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General News

D-Day flag from US boat sells for $514K at Dallas auction

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. More...

Slithering serpent again slices power in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. More...

Snake falls from car’s dashboard onto Arkansas driver’s feet

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman escaped injury and managed to safely stop her car after a four-foot-long rat snake came out of her dashboard and slithered across her feet as she drove on Interstate 49.  More...

Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins 2016 Stanley Cup Champions!

Penguins beat Sharks, 3-1, for fourth Stanley Cup title

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby let out a scream as he lifted the Stanley Cup above his head, a wide smile spread across his face. The seven years of adversity since he last held the trophy were firmly in his past. More...

Sidney Crosby wins his first Conn Smythe trophy for Penguins

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby has filled about the only hole left on his impressive resume. More...

Crosby to Daley in another emotional Stanley Cup handoff

The decision of who gets to hoist the Stanley Cup in triumph after the team captain is sometimes an easy one, such as when a team has a veteran near the end of his career who hasn’t won a championship before. And sometimes it’s a very special moment. More...

Lifestyles

FOE Aerie 01188 awards scholarship

Matt and (third from left) Lisa Tatone looked on as their daughter (second from right) Jessica Tatone, a 2016 Greater Latrobe Senior High School graduate, accepted a scholarship Wednesday from commit More...

Go Pink Boots

‘New Age Girl’

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that I was a bit unusual as a child. I don’t just mean that I flunked out of Brownies, or believed in Santa Claus until I hit puberty, or that I had an unrelenting crush on Art Garfunkle when I was 10. More...

Campus Corner

San Diego Graduate Ellen Jameson of Ligonier graduated from the University of San Diego on May 22, the California campus reported Friday.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Revolver stolen from vehicle in Unity   More...

They did it!

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby raises the Stanley Cup after Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the San Jose Sharks Sunday night in San Jose, Calif. More...

All bodies removed from club in worst mass shooting in US

ORLANDO, Fla. More...

Local & State News

Flags ordered to half-staff in Pa. after slayings

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered U.S. More...

Father, daughter, 9, found dead in possible murder-suicide

LITTLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a father and hi 9- year-old daughter have been found dead in a central Pennsylvania home in what is being investigated as a possible murder-suicide.  Sgt. More...

Lawnmower overturns at Pennsylvania home, killing rider

ECONOMY, Pa. More...

World News

As mass shootings plague US, survivors mourn lack of change

DENVER (AP) - The deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history has people around the world wondering why mass violence keeps happening in America. More...

After massacre, grief and security fears for LGBT Americans

NEW YORK (AP) - For years, gay, lesbian and transgender Americans have been sounding the alarm about hate crimes directed at them, with mixed results in terms of legislation and public support.  More...

When stars seek medical care, risk of ‘VIP Syndrome’ looms

(AP) — It’s not clear if any doctor could have averted the fentanyl overdose that killed Prince in April. More...

Health

When celebrities seek medical care, risk of ‘VIP Syndrome’ looms

One doctor delivered test results to Prince’s home. Another sent his son, who wasn’t a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. More...

Why the tiny fruit fly has giant sperm: Size matters to her

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a long time, the debate has gone on: Does size matter to females? Biologists now say, definitively, that it does.  Among fruit flies.  More...

Malaria-proof mosquito? Tool promising but needs more study

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful new technology holds the promise of rapidly altering genes to make malaria-proof mosquitoes, eliminate their Zika-carrying cousins or wipe out an invasive species, but a report Wednesday says these “gene drive More...

Entertainment

‘Hamilton’ wins 11 Tonys but fails to break record

NEWYORK (AP) — “Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, won the 2016 Tony Award for best new musical, capping an emotional night in which many in the Broadway community rallied to embrace the LGBT community after a shooting at a More...

EA teases new ‘Star Wars ’games at E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Electronic Arts is leaning heavily on The Force. The video game publisher teased three new games set in the “Star Wars” universe Sunday at the Electronic Entertainment Expo. More...

‘Conjuring 2’ scares up $40.4M, breaking sequel slump

NEWYORK (AP) — The recent slump of sequels at the box office finally caught a break with “The Conjuring 2,” a horror sequel that topped weekend theaters with an estimated $40.4 million. More...

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