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Southern Columbia's Julian Fleming, left, gets around Ligonier Valley's Blake Bridge, center, before cutting back and getting around Josh Fitz on a kick return.
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<p>Southern Columbia's Julian Fleming, left, gets around Ligonier Valley's Blake Bridge, center, before cutting back and getting around Josh Fitz on a kick return.</p>

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Officials: Drunk man said he would burn down station
CATAWISSA — A man who was stumbling drunk after drinking a half bottle of rum and a half bottle of whiskey on his 31st...
Argument over cat spiraled into attack on teen, cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A man threw a space heater and a full can of beer at his 17-year-old girlfriend after they argued about...
Buckhorn girl uses writing to cope with sister’s illness
BUCKHORN — Sarah Wright kept telling her mother, Ginger, horrific stories at the kitchen table. “Cancer, car accidents...
Second man sentenced for crime against Shick-area pair
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — A second man has been sentenced to state prison for a brazen home invasion in...
BLOOMSBURG — The grandmother of a woman arrested for dealing heroin with her young daughter in tow says she’s “...


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Trump stays unpredictable NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of...
1984: Thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a...
Philadelphia to keep ‘AMOR’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia is permanently putting the “amor” in the City of...
Yuletide Breakfast Buffet: 7-10 a.m., Emanuel Lutheran Church, Church Road, Mainville. Holiday Card-Making Workshop:...
• Columbia-Montour AVTS Joint Operating Committee will reorganize Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Columbia-Montour AVTS, 5050...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-04-10-15-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-6; Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-0-2; Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-...
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Our hometown hottie, the fabulous Miss Krysten Ritter, is getting ready to celebrate her 35th birthday on Dec. 16....
HEMLOCK TWP. — A 63-year-old woman was injured when she lost control of her minivan, hit an embankment, and rolled,...
M-C Credit Union sues five people DANVILLE — M-C Financial Credit Union, 230 Walnut St., Danville, has sued the...

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MIFFLINVILLE — A wanted man traveling with pills and marijuana led police on a chase reaching speeds of 115 mph after...
Man allegedly dragged by hair CATAWISSA — Caleb Edison Mattern is accused of punching Daniel Adams and dragging him...
Marianne can attest that there’s a lot of truth in the adage “when it rains it pours.” “Our family was hit hard last...
DANVILLE — Theodore P. Del Vecchio of Millville is suing Rosie’s Comfort Shoes, care of Angela Ruth, for $740, records...
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WILLIAMSPORT — A Williamsport heroin dealer who supplied the Bloomsburg area received a federal prison sentence of 100...
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg-area man who allegedly attacked his brother-in-law and a friend with an ax during a drunken...
Staged fire shows danger live Christmas trees poseWORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — It only takes a minute for a crispy Christmas...
BLOOMSBURG — The Berwick teen accused of attacking a Bloomsburg University student with a brick will now stand trial on...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Federal disaster relief is heading to four Pennsylvania counties hit by October’s flash flooding....
Open house at West Berwick The West Berwick Elementary School will hold an open house 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to show...

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PITTSBURGH — A succession of loud snaps from crashing limbs are followed by a final thud as a crew of Amish loggers cut...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retiring Pennsylvania Turnpike worker decided brutal honesty was the way to go when he filled out...
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Enjoyed coloring, reading and crocheting
Helen May (Harmon) Bankes, 76, of Berwick passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at her home, surrounded by family. Born...
PHOENIX (AP) — The tradition of putting a Christmas tree atop Phoenix’s Camelback Mountain will continue this year with...
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Robert J. Wickham, age 60, of 501 Broad St., Berwick, died at his home at 12:10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, following an...
Western movie posters displayed SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Scottsdale Museum of the West is now the home of what is...
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Ronald “Ron” Sutton, of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township), died early Thursday morning, Dec. 1, 2016, at the home of...
Grayson M. Gumpy Brett Michael Gumpy and Jennifer Anne Butz, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Grayson Michael,...
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The subject of fake news has been part of the real news in recent days as social media companies, politicians and...
THORN: When police officers perform heroically to protect the public, they deserve high praise. On the other hand,...
For some time I have observed the practices of churches altering their “WORSHIP SERVICES” to appeal to the younger...
RE: Mistakes About Climate Change Some people believe climate change is real; the Earth’s weather is changing in ways...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from reporting by Ben White of Politico. On the campaign trail, Donald Trump repeatedly...
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SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — It started with one 4-by-6-inch card four years ago. Since then, Julie Overholser and her...
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NEW YORK — Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — ‘Tis the season for bright, cheery holiday music playing ad nauseam on the radio, in shopping malls...
PORTLAND, Ore. — A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in...
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“On Tuesday night, part of the community of Gatlinburg, Tenn., was destroyed by a massive wildfire. A number of small...
Woman and her dog saved from rubble; structure being turned into drugstore
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Rescue workers found the body of a construction worker Friday evening in the rubble of a building...
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Coaches put college playoff speculation on back burner
INDIANAPOLIS — Paul Chryst and James Franklin left the outside world behind Friday. As college football pundits...
Southern headed back to Hershey with state semifinal win
WINGATE — Two times in the fourth quarter, Southern Columbia’s defense took the field to protect a fragile four-point...
PITTSBURGH — They are millionaires, good friends, arguably the best in the world at their chosen profession and hardly...
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NASSAU, Bahamas — Dustin Johnson wasn’t even expecting to be in the Bahamas for the Hero World Challenge. He was tied...
PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Gordon scored a season-high 20 points, Nikola Vuvevic had 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Juwan Morgan scored a career-high 18 points and finished with 10 rebounds, De’Ron Davis scored 14...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 12 6.667 — Boston 10 8.556 2 New York 9 9.500 3 Brooklyn 5...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics...
1. Kentucky (7-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 11 UCLA, Saturday. 2. Villanova (7-0) did not play. Next: vs. Saint...
LAS VEGAS — NASCAR’s top circuit has been called the Winston Cup, Nextel Cup and Sprint Cup. Starting in 2017, the...
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The problems that plague Andrew Luck are the same that hinder Carson Palmer and pretty much any other quarterback or...
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s defense is getting so picky. The sixth-ranked Badgers have 11 interceptions over the last...
MINNEAPOLIS — Like the afternoon light on a short December day in Minnesota, the Vikings have been fading fast. For...
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WINGATE — Hunter Thomas put his shoulder down and bulldozed his way into the end zone for his second touchdown to give...
PIAA Class AAAAA State Championship Semifinal Archbishop Wood 37, Academy Park 0 PIAA Class AAAA State Championship...
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Dec. 3
Dec. 3, 1986 • The Bloomsburg University women’s basketball team beats Kutztown, 81-59. Dec. 3, 1996 • The Benton...
Today BASKETBALL College men Bloomsburg at Mercyhurst.........3 p.m. College women Bloomsburg at Mercyhurst...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Milwaukee 10 217 Brooklyn at Charlotte 7 206½ Minnesota at Toronto OFF OFF Atlanta...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPNU — Wake Forest at Richmond 12:30 p.m. CBS — UCLA at Kentucky 1 p.m. BTN — Oklahoma...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Nov. 27 Squad 1: Bud Bowman, 24. Squad 2: Phil Piazza, 24; Caden Cooke,...
Midway Lanes TUESDAY NO TAP LADIES Week 12 W L Cardinals 27 21 Doves 27 21 Blue Birds 21 27 Finches 19 29...
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TODAY Breakfast buffet, Emanuel Lutheran Church, Church Road, Mainville, 7-10 a.m., takeouts available. Craft and...
Wehry Family concert tonight LAIRDSVILLE — The Wehry Family will perform a Christmas concert at 7:30 tonight at...
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I don’t believe these people from the right. You lose, and all we hear for 8 years is bawling, crying, name calling,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House on Friday overwhelmingly backed a $611 billion defense policy bill that...
DEAR ABBY: I am 14 and a freshman in high school. I’m not allowed to date (my mother’s rule), but I really like a boy....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are warm, friendly and sociable. You enjoy the good things in life! (But you also have your...