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Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. More...

Lions Club names Students of the Month

The Ford City Lions Club has announced its Armstrong High School and Lenape Elementary School student of the month for September.  Senior Nolan Turco and sixth-grader Kyla Fitzgerald received the honors.  Both students were chosen based on More...

Ford City Garden Club announces its 2017 Business Beautification Award

The Ford City Garden Club has awarded the “2017 Business Beautification Award” to Belleflex Technologies, of 706 Eljer Way in Ford City, for its staff’s commitment to maintaining ni More...

Hollywood, false idols and a different path

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LOURDES, FRANCE -- Brad Pitt appears to be the hero of the most recent Hollywood story, having done what many were afraid to do: stand up to Harvey Weinstein. More...

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White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year.  More...

What cosmic crash confirmed: Einstein was as good as gold

WASHINGTON (AP) — When two extremely dense neutron stars crashed together in a distant galaxy, astronomers struck scientific gold, confirming previously unproven theories, including some from Albert Einstein.  More...

Iraqi forces push into disputed city as Kurds withdraw

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Two weeks after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last mont More...

Bomb kills reporter who covered Malta’s ‘Panama Papers’ link

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car, the prime minister said.  More...

Trump says predecessors didn’t honor fallen; response heated

WASHINGTON (AP) — For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets. More...

Magisterial District Judge James H. Owen recertified for service

Magisterial District Judge James H. Owen was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System after successful completion of continuing legal education course work.  More...

ORPHANS OF THE STORM NEWS

The Orphans of the Storm in Rayburn needs a home for “Sylve.” For more information or to meet “Sylve”, contact Orphans of the Storm in Rayburn, at 724-548-4520 or orphansofthes More...

Don’t let Sessions turn back the clock on medical marijuana

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How ironic is it that conservatives who routinely criticize the federal government’s allegedly heavy-handed intrusions into state and local affairs seem to have no problem with such interventions when the overreach happens to advance policies d More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father which is in heaven.”  - (Matthew 7:21 AKJV)   Knowing and saying is not enough. More...

Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we’re friends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Mitch Mc- Connell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. More...

Court agrees to take on US-Microsoft dispute over emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take on a major dispute over the government’s authority to force American technology companies to hand over emails and other digital information sought in criminal probes but stored out More...

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday to discuss the possibility of a second term as head of the central bank, a source familiar with the administration’s Fed search said Mo More...

Somalia truck bombing toll over 300, scores remain missing

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia’s capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world’s w More...

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