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Columbia County staffer allegedly smuggled pills to pair
BLOOMSBURG — A part-time Columbia County Prison guard smuggled pills to two female prisoners after developing an “...
Berwick directors approve up to $45G for fix in new school library
BERWICK —School directors approved up to $45,000 to build a canopy they hope will stop persistent leaks at the library...
Police allege suspect forced his way into victim’s residence
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Benton man tried to push past a homeowner along Route 487 here as he looked for a woman, police say...
Operator to bring 40 rides, games, food vendors and jobs
BLOOMSBURG —The Bloomsburg Fair has found its new carnival games and rides operator. Amusements of America signed a...
Deb fears the Christmas clock is ticking down for her 10-year-old son, Ashton. “I think this is going to be the last...

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1944: The World War II Battle of the Bulge began as German forces launched a surprise attack against Allied forces...
• Actress Krysten Ritter, 36. • Actor-comedian JB Smoove, 52. • Actor Benjamin Bratt, 54. • TV producer Steven...
Mission Breakfast: 7-9:30 a.m., RCV UMC, 6 Orchard Drive, Catawissa. Cookie Sale: 8:30 a.m.-?, Wesley UMC, Market...
World unites against N. Korea UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing...
• SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) is in the market for materials for weatherizing homes; to learn more, please...
Wolf signs CHIP funding PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a bill guaranteeing state-level funding for a...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-10-14-22-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-6, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-1-7, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-4-7...


 
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It looks like the Force may be with an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie. The Lucasfilm production company could start on an...
MILTON — Jeff Huss of Danville joined the staff at the Milton YMCA about six weeks ago as the new aquatics/programming...


 
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The arrival of winter weather this past week brought with it a blizzard of donations to the 33rd annual Press...


 
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Suits filed in Danville DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge...
GREENWOOD TWP. —A Nescopeck woman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police say she was...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge has returned to his home in suburban Washington D.C., nearly a...


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Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: CRIB AND TODDLER BED MATTRESSES DETAILS: Dream On Me spring...


 
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Insurance might be the least exciting thing about surprising your loved one with a valuable gift this holiday — but don...
MONACA (AP) — A woman shot and killed by her estranged husband at a Penn State satellite campus before he turned the...


 
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LOS ANGELES — Police in Southern California raided a weed “fortress” on Wednesday, seizing 35,000 marijuana plants and...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A record-tying eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A gunman fleeing police in a car shot wildly at officers and pedestrians across a swath of Baltimore...
ELLSTON, Iowa (AP) —Bargain hunters beware! A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes...


 
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Anthony Locke Jr. cited in Bloomsburg Anthony Locke Jr., 23, of Bloomsburg, was cited for harassment after an alleged...
Was expert in garment industry efficiency
Irving M. Cabelly, 88, of Riverside, passed away quietly in the company of his family at Riverwoods Adams Center in...
Enjoyed family time, helping husband on farm
Judy A. Shuman, 63, of Bloomsburg, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 14, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
35 years in ministry and community service
Pastor Scott James Fetterolf, 53, of Berwick, went home to his Lord and Savior peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. He...
WW II vet owned Precision Business Machines
James R. Terwilliger, age 90, of Bloomsburg, died on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, a resident of the Geisinger???Bloomsburg...
Nescopeck native retired from Data File
Shirley A. Plock, 85, formerly of Nescopeck, passed away on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center in...
Adleigh R. Keim Brittany Walters and Brandon Keim, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Adleigh Rayne, born...
DERRY TWP. — A Turbotville man was cited for speeding when his car struck guard rails along Route 54 here early...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I were together for eight years before we married a year ago. He has a kid from a previous...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney said Friday...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Melania Trump said Wednesday at a holiday toy drive sponsored by the military that she hopes the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —The Philadelphia Zoo has thrown a birthday party for 37-year-old Coldilocks, the oldest polar bear...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are refined, charming and friendly. You also are honest and high-spirited! This year will...

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THORN: Incompatible roommates is high on the list of problems that can make life difficult for college students. But a...
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column by Bernard Goldberg, former network correspondent and author of the New York...
It has been close to eight years since the so-called Obamacare Bill was signed into law. Some of the particulars of...
On top of the threats it poses to clean air and water, a stunning new research study finds a strong link between...
President Trump is going to start World War III, according to the brilliant heads of the media. This country hasn’t...
EDITOR’S NOTE : An excerpt from an analysis by John Nichols of The Nation. The Federal Communications Commission...
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PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — An expecting father in Massachusetts has shown off his paternal glow with a “pregnancy” photo...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska —Scott Babcock was wrapping up an early morning runway inspection at America’s farthest north airport...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Government workers, local celebrities and residents who didn’t personally know late San Francisco...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) —Poland’s senators approved legislation Friday that gives the government greater control of a top...
MEXICO CITY (AP) —Mexico’s Congress approved a law Friday that would give the military a legal framework to act as...
LONDON (AP) — Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the...
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A dying man’s wish to see the new “Star Wars” movie is expected to come true today, thanks to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia’s densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing...
Owner’s generosity is dig at Trump
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza eatery is offering massive discounts to North Korean diners but there is just one...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Republicans didn’t get their wish to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health care law, but the...
“Today will be mostly cloudy and seasonably cold. But it will be a little milder tomorrow and Monday. The Arctic air...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules...
DANVILLE — A tax office here will hold a free cat adoption through the SPCA today. From noon to 4 p.m., stop by the H...
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Boswell has come through in clutch for Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH — Danny Smith wasn’t just looking for somebody who can kick. A lot of guys can kick. The Pittsburgh Steelers...
No need for Miami, Navy, FAU, Memphis to hit road
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Sometime late Friday afternoon, Florida Atlantic loaded up its luggage and headed south to the hotel...
Great Yankees player adjusting to life as executive for Marlins
AP Sports Columnist Derek Jeter, The Player, glided through two decades in the Big Apple. His charisma made it all...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 31 23 6 2 48 117 75 Toronto 34 20 13 1 41 109 97...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — After spending his entire career at shortstop in Cincinnati, Zack Cozart was willing to switch...
PHILADELPHIA — Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 24 7.774 — Toronto 19 8.704 3 New York 15 13.536 7½...
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —Vance Joseph’s rookie season in Denver has been full of losses, laments and quarterback switches....
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of...
Rams’ Cooper rolls past Chiefs’ Hill on list
DALLAS — Pharoh Cooper of the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City’s Tyreek Hill split 10 of the 11 first-place votes in...
NEW YORK — Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for verbal abuse of...
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Dec. 16, 1987 • Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson, whose team has gone 15-1 since the start of the 1986 season,...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Benton at Bucktail............... 2:30 p.m. Loyalsock at Central............ 7:...
BOXING 9:40 p.m. HBO — Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux, 12, for Saunders’ WBO middleweight title; Antoine...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Central Columbia’s Dominic Coombe poured in a game-high 37 points, and the Blue Jays cruised to a...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE OFF (OFF) Portland at CLEVELAND 8½ (210) Utah at NEW YORK OFF (OFF)...
BASEBALL National League PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Traded RHP Nick Burdi to Pittsburgh for future considerations....
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Roy Moore and his wife aren’t racist or bigoted, just this past weekend they were overheard saying “we love blacks, we...
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TODAY Free meal, Benton Christian Church, Church and Third streets, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Benton Council of...
Holiday events at Benton church BENTON TWP. — Bible Baptist Church is planning these holiday events: • A hand-bell...