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Second Pennsylvania gerrymandering challenge heads to trial

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

General News

Threat of icy roads keeps some schools closed in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The lingering threat of icy roads is keeping some schools closed in Georgia days after a winter storm covered parts of the Deep South with snow. More...

Ridge expects to leave Texas medical center before Christmas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave a Texas medical facility in time to be home in Maryland for Christmas.  Ridge suffered a heart attack on Nov. More...

Worm poop means fertilizer and cash for student entrepreneur

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades.  Joseph Walker, who’s studying at Brigham Young University, began t More...

Sports

Greensburg Salem causes problems for Trojans at both ends of floor

Rams handle Frazier in consy game of DA tipoff tourney

Damon Rause wasn’t sure where to begin. What the Derry Area head boys’ basketball coach does know is that his team didn’t play well at either end of the floor in the second game of DA’s Charles “Chuck” Smith Tipoff Tournament on Saturday. More...

St. Norbert women’s basketball team benched for 10 games

DE PERE, Wis. (AP) — St. Norbert College says its women’s basketball team won’t play the next 10 games because of an alcohol-related incident involving some players.  More...

Big Macs hold down ’Cats in title game of C-M tournament

CANONSBURG — One night after shooting lights out in the lid-lifter of the Canon- McMillan Tipoff Tournament, Greater Latrobe found the sledding much tougher against Canon-McMillan’s quick and aggressive defense. More...

Lifestyles

Laurel Highlands 4-H Horse Club participates in natural horsemanship clinic

The Laurel Highlands 4-H Horse Club recently participated in a three-day Parelli Natural Horsemanship Clinic at the Donegal farm of their leaders, Dave and Barb McMillan. More...

Harrold Zion Blue Christmas service Dec. 21

Harrold Zion Lutheran Church of Greensburg will host its annual Blue Christmas Longest Night service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, in the church.  The Rev. More...

Events of Area Interest

SCEA horse seminar, Christmas gathering Dec. 13   Second Chance Equine Association of Norvelt will present an SCEA Horse Education Seminar 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at J. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Texas fugitive arrested in Burrell Township   More...

Christmas ‘Tree- cycling’ slated throughout county

With the holiday season upon us, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling encourages county residents to recycle your live Christmas tree. More...

U.S. Army Reserve Christmas party

Spec. E4 Zach Cook of Wall and Spec. More...

Police seek runaways for robbery, burglary in Latrobe area

Police were searching for a trio of suspects in Latrobe Sunday following a burglary and possible robbery.  Latrobe police reportedly apprehended one of the suspects Sunday morning and were searching for the remaining suspects with assistance fro More...

Local & State News

Man acquitted of trying to kill officers after 2014 chase

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Man shot in home invasion was homeowner’s relative

ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say an intruder shot and killed by an elderly homeowner during a home invasion attempt in Pennsylvania turned out to be a relative of the man.  More...

Letters to Santa being accepted until Dec. 18

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...

World News

Russia’s Putin stops at Russian military air base in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian military air base in Syria on Monday and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the country. More...

Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

WASHINGTON (AP) - Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress.  More...

Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) - As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation.  More...

Health

Price hikes push health insurance shoppers into hard choices

Margaret Leatherwood has eight choices for health insurance next year but no good options. The cheapest individual coverage available in her market would eat up nearly a quarter of the income her husband brings home from the oilfields. More...

Study: Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban

CHICAGO (AP) — Children’s injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. More...

New Medicaid feature to reduce future nursing home enrollees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Years in the making, Democratic Gov. More...

Entertainment

‘Coco’ tops box office again as next ‘Star Wars’ film approaches

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The animated family film “Coco” has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” weekend in theaters. More...

Trump rails against news media after reporting corrections

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a “stain on America.”  In a tweet Sunday, Trump blasts the lack of attention over what he describes as “false and defamatory More...

Athletes, entertainers rush to support bullied Tennessee boy

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. More...

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