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  1. First Trout, contest and challenges metRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... event, free with prior registration, Sun., May 18 at the Sleepy Hollow bridge on Loyalhanna Creek in Westmoreland County. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will block motor traffic on the low cement bridge ...

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  2. Region's 911 centers need upgrades to keep up with wireless...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... to upgrade their technology, it said, because the agency doesn't regulate call centers. Locally, only Westmoreland County said it could begin accepting texts sometime in the summer. Other local emergency services directors said upgrades will cost ...

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  3. Latrobe woman texts searchers in Linn Run State Park to tell them she's OKRead the original story

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... was called off shortly before 9 p.m. Friday after she texted emergency responders to say she was fine. Westmoreland County Public Safety spokesman Dan Stevens said the woman, whose identity was not released, told officials she fled to the woods ...

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  4. Western Pa. woman texts searchers she is safeRead the original story

    Yesterday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... got a speeding ticket she fled to the woods of Linn Run State Park out of fear she may be arrested. A Westmoreland County spokesman tells the paper the woman isn't expected to face any charges related to the search. Some 60 people, a bloodhound unit ...

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  5. Report: Missing Pa. woman texts 'I'm okay' to searchersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    ... park to search for the unidentified woman, who was reported missing by family members around 9 a.m. Westmoreland County Public Safety spokesman Dan Stevens told the paper that the woman isn't expected to face criminal charges but called the efforts ...

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  6. Pa. bicyclist hurt, 'T-boned by a deer'Read the original story

    Friday | Philly.com

    ... said it happened Sunday about 20 miles into a bicycle trip with five other people in Penn Township, Westmoreland County. A deer darted across the road, slammed into Kinkead and ran off. He doesn't remember the impact but his friends witnessed the ...

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  7. Bicyclist struck by deer while on ride in Pa.Read the original story

    Friday | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... said it happened Sunday about 20 miles into a bicycle trip with five other people in Penn Township, Westmoreland County. A deer darted across the road, slammed into Kinkead and ran off. He doesn't remember the impact but his friends witnessed the ...

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  8. Murrysville chief reflects in wake of violenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Thomas Seefeld has little doubt that, even decades from now, people who have never otherwise heard of Murrysville will speak of the April 9 knife attack in the Westmoreland County community where he is police chief.

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  9. Murrysville woman claims she's Virgin Mary's cousin 65 times removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A Westmoreland County woman claims she is the 64th great-granddaughter of Saint Joseph Ben Matthat Arimathaea, who was the paternal uncle to the Virgin Mary.

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  10. Murrysville woman claims she is Virgin Mary's cousin 65 times removedRead the original story

    Friday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A Westmoreland County woman claims she is the 64th great-granddaughter of Saint Joseph Ben Matthat Arimathaea, who was the paternal uncle to the Virgin Mary.

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  11. Theft trial for man charged in sisters' murdersRead the original story

    Friday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... Allen Wade of East Liberty stole the ring while delivering a refrigerator to a home in April 2013. Westmoreland County Common Pleas Judge Rita Hathaway on Thursday agreed to schedule the case for trial. Wade is awaiting trial in the slayings of ...

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  12. Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing schoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Wednesday morning at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Dan Stevens, spokesman for the Westmoreland County Emergency Management Agency, says school and public safety officials have been working toward getting things back to normal since ...

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  13. Man gets 75 to 150 years for 2002 Pittsburgh rapeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Centre Daily Times

    ... trial on burglary and drug charges from two separate incidents dating as far back as 2003 in neighboring Westmoreland County. Skundrich was charged in the July 25, 2002 Pittsburgh attack after police matched his DNA to that scene in March 2010. ...

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  14. Allen Wade maintains innocence in East Liberty sisters' killingsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous . Wade appeared before Westmoreland County Judge Rita Hathaway Thursday on unrelated theft charges stemming from an August 2013 theft case in Cook Township where Wade is ...

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  15. Man Convicted In 2002 Shadyside Rape Case Gets 75-150 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | CBS Local

    ... she called police. In addition to these cases, Skundrich is also awaiting trial on two more offenses in Westmoreland County and a sexual battery case in Florida.

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  16. Penn-Trafford school board open to tax incentiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... said he was in favor of the abatement program because it was key to the successful development of the Westmoreland County Industrial Park III in the 1980s. But, at its meeting Monday, the board decided it must first hold a public hearing on the ...

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  17. Smithton Native Claiming Life-Threatening Illness Charged With HoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | CBS Local

    It's a little town filled with big-hearted people. Smithton, Westmoreland County has a population just fewer than 400 people.

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  18. Courtroom logistics could be problematic for Alex Hribal's preliminary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... WILL FIT 24 VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES, LEGAL TEAMS, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE NATIONAL MEDIA INSIDE ONE WESTMORELAND COUNTY KOOM. OFFICIALS MET TODAY TO DISCUSS EXACTLY WHAT THEIR PLAN IS GOING TO BE. NOW, SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES AND PARK POLICE WERE ALL ...

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  19. Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Evening Sun

    ... have been steadily working toward getting things back to normal, said Dan Stevens, spokesman for the Westmoreland County emergency management department. On Monday, teachers met with a crisis intervention specialist before spending the day at the ...

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  20. Suspect in Stabbing Spree 'Confused, Scared, Depressed'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | ABC News

    ... property. He was arraigned Wednesday and is being held without bail in a juvenile detention center in Westmoreland County. Murrysville Police Chief Thomas Seefeld said someone pulled a fire alarm during the attack, raising attention and getting ...

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