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The members of the Bloomsburg swim teams stand on the pool deck cheering on teammate Jacob Ryan, second lane from left, as he swims in the final heat of the 100-yard backstroke during Thursday night’s District 4 swim meet in Williamsport.
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The members of the Bloomsburg swim teams stand on the pool deck cheering on teammate Jacob Ryan, second lane from left, as he swims in the final heat of the 100-yard backstroke during Thursday night’s District 4 swim meet in Williamsport.

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Posted on: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:26am
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Shooting suspects want confessions tossed in Hunlock Creek slayings
WILKES-BARRE — Holly Crawford told police her boyfriend James Roche was angry at one of the two men they’re accused of...
Authorities: U-turn led to heroin charges near I-80
SCOTT TWP. — A day care worker shoved a half-pound of heroin down her pants early Thursday, leaving an odd bulge in her...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed who decided to steal a $4.50 turkey sandwich from a campus eatery is now...
BERWICK — Police raided a LaSalle Street home Thursday night, seizing drugs, cash, and a firearm, said Berwick Chief...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s board of directors recently took the unusual step of promoting its...
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1911: Inventor Charles F. Kettering demonstrated his electric automobile starter in Detroit by starting a Cadillac’s...
Stringposium: For middle- and high-school string players, Haas Center for the Arts, BU; RSVP: mjelinek@bloomu.edu...
• Actress Kate Mara, 32. • Singer Josh Groban, 34. • Actor Brandon Beemer, 35. • Chelsea Clinton, 35. • Actor...
Man buried in snow for hours PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — A man survived being buried in 2 feet of snow for more than...
• The 2014 audit report for Nescopeck Township is published in today’s Public Notices. • Anthony Township auditors...
Police: Mom left child in cold ALLENTOWN (AP) — A woman left her 1-year-old in her minivan in freezing weather while...
‘He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.’ Henry Wadsworth...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-10-18-28-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-1-4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-1-6-7 MIDDAY PICK...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man convicted recently of selling heroin to an informant admitted in court this week that he...
Dan Knorr had a Valentine’s Day to remember, but it was the gift that got away that made it so. Knorr, Danville’s...
Driver, boy escape harm in accident RUSH TWP. — A Kulpmont man hit a guardrail and his vehicle rolled down an...
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Jonah P. Wersinger Daniel Wersinger and Makayla Day of Berwick are the parents of a son, Jonah Paul, born Tuesday, Jan...
Espy, Montour Township volunteer Chris Depoe serves as a volunteer with the Espy and Montour Township fire departments...
Longtime volunteer at Millville carnival
Lloyd J. “Butch” Hunsinger, age 59, a lifelong resident of Bloomsburg, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, a recent resident of...
LOS ANGELES — A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards has...
WWII veteran, longtime Confair executive
Gordon M. “Pat” Styers, 92, of Berwick passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Berwick Hospital Center Emergency...
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NEW YORK — What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips? A campaign...
WINCHENDON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school principal said cyberbullies who targeted some of his students are...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Scranton man who made threats to get a gun and “shoot everyone” at a downtown pizzeria last year was...
Columbia County marriage licenses • John Gardner Trenholm, 50 Lincoln Ave., Bloomsburg, son of the late James Albert...
Play bridge in Ralpho RALPHO TWP. — Bridge play at the Ralpho Township Public Library will resume Tuesday from 7-9 p.m...
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NEW YORK — A relationship therapy TV show that premieres tonight at 10 gives most participating couples the same...
LOS ANGELES — Daniel Dae Kim made an impressively smooth transition from a stalwart husband on “Lost” to dashing crime...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt’s audience shot up by more than half a million viewers on his second week filling in at NBC...
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Trooper resigns after sex in cruiser COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A trooper who admitted having sex with a woman in a marked...
Backers say new tribunal alleviates clogged courts
DALLAS (AP) — An Islamic tribunal launched in Dallas last year to settle civil disputes among the growing Muslim...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Jennifer Lansford, a developmental psychologist...
Can town never change?
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We decry the treatment of women in many countries and the fact that Sharia law allows men to abuse their wives. We’ve...
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WHAT’S PLAYING AROUND THE AREA
AMERICAN SNIPER ★★★ Director Clint Eastwood’s film, based on the book, about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper). His...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Duplass understands time management. He speaks in sound bites and doesn’t linger. “I’m efficient...
If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what’s going on — when of course...
“Fifty Shades of Grey” stayed on top of the box office in its second weekend. The top 10 movies at U.S. and Canadian...
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OXON HILL, Md. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his...
NEW YORK — America’s fondness for Labrador retrievers is still setting records, but bulldogs are breaking new ground....
NEW YORK (AP) —The American Kennel Club is releasing its annual rankings of the popularity of different dog breeds....
Facebook users who don’t fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being...
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LAS VEGAS — Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again....
WASHINGTON (AP) —Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal...
Many local viewers might remember Kristi Capel from her days as a weather girl at WBRE. After all, how many beauty-...
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“Even though arctic air has kept us very cold during the past several days, there’s no denying the effects the sun is...
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Ruling opens the door for faster reinstatement of RB
A federal judge has opened the door for faster reinstatement of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, ruling...
Central Columbia girls, Bloomsburg boys finish 1st in team standings
WILLIAMSPORT — There were pool records, tears and even selfies on the podium at the District 4 Class AA swimming...
MESA, Ariz. — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 6-3, on...
Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’ name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy hit a 2-iron out of play. A...
MIAMI — The collective reaction from the NBA to Derrick Rose’s latest injury news was simple: “Not again.” And not...
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DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates Thursday, a day after...
TAMPA, Fla. — A sixth-grader making his first visit to spring training stood along a fence outside George M....
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy said the New York Mets have not approached him about...
JUPITER, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Miami Marlins...
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Oct. 28
Feb. 27, 1985 • The Berwick boys basketball team beats Selinsgrove, 56-50, to win the Keystone Basketball League...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys District 4 Class AA third-place at Loyalsock Danville vs. Towanda...
BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Claimed RHP Chad Smith off waivers from Detroit. Placed RHP Taylor...
AUTO RACING 10 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, XFINITY Series, practice for Hisense 250, at Hampton, Ga. 11:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR...
Vo-Tech winter awards Boys Basketball Hunter Cameron, Most Improved; Larry Halye, MVP; Tyler Mussleman, Mr. Hustle;...
THROUGH FEB. 25 Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 57 463 470 1549 27.2 Westbrook, OKC 43 380 312 1115 25.9 James...
NCAA BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Harvard 6½ at Cornell at Brown 4 Penn at Yale 7½ Princeton at Columbia 4...
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27/FRIDAY Observatory Family Night, Feb. 27, 7-9:30 p.m., Bucknell University Observatory (southern end of campus);...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville, free...
Square dancing, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Central Columbia Elementary, Lime Ridge; Delavan Whitenight, dandswhitenight@gmail....
BU Players’ “The Nosemaker’s Apprentice: Chronicles of a Medieval Plastic Surgeon,” comedy, Feb. 27-28, 7:30 p.m., and...
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DEAR ABBY: I am engaged to “Tony,” whom I have known since first grade. We live with his mother under the same roof,...
Sept 20, 2001 following statement by one George W. Bush “The terrorists are traitors to their own faith, trying, in...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 65-year-old male who has developed a lack of sensation in the lateral front half of my right...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are capable, practical and pragmatic. You want to understand how everything works so that...