Speaking to a mixed crowd of natural gas industry representatives and rank-and-file western Pennsylvania supporters on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he is bringing an end to “the war on American energy.”
HARRISBURG — Patients using medical marijuana get no help covering the cost because insurance companies won’t cover the costs of the drug.
Pharmacists play a key role in managing and distributing an appropriate dosage of medical marijuana in its various forms across Pennsylvania's 60 state-approved dispensaries.
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.
Four patients from around New Castle say they have experienced challenges and triumphs since beginning their use of medical marijuana.
Pennsylvania physicians are taking a cautious approach when it comes to medical marijuana. Statewide, a scant 1,201 doctors have completed requirements for certifying patients to receive medical cannabis, the Health Department reports.
Legalize medical-marijuana creates a gray area for the state's courts and employers – some of which are held to standards set by the federal government, which still considers the drug an illegal substance, experts say.
HARRISBURG — Growers of medical marijuana have paid the state more than $4.5 million in tax on the sale of cannabis to dispensaries, said Jeffrey Johnson, a spokesman for the Department of Revenue.
Law enforcement officials say the legalization of medical marijuana has them concerned about enforcing DUI laws and the possibility that it could lead to abuse of harder addictive drugs.
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.
Vice President Mike Pence stood before dozens of family members of Flight 93’s passengers and crew on Wednesday and vowed their heroic story of selflessness and sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Several hundred people gathered on Wednesday at Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville to mark the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the crash of United Flight 93.
CLEBURNE, Tex. – A 35-year-old Texan wanted for the sexual assault of two small children pulled into the sheriff’s parking lot here Wednesday afternoon, then fatally shot himself in the head as deputies approached to arrest him.
POTTER TOWNSHIP, Beaver County — President Donald Trump told about 5,000 employees building the petrochemical facility in Beaver County that they were “sitting on gold” during a speech given near the plant Tuesday.
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 "…
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…
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.
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.
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.
With heavy snow, winds and freezing rain expected Saturday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency and is restricting traffic on Pennsylvania interstates.
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.
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.
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…
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.
Standing on the hill above the crash site of United Flight 93, President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised the 40 passengers and crew members who fought back against terrorism 17 years ago.
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.
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…
Current Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Bishop Mark Bartchak is mentioned in the grand jury report into clergy sexual abuse across Pennsylvania, released on Tuesday, in connection to the Rev. William Presley, a former priest in the Erie Diocese.
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.
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.
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) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.
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.
A nearly $1 million state grant will help improve and extend the Pymatuning State Park Spillway Rail Trail into Linesville within the next few years.
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.
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 …
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen has revealed he’s representing two other clients besides the commander in chief — including Fox News host Sean Hannity.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) has told friends and several colleagues that he has decided not to seek reelection this year and will soon inform colleagues of his plans, according to several people familiar with his plans.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department has imposed a 22.16 percent import tariff on Canadian newsprint companies it says are unfairly pricing their paper against U.S. mills.
LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said.
A light snow dusted two variations of blue signs – one reading “Conor Lamb” and the other “Rick Saccone” – that seemed to sit side by side on nearly every street corner Tuesday in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District.
President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as the nation’s top diplomat, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.
This Week's Circulars
SUFFIELD [ndash] Theron Nesbitt, Sr., 70, died peacefully January 17, 2020. Funeral services, Saturday, January 25, 3:00PM, Springfield Church of the Brethren, 3500 Albrecht Ave., Akron. Calling hours 2PM-3PM. Visit tribute page at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com.
TUCSON [ndash] Willard Lee Browning, 82, of Tucson, Arizona, died at home January 6, 2020. A Celebration of Life in Tucson will be held. Inurnment will be in Eagleville Cemetery, Ohio. Sister: Marilyn Clark; Brother: Larry Browning
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- Ashtabula police officer charged with OVI
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