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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listens while comedian Stephen Colbert records a program at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week.
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Exterior of the Observer-Reporter building in Washington.
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Korean War veterans Allan Bunner, left, and Snodgrass, both of Washington, look at photos and reminisce following a ceremony in which they received the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal.
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Tamburitzans dancers rehearse for their annual performance at the Olin Fine Arts Center at Washington & Jefferson College, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
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Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors, from left, Don Reed, Gary Farner and Brian Temple review aspects of the property maintenance ordinance that was approved Wednesday.
Mt. Pleasant Township supervisors, from left, Don Reed, Gary Farner and Brian Temple review aspects of the property maintenance ordinance that was approved Wednesday.
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Four 2016  high school graduates were recently selected by the Waynesburg main office of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Greene County to receive four-year college scholarships. They are:
• Kaitlin Kreuzer, a graduate of West Greene High School. Kreuzer, daughter of Chuck and Lisa Kreuzer of Sycamore, plans to attend West Virginia University and major in business and economics with a minor in fashion merchandising.
• Kaitlyn Reagan, a graduate of Trinity High School. Reagan, daughter of Traci Dobish of Carmichaels, will attend Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio to major in psychology.
• Desiree Rose, a graduate of Waynesburg Central High School. Rose, daughter of Joshua and Crystal Rose of Waynesburg, plans to major in biology with a pre-dental track at the University of Pittsburgh.
•  Jacob Wamsley, a graduate of Carmichaels Area High School. Wamsley, son of James and Lisa Wamsley of Carmichaels, will attend Allegheny College and major in economics.
Each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship, renewable for a maximum of four years, or $4,000 total. Funding was made possible through the First Federal Scholarship Fund, which awards up to eight randomly selected eligible students. Eligible students must reside in Greene, Fayette or Washington counties; have been accepted full time to an accredited educational facility; and maintain an Education Club savings account with minimum regular deposits. 
From left are Kaitlin Kreuzer; Judi Goodwin Tanner, First Federal of Greene County president/CEO; Jacob Wamsley; Chuck Trump, First Federal of Greene County vice president; Desiree Rose; and Trish Eddy, First Federal of Greene County education coordinator, Waynesburg main office. Not pictured is Kaitlyn Reagan.
In addition to the Waynesburg main office, the Uniontown office also randomly selected four winners. They are Abigail Abraham of Uniontown, Noah Gatten of Bentleyville, Joshua Miller of Uniontown and Mackenzie Wagner of Canonsburg.
Four 2016  high school graduates were recently selected by the Waynesburg main office of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Greene County to receive four-year college scholarships. They are:
• Kaitlin Kreuzer, a graduate of West Greene High School. Kreuzer, daughter of Chuck and Lisa Kreuzer of Sycamore, plans to attend West Virginia University and major in business and economics with a minor in fashion merchandising.
• Kaitlyn Reagan, a graduate of Trinity High School. Reagan, daughter of Traci Dobish of Carmichaels, will attend Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio to major in psychology.
• Desiree Rose, a graduate of Waynesburg Central High School. Rose, daughter of Joshua and Crystal Rose of Waynesburg, plans to major in biology with a pre-dental track at the University of Pittsburgh.
•  Jacob Wamsley, a graduate of Carmichaels Area High School. Wamsley, son of James and Lisa Wamsley of Carmichaels, will attend Allegheny College and major in economics.
Each student will receive a $1,000 scholarship, renewable for a maximum of four years, or $4,000 total. Funding was made possible through the First Federal Scholarship Fund, which awards up to eight randomly selected eligible students. Eligible students must reside in Greene, Fayette or Washington counties; have been accepted full time to an accredited educational facility; and maintain an Education Club savings account with minimum regular deposits. 
From left are Kaitlin Kreuzer; Judi Goodwin Tanner, First Federal of Greene County president/CEO; Jacob Wamsley; Chuck Trump, First Federal of Greene County vice president; Desiree Rose; and Trish Eddy, First Federal of Greene County education coordinator, Waynesburg main office. Not pictured is Kaitlyn Reagan.
In addition to the Waynesburg main office, the Uniontown office also randomly selected four winners. They are Abigail Abraham of Uniontown, Noah Gatten of Bentleyville, Joshua Miller of Uniontown and Mackenzie Wagner of Canonsburg.
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Two Washington County students recently attended the State Police Youth Week at York College of Pennsylvania. They are Brendan Casper, left, and Lewis Huchko. Casper is a senior at Canon-McMillan High School, and his parents are Brian and Tammy Casper of Canonsburg. Huchko is a senior at Burgettstown Area Middle/High School, and his parents are Donald and Terrie Huchko of Burgettstown. Students were sponsored by American Legion Post 175 of Washington and the 25th District of the American Legion.
Two Washington County students recently attended the State Police Youth Week at York College of Pennsylvania. They are Brendan Casper, left, and Lewis Huchko. Casper is a senior at Canon-McMillan High School, and his parents are Brian and Tammy Casper of Canonsburg. Huchko is a senior at Burgettstown Area Middle/High School, and his parents are Donald and Terrie Huchko of Burgettstown. Students were sponsored by American Legion Post 175 of Washington and the 25th District of the American Legion.
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Deborah Brady of Coal Center recently received the Flag Award certificate from Larry Ridgway, president of the Society of the George Washington Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. The flag certificate, authorized in 1987 by the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, is presented to individuals, companies and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only.
Deborah Brady of Coal Center recently received the Flag Award certificate from Larry Ridgway, president of the Society of the George Washington Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. The flag certificate, authorized in 1987 by the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, is presented to individuals, companies and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only.
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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania recently presented a $2,500 grant to the Fayette County Community Action Agency Inc.’s Food Bank to help restore the facility and food supply that were heavily damaged by recent flooding. The donation came just one month after flooding ruined four food bank vehicles, 250 boxes of food for the elderly, bulk food items and supplies, cooler/freezer storage units and interior offices and equipment. Participating in the check presentation were Columbia’s operations coordinator Erica Coleman and field operations leader Benjamin Brown.
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania recently presented a $2,500 grant to the Fayette County Community Action Agency Inc.’s Food Bank to help restore the facility and food supply that were heavily damaged by recent flooding. The donation came just one month after flooding ruined four food bank vehicles, 250 boxes of food for the elderly, bulk food items and supplies, cooler/freezer storage units and interior offices and equipment. Participating in the check presentation were Columbia’s operations coordinator Erica Coleman and field operations leader Benjamin Brown.
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Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands recently held a Blue Mass, recognizing Chartiers Township police officers with a St. Michaels Challenge Coin blessed by Father Carmen A. D’Amico. A reception was held after Mass at the CCD building so members of the congregation could meet the officers and their families. The church also raised more than $10,000 to help pay for a police K9 by soliciting donations, holding a special collection, receiving a donation from the Christian Mothers and holding a 50/50 raffle at the social. In addition, D’Amico accepted the position as a volunteer police chaplain for the Chartiers Township Police Department.
Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church in Meadow Lands recently held a Blue Mass, recognizing Chartiers Township police officers with a St. Michaels Challenge Coin blessed by Father Carmen A. D’Amico. A reception was held after Mass at the CCD building so members of the congregation could meet the officers and their families. The church also raised more than $10,000 to help pay for a police K9 by soliciting donations, holding a special collection, receiving a donation from the Christian Mothers and holding a 50/50 raffle at the social. In addition, D’Amico accepted the position as a volunteer police chaplain for the Chartiers Township Police Department.
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In this June 28 photo, Evaristo Miqueli, a natural resources officer with Broward County Mosquito Control, takes water samples decanted from a watering jug checking for the presence of mosquito larvae in Pembroke Pines, Fla.
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No injuries were reported following a tractor-trailer rollover crash about 1:30 p.m. Friday on Interstate 79, about one mile north of the Kirby Intersection. Constance Riwyco, 42, of Burlington, N.C. was driving south when her vehicle ran off the road, struck the guardrail and overturned on a steep embankment, state police Trooper Kevin Kulka said. The Waynesburg-Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. was called to assist at the scene. One lane of the highway was closed while the tractor trailer was removed by a tow truck.
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In this May 19 photo, passers-by walk near the construction site a high-rise building in Boston.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton huddles with her husband, former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea at her New Hampshire presidential primary campaign rally in Hooksett, N.H., Feb. 9, 2016.
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Trinity athletic director Ricci Rich tells school board members the varsity baseball team is looking for a home field after a tentative agreement with W&J College fell through this week.

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