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Game Commission seeks help in woodlands damage case

The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Southwest Region is asking the public for help in finding the people responsible for extensive property damage to woodlands enrolled in Hunter Access Cooperative program.  More...

General News

3-year-old twins die in Long Island pool

MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say 3-year-old twin brothers have died after they were pulled from a backyard swimming pool on Long Island.  Suffolk County Police Detective Lt. More...

Things looking up: Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Things are looking up at the Los Angeles Zoo, where visitors are getting their first glimpses of a baby giraffe.  The female Masai giraffe born July 11 made its public debut Wednesday. More...

Jumbo airtanker gets approval to fight US wildfires

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have given a giant airtanker approval to fight wildfires in the U.S., but a lack of contracts currently limits the aircraft to California and one county in Colorado. More...

Editorial

We need one!

Off The Wall

Really folks, when it comes down to it, the City of Latrobe is lacking something — and no, it’s not businesses, parking spaces or a movie theater. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

No budget? No pay — seriously

Welcome to Week Four of Budget Stalemate 2017.  If week four seems like week three, or week two or week one, and you’re not feeling any pain from the failure of our elected leaders to execute (competently or otherwise) one of the main thin More...

Lifestyles

AARP 4907 eyes August picnic, trips

Latrobe Area AARP Chapter 4907 this week announced these August activities.  The main event for August is the annual members picnic on Monday, Aug. 21, at Legion-Keener Park, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each for active members.  More...

SVC Benedictine Leadership Studies earns national award

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University of Rochester dean’s list

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Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Latrobe woman injured in Salem Township crash   More...

LTMA board discusses Darlington sewage plant issues

The Ligonier Township Municipal Authority (LTMA) discussed a pair of issues at the Darlington sewage treatment plant during a work session Wednesday afternoon. More...

Pennsylvania Senate to vote on plan to close $2-billion budget hole

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Hickory Bottom Band to play at special event July 29 in Ligonier

Ligonier Valley Historical Society announced History with a Purpose: An Evening with Hickory Bottom Band, a special event set for 6:30 p.m. More...

Local & State News

Highlights of Pennsylvania Senate’s $2.2B revenue package

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Police: Snapchat video shows drinking in SUV before 3 die

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — A series of Snapchat videos posted by one of three young people killed in an SUV crash shows them drinking in the vehicle beforehand and passing around a vodka bottle, police said. More...

West Virginia orders halt to Rover Pipeline segments

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — State environmental authorities have ordered a halt to Rover Pipeline construction in places where it found permit violations damaging streams in northern West Virginia.  More...

World News

Trump emboldens friendly foreign leaders, leaves foes wary

(AP) — Are you a friend or foe? That seems to be uppermost in President Donald Trump’s approach to foreign policy in the first six months of office. The probe at home into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.  More...

Trump’s transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his ord More...

FDA panel: Not enough data to OK ‘abuse-deterrent’ opioid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Food and Drug Administration advisers have recommended against approving a new opioid painkiller intended to deter abuse with a unique feature. More...

Sports

Mixed bag for Pevarnik in final round of West Penn Open

BUTLER — In 2016, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson had one of the great finalround duels in the history of the British Open.  Stenson was superb, shooting 63. Mickelson matched him shot-for-shot most of the day, finishing with 65. More...

Bulletin to publish Steelers’ training camp pull-off section

Hey, Steeler fans! You know what time it is. That’s right, it’s the start of the team’s training camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe with players reporting by 4 p.m. More...

Steelers to wear patch honoring Rooney

The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear a patch on their jerseys this season to honor Dan Rooney, the late former chairman of the team.  Rooney passed away in April at the age of 84.  The players will wear the patch on the right side of their jer More...

Entertainment

New-home sales improved modestly in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. More...

Why you still can’t ditch your cable box

NEWYORK (AP) — Not that long ago, the clunky cable box looked like it was on its way out. More...

Angelina Jolie reveals Bell’s palsy diagnosis in Vanity Fair

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie says she developed high blood pressure and Bell’s palsy last year.  The actress-director tells Vanity Fair that she credits acupuncture for her full recovery from the paralysis, which was caused by n More...

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