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LVHS partners with WCCC for degrees

Ligonier Valley students will be able to earn an associate’s degree through Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) while still in high school beginning this school year.  More...

Friends of Flight 93 hosting Walk 93 to support national memorial trails

The Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial and Leadership Somerset County are asking the community to join them on Sept. 26 for Walk 93, an inaugural memorial walk at the Flight 93 National Memorial. More...

General News

Coroner rules homicide in death of officer who fell 15 feet

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Top aide to Wolf attends retreat as she considers Senate run

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s top aide attended a weekend retreat of national Democrats as she considers running for U.S. Senate in 2016.  More...

Teen falls 20 feet off cliff near Neshaminy Creek

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. More...

Editorial

Almost time to get serious about the state budget

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — It’s almost time to get serious at the Pennsylvania Capitol. More...

Political Cartoons

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Sports

Spieth arrives at St. Andrews for British Open, resuming Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.  More...

Sport Briefs

Rec Baseball   More...

USA, Panama play to draw in Gold Cup match

KANSAS CITY, Kan. More...

Entertainment

Coroner: No evidence B.B. King was poisoned

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical examiners found no evidence to prove the allegation that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before he died of natural causes in May, according to autopsy findings made public Monday.  More...

2 women who testified against Cosby seek transcript release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two of Bill Cosby’s accusers have joined a court bid to have his full testimony from a 2005 sexualbattery lawsuit unsealed.  Beth Ferrier and Rebecca Neal say the deposition excerpts released last week mention them More...

Harper Lee’s town joyful, anxious over ‘Mockingbird’ sequel

MONROEVILLE, Ala. More...

Latrobe residents still deal with rat problem

Also complained last year

Several residents of Fairmont Street in Latrobe pleaded with city officials Monday night for help dealing with a rat infestation in their neighborhood allegedly stemming from nearby properties.  But it’s not the first time residents in the More...

Derry council considers youth policy at pool

Looking to increase child safety, Derry Borough Council on Monday discussed plans for a new youth policy at the Derry Community Pool.  Under the proposed guidelines, children ages 12 and under can only enter the pool if accompanied by an adult ( More...

Nigerian ambassador of art to present at Latrobe Art Center

Latrobe Art Center will be welcoming acclaimed Nigerian arts ambassador Ibiyinka Olufemi Alao from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Local & State News

Taiwan pledges $1M to help build Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taiwan is pledging $1 million to help build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington as the memorial project begins a fundraising campaign to complete the monument.  More...

WTAE to present ‘Chronicle: After War’ July 17

America’s longest war has ended, and a new generation of veterans is transitioning to life at home.  More...

No budget breakthrough as Gov. Tom Wolf, legislative Republicans meet

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. More...

World News

Historic nuclear deal between Iran, world powers reached in Vienna

VIENNA(AP) — After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions - an agr More...

DEA documents show Mexico drug lord ‘El Chapo’ began escape plots soon after his 2014 arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s most notorious drug trafficker began plotting to break out of prison almost immediately after his recapture at a seaside resort in February 2014.  More...

Clinton says US needs ‘growth and fairness economy’

NEW YORK (AP) — Laying out her agenda to help American workers, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that if she is elected to the White House she will seek to build a “growth and fairness economy” that would rejuvenate wages that hav More...

Letters to the Editor

Letters

To the Editor: At the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, we hope that, one day soon, we'll be an organization whose services are no longer needed.  More...

Lifestyles

SVC professor authors book on Pa. criminal procedure

Dr. Bruce A. Antkowiak, St. More...

Red Cross seeks blood donations to offset seasonal decline

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood.  More...

Bennett joins Adelphoi board of directors

Vaneeda Bennett has joined the Adelphoi Foundation board of directors. Bennett brings with her 30 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience and is the founder and president of V. More...

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