When Todd Silfies gathered his Kane High School football team late last December, his players likely figured on a thank-you for another one-loss season and a pep talk about being ready for 2018.

KANE — Despite one of their better efforts of the year, the Lady Owls fell to Kane 11-1 in five innings to conclude their 2018 season.

Sunday’s cold front will lift back to the north today as a warm front bringing the possibility for showers and a thunderstorm. A cold front will sag through the state later this evening ahead of high pressure that will bring drier conditions that will remain in place through Friday.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

The winners of the Cash Bash at Saturday’s Armed Forces Awareness Day celebration in Clearfield are as follows: $500 Joanne Hudson, $200 Sonny Shaffer and the $100 winners were Gary Uncles, Bob Coder and Sharon Marrara.

When Dr. Luis Castellanos was a resident at UC San Diego School of Medicine, he noticed there weren’t many Spanish-speaking physicians on staff, even though Latinos comprise about a third of the city’s population. Occasionally, the Mexican-American cardiologist found himself translating for his colleagues — a task that continued when he returned to join the staff in 2010.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday nigh…

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas whose contracts expire next week planned to vote Tuesday on whether to authorize a strike, a move that could leave more than 30 properties without unionized housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to nailing more than $1 billion in business.

DENVER (AP) — The owner of a South African hunting company was indicted this month in Colorado by federal prosecutors, who accuse the man of bribing Zimbabwean government officials while guiding a Colorado tourist on a hunt for elephants and working to have the ivory tusks of an elephant the…

ROME (AP) — Giuseppe Conte, a bureaucracy-allergic law professor, is hardly a household name in Italy. Yet the 53-year-old academic is the candidate two rival political leaders have chosen to head what they hope will be the country's first populist government.

I’ve been in the news business a few decades now, and I constantly marvel at what catches the interest of people.

In the second century A.D., Jewish rebels who had stunned the Romans and liberated a portion of Judea overstruck imperial coins with images and a message of their own, "Year One of the Redemption of Jerusalem."

WASHINGTON — The nomination of Gina Haspel to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency presents an exquisitely difficult choice for senators weighing her confirmation. It is one that should tip, on the basis of Haspel's own words, against her confirmation.