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Ligonier Township Supervisors discuss traffic slowdowns

Traffic slowdowns and how to circumvent them were discussed during the Ligonier Township Supervisors’ work session Tuesday.  The group discussed several key adjustments or possible adjustments to traffic patterns in the area that will affe More...

Medicine Shoppe to host Kids Corner at Banana Split Celebration

The 2015 Valley Dairy Great American Banana Split Celebration presented by Excela Health will feature fun for all ages. For those of a younger age, the place to be will be the Medicine Shoppe Kids Corner.  More...

General News

Detective testifies to school grad’s ‘divine inspiration’

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney for a young man accused of raping a fellow student at an elite prep school in New Hampshire questioned police tactics, suggesting Tuesday that his client had been treated unfairly.  More...

New book on dating blames the numbers — not the women

NEW YORK (AP) — Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across “Date-Onomics,” a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong. More...

Zip line regulations scrutinized after four deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Sports

Norwin rallies past DA girls in tennis

Norwin rallied from two matches down to secure a come-from-behind 3-2 exhibition victory against the host Derry Area girls’ tennis team on Tuesday.  Derry Area jumped out to a 2-1 lead following wins at first and third singles, but Norwin More...

Steelers sign Vick to one-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Vick needed a job. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a backup quarterback.  One solid workout solved both problems.  More...

Gordon’s four steals help Marlins beat Pirates

MIAMI (AP) — Major-league batting leader Dee Gordon beat out two infield hits Tuesday night, and the Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t throw him out at the other bases, either.  Gordon tied a career high with four stolen bases and scored t More...

Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Six Virginia Tech students from the Latrobe Bulletin coverage area are among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester, the Blacksburg, Virginia, campus reported Monday:  More...

Former assistant pastor to speak

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Latrobe, continues its 150th-anniversary celebration this weekend by welcoming back the Rev. Dr. Ann Schmid as its guest preacher.  More...

Extension to offer food safety course

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, licensed food establishments now must employ one supervisory employee that has successfully completed a food safety training class. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Driver loses wheel in Salem Township   More...

GLSD moves forward with plans for new elementary school

The Greater Latrobe School Board on Tuesday took the first step in making a new Latrobe Elementary School a reality, passing a resolution to authorize building design and reconstruction, along with plans to purchase land to be used for the estimated More...

DASD, teachers reach tentative agreement on new contract

The Derry Area School Board and the district’s education association will be working under a new teacher’s contract after the two sides reached a tentative agreement on the new deal late Tuesday night following three-plus hours of negotia More...

Lloyd Ave. bridge inspection

The Lloyd Avenue Bridge on Route 981 in Latrobe was restricted to one lane for hours on Tuesday and the restriction is scheduled to continue from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Thursday, Aug. More...

Local & State News

House defeats GOP bid to override parts of budget veto

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s budget impasse remained firmly in place Tuesday after the Republican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats in a series of 14 votes to override any portion of Democratic Gov. More...

Indian corporation gives $35 million to Carnegie Mellon

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A global information technology services firm is giving Carnegie Mellon University $35 million to fund a new research and education facility.  The Pittsburgh university announced the gift from India-based Tata Consulting More...

State police: Drunk man cited for punching passing cars

MORRISDALE, Pa. More...

World News

French-American who would ‘give anything’ is new attack hero

PARIS (AP) — Mark Moogalian and his wife were seated facing each other on the high-speed train when he suddenly told her, “Get out, this is serious.” Then, Isabelle Risacher Moogalian said, she ducked behind some seats as he lunged More...

Gunman jailed in high-speed train attack charged with terrorism

PARIS (AP) — The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a highspeed train is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of passengers.  More...

‘Anchor babies’ buzz 2016 GOP presidential contest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about “anchor babies” and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. More...

Health

What you should know about traveling with cancer

(Metro) — Having cancer requires making changes. Your body will certainly change as it is exposed to medicines and other treatments. More...

How to speak to your doctor after a cancer diagnosis

(Metro) — Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Upon receiving such a diagnosis, men and women typically want to learn as much as possible about their disease and what they can do to fight it.  More...

Understanding thyroid cancer and risk factors

(Metro) — Many people have detected lumps or swelling in their neck, only to visit their physicians and learn they have thyroid cancer.  More...

Entertainment

Prosecutors review evidence in fatal crash involving Jenner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday began reviewing evidence and considering whether charges should be filed against Caitlyn Jenner in a traffic collision that killed a woman on a coastal California highway.  More...

Fox News chief: Donald Trump owes Megyn Kelly an apology

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network’s Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that “is as unacceptable as it is disturbing,” but Trump isn’t backing down. More...

Paul McCartney to get back ‘Out There’ Oct. 15 at State College

Fresh off an undeniably historic headline performance at this year’s Lollapalooza hailed without exception as the biggest and best in the festival’s 25-year history, Paul McCartney has confirmed his first-ever performance in Central Penns More...

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