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A hoarfrost forms on the trees of an island in the Susquehanna River near Catawssa Thursday morning.
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A hoarfrost forms on the trees of an island in the Susquehanna River near Catawssa Thursday morning.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught... READ MORE »

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Fire crews tried to save Mifflin Township woman, 77
MIFFLIN TWP. — A partially bedridden woman died Friday in a house fire, even though rescuers tried twice to fight their...
Company alleges Danville father violated its drug and break policies
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A new father wasn’t fired by the Benton Foundry for taking family leave, but for violating its...
BLOOMSBURG — A man who fled into a crowded Knoebels Amusement Resort to avoid arrest after a traffic stop last summer...
Challenger says representative isn’t serving Columbia County
A challenger for state Rep. David Millard’s seat says the longtime politician favors lobbying groups who donate to his...

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Breakfast: 7-11 a.m., Washingtonville Fire Company. Mission Breakfast: 7-9:30 a.m., RCV UMC, 6 Orchard Drive,...
• Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway, 51. • Actor Rainn Wilson, 52. • Actor James Denton, 55. • Comedian...
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• Notice of a sale at Close 2U Storage, Inc., Berwick, can be found in today’s Public Notices. • Danville’s Borough...
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Dust off your pink hats, ladies. It’s the anniversary of last year’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C., and across the...
BLOOMSBURG — A local contractor charged with failing to perform work for jobs that were paid for pleaded guilty to...
LOCUST TWP. — A driver and passenger were charged with possession of marijuana on Dec. 28 when police pulled over the...
FISHING CREEK TWP. — An Orangeville man who was speeding and driving erratically was charged with driving under the...


 
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It’s a familiar story: Boy meets girl. Girl is sick and probably, maybe, going to die. She’s a fireball of emotional...
Here’s the full list of cast and crew for BTE’s production of “I and You.” Crew Production Stage Manager — Michael...
“I and You” by Lauren Gunderson; directed by James Goode and Richard Cannaday; now open with shows through Jan. 28....
DANVILLE — A Williamsport man who ran out of the Mahoning Township police station when he was taken into custody during...
Police: Teen crashed into Danville driver TURBOT TWP. — A teenage driver crashed into a Danville man’s car while...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was charged with driving under the influence when he was stopped for a broken taillight...
VALLEY TWP. — A 55-year-old woman was found dead outside her home on Thunder Mountain Road here Tuesday, State Police...


 
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Here is a detailed look at recently recalled items: COMFORTERS DETAILS: Hudson comforters by UGG. They were sold...


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Vietnam-era veteran retired from Fabri-Kal
Richard W. Barnes Sr., age 71, of Bloomsburg, died on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, a patient of the Geisinger Medical...
Boston philanthropist was Shamokin native
Carol Troxell, 57, of Framingham, Mass., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, after a brief...
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William A. Meyers, 91, of Dorrance Township, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at home, with his daughters by...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A man was charged with driving under the influence at about 3 a.m. on Nov. 25 after police say he...
DANVILLE — Four people were sentenced in Montour County Court after being revoked off parole or probation for violating...
BLOOMSBURG — Two men pleaded guilty to driving drunk, and one of them was sentenced to serve five days on house arrest...
Danielle A. Fagley David and Kristen (Maertz) Fagley, Trevorton, are the parents of a daughter, Danielle Alexandria,...
MONROE TWP. — Restaurant options continue to grow on the Golden Strip, according to the Sunbury newspaper. Chipotle...


 
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump’s vulgar comment about the continent...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker’s yard has been charged...
DALLAS — Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before...
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CALVERT CITY, Kentucky (AP) — An explosion rocked a tugboat while it was docked for repairs in Kentucky, killing three...


 
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NEW YORK —When Academy Awards nominations are announced Tuesday morning, it might be a brief, celebratory reprieve for...
LOS ANGELES — Dakota Fanning was unfazed by being on her own for six months in Budapest or the dark nature of the TV...
NEW YORK — The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country...
NEW YORK — A tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star’s 2011 account of an alleged affair with...


 
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WASHINGTON —It’s a he said-he said thing. Here are examples from his first year in office of Donald Trump contradicting...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Since the day he descended from his Trump Tower penthouse to announce his surprise run for the...
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PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis traveled deep into the Amazon rainforest Friday to demand an end to the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some days, it’s more like being a Hollywood star’s agent than a communications official for the zoo....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s Chicago — where Kanye West was raised — as the name of baby No. 3 with Kim Kardashian West....
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Hezbollah is weighing in on a local controversy surrounding Steven Spielberg’s newspaper...
LONDON (AP) — London Zoo has honored Prince Harry’s fiancee by naming its newborn okapi after her. The zoo said...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —A motorist who drove into a crowded boardwalk along Rio’s famed Copacabana beach killed a baby and...

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PARIS (AP) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is forecast to top that of...
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Rabid raccoon came in through pet door ANGOLA, Del. (AP) —Delaware has confirmed the year’s first rabies case in a...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The government careened toward shutdown late Friday night in a chaotic close to Donald Trump’s first...
“A new Pacific Ocean storm named Jaxon is expected to deliver widespread snow this weekend across the western half of...
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Star safety stepped up after Wentz’s knee injury
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Raisman, others confront Nassar in courtroom
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MELBOURNE, Australia — With Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. —Miles Bridges scored 22 points and Nick Ward had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 9 Michigan...
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand...
PHILADELPHIA — One team has a suffocating defense. The other has the NFL’s No. 1 unit. Defense should win at least the...
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Jan. 20, 1988 • The Bloomsburg University men’s basketball team drops its league opener to defending champion...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed wall with Mexico...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s renowned sketch comedy club The Second City has expanded its class offerings for people with...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police had an unexpected encounter while searching a house in St. Petersburg — a...
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TODAY Clothing giveaway, Bethany UMC, 116 Summerhill Ave., Berwick, 9-11 a.m., 570-752-2576. Breakfast, Roaring Creek...
Pro-life rosary set at St. Mary’s BERWICK — A pro-life rosary and benediction service is planned at 3 p.m. Sunday at...
It is hard to believe that for the past nine years God has blessed our outreach to truckers. This Christmas the...
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I understand that Bloomsburg needs to make money, but having people move their cars for a street cleaner that doesn’t...