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Jammin’ on the ‘hanna

Warm temperatures and a steady rainfall Thursday and Friday helped create this ice jam on the Loyalhanna Creek at Murphy’s Bridge. A winter weather advisory was in effect from 7 p.m. More...

General News

Frank Lloyd Wright building demolished in Montana

WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) — A commercial building in Montana designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has been demolished after negotiations aimed at saving the historic building failed.  More...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Bank execs sing praises of new tax law as windfall looms   More...

Authorities arrest friend in death of U Penn student

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday arrested a friend in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park.  More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Immigrant stories inspiring, not controversial

Immigration is a controversial subject as fresh as today's headlines and as old as early American history.  More...

Bulletin Board

Five Bulletin newsroom staffers are busy updating our assigned sections of Fact Book in time for publication Friday, Jan. 26.  More...

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Lifestyles

Campus Corner

Mount Aloysius College lists December 2017 graduates

Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, Friday announced it conferred degrees upon 105 graduates during ceremonies held recently for students who had completed their degree requirements during the fall semester of 2017. More...

Phipps’ Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show opening today

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, is transformed with hundreds of stunning orchids and renowned, ornate collection of tropical bonsai during the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show opening today, Jan. 13.  More...

Adams Memorial Library plans February programs

Adams Memorial Library adult events coordinator Laura Starzynski Friday announced these programs for February at the 1112 Ligonier St., Latrobe, library:  Adult Evening Craft:  Yarn Heart Mini Wreath  Thursday, Feb. 8, 6 p.m.  More...

Authorities identify arson suspect for Blairsville fire

Name not released

Blairsville Police Chief Michael Allman said Friday that borough police, along with the state fire marshal, have identified the person authorities believe is responsible for a fire that destroyed a two-story building in downtown   Blairsville ea More...

Environmental award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards, given annually to people and organizations who are working to improve the region’s environment.  More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

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Flooding, accidents cause road closures in Westmoreland County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Friday afternoon issued an alert for motorists indicating several road closures in Westmoreland County.  As of 3:30 p.m. More...

US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

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World News

Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Friday offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier.  More...

Trump’s own words revive debate over whether he’s racist

WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United More...

White House doctor: Trump in ‘excellent health’

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump’s White House physician declared him in “excellent health” after the president received his first medical checkup at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination More...

Sports

Giving it their best shot

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Fox Chapel hands Wildcats worst loss in nearly six years

PITTSBURGH – Greater Latrobe boys’ basketball coach Brad Wetzel couldn’t point to any particular reason.  His Wildcats just didn’t have it on this night.  Fox Chapel took it to Greater Latrobe from the outset, and h More...

Steelers’ Brown sent home sick, questionable for AFC divisional playoff game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown was sent home from Steelers practice Friday, but it wasn’t because of the calf injury he’s been nursing for the past four weeks.  More...

Entertainment

Movie review: With Hugh Grant, ‘Paddington 2’ is simply wonderful

"Paddington 2 " is that rare creation that somehow improves on its already charming predecessor. More...

Movie review: Liam Neeson rides again in ‘The Commuter’

The tagline for the Liam Neeson Metro-North thriller "The Commuter" — "Lives are on the line" — feels like a missed opportunity. I would have gone with: "The quiet car is about to get loud." More...

NM hosts AMC’s ‘Better Call Saul’ for another season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More...

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