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General News

Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report

WACO, Texas (AP) — One juror in a Central Texas robbery trial apparently forgot to tell her family she’d be working late deliberating in the case, prompting relatives to file a missing person report.  More...

Baby’s first flight: Woman gives birth while on airplane

CHARLESTON, S.C. More...

Boy jumps off school bus to rescue his dog from burning home

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy bolted off his school bus and ran to rescue his dog after seeing his Phoenix family’s home was on fire.  More...

Sports

Southern Columbia’s wing-T grinds out yardage, state semfinal win over Rams

While Ligonier Valley had faced the wing-T well before last Friday’s PIAA Class AA semifinal, this time was different. More...

W&J gets past SVC women in fourth quarter

Washington & Jefferson used a strong fourth quarter to erase a St. More...

Bearcats grab PAC win against W&J

The St. More...

Lifestyles

SongWorks to host ‘Christmas Sing’ Thursday

Bright songs of the holiday season, performed by some of the region’s favorite songwriters, amid a setting of snow-covered hardwoods and evergreens strewn with lights and crystals – that’s what people can expect at the “Christmas Sing” 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Campus Corner

Grove City ODK initiate

Grove City College’s Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society has initiated Kelleigh Huber, Class of 2017 of Ligonier, as a new member of the campus’ premier junior/ senior leadership and academic honorary, the Grove City cam More...

Latrobe agency receives MarCom gold award

Apollo Design Group, a full-service graphic design agency in Latrobe, announced that the firm is a MarCom Gold Winner in this year’s international competition. Apollo previously has won four MarCom awards.  More...

Letters to Santa deadline Dec. 15

Hey kids, does Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice? Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season. Write a letter to Santa and submit it to the Bulletin! More...

Local & State News

Anti-theft jewelry, seller database called underutilized

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Police send gas station robbery suspect Facebook message

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. More...

State police: Elk purposely killed at Pa. preserve

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police are trying to determine who intentionally killed an elk on an eastern Pennsylvania nature and wild game preserve.  Troopers from Bethlehem say the animal was found slain about 8:30 a.m. More...

World News

Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  More...

Investigators search for clues in fatal fire; friends mourn

OAKLAND, Calif. More...

After major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline

CANNON BALL, N.D. More...

Health

Electronic medical records bring new health care profession

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Electronic medical records have spawned a new health care profession: medical scribe. More...

Science panel urges rewrite of food allergy warning labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Made in the same factory as peanuts.” “May contain traces of tree nuts.” Anew report says the hodgepodge of warnings that a food might accidentally contain a troublesome ingredient is confusing to people with food allergies, and ca More...

Kansas judge rules sperm donor not on hook for child support

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has ruled that a Topeka man who donated sperm so two women could have a baby together isn’t legally the child’s father and doesn’t have to provide financial support. More...

Entertainment

Leftovers ‘Moana,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ rule box office again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences came back for a second helping of “Moana” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” this weekend. More...

Standing ovation for Obama at his last Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn’t reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. More...

‘Rogue One’ director Gareth Edwards has a cameo in the film

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Director Gareth Edwards says he gave himself a cameo in the “Star Wars” spinoff “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” But, as with most things “Star Wars,” Edwards is staying mum on what exactl More...

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