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Mile in My Shoes runner stops at SVC

Michael J. Gibino of St. Paul, Minnesota, who formerly studied at St. More...

New guidelines for prescribing opioids okayed

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

First lady, James Corden hit the road for ‘Carpool Karaoke’

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a musical joyride for Michelle Obama as she joined James Corden for a “Carpool Karaoke” session that aired Wednesday on the late-night host’s CBS show.  More...

Clinton has more cash; Trump forgives loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her party entered July with nearly $11 million more on hand than her Republican counterpart’s operations, a strong showing of fundraising as both campaigns dive into More...

‘Pokémon Go’players not welcome in city’s cemeteries

NEWNAN, Ga. More...

Editorial

Have heart

Off The Wall

I was walking down the street recently when a particular muscle came to mind and right away, thoughts started surfacing.  I first started singing the song made popular by Eddie Fisher back in 1955. More...

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Lifestyles

GL alumna named first female faculty principal at college

Lara L. Lomicka Anderson, Ph.D., formerly of Unity Township now living in Columbia, South Carolina, just became the first female faculty principal of Preston Residential College, part of the University of South Carolina, Columbia.  More...

Gessner Scholarship deadline Aug. 19

Applications for the Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., Healthcare Scholarship are being accepted by Excela Health. The fund, administered by the Latrobe Area Hospital Charitable Foundation where Dr. More...

Rochester graduates

Rochester Institute of Technology celebrated its 131st Academic Convocation in May, the Rochester, New York, campus reported Tuesday.  Diplomas were distributed to graduates following the event at separate ceremonies held by each of RIT's nine c More...

UTMA tables new policy for billing while water not in use

Revisiting an issue raised earlier this year, the Unity Township Municipal Authority (UTMA) Board of Directors on Wednesday decided to table a vote on new rules governing billing practices for residents and developers during periods when they are not More...

DBMA plans to renew goose permit

Derry Borough Municipal Authority (DBMA) plans to renew its Pennsylvania Federal Migratory Bird Depredation Permit, which is required to kill Canada geese at Ethel Springs Lake.  DBMAmanager Amy Forsha said at Wednesday’s meeting that the More...

Julie Donovan to head Fort Ligonier

Fort Ligonier recently announced the appointment of Julie Donovan as the Fort’s new director of marketing and public relations.  Donovan, a Ligonier Township resident, joins the Fort team after a notable career, most recently having served More...

Feds order Spectra to conduct tests on pipelines after blast

GREENSBURG, Pa (AP) — Afederal agency has ordered a natural gas pipeline company to conduct additional assessments on three lines buried in western Pennsylvania, including one that has corrosion similar to a fourth line that blew up in April, s More...

Local & State News

On campaign trail, Sen. Pat Toomey gets earful of Donald Trump questions

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Sen. More...

Defamation case against Pennsylvania attorney general Kane tossed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren’t damaging enough to warrant litig More...

Toomey held 3-to-1 cash edge over McGinty with 4 months left

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican incumbent Pat Toomey headed into the last four months of Pennsylvania’s U.S. More...

World News

Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) - Texas Sen. More...

Florida mosquitoes being tested for Zika to confirm case

MIAMI (AP) - Florida health officials have trapped mosquitoes in an area of Miami-Dade County and are testing them for Zika to confirm whether a woman with the virus could be the first person infected directly by a mosquito bite in the continental Un More...

Russia loses appeal against Olympic track and field ban

LONDON (AP) - Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month’s games in Rio de Janeiro.  More...

Sports

ESPN ‘Sports Center on the Road’ to visit Latrobe Memorial Stadium during Steeler training camp

For one evening next month, the City of Latrobe and the surrounding area will be in the national spotlight. More...

QB questions are last thing teams need during training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. More...

Earnhardt Jr. to miss two more races, replaced by Jeff Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.  More...

Entertainment

Leslie Jones is just the latest casualty of Twitter abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones publicly abandoned Twitter , one of several celebrities to do so after becoming the target of sexist and racist abuse on the service.  More...

How millennial nostalgia fueled the success of ‘Pokémon Go’

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The children who once dreamed of capturing real-life Pokémon starting in the 1990s are now the nostalgic millennials helping fuel the worldwide success of “Pokémon Go.”  More...

Comic-Con launches with preview night, ‘Trek’premiere

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con More...

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