No decision yet on 2014 county tax rate
The Lawrence County commissioners are undecided about raising property taxes next year. At their meeting Tuesday, they introduced a preliminary, unbalanced version of the 2013 budget that virtually depends on the outcome of contract negotiations with six bargaining units belonging to two labor unions and representing a majority of the county employees.Continued ...
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- No decision yet on 2014 county tax rate
Dog license contest winners chosen
Owners of a heroic dog and a precious family pet are winners in the Go for the Gold contest. Brenda Ryhal of Bessemer won for an essay she wrote about how her dog had saved her life during a fire. Paris Adams, 8, of Wilmington Township, wrote about her love for her 3-year-old beagle, Emma Lou.Continued ...
- Search organization to offer presentation
- Bit of a stretch: Student to conduct workshop on rubber band bracelets
- Photo Gallery: Annual Wampum Christmas parade
- City to petition court to void property sale
- Dog license contest winners chosen
Tim Kolodziej: Despite critics, Carrie Underwood taught us plenty in the ‘Sound of Music’
It was me. I’ll admit it. I was the viewer who put the “Sound of Music” television special over 18.5 million last Thursday night. Go ahead and pull my “man card,” but I tuned in for three reasons.Continued ...
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Lori Brothers: Christmas traditions vary around the country
Living well through the holidays is about finding the joy in the little things. It is about noticing the details that might bring happiness to friends and family. The little gestures, which can include gift giving, can also be found in many different actions that spring from an open heart inspired by the season. Remember to thread your heart into the hustle and bustle of the season.Continued ...
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- Kali Davies-Anderson: Yo, today’s kids’ shows are ‘Gabba Gabba’ goofy!
- Mitchel Olszak: Observing the stock market prompts lots of confusion
- Dave Ramsey: Where to keep the emergency fund?
- Lori Brothers: Christmas traditions vary around the country
County considers 911 land purchase
A 42-acre tract in Hickory Township is likely to become the home of Lawrence County’s 911 center. The county commissioners said they will vote Tuesday on a sales agreement for the purchase of property owned by Frank R. and Kimberly Augustine and Michael H., Janet, Michael A. and Kathlene Linz.Continued ...
- Pulaski approves changes for wells
- Our Opinion: Local tax incentive efforts have little in common
- County sets deadline on accepting checks
- Corbett wants job search added to Medicaid
- County considers 911 land purchase
Bounce Wednesday: Meet our Player of the Week
Enter our award-winning Bounce high school basketball Web site today and learn who our Player of the Week is, then view our exciting game coverage.Continued ...
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- NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000
- Bounce Wednesday: Meet our Player of the Week
Harvard study finds diet changes gut bacteria within a day
A change in diet quickly alters the types of bacteria living in the human gut, a finding that suggests this rapid adaptability to different foods can be used to control illnesses tied to stomach microbes, researchers said.Continued ...
Personal genetic tests face sharper scrutiny after 23andMe
23andMe Inc.'s clash with U.S. regulators over the direct sale of its gene analysis service to consumers signals stiffer oversight of thousands of tests in an industry predicted to increase fivefold in size.Continued ...
Minnesota college student survives night on porch in subzero temperatures
A University of Minnesota Duluth student suffered severe hypothermia and could lose her hands after she passed out on a freezing porch in subzero temperatures with only a jacket and boots to protect her from the cold.Continued ...
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