News Obituaries


Obituary: Robert L. Kasperik / Connected with community at family pharmacy in Derry

Robert L. Kasperik followed his father into the family pharmacy business in Derry, but he also made his own mark as a civic leader.


Obituary: Deborah Cavendish / Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

Deborah Cavendish was the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire and the last of the six eccentric Mitford sisters.



 Louis Anthony Guarino Sr.

Obituary: Louis Anthony Guarino Sr. / Music producer who ‘could put it all together'

Mr. Guarino never played an instrument but, as co-owner of Calico Records and other labels, he had a keen ear for what worked.



 James Traficant in 2010

Obituary: James A. Traficant Jr. / Maverick congressman from Ohio booted after corruption conviction

He was convicted of corruption charges in 2002 and became the second member of congress to be expelled since the Civil War.


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Secret Service director takes onus for White House security breach

Lawmakers will question the Secret Service director following revelations a White House intruder got further inside than previously thought.



Insiders detail deep intrusion at White House

White House intruder ran through much of the main floor, overpower one Secret Service officer.


 

World


Afghanistan, U.S. sign security pact allowing 9,800 U.S. troops to remain in country

Hamid Karzai, the outgoing president, had refused to approve the deal, which is intended to help Afghan security forces combat the Taliban.



Afghan president sworn in; pact with U.S. to be signed

New Afghan president’s inauguration sets stage for signing new accord with the U.S. guaranteeing a continuing U.S. military presence.


 
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If you don't want to miss out on voting in this year's gubernatorial election, you've got a week from today to make sure you're


Polls: Wolf maintains lead, GOP lines up behind Corbett

Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife Susan announce a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative Grant for Point Park University last week.



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