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  • The third annual BBBSPGH Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 15th from 9AM-12PM!
  • The last day of school is Thursday, May 30th. The high school and middle school will be dismissed at 100:00 AM!
  • Any girl interested in running for Greene County Fair Queen 2019 should turn in their applications before June 1st!
  • Graduation will be held on May 30th, 2019 in the Stanley Fowler Auditorium.

Female Afghan Police Commander Dies After Shooting

September 16, 2013

The outspoken lieutenant in southern Helmand Province was killed by gunmen on a motorcycle, the authorities said. It was the third such attack on a female officer since July.    ...

India Ink: Many Doubt Death Sentences Will Stem India Sexual Attacks

September 16, 2013

Many in India are still skeptical whether death sentences handed over to the four convicts in the Delhi gang rape case will stem further sexual violence in the country.    ...

Jointly Run Factory Park in North Korea Resumes Production

September 16, 2013

South Korean managers returned Monday to the Kaesong industrial complex in the latest sign of a thaw on the divided Korean Peninsula.    ...

Brief Respite for President, but No Plan B on Syria

September 15, 2013

The Russian-American deal to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons gives President Obama some breathing space, but the list of things that could still go wrong is daunting.    ...

Vietnam Legacy: Finding G.I. Fathers, and Children Left Behind

September 15, 2013

For veterans longing to salve the scars of an old war and their half-Vietnamese children wanting to know their roots, the need to find one another has become more urgent than ever.    ...

Mamelodi Journal: Trading Privilege for Privation, Family Hits a Nerve in South Africa

September 15, 2013

A white middle-class family’s decision to move to a poor black township for a month had many debating whether it was about empathy or slum tourism.    ...

Deal Represents Turn for Syria; Rebels Deflated

September 15, 2013

The accord on chemical arms is seen as a major turning point by both sides in Syria, leaving the rebels deflated and government supporters jubilant.    ...

How Syria Media Advisers Decided Who Would Speak to President Assad

September 15, 2013

After Charlie Rose broadcast an hourlong talk with Bashar al-Assad on PBS, George Stephanopoulos of ABC was invited to do the same, but the rug was pulled out from under him.    ...

G.O.P. Expresses Hope as Obama Praises Syria Deal

September 15, 2013

President Obama’s Congressional critics expressed guarded optimism about an agreement reached with Russia, even as Mr. Obama hailed the diplomatic effort.    ...

In Wake of Syria Deal, Kerry Emphasizes Iran

September 15, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry sought to send the message that the deal to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons did not signal a weakening of the Obama administration’s stance on Iran.    ...

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