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A Blair County man accused of rape in Centre County shot himself during an encounter with state troopers early Sunday morning.

UPMC offers COVID-19 vaccine to kids 5-11.

Nearly 400 residents of the State College area gathered on Saturday, November 6 to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk took place at Medlar Field at 10 a.m., with an opening ceremony to kick off the event. The walk serves to bring awareness and fundraise in finding a cure for the disease.

Bellefonte’s Undine Fire Co. Celebrating 150 Years.

The international travel ban is over. Airlines are expecting a surge today as the U.S. reopens to visitors with a COVID vaccine. The borders have been closed for nearly 20 months to several countries including Brazil, China, India, the U.K. and much of Europe.

Two people arrested during a Boston protest over COVID mandates are due to be arraigned today.  Organizers say their rally turned violent yesterday when counter protesters attacked.  Officers in riot gear shut the event down and worked to keep both sides separated.

Another poll is showing President Biden’s approval rating is at a new low.  This one is from USA Today and Suffolk University, putting his number at 38-percent.  Out of one-thousand people surveyed, nearly half feel the President has done worse than they expected.

“Predictable and preventable.”  That’s what the first lawsuit says about Friday’s stampede at a Texas music festival that killed eight people.  A Houston man was trampled and now wants a million dollars.  A second person is also suing rapper Travis Scott and other organizers.

Sports

Penn State pulled away in the fourth quarter to become bowl eligible and avoid a fourth-straight loss with a 31-14 victory over Maryland on Saturday night Penn State football’s upcoming November 13 clash this Saturday with No. 7 Michigan is officially set for a noon kick off. 

Penn State Field Hockey Team Faces Syracuse at Maryland in Opening Round of 2021 NCAA Championship Tournament

NFL – The L.A. Chargers defeated the Eagles, 27-24

MNF – The Steelers and Bears meet in Chicago.

Kyle Larson Wins The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Trophy .