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  1. Trick Or Treat Times 2014: Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

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  2. Westmoreland Co. Most Wanted Fugitive arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WPXI

    One of Westmoreland County's Most Wanted fugitives was arrested Friday in New Kensington. Police said Tarrae Johnson, 23, was located in a vehicle at a Sheetz gas station with $722 in cash, 69 stamp bags of suspected heroin and a small amount of suspected marijuana.

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  3. PA Historical and Museum Commission Calls for Historical Marker NominationsRead the original story

    Saturday | GantDaily.com

    ... Fred McFeely Rogers (Mister Rogers), who made significant contributions to children's media in Latrobe, Westmoreland County; Eddie Gottlieb, one of the founders of the NBA and manager of basketball champions in Philadelphia County; The Ross Leffler ...

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  4. Varsity Xtra: Pointless pastime -- Competing against Yough yields nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... a season without giving up a goal really was exciting." The girls have uplifted a school in Herminie, Westmoreland County, that isn't known much for successful sports teams. The school has only one WPIAL championship in team sports (2011 softball). ...

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  5. 911 call takers, paramedics, EMTs following directives to protect themselves from EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... It helps them do their job and prepare themselves and take necessary precautions," said Nick Caesar with Westmoreland County Public Safety. "We followed a similar guideline with the H1N1 scare. Right now we're just being very vigilant and staying on ...

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  6. Westmoreland man charged with walking street with rifle, running grow operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... sault of a law enforcement officer, terroristic threats and drug-related charges. He is currently in the Westmoreland County Prison awaiting a preliminary hearing Oct. 28.

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  7. Part of I-70 Closed in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | CBS Local

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  8. Pugtoberfest supports regional rescue effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | POP City

    ... Guardian Angels Pug Rescue; Lisa Ward runs Southwest PA Pugs with Special Needs. Both rescues are in Westmoreland County, with Levay in Latrobe and Ward in Leechburg. More than 600 people and their pugs attended this year's event, which grows more ...

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  9. Rail revelation: Pittsburgh's oil train volume is risky businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Pittsburgh, while CSX sends two to 10 trains per week. Neighboring counties aren't off the hook either: Westmoreland County receives up to 45 trains per week, Beaver up to 30 trains and Butler and Armstrong up to 15 trains each. Given the disaster ...

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  10. Local Restaurant Expanding To North HuntingdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CBS Local

    ... tasty food in Monroeville since 1952, and now the restaurant and lounge is coming to North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County. And there's a lot planned leading up to it, including a Family and Friends Night, an invitation-only Grand Tasting Night and ...

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  11. Section of I-70 in Westmoreland County closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Post-gazette.com

    The section of westbound Interstate 70 crossing the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad in Rostraver has closed due to a support wall failure, PennDOT said in a press release this afternoon. It's unclear what caused an edge of the wall supporting the overpass to come down, said Valerie Petersen, district spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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  12. Jeannette store sells winning ticket in $1.5 million Pa. Lottery jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The owner of Jeannette Distributing didn't believe it when the Pennsylvania Lottery said his store sold the only winning ticket in a Cash 5 drawing worth more than $1.5 million. IT WAS SOLD IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY.

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  13. Section of Interstate 70 west closed due to wall failureRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | O-R Online

    A section of westbound Interstate 70 where it crosses over the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County, has been closed and a detour is being used.

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  14. Cash 5 ticket worth $1.5M sold in Westmoreland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WPXI

    A jackpot-winning ticket from Friday's drawing was sold at Jeannette Distributing on Penn Avenue in Jeannette, officials said. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 22-29-39-41-42, to win a jackpot of $1,501,426, less 25 percent federal withholding.

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  15. Safety a Focus in Pennsylvania Crude Oil TransportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Insurance Journal West

    ... than what we have right now with this." Chris Tantlinger, hazardous materials coordinator for Westmoreland County, said rail operators "transport hazardous materials every day and continuously, and this product is another part of the whole hazards ...

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  16. Truck hauling grapes overturns on I-70 in Westmoreland County; Portion of road closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WPXI

    Part of Interstate 70 is closed Tuesday after a truck hauling grapes rolled over, spilling the fruit onto the road. "There was a car hauler parked alongside of the road.

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  17. Arnold Palmer Regional Airport adding parking spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Business Journal

    ... a few short years ago, has increased with the budget airline's service. And one of the benefits of the Westmoreland County airport is its free parking. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Monday the airport will be adding another 190 parking ...

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  18. Police called to standoff in Mount PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | WPXI

    A standoff in Westmoreland County late Saturday night required police presence into Sunday morning. Emergency crews were called to Low Street in Mount Pleasant about 11 p.m. Saturday.

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  19. Safety a focus in Pennsylvania crude oil transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Erie Times News

    ... than what we have right now with this." Chris Tantlinger, hazardous materials coordinator for Westmoreland County, said rail operators "transport hazardous materials every day and continuously, and this product is another part of the whole hazards ...

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  20. Attack ads prompt bitter back-and-forth in District 32 Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Democrat Deb Kula and Republican Pat Stefano are competing in the Pennsylvania Senate district that includes Fayette and Somerset counties and part of Westmoreland County. YOU AND TONIGHT WE'RE FOCUSING ON A CINCINNATI SENATE RACE WHERE ADS ARE GETTING UGLY.

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