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Derek McCabe, right, plays the part of an angel with other members of his first grade, in background, Isaac Pellegrini and Nina Nowak during the St. Mary’s Catholic Church CCD program’s annual Christmas pageant.
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Derek McCabe, right, plays the part of an angel with other members of his first grade, in background, Isaac Pellegrini and Nina Nowak during the St. Mary’s Catholic Church CCD program’s annual Christmas pageant.

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But Game Commission says charge doesn’t apply to wildlife
BLOOMSBURG — Animal advocates who saw footage of an opossum getting doused with beer at a home here this fall say there...
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BLOOMSBURG — For most college seniors, the race is on to find a paying gig that uses that new degree come graduation...
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MILLVILLE — The families of three men accused of cooking and selling methamphetamine crowded into District Judge Doug...

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Dog survives plane crash OLDENBURG, Ind. (AP) — Three people and a dog died in a small plane crash here, but another...
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In the wake of 9/11, three women from New York City — a Jew, a Muslim, and an Episcopalian — met to discuss plans to...
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DANVILLE — A Danville woman who reportedly drove drunk to a hair appointment entered Montour County’s ARD probation as...


 
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Enthusiasm for industrial-scale hemp production in Pennsylvania has grown, well, like a weed. On Wednesday, Gov. Tom...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that...


 
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With obesity on rise, fashion-centered Paris forced to look in mirror
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, and Carolina spoiled Aaron Rodgers’ return from a...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. —LeSean McCoy scored twice and surpassed 10,000 career-yards rushing, while helping Buffalo stay in...
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Jimmy Garoppolo led one final scoring drive in the closing seconds to cap a fantastic first home...
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... son of Angela D’Alexander-Scott, Bloomsburg, will be 2 Sunday. Grandparents are Ava D’Alexander and Troy Varner,...
... daughter of Ryan and Lorien Beishline, Berwick, turned 11 on Dec. 8. Grandparents are Ramona Schaffer, Orangeville...
... daughter of Shelly and Kristopher Kremer, Bloomsburg, and Andrew and Shannon Hess, Berwick, will turn 11 on...
... son of Heather and Matt Conville, Glenside, will turn 10 Sunday. Grandparents are Glenn and Deb Halterman,...
... daughter of Thomas and Jamie Maciejewski, Los Angeles, turned 8 Dec. 11. Grandparents are Edward and Susan...
... daughter of Shawn and Stephanie Earnest, Benton, turned 12 on Dec. 11. Grandparents are James and Charlotte...
... son of Evan and Carly Gajkowski, Catawissa, will be 4 on Thursday. Grandparents are Ron and Fran Gajkowski, Numidia...
... daughter of Scott and Kristy Barnes, Bloomsburg, will turn 12 on Sunday. Her grandparents are Connie and Merle...
... son of Shelly and Kristopher Kremer, Bloomsburg, will turn 2 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Sherry and Ernest Merrill...
... daughter of Bob and Joey Belcher, Nescopeck, turned 6 years old on Dec. 11. Her grandparents are Kim and Carol...
... twin daughters of Michael and Kimberly (Wolf) Scanish, Camp Hill, turned 10 years old on Dec. 16. Nora and Chloe...
... twin daughters of Tim and Karen Krapf, are 7 years old today. Olivia and Abigail are the granddaughters of the Rev...
DEAR ABBY: My parents have been divorced for 15 years. Dad is remarried; my mother lives alone. My brother and I...
... daughter of Jes and Eric Longenberger, Bloomsburg, turned 2 on Dec. 12. Kinslee is the granddaughter of Lisa and...
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