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District hunters will have to deal with rain, wind today

Area hunters looking to bag a buck today, Nov. More...

Making a list . . .

Five-year-old Kade Dudley of Latrobe had a letter for Santa and 5-year-old Lincoln Orzehowski of Latrobe got to tell Santa his wish list at the City of Latrobe’s Light Up Night Bonfire Friday night.   More...

General News

Madison, Wisconsin, Bishop Robert Morlino, Pennsylvania native, dies

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Diocese of Madison says Bishop Robert C. Morlino has died at age 71.  The diocese said in a statement that Morlino died Saturday night at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. More...

Amtrak train stuck for more than 5 hours due to power issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people spent the end of their Thanksgiving holiday stuck on an Amtrak train for more than five hours.  The Boston-bound Acela had left Washington Sunday when Amtrak says debris caused damage to the pantograph that conn More...

Nurses at Indiana Regional Medical Center go on strike

More than 300 nurses at Indiana Regional Medical Center walked off the job this morning.  In a news release, hospital officials said the White Township facility will be “fully operational,” with hundreds of replacement nurses working More...

Sports

Bearcats pull away from Pitt-Greensburg

The St. Vincent College men’s basketball team held off a late challenge from visiting Pitt-Greensburg, pulling away late for an 82-73 win Saturday. Tom Kromka led the way for SVC (5-1) with 21 points, four blocked shots and a career-high 15 rebounds. More...

Broncos snap Steelers’ six-game winning streak

DENVER (AP) — For a man who tips the scales at close to 300 pounds, nose tackle Shelby Harris sure gets overlooked a lot. More...

Morgan’s career best helps SVC beat Allegheny

Behind a strong fourth-quarter performance from Maria Morgan, the St. Vincent College women’s basketball team finished off a 72-51 victory over host Allegheny in non-conference Saturday. More...

Lifestyles

Gaither Christmas Homecoming concert Dec. 1

Multi-Grammy-winning recording artist Bill Gaither and his Gaither Vocal Band will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the First Summit Arena in Johnstown. More...

St. John the Baptist Christmas Craft/Bake Sale Dec. 1-2

St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 201 E. Main St., Uniontown, will hold its annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, in the upstairs school hall.  More...

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ tour stop Nov. 28

Following four successful years of touring and more than 350 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will fly into Greensburg at The Palace Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Ligonier golden retriever receives recognition at National Dog Show

Daniel, a 4-year-old golden retriever from Ligonier, was in the spotlight at the 2018 National Dog Show held last week in Philadelphia.  The American Kennel Club’s top-rated golden retriever in the country, the champion canine earned a Be More...

Bulletin deadline for Letters to Santa Claus is Dec. 17

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. More...

Teenage extras needed for new ‘Kecksburg’ movie

Grand Conspiracy Films director Cody Knotts is looking for teen-aged movie extras for several scenes to be shot in and around Mount Pleasant in December.  Knotts and his crew have been filming scenes for “Kecksburg” for the past seve More...

Bulletin accepting Toys for Tots

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  More...

Local & State News

Pa. Dems have high redistricting hopes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The opportunity for Democrats to enhance their prospects in races for legislative and congressional seats for an entire decade is still three years away, but they’re already thinking about it in Pennsylvania. More...

Officials: All Pittsburgh police to have body cameras in ’19

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say all Pittsburgh police officers will be equipped with body cameras by next year.  More than 500 of the department’s 900 officers have the cameras, and 400 more are to be ordered. More...

Singing some holiday tunes . . .

The Greater Latrobe Choral Cats provided the holiday music for a large crowd at the City of Latrobe’s Light Up Night Bonfire on Friday at the First Ward field. Santa Claus and Captain America made appearances at the event.   More...

World News

Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge on Sunday rejected a last-minute bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and ordered him to surrender Monday as scheduled.  More...

First gene-edited babies claimed in China

HONG KONG (AP) - A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies - twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. More...

Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. More...

Health

Patients shocked, burned by medical device touted to treat pain

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Desperate for relief after years of agony, Jim Taft listened intently as his pain management doctor described a medical device that could change his life. More...

Supreme Court sets high bar for medical device lawsuits

The tiny balloon was supposed to stretch open a blocked artery on Charles Riegel’s diseased heart. Instead, when the doctor inflated the balloon, it burst.  The patient went on life support but survived. More...

Spinal-cord stimulators mean big business for device makers

Few medical devices hold as much potential for explosive growth as spinal-cord stimulators , especially in the United States, where they are being pushed as the answer to the country’s opioid epidemic.  More...

Entertainment

Thanksgiving hits ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ ‘Creed’ fuel record holiday box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend.  More...

‘Morning Joe’ hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski marry

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” are now co-hosts and spouses. The network says the couple wed Saturday in a small ceremony attended by family and friends in Washington. More...

White House deputy chief receiving millions from Fox

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine has received millions of dollars in severance from Fox News Channel’s parent company and is owed millions more, a new financial disclosure rep More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Suspect poses as subcontractor, steals from home   State police at Greensburg report that at 4:30 p.m. Nov. More...

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