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Remember to vote: Polls open until 8 p.m.

The Bulletin would like to remind readers to vote in the general election today, Nov. 8.  Polls in Pennsylvania opened at 7 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m.  There may be long lines at polling places, as high voter turnout is expected.  More...

Talking turkey trot

Latrobe-GLSD Parks and Recreation is inviting everyone to participate in the 22nd Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at Latrobe Memorial Stadium. The fee for the race is $20 if pre-registered by Nov. More...

Ex-doctor pleads guilty of trying to get nude photo

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former physician who lost his license over a sex-for-pills case in 2002 pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to possess explicit cellphone pictures of a 15-year-old girl.  More...

General News

What’s ahead for Trump? Some clues from the campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a campaign for president packed with moments to remember, and more than a few decisions to forget, there are some that will resonate for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Election Day. More...

2 stuntmen drown after jumping into lake for Indian movie

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two stuntmen who did not know how to swim drowned after they jumped from a helicopter into a lake in southern India while shooting a film, police said Tuesday.  More...

What’s ahead for Clinton? Some clues from the campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a campaign for president packed with moments to remember, and more than a few decisions to forget, there are some that will resonate for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Election Day. More...

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WESTSYLVANIA

Diversifying efforts to fight invasive plants

Here within the Allegheny Mountains, invasive plant species are inescapable. The vine cover known as kudzu is creeping in from the south. Some forest floors are covered with tangles of multiflora rose. More...

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Lifestyles

Seton Hill: ‘Agatha Christie’s The Hollow’ to open Friday

The Seton Hill University Theatre and Dance Program will present “Agatha Christie’s The Hollow” Friday, Nov. 11, to Saturday, Nov. 19, in the William Granger Ryan Theatre, Performing Arts Center, 100 Harrison Ave., Greensburg. More...

Engagement

Dunlap/Gallagher

Sherrie Elise Dunlap of Unity Township and Sean Michael Gallagher of Butler announce their engagement.  More...

Campus Corner

Area students named to IUP summer dean’s list

The following area students have been named to the summer 2016 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Indiana campus announced Friday:  Students achieve dean’s list status when they are full time (12 or more credits) More...

Derry Borough Council proposes increased parking fines

Derry Borough officials are hopeful that increasing parking fines will result in more compliance from certain residents.  At Monday’s borough council work session, council members proposed a three-tier system related to fines for parking v More...

Pennsylvania to help decide White House, Senate control

After enduring months of campaign ads, fliers and rallies, Pennsylvanians on Tuesday will help decide the winner in a long, hard-fought presidential campaign and control of the U.S. Senate next year.  More...

Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe to open Thursday at St. Emma

The annual Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe opens Thursday at St. Emma Monastery, and runs through Saturday. This year, the half-price sale comes a day early. More...

PennDOT open house meeting set tomorrow

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 12-0 and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with Westmoreland County, will conduct an Open House Public Meeting to discuss the Laurel Valley Transportatio More...

Psychologist to talk about dating abuse, violence

Dr. Christauria Welland, a Catholic clinical psychologist who is the founder of Pax in Familia, a group dedicated to peace and the prevention of violence, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Local & State News

Candidates blanket Pennsylvania in down-to-wire Senate race

NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (AP) — The candidates in Pennsylvania’s down-to-the-wire U.S. More...

Justice Dept. to dispatch staffers to polls in Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Justice Department says it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls, including in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny, Lehigh and Philadelphia counties.  More...

16-year-old Kiski Area girl shot in boyfriend’s basement

ARNOLD, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has died at a hospital hours after being shot in the chest in the basement of her boyfriend’s western Pennsylvania home, though police say he’s not a suspect. More...

World News

Early voting: Record levels in 2016 may give Clinton edge

WASHINGTON (AP) - A record number of Americans have voted ahead of Election Day, driven by soaring turnout from Latino voters. That could be good news for Hillary Clinton. More...

FBI’s big test: Clinton email probe raises political doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI’s handling of its Hillary Clinton email probe has undercut the bureau’s carefully crafted image as a respected law enforcement organization unquestionably outside the political fray.  More...

Investigators expand search for remains following confession

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Letters to the Editor

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Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: For Veterans Day, thanks to Louise Fritz and her column, the following 14 names will be engraved on the granite markers at Veterans Memorial Plaza: George A. Coulter, John M. McCullough, Joseph A. Munchinski, Louis R. More...

Sports

High school football fever grips Derry Area community

Ticket, fan bus information for Trojans’ WPIAL Class AAA semifinal playoff game Friday against Aliquippa at Fox Chapel

The Derry Area community has football fever. The Trojans, seeded No. 4 in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs, advanced to the semifinal round for the first time in 21 years and the area is in a football frenzy. More...

Sid vs. The Kid; Crosby, McDavid meet for first time

The comparisons are inevitable. Connor McDavid understands it. So does Sidney Crosby. Franchise centers don’t come along very often. Particularly ones with the skill set McDavid seems to share with the player he grew up idolizing. The footwork. More...

In midst of three-game skid, Steelers hoping to avoid self-inflicted wounds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arthur Moats thought for a second and then basically pulled off the impossible. More...

Entertainment

Print newspapers are dead? Not after historic elections

NEW YORK (AP) — Print newspapers may be disappearing like the home telephone, but not after Election Day. More...

Justin Bieber gives impromptu performance at Toronto bar

TORONTO (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber tickled the ivories in an impromptu free performance at a Toronto bar.  The Canadian-born Bieber visited the Fifth Pubhouse by himself last Friday where he ordered a whiskey and coke at the bar while w More...

Garth Brooks has something to say to ‘The Voice’ contestants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Garth Brooks is getting into the advice business.  NBC said Monday that Brooks will be a key adviser on “The Voice” next week, mentoring the show’s top 12 contestants.  More...

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