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Jul. 27th, 2016 @ 3:53 pm
RT @LizScolforoYD: How many cross-dressing bank robbers can one community support? - https://t.co/7dZxY4gTaQ @SpringettsPD @PaCrimeWatch

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 11:07 am
RT @Alex_Roarty: Hell of a start to the convention, Democrats. This https://t.co/aTASAhJpP4 and this https://t.co/1lohCyGnpJ in one morning

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 2:20 pm
RT @drgilliland: From prison to Dem Nat Convention, Veon gets 'back in the game' @TomFontaineTrib - https://t.co/RSATn1BEMR https://t.co/DV…

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 2:18 pm
RT @billy_penn: I-95 is a disaster because every single truck is being weighed for DNC security reasons. https://t.co/ycG97Q9yE1

Jul. 24th, 2016 @ 4:34 pm
RT @ByChrisBrennan: DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz quits as party head, won't preside over convention https://t.co/khi4Waniws via @phil

Jul. 13th, 2016 @ 10:08 am
RT @drgilliland: Rising PA Democratic star @JohnFetterman throws support behind @HillaryClinton - story by @SalenaZitoTrib : https://t.co/9…

Jul. 7th, 2016 @ 4:25 pm
RT @anna_orso: Judge rules AGAINST Bill Cosby and sends his case heading toward trial. Again.

Jun. 28th, 2016 @ 3:52 pm
RT @drgilliland: One of the most efficient, friendly airports I've ever been in; this is heartbreaking: https://t.co/5xSkH0Sl4D

Jun. 22nd, 2016 @ 5:52 pm
RT @rswiftTT: #Pa House defeats expanded gambling amendment 116-79 creating uncertainty in budget deal-making

Jun. 21st, 2016 @ 12:47 pm
RT @ByChrisBrennan: U.S Rep. @chakafattah convicted on federal corruption charges. https://t.co/yd4CQC7OUM

Jun. 21st, 2016 @ 6:22 pm
RT @AngelasInk: #PAHouse approves politically charged bill placing new limits on abortion. Vote was 132-65. Measure now goes to #PASenate.…

May. 10th, 2016 @ 7:10 pm
RT @Heisler_Eric: Here ya go @RoxburyNews

Apr. 26th, 2016 @ 10:30 pm
RT @houseofbuddy: HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Pennsylvania Democrats pick party establishment choice Katie McGinty as US Senate candidate.

Apr. 17th, 2016 @ 5:12 pm
Governor Wolf signs #SB3 https://t.co/qkrLOQpUw5

Apr. 15th, 2016 @ 5:31 pm
Archive video 4.15.8 - Chelsea Clinton visits Mechanicsburg Pa. https://t.co/8wNB71Vcdb #election2016

Apr. 6th, 2016 @ 4:07 pm
RT @romyvarghese: Redemption for Harrisburg agency in the muni market, after its predecessor nearly bankrupted the city. https://t.co/sEQtK…

Mar. 18th, 2016 @ 11:08 pm
RT @phillydotcom: Pa. Justice Dougherty recovering after being attacked by homeless man. https://t.co/hcXFmzoe8m @BrianXMcCrone https://t.c…

Mar. 16th, 2016 @ 6:33 pm
PA House votes to legalize medical marijuana, next step PA Senate.

Mar. 16th, 2016 @ 2:55 pm
RT @houseofbuddy: Justice Michael Eakin went with brevity in yesterday's resignation letter. https://t.co/S6bpX5hsud

Mar. 8th, 2016 @ 9:20 pm
RT @freep: .@realDonaldTrump: "Chris Christie is here someplace." #MIprimary

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http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/cole_pitches_3-hitter_pirates_rout_mariners Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners Pittsburgh – Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:50 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/cole_pitches_3-hitter_pirates_rout_mariners http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/newcomers_lead_normal_past_wild_things Newcomers lead Normal past Wild Things Loss drops Washington 2 1/2 games out of first place. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:29 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/newcomers_lead_normal_past_wild_things http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/usa_cycling_at_crossroads_as_rio_olympics_approaches USA Cycling at crossroads as Rio Olympics approaches Kristin Armstrong could win her third straight Olympic gold medal in Rio. The women’s pursuit team is favored to capture gold. Several Americans could land on the BMX podium. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:04 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/usa_cycling_at_crossroads_as_rio_olympics_approaches http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/preakness_winner_exaggerator_joins_haskell_field Preakness winner Exaggerator joins Haskell field OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) – Preakness winner Exaggerator has joined the field for Sunday’s $1 million Haskell Invitational, setting up another matchup against Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:25 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/preakness_winner_exaggerator_joins_haskell_field http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/garcia_reminded_that_time_still_on_his_side_to_win_a_major Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:12 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/garcia_reminded_that_time_still_on_his_side_to_win_a_major http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/obama_implores_voters_to_choose_clinton Obama implores voters to choose Clinton PHILADELPHIA – Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:02 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/obama_implores_voters_to_choose_clinton http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/trump_to_russia_uncover_release_deleted_clinton_emails Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails WASHINGTON – Donald Trump encouraged Russia Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:58:16 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/trump_to_russia_uncover_release_deleted_clinton_emails http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/applebeex2019s_scraps_plan_to_build_restaurant_near_waynesburg Applebee’s scraps plan to build restaurant near Waynesburg Applebee's has abandoned its plans to open a new sit-down restaurant in the Greene Plaza in Franklin Township. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:57:30 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/applebeex2019s_scraps_plan_to_build_restaurant_near_waynesburg http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/intersex_transgender_are_not_the_same Intersex, transgender are not the same Q.I’m curious. What is intersex? I was fooling around on my computer and saw the word. My dad came past and I was afraid to read the page. Our computer is in the kitchen. People are always watching me. I learn stuff from my friends’ phones at school, but it’s summer. Intersex is not the same as transgender, right? I heard...">Belle Vernon’s Johnson named first-team All-ACC
http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/newcomers_pitch_normal_past_wild_things Newcomers pitch Normal past Wild Things Strikeouts, bullpen woes drop Wild Things 2 1/2 games out of first place. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:10:41 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/newcomers_pitch_normal_past_wild_things http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/x2018wayne_dropx2019_ready_to_make_rain_day_debut ‘Wayne Drop’ ready to make Rain Day debut Rain is in the forecast for Friday, and his name is Wayne Drop—the new Rain Day mascot. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:05:11 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/x2018wayne_dropx2019_ready_to_make_rain_day_debut http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/student-teacher_boundaries_spelled_out_in_charleroi_school_policies Student-teacher boundaries spelled out in Charleroi school policies New policies are being considered in Charleroi Area School District to ensure that proper boundaries between students and teachers are maintained. 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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:04:37 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/ufo_festival_an_annual_draw_in_kecksburg http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/cole_pitches_3-hitter_pirates_rout_mariners Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners Pittsburgh – Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:02:45 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/cole_pitches_3-hitter_pirates_rout_mariners http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/belle_vernonx2019s_johnson_named_first-team_all-acc Belle Vernon’s Johnson named first-team All-ACC Waynesburg's Orndoff joins former Leopards star among players to get all-conference votes. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:55 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/belle_vernonx2019s_johnson_named_first-team_all-acc http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/usa_cycling_at_crossroads_as_rio_olympics_approaches USA Cycling at crossroads as Rio Olympics approaches Kristin Armstrong could win her third straight Olympic gold medal in Rio. The women’s pursuit team is favored to capture gold. Several Americans could land on the BMX podium. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:04 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/usa_cycling_at_crossroads_as_rio_olympics_approaches http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/preakness_winner_exaggerator_joins_haskell_field Preakness winner Exaggerator joins Haskell field OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) – Preakness winner Exaggerator has joined the field for Sunday’s $1 million Haskell Invitational, setting up another matchup against Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:25 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/preakness_winner_exaggerator_joins_haskell_field http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/garcia_reminded_that_time_still_on_his_side_to_win_a_major Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:12 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/garcia_reminded_that_time_still_on_his_side_to_win_a_major http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/obama_implores_voters_to_choose_clinton Obama implores voters to choose Clinton PHILADELPHIA – Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:59:02 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/obama_implores_voters_to_choose_clinton http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/trump_to_russia_uncover_release_deleted_clinton_emails Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails WASHINGTON – Donald Trump encouraged Russia Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:58:16 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/trump_to_russia_uncover_release_deleted_clinton_emails http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/applebeex2019s_scraps_plan_to_build_restaurant_near_waynesburg Applebee’s scraps plan to build restaurant near Waynesburg Applebee's has abandoned its plans to open a new sit-down restaurant in the Greene Plaza in Franklin Township. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:57:30 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/applebeex2019s_scraps_plan_to_build_restaurant_near_waynesburg http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/intersex_transgender_are_not_the_same Intersex, transgender are not the same Q.I’m curious. What is intersex? I was fooling around on my computer and saw the word. My dad came past and I was afraid to read the page. Our computer is in the kitchen. People are always watching me. I learn stuff from my friends’ phones at school, but it’s summer. Intersex is not the same as transgender, right? I heard...">What to look for at Steelers training camp
http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/police_beat_july_28 Police Beat July 28 Boating violation: Timothy Shawn Rice, 50, of 105 First St., Clarksville, was charged by state Fish and Boat Commission with operating a boat under the influence of alcohol and unsafely operating a watercraft after imbibing alcohol, following an incident Sunday. Officers patrolling the Monongahela River in Cumberland Township witnessed Rice... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:22:45 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/police_beat_july_28 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/waynesburg_u_students_prepares_for_summer_theater_production_of_x2018the_curious_savagex2019 Waynesburg U. students prepares for summer theater production of ‘The Curious Savage’ Waynesburg University students are practicing to perform “The Curious Savage," a lighthearted comedy. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:22:08 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/waynesburg_u_students_prepares_for_summer_theater_production_of_x2018the_curious_savagex2019 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/prized_x2018pennsylvania_preferredx2019_pie Prized ‘Pennsylvania Preferred’ pie The Willow Tree Farm took first prize at the Jacktown Fair earlier this month for their “PA Preferred” entries. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:20:10 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/prized_x2018pennsylvania_preferredx2019_pie http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/greene_county_community_events Greene County community events Carmichaels Activities Center, also known as Carmichaels Senior Center, on Nemacolin Road will host a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday featuring the Solid Gold trio. Admission is $8. The event benefits the center. For information, call 724-966-2290. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:20:06 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/greene_county_community_events http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/dear_annie_forget_about_pet_peeves_find_some_compassion Dear Annie: Forget about pet peeves; find some compassion Q. I can’t stand R.E.M. (the band, not the sleep cycle). I just never understood their appeal. I was born in the early ’80s and went to college in the late ’90s and early 2000s, so a lot of people around me loved the band. One insufferably “alternative” guy I went to school with had a giant R.E.M. tattoo on his... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:18:03 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/dear_annie_forget_about_pet_peeves_find_some_compassion http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/study_severe_birth_defects_not_as_lethal_as_doctors_once_believed Study: Severe birth defects not as lethal as doctors once believed CHICAGO – Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth defects were “incompatible with life.” Support groups and social media showing the exceptions have changed the landscape. So has mounting research suggesting not all such babies are doomed to die. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:18:01 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/study_severe_birth_defects_not_as_lethal_as_doctors_once_believed http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/notices Notices White Oak American Legion Post 701, 2813 Capital St., White Oak, will sponsor oldies dances from 7 to 11 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 20. A 50/50 drawing will be offered. Music from the 1950s and early 1960s will be featured. Admission is $5. All proceeds benefit veterans programs. For more information, call... Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:17:56 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/notices http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/family_reunions Family reunions Henry reunion will be held Saturday in Speers Community Park. Registration begins at noon. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:17:50 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/family_reunions http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160727/western_pennsylvania_couple_found_dead_in_murder-suicide Western Pennsylvania couple found dead in murder-suicide DARLINGTON (AP) – A prosecutor said a Western Pennsylvania man fatally shot his wife before killing himself.">‘Wayne Drop’ ready to make Rain Day debut
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