Traci Latoz, a Williamsport Town Council member, recently filed a formal complaint to Indiana’s public access counselor, alleging the town council violated the Indiana Open Door Law by approving utility rate increases without a vote being listed on the council’s agenda.

John Sprinkle made his first trip to Washington D.C. on Sept. 17, with an estimated 90 veterans from the Vietnam era, on an Honor Flight out of Lafayette.

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HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese energy company denies it had anything to do with a multimillion dollar bribery scheme that U.S. prosecutors say was organized by two businessmen to secure business from African officials on its behalf.

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement at the conclusion of the fifth round of talks in Mexico City.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids putting the economy through a "boom-bust" cycle.

DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current member.

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is celebrating its Independence Day with a military parade attended by the president and the prime minister who resigned from Saudi Arabia earlier this month in a move that stunned the country.