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Squirrel causes thousands to lose electric service; the Bulletin affected

A power outage on Monday morning briefly left thousands of West Penn Power customers without service.  According to West Penn Power spokesperson Todd Meyers, the 8:38 a.m. More...

General News

Does pipeline age really matter?

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Thirty years of watching metal fail, often spectacularly, and Mehrooz Zamanzadeh has developed some go-to mantras. “Mother Nature doesn’t like what she didn’t make,” he likes to say. More...

Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump pulled off the upset — at least in television popularity.  Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention was seen by 29.8 million people on the commercial networks, the N More...

DA says 20 overdoses linked to synthetic pot in Pennsylvania

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Sports

Steelers ’tight ends look to fill in for retired Miller

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called retired tight end Heath Miller the best teammate he ever had. Roethlisberger doesn’t expect anyone in the current group to imitate the most-decorated tight end in franchise history. More...

Steelers’ Brown wants contract, but won’t hold out

Antonio Brown made it clear that he wants a new contract, but never considered holding out despite greatly outperforming his current deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers. More...

Derry’s Little League ‘Webb’ gem

Derry’s Tyson Webb robs Latrobe Payton Henry of extra bases and an RBI with an athletic play at second base, knocking down the ball to keep it in the infield during last Friday’s Latrobe More...

Lifestyles

St. John Parish Festival Aug. 6 and 7

The Yazvec family, including Maddie, Max, Mason and their parents Melissa and Jim, invites everyone to the annual St. John the Evangelist Church Parish Festival, scheduled 5 to 10 p.m. More...

KitchenWise

Tuna or Salmon Stuffed Eggs rescue lunch box

EDITOR’S NOTE: KitchenWise is a column that uses delicious recipes to teach basic cooking skills. More...

Events of Area Interest

Arts and Heritage Day Aug. 6   Greensburg-Jeannette Branch NAACP will host Arts and Heritage Day 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Buster Clarkson Ballfield, 11th Street, Jeannette.  More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police looking for Whitney man wanted for theft   More...

Latrobe man publishes book about faith, love to support Ghana mission

When Latrobe couple Joshua and Katie Anquandah founded charitable organization AH3B last October, they made it their mission to become a positive influence in the local and global communities.  More...

Latrobe standoff ends without incident

A domestic dispute that turned into a standoff between police and a Latrobe resident ended peacefully Sunday night when the suspect was taken into custody without incident at about 9:45 p.m.  William Coleman, 39, of 12 Avenue E, was placed in a More...

Smokers, retailers burn as Pennsylvania cigarette tax rises

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Local & State News

45-foot ship to tell story of the American Revolution

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Visitors to the birthplace of America can soon climb aboard a life-size Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city’s historic district, while staying firmly planted on land. More...

Ride spawns campaign to send dad to Rio to see son compete

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Police: Girl, 3, dies in western Pennsylvania swimming pool

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World News

Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The A More...

Syrian child actor who rose to fame killed in city of Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) - The sit-com is a little like “I Love Lucy,” starring a comic housewife who gets into shenanigans and bickers with her husband. Except children play all the roles. More...

Paradox nation: Norway, a climate leader making money on oil

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) - Norway wants to get rid of gasoline fueled cars, plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 and spends billions on helping poor countries reduce their carbon footprints. More...

Health

Severe birth defects not as lethal as docs once said

CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth defects were “incompatible with life.” Support groups and social media showing the exceptions have changed the landscape. More...

Doctors urged to check pregnant women for Zika at each visit

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Going to the Olympics? Some health risks to consider

NEW YORK (AP) — Traveling to the Olympics? Don’t let illnesses meddle with your fun. Roughly half a million people from around the world are expected to travel to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. More...

Entertainment

‘Bourne’ wins with $60 million, ‘Bad Moms’ scores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Between the return of Matt Damon as super spy “Jason Bourne,” the promise of laughing along with a few fed-up ladies in the raunchy comedy “Bad Moms” and the dark internet thriller “Nerve,” More...

‘Game of Thrones’ to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — HBO has confirmed what “Game of Thrones” fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8. Recently HBO renewed the series — adapted from George R.R. More...

J.K. Rowling says she hopes Harry Potter play goes global

LONDON (AP) — London is under Harry Potter’s spell once more — and J.K. More...

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