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Ladies, start your bidding . . .

Seniors who will be on the block for the Derry Area High School Bachelor Auction, scheduled 7 p.m. More...

World News

Trump eyes shift to policy ‘meat’ as convention fight looms

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Donald Trump signaled a shift toward “more meat on the bone” in his policy speeches Wednesday amid new signs of campaign discord, a day after his stinging Wisconsin defeat emboldened his critics and pushed the More...

German paper says it won’t publish all offshore files

BERLIN (AP) - The German newspaper that first obtained the socalled Panama Papers, a vast trove of documents on offshore companies, said Thursday that it won’t publish all the files, arguing that not all are of public interest.  More...

Obama going back to school on Garland nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) - The stalled nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court is giving President Barack Obama a chance to do what he says he’s missed: go back to school. More...

Sports

Lady Wildcats hand P-T first defeat in softball

The Greater Latrobe girls’ softball team put a little extra into a win against Penn-Trafford.  Six of the Lady Wildcats’ eight hits went for extra bases, including two home runs, as Greater Latrobe routed host Penn-Trafford, 6-1, dur More...

Wildcats get walkoff section baseball victory over AG

Mason Petrosky led the Greater Latrobe baseball team to another win.  Petrosky came through with a walkoff hit in the bottom of the seventh as Greater Latrobe defeated Albert Gallatin, 3-2, during a WPIAL Section 2- AAAA home game Wednesday.&nbs More...

DA girls fall to Southmoreland

The Derry Area girls’ softball team was unable to keep up with visiting Southmoreland during a 12-6 defeat Wednesday in WPIAL Section 4-AAA play at Grandview Field.  More...

Entertainment

Vice president, Lady Gaga again team up against sex assault

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Expect plenty of applause for Vice President Joe Biden and superstar singer Lady Gaga when they take the stage Thursday at an event in Las Vegas to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses.  More...

Verizon dips another toe into online-video programming

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Could the next “House of Cards” be coming to your phone?  More...

Judge nixes singer Kesha’s sexual abuse claims vs. producer

NEW YORK (AP) — Pop star Kesha’s claims that producer Dr. More...

Area teams brace for biggest BotsIQ yet

The 11th annual Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ competition will be the largest in the event’s history.  Three area teams — Derry Area, Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) and Greater Latrobe — have been More...

LTMA mulls $2 monthly fee on customer water bills for line maintenance

Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) customers could be facing a $2-per-month increase on their water bills as the authority considers adding a line maintenance fee. More...

General News

Bill to limit abortions in Pennsylvania survives delay vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bill to place new restrictions on abortion in Pennsylvania is poised for final vote in the state House next week after members on Wednesday voted down a Democrat-led effort to postpone the proposal for two months.  More...

State lawmakers: Remove lone wachdog worker

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The lone worker at an authority created more than a decade ago to oversee Pittsburgh’s then-failing finances should be removed, according to two Pennsylvania lawmakers.  More...

Feds: Cop wrongly assaulted man at stadium, fudged reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A police sergeant whose arrest of a drunken man at Heinz Field was caught on a security camera has been indicted on federal charges that he wrongly pushed and punched the man and filed false reports to justify the use of force More...

Editorial

’16 budget won’t solve problem

Lawmakers led by House Republicans celebrated as a victory for taxpayers Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to let their 2016 budget become law without his signature.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

Opera Westminster’s ‘Innocence & Intrigue’ April 9

Opera Westminster will present “Innocence and Intrigue,” opera scenes that include comedy, drama and dance from 14 different operas, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Berg / Wano

Greg and Sharon Wano of Latrobe announce the engagement of their son Seth Gregory Wano of Mount Lebanon to Amanda Lin Berg, also of Mount Lebanon. She is the daughter of Joseph and Bona Berg of New Stanton.  More...

Author Chuck Wendig to speak April 12 at Seton Hill

Novelist, screenwriter and video game designer Chuck Wendig, the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath, will speak 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Latrobe office burglarized  Latrobe police report between 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, and 9:30 a.m. More...

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