All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2013 Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:41:00 EST Ask the Expert – Breast Care Q: When should I have my first breast exam? Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:48:00 EST IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division NEW YORK (AP) — IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:28:00 EST WHO: Nigeria’s Ebola outbreak is officially over ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:28:00 EST 3-D printed facial prosthesis offers new hope for eye cancer patients CHICAGO — Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3-D printing, according to findings released today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Their novel process can create more affordable prosthetics for... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:22:00 EST Pittsburgh wins ugliest accent tourney PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburghers talk funny n’at. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:02:00 EST "Caretakers" restore Canton barn Anyone who ever restored an old building will agree, no one ever actually owns the building that he tends. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:44:00 EST Steelers changes to be proven tonight PITTSBURGH – As Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spent the week looking for playmakers following Pittsburgh's 31-10 loss at Cleveland last week, his team spent that time trying to figure out how to get out of its win-one, lose-one cycle. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:41:00 EST Family, friends release balloons in memory of Ta'Niyah Family, friends and community members gathered Sunday at Washington High School to celebrate what would have been Ta’Niyah Thomas’s 11th birthday on Oct. 14. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:00 EST Single response leads to total identification Sometimes, our Mystery Photos that seem the most likely to draw a big response are the ones that, instead, stump our readers. This week’s photo might have been one of those if not for a single response from Joyce Bedner. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:35:00 EST Water services startup company already seeing growth The shale gale eventually swept Lue Ann Pawlick. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:29:00 EST Coroner: 6 fire victims died of smoke inhalation PITTSBURGH – Four children and two adults killed in a suburban house fire died of acute smoke and fume inhalation, according to autopsy results released Sunday. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:55:00 EST Authorities assess riot damage following WVU win MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Morgantown authorities Sunday assessed damage from riots that broke out following West Virginia’s 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor, while WVU President Gordon Gee warned students he will not tolerate such behavior. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:32:00 EST Versatility key to Mapletown’s success Mapletown head coach George Messich is not afraid to use his football players at different positions. After 32 years leading the Maples, Messich knows the many challenges of leading a WPIAL Class A football team. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:31:00 EST Turner takes over Wash High wrestling For the third time in three seasons, Washington High School’s wrestling program will have a new head coach. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:31:00 EST