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Attempted-murder suspect is brought back to Berwick
BERWICK — The driver accused of intentionally running over a Berwick man this summer was hiding under a bed when...
Knife wielder gets 5-to-12-year term in Berwick assault
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who nearly died after being stabbed in the abdomen by an angry housemate told a judge...
SUV lost control, flipped near Mifflinville exit
MIFFLIN TWP. — Two out-of-state travelers were trapped in an upside-down SUV after it flipped several times Thursday...
BLOOMSBURG — A coalition working to prevent a natural gas pipeline in Columbia County issued a fierce call to action...
SALEM TWP. — Township supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve the construction of the $850 million...
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• Proposed 2015 budgets are available for public inspection in Nescopeck Township, Montour Township and Derry Township...
“Lend Me a Tenor”: Comedy, today and Saturday, 7 p.m., and Sunday, 2 p.m., Benton High School, Park Road; tickets at...
• Football player-turned-talk show host Michael Strahan, 43. • Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, 48...
1942: The Alaska Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, was formally opened at Soldier’s Summit in the Yukon...
Five dead on trip to Disney CALHOUN, La. (AP) — Three children and two adults from a Texas family were killed on their...
Ganja-selling granny gets jail BUTLER (AP) — A woman will spend 15 to 30 months in state prison for selling hundreds...
‘Never confuse motion with action.’ Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) American author
TREASURE HUNT: 1-11-13-16-28 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 9-9-6 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 6-0-1-6 MIDDAY QUINTO: 9-3-7-3-9 EVENING...
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Tasers, cops and cars. That’s what the Mahoning Township Police Department needs, said acting chief Chris Prescott at...
Geisinger warned of pending suit DANVILLE — Michael J. O’Donnell has filed a notice of a pending medical malpractice/...
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Plan to buy Bloomsburg site nixed
BLOOMSBURG — Finn’s News Agency attracted the unlikeliest of suitors when it shut down for good in March: the Columbia...
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making...
DUI alleged in Danville DANVILLE — A Danville man who drank two large beers while waiting for take-out food was later...
DANVILLE — Wills filed in Montour County: • Bette J. Fenstermacher, Valley Township, died June 22, 2014, at 92; estate...
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• John Paul, a member of Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans, is recuperating at home after surgery. Cards will reach him...
Longtime dairy farmer, township supervisor
Carl D. Remley, 79, of 64 Remley Hill Road, Benton (Divide), passed into his Savior’s arms on Wednesday morning, Nov....
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Authorities don’t know why Myron May targeted his alma mater Thursday when he opened fire on...
Collector and restorer of John Deere tractors
Richard F. Landis, 74, of Danville, and formerly of Store Road, Harleysville, Pa., husband of Marilyn G. (Richart)...
NEW YORK — A legend of film, theater and comedy in nearly equal measure, Mike Nichols was an unquestioned fixture of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Donald Martin Yoder Sr., 87, of Nescopeck Township passed away on Thursday morning, Nov. 20, 2014, at home. A full...
GRYSHUK — Memorial service for John M. Gryshuk who died Sept. 25, 2014, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) —Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners struggled to clear waist-high drifts atop their...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Alexandra Petri in The Washington Post. Bill Cosby is over, for now. The...
With the approach of Black Friday and the Christmas shopping season, let’s ponder one of our area’s enduring mysteries...
We have launched into an era of roboticized warfare and very possibly roboticized humanity. America’s faith in the...
It is a sick joke on the victims of sexual assault and abuse. Eric Barron was president of Florida State University in...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
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WHAT’S PLAYING AROUND THE AREA
Beyond the Lights ★★ Drama about a music superstar (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) overwhelmed by the pressures of fame. PG-13 (...
LOS ANGELES — All is not well in Panem. At the conclusion of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss’s (Jennifer...
By all means, see David Fincher’s gloriously pulpy “Gone Girl,” the elegant, surreal comedy “Birdman,” the percussive...
NEW YORK (AP) —“Dumb and Dumber To” gave Jim Carrey his best box-office debut in a live-action film since 2003’s “Bruce...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The boisterous Portokalos family is coming back to the big screen. Universal Pictures has acquired...
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PITTSBURGH (AP) —The Pittsburgh area is seeing a dramatic increase in new syphilis cases, primarily among men who have...
DEAR ABBY: How much interest in an adult child’s sex life is normal? My mother seems obsessed. I hooked up with a girl...
Just when it seems things can’t get any worse for Bill Cosby, they somehow do. Now, famous model Janice Dickinson...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are both senior citizens. My hearing deteriorated noticeably more than two years ago...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing...
Cops: False allegation made at juvenile jail MAHONING TWP. — A North Central Secure Treatment Unit inmate made a false...
BERWICK —Borough Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 9-15: Nov. 9 •12:20 a.m. — 200 block East Front...
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WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration...
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MILTON — MePush’s computer donation project, MeGive, is again pledging to give away computers to local non-profits, low...
NEW YORK (AP) — John Cameron Mitchell, the writer and original star of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” is returning to her...
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NORTHUMBERLAND —Evie, a mix of black Lab and Australian shepherd, is now part of the staff at the Child Advocacy Center...
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with a union that represents nurses Thursday and put a halt to plans...
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“The atmospheric explosion of snow that’s dropped up to 6 feet on parts of western New York isn’t unusual for this time...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Izzard is serious about his latest project: a memoir. The British comedian, 52, has a deal with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Franzen has a new novel coming. Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux announced Franzen’s “...
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Bloomsburg University set for Division II playoffs
BLOOMSBURG — Having a bye in the first round of the Division II national playoffs doesn’t mean it has been an easy week...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The NFL has decided to move the Bills’ home game against the New York Jets to Monday night in Detroit...
After a vote of 7-1, MCA board opens DeFrancesco’s head coaching position
MOUNT CARMEL — Carm DeFrancesco might not be on the sidelines at the Silver Bowl next season. With a 7-1 vote, the...
PHILADELPHIA — Teams that lead the NFL in turnovers usually don’t win too many games. Then again, Chip Kelly’s...
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PHILADELPHIA — Ellen DeGeneres used her monologue on Wednesday’s show to speak right to heart of Philadelphia 76ers...
GENEVA — FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts...
MONTREAL — Max Pacioretty scored twice, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the St. Louis Blues, 4-1, on Thursday night....
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Caris LeVert had 21 points and nine rebounds, and No. 24 Michigan scored 11 straight points late in...
CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports announced a three-year contract extension Thursday that keeps Kasey Kahne in the...
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The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent,...
ST. LOUIS — When the St. Louis Rams needed it most, kicker Greg Zuerlein regained his rookie-season form. Zuerlein was...
The milestone came and went, chronicled with a blurb that got second billing to the news that his team actually won a...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —LeGarrette Blount’s teammates are glad to have him back in a New England Patriots uniform. Which...
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Nov. 21, 1984 • Seattle Mariners first baseman Alvin Davis beats teammate Mark Langston for American League Rookie of...
Today WRESTLING College Eastern Michigan at Bloomsburg..7 p.m. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Saturday BASKETBALL...
NCAA FOOTBALL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Rice 7½ 52½ UTEP at San Diego St. 5½ 50½ Air Force at Utah St. 14 46½...
AUTO RACING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, practice for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 4 a.m...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 9 2.818 — Boston 4 6.400 4½ Brooklyn 4 7.364 5 New York 3...
BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Announced commissioner-elect Rob Manfred will serve a five-year term, beginning Jan....
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NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller...
KINGSLEY, Mich. (AP) —A federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner’s lawsuit. The court on Thursday...
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21/FRIDAY Baked Haddock Dinner, Nov. 21, 5-8 p.m., Bloomsburg Elks. Christmas Open House, Holly’s Handbags Plus, Nov...
Loose Ties Model Railroad Club display, Nov. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Nov. 23, 12-4 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn....
“Lend Me a Tenor,” comedy, Nov. 21-22, 7 p.m., and Nov. 23, 2 p.m., Benton High School, Park Road, Benton; tickets at...
Bucknell Jazz Band, with guest composer and soloist Jonathan Ragonese, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center, Bucknell...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are sexual, stylish and appealing. You have a natural grace and elegance, as well as a...
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Went down to Ber Vaughn Park the other day. Looks like the pool isn’t the only disaster there. Look at the tennis...