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  • Our Opinion: Presidential selection process poses problems in close contests

    As we write this, we don’t know who will win this year’s presidential election. And it’s possible that by the time you read this, you won’t know either.

    November 7, 2012

  • Stacy.tiff Election 2012: Continuous poll updates

    Want to know which way Lawrence County voters are leaning in Tuesday’s presidential election? Be sure to keep checking back throughout the day as The News keeps tab on local polling places with quick updates and video interviews.

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    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

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    October 1, 2012 1 Photo

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    September 25, 2012 1 Photo

  • g2581c20000000000000776f142a280b7a0b27c6bfb2f0fdfc1222769b0.jpg Share your memories of the Towne Mall

    Have you read Dan Irwin’s fantastic three-part series on the Towne Mall? Once you are finished walking down memory lane, please join in the fun and share your own special memories of the mall.

    June 8, 2012 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Xaloy being acquired by Ohio firm

    A New Castle plastics firm is being acquired by an Ohio company. Nordson Corp. announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase New Castle-based Xaloy Superior Holdings Inc., based at 1399 Countyline Road. Xaloy also has offices in Germany and Thailand.

    June 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • police.jpg Busts: Police raid suspected meth labs

    Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa said New Castle and Shenango Township police, acting on a tip that methamphetamine was being made and sold from a house on the municipalities’ border, began an aggressive patrol Monday night.

    May 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • Ghost1.jpg Stage Fright: Ghosthunters check out Playhouse

    Not all of the spirited performances at the New Castle Playhouse may come from actors. Some may actually be spirits. At least, that’s what the East Hills Paranormal team from Allegheny County hoped to find out this week when they searched the playhouse for signs of ghostly activity.

    May 25, 2012 2 Photos

  • images.jpg ‘Queen of Disco’ Donna Summer dies

    Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," ''Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girls" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.

    May 17, 2012 1 Photo

  • Crash.tiff Video: Vehicles strike downtown store

    Two vehicles crashed into Germani’s Jewelry & Gift Store on North Mercer Street this morning. The accident took place around 9:50 a.m. A car involved in the accident sustained heavy damage, while a truck appeared to have minor damage.

    May 10, 2012 1 Photo

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