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General News

Baby boom at Arizona hospital with 16 pregnant nurses

MESA, Ariz. More...

Something borrowed: Georgia planner nabs wedding grifter

MILTON, Ga. More...

Manafort judge says he’s received threats, won’t name jurors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears for their safety as well.  More...

Editorial

Westsylvania

It’s the Alleghenies music season

“When your family gets hungry, you’ll do anything for work. I carved out a living from the Pennsylvania dirt.” Those words could have been spoken by many here within the Alleghenies in generations past — farmers and miners in particular. More...

Bulletin Board

The Unity Township Heritage Day Festival will be underway noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Political Cartoon

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Lifestyles

‘The Affections of May’ on stage at Jennerstown playhouse

From Aug. 14-26, the Mountain Playhouse is presenting “The Affections of May,” a romantic comedy by prolific Canadian playwright Norm Foster, it was announced Thursday.  More...

Campus Corner

‘Girlhood Interrupted...’ presentation Sept. 6 at SHU open to public   Award-winning psychologist Jamilia Blake, Ph.D., will present “Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood” 7 p.m. More...

Adams, Caldwell memorial libraries slate September activities

Programming coordinator Laura Starzynski at Adams Memorial Library, 1112 Ligonier St., Latrobe, announced reservations are being accepted for the following September programs, two at AML and one at Caldwell Memorial Library:  Bob MacPherson Pres More...

Locals part of efforts fighting wildfires in western U.S.

National news broadcasts provide brief glimpses of wildfires raging across the western United States virtually every summer, but a handful of area residents and people with local ties witness the fires’ damage firsthand and offer their expertis More...

Local & State News

Circle That Date

MONDAY, AUG. 20   4:30 p.m., Ligonier Township Municipal Authority, special meeting (to consider hiring of new manager)  TUESDAY, AUG. More...

Will other states follow Pennsylvania on church abuse?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys general around the U.S. More...

Ex-prosecutor who helped drug dealers for sex gets probation

BEDFORD, Pa. More...

World News

Chile: Man angry over suitcase behind wave of bomb threats

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - A Chilean man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures in Chile, Argentina and Peru, authorities charged Friday.  More...

AP source: It’s not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

WASHINGTON (AP) - It’s not just audiotapes.  Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a person with dir More...

Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The cancellation of President Donald Trump’s Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and More...

Sports

Local mat coaching legend Tom Harbert to be inducted into Pa. Sports Hall of Fame

Don’t be surprised if St. Vincent College someday names a building after longtime coach Tom “Legs” Harbert.  More...

Buccaneers’ Fitzpatrick back facing another ex-team in Titans

By The Associated Press  Ryan Fitzpatrick has been in the NFL long enough, and been with so many different teams, that the quarterback has plenty of experience of playing somewhere in a different uniform.  Coming back to Tennessee is a bit More...

’Cats open golf season with exhibition win

Despite having three firsttime starters in its lineup, the Greater Latrobe golf team posted a solid score in a 202- 234 win over visiting Punxsutawney Area in Friday’s season-opening exhibition match at Latrobe Country Club.  Senior co-cap More...

Entertainment

Movie review: Wahlberg and Berg’s ‘Mile 22’ is a dizzying assault

Mark Wahlberg’s “Mile 22 “ character James Silva has a tick where he snaps a yellow rubber bracelet against his wrist. More...

Jill Janus, singer of the metal band Huntress, dies at 43

PORTLAND, Ore. More...

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