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New display at Quecreek rescue site

The Quecreek Mine Rescue Foundation will host the annual celebration of the 2002 Quecreek Mine Rescue on July 23 at the rescue site on the Arnold Farm, 151 Haupt Road, Somerset, starting at 10 a.m.  More...

CFA grant to be used for access road to airport

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General News

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — In the days following her 18-yearold daughter’s first arrest on heroin charges, Stephanie Moyer took solace in thinking she would be safe in jail until she got into a treatment program.  More...

Poll: Clinton struggles to make inroads with young Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is struggling to make inroads among young Americans who overwhelmingly supported Bernie Sanders during the Democratic presidential primary, a worrisome sign as she tries to reassemble the coalition that twice p More...

Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse cuffed in front

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. More...

Sports

Covering all the bases

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National Federation of State High School Associations calls for pitch limits in 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Federation of State High School Associations has directed its members to regulate the number of pitches a high school player can throw in a game amid growing concerns about overworking young arms.  More...

Latrobe to face Kiski Valley for Legion district title

Well, the seedings have held up through the first two rounds — and six series — of the American Legion District 31 baseball playoffs.  That means Latrobe (21- 5-0, 30-7-0), as the No. 1 seed, will host No. More...

Lifestyles

California University of Pennsylvania announces May 2016 graduation list

California University of Pennsylvania Tuesday released its May 2016 graduation list.  Both undergraduate (UG) and graduate students (GR) are included.  Cal U’s 182nd commencement ceremonies took place May 6-7 at the Convocation Center More...

St. Bartholomew Festival opens Thursday in Crabtree

William Kuhns, Kathy Kuhns, the Rev. Justin Matro, OSB, pastor, and Louisa Wotus, festival chairperson, announce that St. More...

Church directory schedule correct?

All area pastors are asked to check the Saturday Directory of Area Churches in the Latrobe Bulletin to make sure their entries are up to date.  Included are the name of the church, its address, pastor’s name and times of Masses, services, More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Head-on collision sends two to hospitals   More...

MAWC: Most DBMA employees would keep jobs if sale is made

Most Derry Borough Municipal Authority (DBMA) employees won’t lose their jobs if borough officials decide to sell the authority’s sewer system, but other changes to its service, such as residential rates and the source of the borough&rsqu More...

Ligonier Borough planners revisit sidewalk café ordinance

The Ligonier Borough Planning Committee digested the contents of the borough's sidewalk café ordinance Monday night, considering whether changes are needed to help local eateries stay compliant.  More...

Parish marks feast of Mount Carmel with festival, solemn observance

The festive days of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival in Crabtree open Thursday evening with games, food, music and dancing and end Saturday night with the popular fireworks.  More...

Pennsylvania budget strategy dares lawsuit, bond downgrade

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Pennsylvania overdose deaths jump 23 pct to 3,383 in 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The U.S. More...

Local & State News

5th hospital patient with mold infection dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a recent stay at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has died, making him the fifth patient with such an infection to die at the health system’s facil More...

Man gets 20 to 40 years in death of man in driveway

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Whitney-Hostetter VFD Call Reports for June

Whitney-Hostetter VFD Chief/Secretary Tony Matuszky said it was a very busy month of June for the organization.  The department responded to 26 calls for assistance in the following breakdown: 2 accident without injuries; 3 accidents with injuri More...

World News

Police: 3 arrested in ‘credible threat’ to harm officers

BATON ROUGE, La. More...

Tribunal rejects China’s expansive South China Sea claims

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - An international tribunal rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Sea in a landmark ruling Tuesday that also found the country had aggravated the seething regional dispute and violated the Philippines& More...

Britain’s new leader May seen as more Merkel than Maggie

(AP) — Within moments of Theresa May’s confirmation as the next prime minister of Britain, London tabloids and wags were comparing her to Britain’s “iron lady” of the 1980s, Margaret Thatcher. More...

Health

Obama calls for revisiting the public option

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is laying out a blueprint for addressing unsolved problems with his signature health law, including a renewed call for a “public option” to let Americans buy insurance from the government.&nb More...

For some, desire to work past 65 can often be problematic

YPSILANTI, Mich. More...

Some women seeking reusable period care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The more things change, the more they stay the same.  About 70 years after the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, some women — primarily millennials — are choosing environmentally friendly form More...

Entertainment

Pokémon Go’s digital popularity warping real life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Pokémon Go craze has sent legions of players hiking around cities and battling with “pocket monsters” on their smartphones. More...

Stevie Wonder urges people to choose ‘love over hate’

LONDON (AP) — Stevie Wonder urged his fans to choose “love over hate” and expressed dismay over the troubles in the world at a concert devoted to one of his classic albums.  More...

‘America’s Got Talent’ dominates summer TV

NEWYORK (AP) — There’s little doubt that “America’s Got Talent” is the nation’s favorite television show of the summer.  More...

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