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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, his spokeswoman said.

As Pennsylvania’s first-in-the-nation medical marijuana research program begins gearing up, doctors across the state are already treating patients using the substance to treat a wide variety of serious conditions.

A Pennsylvania legal settlement that forced an Arizona-based medical marijuana provider's subsidiaries to surrender two dispensary licenses in August was portrayed in some circles as a victory strike against "Big Marijuana" – the fast-growing companies that are dominating the competition across the nation.

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WASHINGTON — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he was legally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized that his Russia report did not exonerate the president. If he could have cleared Trump of obstruction of justice he "would have sai…

You can read the redacted version of Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.

SHARON – Sherris Moreira, executive director of the Shenango Valley Chamber of Commerce, said there are always jobs available in the valley and greater region. The problem is, most people don’t always know where to look. 

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he will not run for president in 2020, becoming the latest Democrat to bow out of the White House race.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Voters have rejected an Ohio constitutional amendment to make possession of all types of drugs misdemeanors in an effort to reduce the state prison population and divert savings to drug treatment.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain as Republicans agreed to ask for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation Thursday that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in a locked room at a 1980s high school party, as the panel began an extraordinary and historic hearing at which Kavanaugh hoped to salvage hi…

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Honoring the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 means not flinching in the face of fear and maintaining a pledge to keep America safe, President Donald Trump said during his keynote address Tuesday morning on the 17th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age 82.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling b…

A dozen Russian intelligence officers have been charged with conspiring to hack Democrats during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to a new indictment in the probe led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has drafted an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct her department to keep families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally. She was at the White House where Trump told reporters he…

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Raycom Media announced Thursday it has pioneered a television streaming channel devoted exclusively to on-demand investigative journalism and in-depth public interest content focused on everyday lives of viewers.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, bolstered by the backing of President Donald Trump, won Tuesday's Republican primary to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio this fall.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to follow through on his campaign threat to pull out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran, according to two people familiar with his thinking, dealing a profound blow to U.S. allies and potentially deepening the president's isolation on the …

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ASHTABULA [ndash] Joshua Eduardo Rivas, 27, of Ashtabula, passed away unexpectedly December 2, 2019. Private services were held with the family. Ducro Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave. Complete obituary and condolences at www.ducro.com