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The U.S. Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the fight to build a natural gas pipeline across sections of the scenic Appalachian Trail. Noel Francisco, representing the government, asked the top court in a filing Tuesday to review a decision by Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that vacated permits for Dominion Energy Inc.'s $7.5 billion Atlantic Coast pipeline. ...

MIAMI - The first Democratic debate wasn't an easy place for a breakout moment, with 10 candidates on the stage. But the contenders tried nonetheless, as they argued - mostly politely but sometimes cantankerously - about how far left to bring the party, how to confront economic inequality and how to treat immigrants. Some things we learned about this large field of Democrats and how the race ...

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Crime and Courts

WATERLOO — Pretrial hearings were held Monday in Seneca County Court for Emerson "John" Tohafjian who faces felony charges of rape and unlawful imprisonment for an alleged incident last June in Fayette. Tohafjian already is serving life in prison without parole after being found guilty in December of two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two people last July 10.

Sports

Mansfield Mountaineers senior runner Ryan Clifford was recognized for his athletic and academic excellence when the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference announced its Spring Top 10 on Tuesday, June 25.

MILWAUKEE - They did it in the first inning to set the tone. They did it again in the ninth inning when an extra insurance run was oh so important for a closer that was being asked to get six outs. And this wasn't a random occurrence. The duo of leadoff hitter Mallex Smith and No. 2 hitter J.P. Crawford have displayed the type of speed, athleticism and potential at the plate and on the bases ...

Business and Economy

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

PITTSBURGH — The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is seven cents cheaper this week at $2.850 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Paul Reid, CEO of The Reid Group/Crosby’s, recently received the New York Association of Convenience Stores’ 2019 Carl Tripi Award at the association’s Chairman’s Banquet held May 16 in Syracuse.

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

Health Care

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.

Root canals and comedy clubs. It’s true that one is significantly more pleasant than the other, but they share the same goal: To put a smile on your face. There is another commonality. Both are among the patient services at Brockport Smiles, a dental office with a fresh approach to patient care and oral health.

Arts & Entertainment

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00p.m., Arts Place Portland Center will present it’s ensembles in concert in the Hall/Moser Theatre. Eastern Breeze Flute, Distant Thunder and the Jay County Community Band will perform. On Monday, May 20th at 7:00p.m., A Choired Taste, the community choir of Arts Place, will be in concert. Both events are free and open to the public.