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MIDDLEBURG — The Midd-West boys soccer team is skilled, experienced, loaded with talent and awfully fun to watch. Evidence of the Mustangs’ ability was showcased in a 5-0 victory over East Juniata in a nonleague contest at Sports Boosters Park on Saturday night. Midd-West used its ...

Lancaster Amish teen finds fame on TikTok video app

LANCASTER (AP) — Rebecca Fisher never expected her first video on TikTok, a mobile-only video-sharing app, to go viral. “I wasn’t going to post anything (on the app), but then I saw (Pennsylvania) was trending,” the 14-year-old Amish girl said. Her first video, which featured Fisher ...

3 dead, 4 hospitalized in a suspected mass drug overdose

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three people died and four others were hospitalized early Sunday in what police said appeared to be a mass drug overdose. The victims, all men, appear to have taken narcotics at the same time and in the same place in an apartment on Pittsburgh’s South Side, authorities ...

Missing son despite moving closer

Dear Annie: I moved here a year ago from another state to be closer to my son and daughter-in-law, but it seems that was not a good idea. I only see them once a month when they come to my home for dinner. I realize they have jobs and a home to tend to, but I am pretty sure they spend more ...

Get tested, but only if at risk for tuberculosis

Dear Dr. Roach: I am a nursing student in my 30s and originally from the Philippines. As part of my testing, I had a skin test for tuberculosis, which was positive. I had a friend in the hospital recently with tuberculosis. My doctor has recommended that I get treated for latent tuberculosis. ...

Teach children to respect and support instructors

“Dear Heloise: As schoolchildren go back to their desks and books, I’m reminded of how difficult it is to teach a curriculum today. In other countries, children are taught to respect their teachers. I don’t see it here in the U.S. We’ve taken away all authority from our teachers, blamed ...

As police and firefighter numbers fall, officials urge prep

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — With natural disasters increasing in frequency and intensity, first responders are finding it more difficult to reach and rescue the thousands of victims of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Throughout the country, many emergency units have fewer people to ...

Pink and red combos donned at the Emmys

NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Louis-Dreyfus stunned in classic Hollywood gold, Zendaya donned an emerald silk gown with a provocative corset top and Kerry Washington went for sparkly black tuxedo pants on the Emmy Awards’ purple carpet, where pink-and-red combination looks and glittery chokers were ...

Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, global bookings canceled

LONDON (AP) — Veteran British tour operator Thomas Cook collapsed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers were canceled early Monday. The British government said the return of the firm’s 150,000 British customers now abroad ...

Stafford, Agnew lead Lions over Eagles 27-24

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jamal Agnew quickly made up for two fumbles and the defense stepped up for Detroit when special teams almost blew it. Matthew Stafford threw a touchdown pass to Marvin Jones, Agnew returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score and the Lions held on for a 27-24 victory over ...