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Group submits payment for Westmoreland mini-casino

The successful bidder for a proposed mini-casino in Westmoreland County has submitted its payment of $40.1 million to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, state gaming control board spokesperson Richard McGarvey confirmed to the Bulletin on Friday More...

General News

Team featured in ‘A League of Their Own’ celebrating 75th

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Kin seeks Manson corpse to put ‘so-called monster’ to rest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fight for the corpse of Charles Manson was thrown out of a Los Angeles court Friday, as another potential heir stepped into the case and the grandson of the cult leader made an emotional plea to a judge.  More...

First lady’s rep blasts ‘false’ reports about Melania Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump’s office is fed up with speculation about marital strife in the White House.  Mrs. More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

Pennsylvania Historical Markers: Something we share

She was an atheist, offended by a reference to God. He was an evangelical Christian, who was put off by her retort.  More...

Bulletin Board

Merci beaucoup to all those who returned phone calls, replied to emails or sent faxes to furnish updates for their listings in Fact Book 2018.  The handy, dandy 48-page supplement was published with the Friday, Jan. 26, edition of the Bulletin. More...

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Campus Corner

MLK Poetry Competition winners announced Tuesday at St. Vincent

The winners of the MLK Poetry Competition were announced at St. Vincent College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Life and the Visionaries of H.O.P.E. Jan. 23 at the Fred M. More...

High-and low-tech Valentine’s gifts that say ‘I miss you’

Before the tech revolution, you might have sent a lock of hair, a printed photo or a perfumed note to a loved one far away. And of course, you can still do that. More...

Seton Hill confers degrees during December commencement exercises

Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Thursday announced it conferred degrees and certificates during Dec. 11 commencement exercises for students who completed degree requirements in August and December. More...

Four local players star in big Puppy Bowl XIV game Feb. 4

It’s going to be an exciting bowl game on Feb. 4 when two teams take to the field and vie for the championship title. There will be rough and tumble action with players running all around and knocking each other over. More...

Former emcee takes on new role at this year’s county prayer breakfast

Jim Bendel is used to standing on the dais before a packed room for the Westmoreland County Prayer Breakfast. However, this year was different.  More...

Local & State News

Dead Poets Society founder, 57, dies after ordering tombstone

ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — The founder of the Dead Poets Society of America suffered a fatal heart attack little more than a month after commissioning his own tombstone.  More...

Circle That Date

MONDAY, JAN. 29   10 a.m., Westmoreland County Prison Board, courthouse  WEDNESDAY, JAN. More...

Butler teens charged after girl with allergy exposed to pineapple

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Three teenagers face criminal charges after intentionally exposing a school classmate with a severe pineapple allergy to the fruit, authorities said.  More...

World News

Moving past the wall: Trump plan takes on legal immigration

(AP) — The most contentious piece of President Donald Trump’s new proposal to protect the so-called Dreamers has nothing to do with them. More...

Police say Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

TORONTO (AP) - Police said Friday they believe Canadian drug-company billionaire businessman Barry Sherman and his wife were both murdered.  Det. Sgt. More...

AP Fact Check: So where is Trump’s 3-percent growth?

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Friday praised an America that is “roaring back” just as his government was releasing figures showing a year of economic growth well short of what he told people to expect.  More...

Sports

Fenton’s career night propels GL to win against Norwin

It didn’t take long for Reed Fenton to set the tempo for the Greater Latrobe boys’basketball team. The standout junior guard also did his part in the second half to shoot the Wildcats to victory. More...

Union concerned after payroll cuts by Pirates, Marlins

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerned after the Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates cut major league payroll, the baseball players’ association has taken the first step toward trying to force changes in the clubs’ behavior.  More...

GL’s Miller ‘three-peats’ as WCCA diving champion

Make that a “three-peat” for Greater Latrobe’s Taylor Miller.  For the third year in a row, the Greater Latrobe senior captured the girls’ title in the Westmoreland County Coaches Association Diving Championships held Fri More...

Entertainment

Movie review: Forward motion of ‘Maze Runner’ stalls in third entry

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoers who come late to the "Maze Runner" franchise, which now numbers three, will doubtless have one very reasonable question: Where, pray tell, are all the mazes I was promised? More...

Survey: Being a female artist in pop is a ‘lonely’field

NEW YORK (AP) — Anew survey of pop charts over the past six years finds that men overwhelmingly dominate the ranks of artists and songwriters and that 2017 represented a six-year low for female artists. More...

Daltrey, Steve Miller Band added to Tanglewood lineup

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, the Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton and Andy Grammer are among the artists added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists series this summer.  More...

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