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Republican VP candidate Pence to campaign at WCCC

MOUNT JOY, Pa. (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence will be campaigning in central and western Pennsylvania on Tuesday.  More...

General News

Up to 70 Pagans, Hells Angels brawl at car show

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. More...

Moon Lake? Mohn Lake? Geographer probes mystery of lake name

KALISPELL, Mont. More...

Michelle Obama: ‘Beyond proud’ at US Navy submarine ceremony

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama says she is “beyond proud” to be part of the commissioning ceremony for the U.S. More...

Sports

Rams clobber Conemaugh Twp. for Appalachian Bowl title

DAVIDSVILLE — Cross another goal off Ligonier Valley’s football season “to-do” list. More...

SVC men again capture PAC cross-country team title

Paced by a runner-up individual finish from senior Brandan Moretton, the St. Vincent College men’s cross-country team earned a seventh-straight Presidents’ Athletic Conference team championship. More...

Trojans, Rams, Bobcats home for football playoffs

Derry Area, Ligonier Valley and Blairsville will all be home to begin the playoffs. More...

Lifestyles

Barnes Place holds Pink Out Day benefit

The residents and staff at Barnes Place, Derry Township, had a Pink Out Day to show their support for the fight against breast cancer. More...

Campus Corner

Kiski School alumnus enrolled at St. Lawrence St. Lawrence University has welcomed Ryan E. Douglas of Saltsburg as a member of the Class of 2020, the Canton, New York, campus reported Friday. Douglas attended The Kiski School, Saltsburg. More...

The American Table

Green Genie sandwich spread transforms ham and cheese

EDITOR’S NOTE: The American Table celebrates the delicious diversity of Southern cooking and barbecue. More...

Marie Bowers named board liaison for GLLV Chamber

As the Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley (GLLV) Regional Chamber of Commerce embarks on the process to find a successor to outgoing president David Martin, GLLV board chairman Don Orlando recently announced that Marie Bowers, the former administrative di More...

Saltsburg receives $213,000 flood grant

Saltsburg Borough is receiving a $213,000 state grant to help the borough deal with flooding issues, according to State Rep. Joseph Petrarca, D-Westmoreland/Armstrong/Indiana, and Sen. Don White, R-Armstrong/Indiana/ Butler/Westmoreland. More...

Local & State News

Judge rejects appeal in newborn’s 2011 death

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a third-degree murder conviction against a western Pennsylvania man serving 15 to 30 years in the death of his infant daughter will stand. More...

Teen set for trial in western Pennsylvania mall shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenager accused of wounding three people— including two bystanders — at a Pittsburgharea mall last year is set to stand trial.  More...

DA: More charges for man accused of receiving teen as gift

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. More...

World News

Justice Department advised FBI against Clinton email letter

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department discouraged the FBI from alerting Congress to the unexpected discovery of emails potentially related to its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server, given the proximity to the presidentia More...

Clinton seeks to use new FBI inquiry as galvanizing force

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Even before FBI Director James Comey jolted the presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton and her advisers were on edge.  More...

FBI email inquiry dominates as race enters final full week

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) - Hillary Clinton enters the final full week of the presidential race on defense once again over her use of a private email system.  More...

Health

Health law consumers face least choice in program’s history

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama’s law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.&n More...

Worth it? A faster transplant but a kidney with hepatitis C

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option — getting an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C. More...

WCCC to hold health professions night

Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) will hold Health Professions Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Science Hall at the Youngwood campus, for prospective students to learn more about healthcare programs.  More...

Entertainment

Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea’ stuns Tom Hanks’ ‘Inferno’ in box office upset

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks. Tom Cruise. Ben Affleck. None of them have been a match for Tyler Perry’s Madea.  More...

76ers apologize for canceling ‘We Matter’ anthem singer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers apologized Friday for canceling the national anthem performance of a singer wearing a “We Matter” jersey.  The 76ers backtracked from their original stance when they told R&B singe More...

Powder sprinkled into opera pit may have been human ashes

NEW YORK (AP) — A powdery substance a man sprinkled into the orchestra pit at New York’s Metropolitan Opera may have been an opera lover’s ashes, police say.  More...

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