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Military veterans to take Grand Canyon rafting trip

Eighteen United States military veterans from eleven states will converge in Las Vegas on July 29 for the trip of a lifetime. More...

General News

Possible links between dead man, missing women investigated

CINCINNATI (AP) — West Virginia police said Sunday they are sharing information with authorities investigating suspicious deaths and missing women in southern Ohio.  More...

Bulger case, minus the gangster, returning to court

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger’s case is returning to court — minus the notorious Boston gangster himself.  More...

Missing teens’ boat found capsized off Florida coast

TEQUESTA, Fla. More...

Sports

Steelers celebrate 50th year at St. Vincent College

The Steelers opened training camp Sunday at St. More...

Rooney ‘likely’ to submit bid for Pittsburgh to host Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers’ President Art Rooney II said he continues to explore details, but will “likely” submit a bid for Pittsburgh to host the 2023 Super Bowl.  More...

Heat Siphon stays alive, forces deciding game vs. FOE in Teener championship series

A seventh-inning run kept Heat Siphon’s hopes alive for a Latrobe-Derry Area Teener League championship.  F.O. More...

Lifestyles

St. Vincent Summer Theatre cast eyes ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

St. More...

KitchenWise

Serving breakfast for dinner, with a bit of pasta in the mix

EDITOR’S NOTE: KitchenWise is a weekly column that uses delicious recipes to teach basic cooking skills.   More...

Jazz up grilled chicken routine with Greek yogurt sauce

It’s pretty unlikely that we’ll ever get bored with burgers on the grill. But chicken? Yeah... That actually happens pretty early in the season every summer.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Two injured in collision in Derry Township   More...

Two brothers now charged for Lloydsville Sportsmen Club burglary

Two brothers linked to a burglary last week face additional charges for the alleged burglary of the Lloydsville Sportsmen Club.  Ryan M. More...

Visitors Bureau operates booth at SVC training camp

Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have a new opportunity to ask where they should they eat or places they should see while in the Laurel Highlands for training camp this summer.  More...

Dems eye campaign for Pennsylvania’s US seat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats can expect to decide a primary contest in nine months to see who will challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who is seeking his second six-year term in the 2016 election. More...

Local & State News

Radiation tests at feeder contradict old results

CLARKSVILLE, Pa. More...

Road closure to begin July 27 in Sutersville Borough

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT District 12) recently announced that a section of Route 3045 (First Street) will be closed at the railroad crossing between First and Third avenues in Sutersville Borough beginning on Monday, Jul More...

Casey lists over $440,000 for Westmoreland, Somerset county FDs

U.S. Sen. More...

World News

Obama: Kenya at a ‘crossroads’ between peril, promise

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, More...

Weapons everwhere in Afghanistan, but government bans toy guns

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The weapons of Afghanistan’s long decades of war can be seen almost everywhere, from the burned-out hulks of Soviet tanks to the Kalashnikov assault rifles slung over policemen’s shoulders and helicopter gu More...

Huckabee: Iran nuclear deal marching Israelis to ‘oven’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to “marching the Israelis to the door of the oven,” a reference to the Holocaust.  More...

Health

Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer’s.  More...

Lifestyle changes may guard aging brain against memory loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Alzheimer’s research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.  It will take several years for scientists to prove whether some experimental drugs could at least delay Alzheimer&rsqu More...

Positive thinking can aid weight loss

A person's mind can play a large role in how quickly he or she is able to lose weight. Exercise and diet alone may not be enough, and positive thinking can provide the extra boost some people need.  More...

Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ inches past ‘Pixels’ to take first-place spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Ant-Man” crept past new opener “Pixels” to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. More...

App tracking Prince William flights poses risk

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper said it has uncovered a major royal security breach by using an inexpensive app to track Prince William’s air rescue ambulance while it is in the air.  More...

WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid slurs report

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. More...

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