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Ligonier Salvation Army Bundle-Up set Nov. 16

The Ligonier Salvation Army’s 2015 Bundle- Up program will get underway on Nov. 16 at the Ligonier Service Center and continue as long as funds are available.  The service center, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

General News

Bishop issues statement on Supreme Court decision

Bishop Edward C. Malesic of the Diocese of Greensburg issued the following statement regarding Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear cases challenging the HHS mandate:  More...

Johnny Carson foundation giving $20M for media program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The foundation of late talk show host Johnny Carson has announced a $20 million gift to help create an academic program and facility focused on emerging media at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  More...

Team of lawyers sets record for world’s largest gumbo pot

LAROSE, La. More...

Sports

Bearcats outlast Geneva to snap three-game PAC slide, 34-27

BY MIKE DUDURICH  For the Bulletin  Ron Dolciato is a game away from completing his second season as the head football coach at St. Vincent College.  Geno DeMarco will close out his 23rd season as coach at Geneva on Saturday.  More...

LV football to host playoff game on Saturday

The matchup is set.  The Ligonier Valley football team secured the No. 4 overall seed and a home game in the upcoming District 6 Class AA playoffs, as the Rams will host No. 5 Mount Union on Saturday (7 p.m.) at Weller Field.  More...

DA’s Phillippi places among top 50 in state cross-country meet

Derry Area’s Micky Phillippi finished among the top 50 while Greater Latrobe’s Maria Cawoski was in the top 100 during Saturday’s PIAA Cross-Country State Championships held Saturday at Parkview Course in Hershey.  Phillippi fi More...

Lifestyles

KitchenWise

Mastering a better apple pie

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

Photographers earn prizes in PPFF Photo Contest

A photograph by Marcy Beggs, of Somerset, won as Critics’ Choice in the Nature Up Close category of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation's (PPFF) Parks & Forests Through the Seasons 2015 Photo Contest, while a photograph by Cameron More...

Science Center, Glass Center team for 21+ Night Friday

Carnegie Science Center is fusing together with Pittsburgh Glass Center for this month’s 21+ Night. Guests are invited to explore the science behind melting glass and more at the Carnegie Science Center’s 21+ Glass Night on Friday, Nov. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Crash at Hempfield Twp. four-way intersection   More...

Ben out again . . .

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger watches the replay of his injury on the video board as Cody Wallace (72) and Ramon Foster (73) help him off the field during the Steelers’ Sun More...

Optimism returns to state budget talks, despite differences

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate in its fifth month, Democratic Gov. More...

SHU retreat addresses prayer as a path to peace

Every morning when Monsignor Michael Begolly leaves the rectory at Mt. St. Peter Church in New Kensington, he locks the door, turns around and stands on the porch for a moment before continuing on.  More...

Local & State News

High school senior killed when he crashes in police chase

BROWNSVILLE, Pa. More...

Pa. woman pleads guilty to child-sex trafficking

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to sex trafficking four teenage runaways from Ohio who were found during a traffic stop involving her co-defendant, along with what state police said were 8,000 ind More...

Remains of Korean War soldier returned to Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Korean War soldier whose remains were recently identified has been returned home to Pennsylvania 65 years after he was reported missing in action.  The flag-draped coffin carrying the remains of Army Cpl. More...

World News

Number of Russians brought home from Egypt to reach 23,000 by midday

CAIRO (AP) — The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula over a week ago that killed all 224 people onboard. More...

Noise heard in last second of downed Russian plane’s cockpit recording

CAIRO (AP) — Anoise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed last week in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, the head of the joint investigation team said Saturday, bolstering U.S. More...

Analysis: Polarized politics meant little suspense on Obama’s Keystone decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline has exposed an endlessly polarized Washington, and likely hardened its divides. More...

Health

Person-centered care focuses on patient as individual

CHICAGO (AP) — Every time JoAnna James took her husband, Lawrence, to the doctor, she left the hospital without understanding what was wrong with him.  “You ask (doctors) to break it down so you can understand what they are saying an More...

University returning $1M Coke contribution for health group

NEW YORK (AP) — The University of Colorado School of Medicine is returning a $1 million contribution from Coca-Cola to start a group that says it’s dedicated to ending obesity. More...

Google, Heart Association team up on new research venture

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A company whose name is synonymous with eyeballs on the Internet is turning its attention to hearts. More...

Entertainment

‘Spectre’ shoots to $73M, misses ‘Skyfall’s’ mark

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took the combination of James Bond and Charlie Brown to save the box office after a disastrous few weekends of flops. More...

John Lennon’s guitar sells for $2.4 million at auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. More...

Man to play iconic lead in ‘Hello Dolly’

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Boca production of “Hello Dolly” is breaking ground with a male taking on the iconic lead role made famous by Carol Channing and Barbra Streisand.  More...

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