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General News

Time for Christie to eat his harsh words about Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. More...

California pony in unicorn getup captured after 3-hour hunt

MADERA, Calif. More...

Catwalk: Wisconsin cat disappears, then reappears in Florida

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — It takes about 22 hours to reach Florida by car for a person traveling from Wisconsin.  But if you’re a cat, the 1,484-mile journey likely takes closer to two months. More...

Editorial

Wanderings with Walter Brasch

The Trump Tower of Egotistical Exaggeration and Lies

When the presidential primaries began more than a year ago, the two leading candidates were Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democrats and Jeb Bush for the Republicans. More...

Bulletin Board

It’s that time of year:  Latrobe Volunteer Fire Department Good Friends Hose Co. 5 and Latrobe VFD Pipes and Drum Band will sponsor a Super Bingo on Sunday, March 13, at Thomas B. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

‘Democracy in Moderation’ lecture March 16 at SVC

St. Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will present a lecture by Paul O. Carrese of the U.S. Air Force Academy, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Campus Corner

Callie Shannon, a native of Blairsville 15717, has been named to the University of Iowa's dean’s list for the 2015 fall semester, the Iowa City campus reported Friday.  More...

Baritone’s concert, reception March 12

St. Vincent College Concert Series will present baritone Mischa Bouvier at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. More...

Derry Township author writes about his own life

Publishes 15th book

It isn’t common to switch from being a Mississippi coast oceanographer to a Pennsylvania farmer, but a Derry Township man has done it and written two books about the journey.  More...

Latrobe man waives Mount Pleasant vandalism hearing

A Latrobe man accused of contaminating a Mount Pleasant holding cell with blood from a self-inflicted head wound during a drunken rage was ordered to stand trial in court in Westmoreland County.  David Wingrove, 49, of 309 East Second Ave., waiv More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, FEB. More...

Store employee dies after fall from ladder

SHREWSBURY, Pa. More...

Lottery Results

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Friday:  FRIDAY NIGHT   More...

World News

Washington’s new apple joining a changing industry

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Developed in a lab, trademarked and focus-group tested, apple growers in the nation’s top producing state are preparing to introduce a brand new apple variety.  More...

Second Cirque du Soleil performer injured on stage in week

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A performer with a Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas slipped and fell on stage, marking the second injury in a week by the circus troupe.  News station KVVU-TV reports that the “Zarkana” show stopped briefly a More...

4 students sue Providence for ban on renting house together

PROVIDENCE, R.I. More...

Sports

DA puts five wrestlers in WPIAL semis

SOUTH FAYETTE — It was a learning experience for Derry Area’s young wrestling team during the first day of wrestling at the WPIAL Class AA Tournament at South Fayette High School. More...

Bearcats going for fourth PAC title, host Thomas More (Ky.)

This is the day D.P. Harris and his St. Vincent College men’s basketball team talked about back in mid-October when practice began for the 2015-16 season.  More...

No. 1 Thomas More (Ky.) has no problem with SVC women in PAC semis

During a pregame radio interview, St. More...

Entertainment

Movie review: Crooked cops gone worse in ‘Triple 9’

"Triple 9" has everything going for it, and that's it biggest handicap.  More...

Movie review: Diversity not the only issue with ‘Gods of Egypt’

First things first. Could the timing be any worse for a movie with a diversity problem as extensive as "Gods of Egypt"? More...

Inarritu part of Mexican film’s new golden age

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Movie buffs in Mexico are abuzz with the possibility native son Alejandro G. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Man accused of endangerment   State police at Kiski Valley report between Nov. 25 and Dec. More...

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