Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 9:55 a.m. Sept. More...

A more excellent way

Everyone wants to see the spectacular.  Sports highlights are full of diving catches by outfielders, 90-yard touchdown runs and half-court buzzer beaters to win games.  The desire for the fantastic is not limited to sports.  More...

marriage licenses

The following filed for marriage licenses in the More...

How many women run major companies? Not enough

Editorial

Ilene Gordon announced her retirement Monday as one of the most important CEOs you’ve never heard of: Her company, Ingredion, makes ingredients for other food companies, so if you like your pop to taste sweet or your baked tortilla chips to be More...

Correspondents get the story right — in Vietnam and Afghanistan

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- Ken Burns’ brilliant television exposition, “The Vietnam War,” not surprisingly brought forth in me, as with many other Americans, old and troubling memories.  More...

News to Use

Meetings:   • The Ford City High School class of 1941 will meet at noon Sept. 26 at Falsetti’s Villa, 1563 Ford City Road, Cadogan. Spouses and guests are welcome. For information, call 724- 919-9554.  More...

Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War, the White House announced Wednesday.&n More...

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