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General News

Iraqi war victims turn to social media to find medical help

BAGHDAD (AP) - It was spring 2007 in northern Iraq when 6-year-old Saja Saleem raced home from school with the good news about her excellent grades, hoping to receive the gift her father had promised her. More...

Farmer had abandoned tree picked for White House Christmas

NEWLAND, N.C. (AP) — The farmer who raised the Christmas tree destined for the White House this year says the Fraser fir “got the last laugh” after he “basically abandoned it.”  More...

Girl, 2, run over in YMCA parking lot after leaving mom

HAVERFORD, Pa. More...

Sports

Trojans, Rams championship dreams dashed

Wide receiver Aaron Tutino heads toward the goal-line after making a catch as Richland’s Shane Gavazzoni eventually makes a tackle at the 1-yard line during Saturday night’s District 6 Cl More...

End of the road: Turnovers doom Trojans in WPIAL Class 3A championship loss to Aliquippa

PITTSBURGH — The Derry Area football team enjoyed a memorable, history-making run to the WPIAL Class 3A championship game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. Once the Trojans got to Heinz Field, they had a forgettable first quarter. More...

Group of 14 seniors take Trojans to Heinz Field

PITTSBURGH — Weeks before the season started, Derry Area coach Tim Sweeney wasn’t happy with the direction of his football team. More...

Lifestyles

IUP student group unveils monument on Veterans Day to honor veterans of 3 wars

Close to 100 persons attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Rho Tau Chi (PTX) military honor fraternity’s unveiling of a student designed monument to honor veterans of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation E More...

Unit 515 donates to three veterans hospitals, plans party

American Legion Auxiliary Thomas B. Anderson Unit 515 will conduct its next monthly meeting 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. More...

Ways to rein in holiday spending

The holidays are a huge deal in the Weston household — and every year, the expenses threatened to gallop out of control. Keeping the holiday joyous and less stressful means keeping a firm rein on our spending. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

No injuries reported after truck gets stuck in Donegal Township   More...

It was another memorable season for Ligonier Valley

Ligonier Valley Rams head football coach Roger Beitel and his son, senior Zach Beitel (3), embrace at the end-of-game meeting with the team and coaches. No. 65 is Nathaniel Neiderhiser, No. More...

Local & State News

Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

With an election looming, courts earlier this year declared congressional districts in two states to be unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders. One map was redrawn. The other was not.  More...

Wolf’s 2nd term comes with evolving GOP identity in Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Democratic Gov. More...

Two ex-high school players convicted in alleged on-ice attack

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two former Philadelphiaarea high school hockey players have been placed on probation and ordered to do community service after being convicted of assaulting members of a rival team during a playoff game last year.  More...

World News

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) - The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front lines. More...

In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few

PARADISE, Calif. More...

Finland’s president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

HELSINKI (AP) - Finland’s president isn’t sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country’s routine for managing its substantial forests.  More...

Health

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That’s according to health officials who’ve been monitoring the year-old outbreak. More...

It’s Ask Dr. Universe!

Dear Dr. Universe,  Why do you grow new taste buds? I read in a book once that you grow new taste buds every week. I started wondering how and why? I’m hoping you can help me with my question. More...

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. More...

Entertainment

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ flies to top of weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday. More...

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