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W.Va. water tests encouraging

But no timetable as to when residents will be able to use water

DRY BRANCH, W.Va. (AP) — For Bonnie Wireman, the white plastic bag covering her kitchen faucet is a reminder that she can’t drink the water. More...

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The Record-Argus welcomes letters from our readers for possible publication on the Commentary page. However, to ensure the opportunity for all voices to be heard, we have established guidelines for submissions. More...

Will Obama turn out to be COIN’s fall guy?

HER VIEW

Excuse me while I defend President Obama. To be sure, this doesn’t happen often, if at all. But this Robert Gates story, whipping through Washington like wildfire, feels like smoke in our eyes. More...

Community

ST. MIKE’S STUDENTS VISIT HARRISBURG TO SERVE AS PAGES

HARRISBURG — Eighth-grade students Sarah Del- Maramo, Allie Suhar, Jack Toth and Kathy Williams, had the unique opportunity to serve as guest pages in the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representative for two days in December, along with a to More...

CARD SHOWER

Birthday card shower for Erik Erikson’s 100th birthday The family of Erik Leif Erikson, formerly of Stoneboro, is hosting a card shower in honor of his 100th birthday, Friday, Jan. 17. Erikson was born Jan. 17, 1914, in Kentucky to Evert E. More...

SECOND GRADERS RECOGNIZED AT RES PRINCIPAL’S LUNCHEON

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — Reynolds second grade teachers recently recognized some outstanding second graders, and the students were invited to attend the Principal’s Luncheon with principal A More...

Fracking a windfall for some counties

Drilling under public parks has meant new trails, piers, playgrounds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even as some cities around the nation have voted to ban fracking for natural gas, other rural areas are quietly embracing the boom by allowi n g drilling under public parks and land and reaping millions in royalties. More...

Loss of jobless aid leaves many with bleak options

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cutoff of benefits for the long-term unemployed has left more than 1.3 million Americans with a stressful decision: What now? More...

 

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Ohio, Indiana push for place in drone industry

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio and Indiana will operate their own test ranges for unmanned aircraft and seek ways of promoting more research and development to attract dronerelated businesses after losing in their joint bid for a coveted Federal Aviati More...

Dancing drones are Philly filmmaker’s ‘secret sauce’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As our future robotic overlords come to enslave us, they’ll be dancing the Electric Boogaloo. Some may consider flying drones to be the pilotless perverters of privacy. More...

Corbett budget speech to kick off months of talks

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Obituaries

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CAREY — David Lee, 60, of Sandy Creek Township, Clarks Mills. More...

Sports

CAVALIERS Two and done

Thomas tallies 26 to lead Sacto rout, end Cavs winning streak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins found himself in an unusual place Sunday night, sitting on the bench the entire fourth quarter. Sacramento’s center liked the feeling of not being needed in a rare lopsided win by the Kings. More...

Sailors bedevil Spa, Rice hits for 25 in win

LOCAL REPORT

SANDY LAKE TOWNSHIP — Brandon Rice scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Lakeview Sailors to a 50-31 win over the Cambridge Springs Blue Devils Saturday afternoon in a nonregion boys game at Lakeview High School. More...

Broncos fend off Charger rally

Denver subdues San Diego, gains AFC title game

DENVER — Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San D More...