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 Xfinity and Cup races this week at the track. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Kyle Busch sweeps the top of his car after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 in Bristol, Tenn. Busch won the NASCAR Trucks,
 Xfinity and Cup races this week at the track. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
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Firefighters rush Saturday night to extinguish a fire, which broke out about 7:30 p.m., in an abandoned house in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue in Washington. City police said squatters were known to have been in and out of the house and arson is suspected.
Firefighters rush Saturday night to extinguish a fire, which broke out about 7:30 p.m., in an abandoned house in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue in Washington. City police said squatters were known to have been in and out of the house and arson is suspected.
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Chris Filling, greenhouse manager at Delaware Valley University, leads guests from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on a greenhouse tour. The 2016 visit was part of an effort to educate the public about hydroponics and aquaponics.
Chris Filling, greenhouse manager at Delaware Valley University, leads guests from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on a greenhouse tour. The 2016 visit was part of an effort to educate the public about hydroponics and aquaponics.
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At left, Susan Vandevender said cracks like this one started appearing on the wall in the stairway between the second and third floors of the building at 15 N. Main St. a few months ago, and started growing. She said the landlord had someone fill the cracks, but new ones appeared shortly thereafter.
At left, Susan Vandevender said cracks like this one started appearing on the wall in the stairway between the second and third floors of the building at 15 N. Main St. a few months ago, and started growing. She said the landlord had someone fill the cracks, but new ones appeared shortly thereafter.
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Evan Taylor, 3, rides the carousel Aug. 4 at Conneaut Lake Park with his mother Autumn, at left, in Conneaut Lake, Crawford County.
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The two-day Corks & Kegs Festival continues today at The Meadows Casino in North Strabane Township where, in the beer tent Saturday, Rachell Henderson of Finleyville served a Stoney’s draft to Jason Oslowski of Donora.
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Joey Koroly will be a key component to Trinity’s success this year,
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Joey Koroly will be a key component to Trinity’s success this year,
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Gus Letto works at unpacking and shelving books and documents he’s donating to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown, Ohio. Letto has been researching the area for nearly 60 years.
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A bomber drops a load of fire retardant below the Lolo Peak fire creeping down the face of the ridge toward Bitterroot Valley Friday in Missoula, Mont. The Lolo Peak fire in western Montana blew up overnight leading law enforcement officers to order the evacuation of up to 400 more homes west of the town of Lolo.
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Police prepare to escort organizers Saturday from the bandstand on Boston Common after a “Free Speech” rally staged by conservative activists. One of the planned speakers of a conservative activist rally that appeared to end shortly after it began says the event “fell apart.”
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Julia Brien, left, prepares for the Crow Fair parade Friday in Crow Agency, Mont. For the Crow Tribe, the eclipse coincides with the Parade Dance at the annual Crow Fair, marking the tribe’s new year.
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Volunteers handle coffins during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides Thursday in Regent at a cemetery in Sierra Leone, Freetown. The government has begun burying the 350 people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone’s capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate.
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People take photos as Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia, right, pay respect at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the van attack victims Saturday in Las Ramblas promenade, Barcelona, Spain.
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A quarter cup of fava beans has about 125 calories, and delivers about 10 grams each of protein and fiber, as well as vitamins and minerals, particularly magnesium and iron.
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Ray, Kip James of Langeloth and Mercedes Marie May of Langeloth
Smith, Robert William of Laguna Beach, Ca. and Marjorie Jane Marshall of Laguna Beach, Ca.
Galluze, Christopher Joseph of Bethel Park and Janice Colleen Sorg of Bethel Park
Codori, Nicholas Edward of Canonsburg and Rikki Jo Revay of Canonsburg
Turner, Travis Nathaniel of Canonsburg and Mindy Lynn Simmons of Canonsburg
Breegle, Derrick James of Charleroi and Kellie Lynn McQuillis of Charleroi
Rose, Timmy Lee of Charleroi and Heather Lynn Rankin of Charleroi
Huweart, Matthew Howard of Coal Center and Michelle Lee Simms of Coal Center
Spyra, Joshua Ronald of Washington and Rachel Anne Foglia of Canonsburg
Giecek, Patrick Michael of Washington and Brooke Ann Fritz of Washington
Couch, Austin David of Washington and Christine Emily Shuman of Washington
Pinardo, Nicholas James III of Burgettstown and Breanne Nichole Maltony of Burgettstown
Hotchkiss, Michael Vincent of La Crosse, Wi. and Terri Jan Klink of Somerset
Moorehead, David Mitchell of McDonald and Denise Masquelier Devore of McDonald
Bishop, Douglas Matthew of McDonald and Jodi Lynn Seng of Charleroi
Kreischer, Christopher Scott of Canonsburg and Roberta Lynn Berdine of Canonsburg
Welsh, Stanley John II of Monongahela and Mary Lynn Grasso of Finleyville
July 6
Roberts, Frank Stephan of Finleyville and Donna Lee Roberts of Finleyville
Lee, Spencer Jordan of Amity and Julie Lucinda McLaughlin of Amity
Pollock, William Seth of Dormont and Amanda Marie Ocando of Canonsburg
Hall, Matthew Frederic of Bethel Park and Gina Marie Sypula of Bethel Park
Pirt, Joseph William Jr of Belle Vernon and Chanta Tanai Stitch of Belle Vernon
Korpiel, Craig Griffin of Pittsburgh and Amy Michelle Offner of Pittsburgh
Strothers, Joshua Maurice of Bridgeville and Stephanie Renee Galbraith of Oakdale
Williams, Thomas Adam of Imperial and Cassidy Marie Brandenstein of Mcdonald
Mannarino, Anthony Joseph of Washignton and Marissa Nicole Rega of Washington
Velasquez, Erick Cruz of Washington and Kiara Ramirez of Washington
Roberts, Mark Allen Jr of Jefferson Hills and Krystal Dawn Wazny of Jefferson Hills
Stroud, Vincenzo Lidio of Fort Mitchell, Al. and Corrine Grace Loeffler of Oakdale
Calhoun, Joseph Francis of Washington and Donna Teresa Farabella of Washington
July 10
Mikolay, Daniel Scott of Scenery Hill and Ashley Lynn Loughman of Scenery Hill
Smargiasso, Randy Todd of Lawrence and Kyra Ashley Kaylor of Lawrence
Lohr, Jason Allen Jr of Dunlevy and Nicole Lynne Pelzer of Dunlevy
Charriere, Brandon Matthew of Canonsburg and Taylor Layne Beros of Canonsburg
Belkowski, Alan Ranstrom of Pittsburgh and Jessica Catherine McGee of Harleysville
Macek, Donald John of Monongahela and Danielle Marie Bonneau of Monongahela
Urso, Frank Monte of Washington and Jennifer Lynn Taylor of Washington
Halfhill, Nicholas Adam of Presto and Brianna Nicole Puder of Presto
Hopkins, William Michael Sr of Houston and Lori Ann Harshall of Washington
Bauernfeind, Thomas Francis of Pittsburgh and Kirsten Anne Gorski of Pittsburgh
Jerome, Terrence Francis of Donora and Steffani Nicole Waldrum of Donora
Messina, Frank Leroy Jr of McDonald and Jessica Marie Goodwin of McDonald
Boyd, Kelly Joseph of Monongahela and Kelly Lynn Brownlee of Monongahela
Andrews, Kenneth Leroy of Washington and Cindy Sue McCartney of Washington
Guzan, Nicholas Lawrence of Bryans Road, Md. and Emily Jane Shaw of Bryans Road, Md.
Spavelko, Michael Anthony Jr of Pittsburgh and Desiray Lyn Pavkovich of Avella
Bebout, David James of Washington and Haley Nichole Miller of Washington
Schreiber, Jeremy Abraham of Wheeling, Wv. and Elizabeth Ann Philbrick of Wheeling, Wv.
Ankrom, Isaac Christopher of Washignton and Maura Yvonna Holler of Washington
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Revi, Robert Charles of Brownsville and Donna Jean Revi of Brownsville
Veenstra, Jacob Peter of Chicago, Il. and Kristen Marie Madore of Venetia
Barcelos, Derek Alan of Coraopolis and Lauren Michelle Benedetti of Coraopolis
Farquhar, Merle of Allenport and Laura Gilbert of Charleroi
Loughry, Nicholas Dwayne of Avella and Caitlin Elizabeth Ullom of Avella
Popp, Joshua Allan of Canonsburg and Crystal Marie Ross of Washington
Cadonic, Thomas Jay of Finleyville and Taylor Kristina Leshko of Finleyville
Cole, Lucas John of Burgettstown and Amanda Marie Glasure of Burgettstown
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Adams, Patrick James of Monongahela and Camryn Yvette Carter of Monongahela
Ray, Kip James of Langeloth and Mercedes Marie May of Langeloth
Smith, Robert William of Laguna Beach, Ca. and Marjorie Jane Marshall of Laguna Beach, Ca.
Galluze, Christopher Joseph of Bethel Park and Janice Colleen Sorg of Bethel Park
Codori, Nicholas Edward of Canonsburg and Rikki Jo Revay of Canonsburg
Turner, Travis Nathaniel of Canonsburg and Mindy Lynn Simmons of Canonsburg
Breegle, Derrick James of Charleroi and Kellie Lynn McQuillis of Charleroi
Rose, Timmy Lee of Charleroi and Heather Lynn Rankin of Charleroi
Huweart, Matthew Howard of Coal Center and Michelle Lee Simms of Coal Center
Spyra, Joshua Ronald of Washington and Rachel Anne Foglia of Canonsburg
Giecek, Patrick Michael of Washington and Brooke Ann Fritz of Washington
Couch, Austin David of Washington and Christine Emily Shuman of Washington
Pinardo, Nicholas James III of Burgettstown and Breanne Nichole Maltony of Burgettstown
Hotchkiss, Michael Vincent of La Crosse, Wi. and Terri Jan Klink of Somerset
Moorehead, David Mitchell of McDonald and Denise Masquelier Devore of McDonald
Bishop, Douglas Matthew of McDonald and Jodi Lynn Seng of Charleroi
Kreischer, Christopher Scott of Canonsburg and Roberta Lynn Berdine of Canonsburg
Welsh, Stanley John II of Monongahela and Mary Lynn Grasso of Finleyville
July 6
Roberts, Frank Stephan of Finleyville and Donna Lee Roberts of Finleyville
Lee, Spencer Jordan of Amity and Julie Lucinda McLaughlin of Amity
Pollock, William Seth of Dormont and Amanda Marie Ocando of Canonsburg
Hall, Matthew Frederic of Bethel Park and Gina Marie Sypula of Bethel Park
Pirt, Joseph William Jr of Belle Vernon and Chanta Tanai Stitch of Belle Vernon
Korpiel, Craig Griffin of Pittsburgh and Amy Michelle Offner of Pittsburgh
Strothers, Joshua Maurice of Bridgeville and Stephanie Renee Galbraith of Oakdale
Williams, Thomas Adam of Imperial and Cassidy Marie Brandenstein of Mcdonald
Mannarino, Anthony Joseph of Washignton and Marissa Nicole Rega of Washington
Velasquez, Erick Cruz of Washington and Kiara Ramirez of Washington
Roberts, Mark Allen Jr of Jefferson Hills and Krystal Dawn Wazny of Jefferson Hills
Stroud, Vincenzo Lidio of Fort Mitchell, Al. and Corrine Grace Loeffler of Oakdale
Calhoun, Joseph Francis of Washington and Donna Teresa Farabella of Washington
July 10
Mikolay, Daniel Scott of Scenery Hill and Ashley Lynn Loughman of Scenery Hill
Smargiasso, Randy Todd of Lawrence and Kyra Ashley Kaylor of Lawrence
Lohr, Jason Allen Jr of Dunlevy and Nicole Lynne Pelzer of Dunlevy
Charriere, Brandon Matthew of Canonsburg and Taylor Layne Beros of Canonsburg
Belkowski, Alan Ranstrom of Pittsburgh and Jessica Catherine McGee of Harleysville
Macek, Donald John of Monongahela and Danielle Marie Bonneau of Monongahela
Urso, Frank Monte of Washington and Jennifer Lynn Taylor of Washington
Halfhill, Nicholas Adam of Presto and Brianna Nicole Puder of Presto
Hopkins, William Michael Sr of Houston and Lori Ann Harshall of Washington
Bauernfeind, Thomas Francis of Pittsburgh and Kirsten Anne Gorski of Pittsburgh
Jerome, Terrence Francis of Donora and Steffani Nicole Waldrum of Donora
Messina, Frank Leroy Jr of McDonald and Jessica Marie Goodwin of McDonald
Boyd, Kelly Joseph of Monongahela and Kelly Lynn Brownlee of Monongahela
Andrews, Kenneth Leroy of Washington and Cindy Sue McCartney of Washington
Guzan, Nicholas Lawrence of Bryans Road, Md. and Emily Jane Shaw of Bryans Road, Md.
Spavelko, Michael Anthony Jr of Pittsburgh and Desiray Lyn Pavkovich of Avella
Bebout, David James of Washington and Haley Nichole Miller of Washington
Schreiber, Jeremy Abraham of Wheeling, Wv. and Elizabeth Ann Philbrick of Wheeling, Wv.
Ankrom, Isaac Christopher of Washignton and Maura Yvonna Holler of Washington
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Revi, Robert Charles of Brownsville and Donna Jean Revi of Brownsville
Veenstra, Jacob Peter of Chicago, Il. and Kristen Marie Madore of Venetia
Barcelos, Derek Alan of Coraopolis and Lauren Michelle Benedetti of Coraopolis
Farquhar, Merle of Allenport and Laura Gilbert of Charleroi
Loughry, Nicholas Dwayne of Avella and Caitlin Elizabeth Ullom of Avella
Popp, Joshua Allan of Canonsburg and Crystal Marie Ross of Washington
Cadonic, Thomas Jay of Finleyville and Taylor Kristina Leshko of Finleyville
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This photo from Candice Caldwell shows folding projects hanging on the wall of her Chicago home. Turning a book into three-dimensional sculpture can create a beautiful conversation piece.
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A couple walk along the shore of Walden Pond in Concord, Mass. Two centuries after Thoreau’s birth, people are still following in his footsteps to discover Walden Pond, the little lake he immortalized, and its picturesque and historic environs.
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This photo provided by Mr. Call Designs shows a dorm room designed by interior designer Jon Call. To create an inviting and functional living space in a college dorm, add some extra seating for friends who may visit, says Call. “Nothing makes a room feel smaller than guests awkwardly standing in a room,” he says.
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In this April 15 file photo, Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, walks to get in a car as he leaves a house in London. The Bangkok billionaire family uses offshore companies to cloak purchases of jets and luxury properties, including the posh London home where the clan’s fugitive son was last seen.
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An American flag flies over a Home Depot store in Bellingham, Mass. The retailer made more in profit from May through July 2017 than any other quarter in its history, and its 14 percent rise in earnings per share was stronger than analysts expected. Home Depot at the same time raised its profit forecast for 2017 and reported higher revenue than Wall Street forecast. Even still, Home Depot’s stock slid 2.7 percent after the report.
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In this Jan. 24 photo, Small Business Administration administrator-designate and former wrestling entertainment executive, Linda McMahon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Six months into her tenure as head of the SBA, McMahon sees the split among small business owners: they are increasingly optimistic, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are going begging.
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A traveler walks past a sign advertising a Delta Air Lines credit card at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Airline loyalty programs are losing much of their allure even for frequent flyers, and the rules for navigating the system have changed. The biggest bang for your buck comes from signing up for the right credit card. Even if you make purchases with another card, consider getting the card of the airline you usually fly to enjoy benefits such as priority boarding and free bag-checking, even on so-called basic economy tickets. If you check a bag a few times a year, you will more than offset the annual fee.
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Mark Hess of Clarington, Ohio, displays some of his mining collectibles he brought to the Eastern Mining Collectors Show last year as part of the 2016 King Coal Show in Carmichaels.

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