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August 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Advocates, union clash at coal hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Union miners and others opposed to stricter pollution rules for... More...

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Go Pink Boots

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

That first step. It’s a doozy. I’m trussed up like a Thanksgiving turkey in a harness,... More...

Farm Market

MORRISONS COVELIVESTOCK AUCTIONMartinsburgJuly 28, 2014... More...

Saxton man sentenced in stolen gun case

As the result of a January 2013 crime involving stolen firearms, a Saxton man was sentenced to 35... More...

Editorial

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Safety not left in the dust

A s recently as 1995, Pennsylvania motorists were limited to driving legally at 55 mph. Soon on two... More...

Gaza tale yet to grasp

I nhumanity in Gaza is happening right before our eyes — and the whole world is watching.... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers’ Brown aims for a repeat performance

LATROBE, Pa. ( AP) — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week... More...

Pirates stand pat as non-waiver trade deadline passes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates will receive some welcome additions to their roster... More...

Blockbuster deals for pair of AL southpaws highlight day

Boston sends Lester west to Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the... More...

Breezewood man charged with homicide in fatal crash

State police have charged a Breezewood man for his role in a fatal crash in June. Allen L. Carl,... More...

Congress votes for VA, highways, but not immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into electionyear gridlock over immigration Thursday... More...

Top of th' Morning

U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster voted for the resolution authorizing the Speaker of the House to file a... More...

Obituaries

Roy C. Smeltzer - 2014-08-01
Bernice M. Addington - 2014-07-31
Edward P. Ayers - 2014-07-31
Roy C. Smeltzer - 2014-07-31
Colton W. Tew - 2014-07-31
Edward P. Ayers - 2014-07-30
Steve Vargo - 2014-07-30
Linda J. Bloom - 2014-07-28
Doris L. Foor - 2014-07-26
Michael G. Jays - 2014-07-26
Gary W. Bingham - 2014-07-24
Stephen K. Kauffman - 2014-07-24
Patrick R. Koontz - 2014-07-24
Robert L. Mellott - 2014-07-24
Betty Lou Coffman - 2014-07-23
Bernard Eugene Hinish - 2014-07-23
William M. Perrin - 2014-07-23
John W. Metzger - 2014-07-22
Paul E. ‘Zeb’ Zeth - 2014-07-22
Donald R. Horton - 2014-07-19
James B. MacRae - 2014-07-19
Clarifications - 2014-07-17
Louisa Jane Miller - 2014-07-16
William C. Plummer - 2014-07-16
Louise Rohm - 2014-07-16
Paul V. Dorner - 2014-07-15
James Vincent Froelich - 2014-07-14
Sophia Marie Heath - 2014-07-14
Gaila D. Shoemaker - 2014-07-14
Ricky W. Vanmeter - 2014-07-14

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State/National

Coal dust limit tries to combat black lung

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Obama administration’s push to reduce black lung disease... More...

Alpha coal mines in W.Va. to lay off 1,100

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — One of the nation’s largest coal producers said Thursday it... More...

Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. train derailment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was... More...

World

Kerry brokers deal for Gaza cease fire

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still... More...

Gas explosion kills 24 in Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several... More...

Local Sports

A local on Boilers team

Brodie Harbaugh, pictured here with his mom, plays outfield and pitches for the Boilers, a team... More...

Bulletin Board

Winning Edge Athletics in Bedford will be holding a few upcoming clinics, including beginner and... More...

Worship

Summer Bible Conference set for Aug. 8-11 in Bedford

SUMMER Bible Conference will be held at Liberty Bible Church of Bedford Aug. 8-11. Meetings will... More...