News Obituaries


Obituary: Bel Kaufman / Told what school was really like

Bel Kaufman’s best-seller “Up the Down Staircase” has sold more than 6 million copies.


Obituary: Robert Roe / Congressman who led passage of transportation law

He also had a legislative interest in the environment and clean water.



 The Rev. William Paxton Arnott

Obituary: Rev. William Paxton Arnott / Trafford pastor spearheaded church's resurgence

He grew the church from about 300 members in 1979 to about 550 members by the time he retired in 1997.


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Changing times draw scant notice to WWI milepost

American students don‘‍t know much about World War I even though teachers are trying.



Tentative deal reached on VA reform

House and Senate leaders’ plan calls for more clinics, doctors and nurse.


 
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Convicted dealer pleads guilty in second drug case

Troy Dawkins, 46, who has addresses in Aliquippa and on the North Side, admitted to conspiracy to distribute heroin.



Congressmen urge NCAA to lift Penn State sanctions

Letter asks NCAA President Mark Emmert to rescind the remaining sanctions because of the harm they’re causing student-athletes.


 

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