Bernanke to miss conference, hinting at departure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bernanke is intensifying speculation that this year will be his last as Federal Reserve chairman by deciding to skip the Fed’s annual August conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Jackson Hole has long been a…

Fire in south Philly home kills elderly man

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a south Philadelphia home claimed the life of an elderly man. Firefighters were called to the residence at about 8:30 a.m.……

Fire in south Philly home kills elderly man

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a south Philadelphia home claimed the life of an elderly man. Firefighters were called to the residence at about 8:30 a.m. Monday and had the flames under control in about…

Ryan Lochte on critics: Haters are ‘a given’

NEW YORK (AP) — What would Ryan Lochte do if he became the brunt of a joke? Ignore it. The 28-year-old Olympic gold medalist-turned-reality TV star addressed the ups-and-downs of fame at the E! Network Upfront in New…

NY governor appoints Madoff lawyer to ethics board

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The chairwoman of a troubled New York state ethics board created just over a year ago is being replaced by a lawyer who represented Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff (MAY’-dawf). Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo…
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Candidates Forum Held

Once again, fracking stole the show as citizens asked questions of the candidates and listened to arguments for and against Issue 1, which is the Community Bill of Rights.…

Halliburton seeking settlement over Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP’s cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 announced Monday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement over its role in the disaster, a focus…
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Donko Mows Down Mooney

Ursuline remains undefeated following a 7-2 win over Cardinal Mooney on Monday.…
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Parry Leads Niles to Walk-off Win

Chris Parry delivered the game winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning, as Niles edged Beaver Local 1-0.…
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Crestview Blanks United

Rebels take down the Golden Eagles 10-0 in high school baseball Monday evening.…
Taste of Faiths festival

Event Celebrates Faith, Food

The food festival also included a silent auction and live music by the For Grace quartet. …

Mother ordered to stand trial in Pa. bar shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a man charged in a shooting death at a western Pennsylvania bar has been ordered to stand trial on weapons charges in the case. Prosecutor……

Mother ordered to stand trial in Pa. bar shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a man charged in a shooting death at a western Pennsylvania bar has been ordered to stand trial on weapons charges in the case. Prosecutors in Allegheny County allege that 60-year-old Gloria…

Kazakhstan ministry: Duo may have known suspects

BOSTON (AP) — Two foreign nationals arrested Saturday on immigration violations are from Kazakhstan and may have known the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, according to a statement released Monday by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The foreign…
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Lane Appeals Life Sentence

T.J. Lane, the man convicted of fatally shooting three students at Chardon High School last year, is appealing his life sentence. …