Police capture suspected cop killer Eric Frein

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BARRETT TOWNSHIP, PA — Thursday, Pennsylvania State Police captured suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein after what took nearly seven weeks to locate him. The search began on September 12, after Frein allegedly killed Bryon K. Dickson II, a Pennsylvania State Police Officer. Frein was placed on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List. Frein is…

Plane crashes into building in Kansas

WICHITA, KS — What was described as a 10-seater, twin-engine Beechcraft plane has crashed into Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport around 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. Some reports indicate that four may be dead and at least one person is in critical condition after the crash. Earlier, authorities said that at least a dozen who were possibly on…

Defending coal requires courage

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Grimes must ignore political correctness on climate change By Tom Harris Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes claims that, if elected, she will stand up for Kentucky’s coal sector in opposition to the regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is presumably why the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) supports her Senate bid….

‘Quickbooks Reports – Analyzing Financial Data’ Seminar

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LATROBE, PA — Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering the seminar, QuickBooks® Reports – Analyzing Financial Data, on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at Saint Vincent College. This program is intended for individuals who are familiar with QuickBooks® and would like to expand their knowledge in generating and…

Fall concert this Friday in Latrobe

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LATROBE, PA — Saint Vincent College Singers will present their fall concert “Double Double Toil and Trouble” at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 in the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve. Admission is free and open to the public. The concert will include popular hits from Halloween movies such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland…

The Red Cross’ secret disaster

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In 2012, two massive storms pounded the United States, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, hungry or without power for days and weeks. Americans did what they so often do after disasters. They sent hundreds of millions of dollars to the Red Cross, confident their money would ease the suffering left behind by Superstorm…

Space is hard. Ambition is harder.

On the 28th of October 2014 an unmanned Antares rocket from Orbital Science experienced a catastrophic first stage failure resulting in the total loss of the spacecraft and its massive payload. It was carrying many months of supplies for the International…