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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / News

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Police Department, Kittanning Ambulance and Kittanning Hose Co. No. 1 responded to a rescue situation at 12:54 p.m. Oct. 10 at 280 S. McKean St. More...

Club News

The PI chapter of ADK honored President Charlene Krecota for her leadership and fulfilling a second term as president at its September meeting.  A photograph “show and tell” of her life was shared and then a candy message was read, l More...

Governor: Pennsylvania’s top election official has resigned

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s chief election official has resigned, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said Wednesday, offering no explanation for the move that surprised top state officials.  More...

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News to Use

Meetings:   • The Kittanning High School class of 1953 will hold its monthly luncheon at noon Oct. 13 at Dizzy Lizzie’s, 300 Market St., Kittanning. All classmates and friends are welcome. For information, call 724-548-7804.  More...

Republicans blame Senate GOP for stalled Washington agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington — Senate Republicans.  More...

‘Catastrophic event’: Deadly California fires explode again

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The wildfires tearing through California wine country flared anew Wednesday, growing in size and number as authorities issued new evacuation orders and announced that hundreds more homes and businesses had been lost. More...

AP-NORC Poll: North Korea nuke advances spook most Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and twothirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. More...

Israeli leader at odds with security team over Iran deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — If President Donald Trump moves to scuttle the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Israel’s nationalist government can be expected to be the loudest — and perhaps only — major player to applaud.  More...

The larger picture in reflective focus

The first two chapters of Job are fascinating. More...

Ex charged in Pitt student’s death arrested in S. Carolina

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of a University of Pittsburgh student found slain in her off-campus apartment on Sunday has been arrested in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Pittsburgh police have confirmed the arrest of 21-year-old Matth More...

Yemen stain spreads: If Saudis are censured by UN, the US is culpable

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Saudi Arabia is poised to be labeled a major human rights violator for its involvement in the Yemen civil war. The United States would be a party to the violation, based on its support of the Saudi military. More...

The Trump within us

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- This fall, I am struck by the all-too-clear awareness that there is no longer any question about who Donald J. Trump really is. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?” (Matthew 7:11 AKJV)  What a wonderful truth! Pray.   More...

Hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with a rifle inside Mandalay Bay before the shooter began firing from his high-rise suite into a crowd at a nearby musical performance.&n More...

Trump says Iran deal decision coming ‘very shortly’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will “very shortly” announce his decision on U.S. participation in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, as aides prepared for an end-of-the week rollout. More...

Impeach Trump? House Dem offers resolution, sets it aside

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Democrat offered a resolution Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump but let it die before action was taken, saying he would force a vote later.  More...

House GOP moves to revamp law on national monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are moving to revamp a century-old law used by presidents to protect millions of acres of federal land considered historic, geographically significant or culturally important.  More...

Spain gives ultimatum to Catalonia: Back down or be punished

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities gave Catalonia’s separatist leader five days to explain whether his ambiguous statement on secession was a formal declaration of independence and warned Wednesday that his answer dictated whether they wou More...

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