Stories from Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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Lawyer pulls out of Danville teen’s case that claims injury during cheering practice
DANVILLE — Due to a dispute with his client, a lawyer is withdrawing his representation of a teen who sued her former...
Staffer’s video of Va. rally triggers backlash
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University football fans may no longer have the option of listening to games on Bloomsburg...
Drunken suspect allegedly challenged officer to ‘go ahead and get’ cell phone hidden in her bra
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A drunken Berwick woman attempted to break into a house, then tried to head-butt and kick officers...
Defendant sent to treatment court, fined $2,500
BLOOMSBURG — A 26-year-old Berwick man has pleaded guilty after his fifth drunken driving arrest. Donald E. Fitzgerald...
Reported peacemaker needed two surgeries after blow to head
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of “sucker punching” another man who reportedly tried to defuse an argument outside Hardware...


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• Actress Jennifer Lawrence, 27. • Rock singer Joe Jonas (The Jonas Brothers), 28. • Actress Natasha Henstridge, 43...
1914: The Panama Canal officially opened as the SS Ancon crossed the just-completed waterway between the Pacific and...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Grace Independent Chapel, 126 Airport Road...
• Montour Township Planning Commission will conduct a hearing on proposed updates to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning...
‘Deadpool 2’ stunt driver dies VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) —“Deadpool 2” star Ryan Reynolds is mourning the...
Mayor wants to borrow $1M HAZELTON (AP) — Hazleton City Council will consider the mayor’s proposal to temporarily move...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-11-12-23-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-1 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-7-4 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-2-1-2...


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Show off your acting chops when the Fishing Creek Players Inc. holds auditions for the November production of the...
BERWICK — Potassium iodide or KI tablets will be distributed free on Thursday, Aug. 24, to anyone who lives or works...
Cops: Unlicensed driver gave fake ID SCOTT TWP. — A Delaware County man stopped for a traffic violation gave police a...
SCOTT TWP. — William Hallisey was cited for allowing high grass and weeds to grow at his property, 3611 Second St.,...
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We survived the “Murder House,” escaped the “Asylum,” were spellbound by “Coven,” stepped right up for the “Freak Show...
CATAWISSA — State Police and the Columbia County Coroner’s office are investigating the death of a 20-year-old...
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Worked on rocket sending monkey into orbit
Louis P. Mazzuca, of Talmar Road, Benton, died Sunday morning, Aug. 13, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
Enjoyed farming and John Deere tractors
Roy Edgar Green, 93, of Unityville passed away Aug. 13, 2017, at The Gardens at Orangeville. He was born July 14, 1924...
Nonagenarian was longtime church custodian
Eleanor M. (Thomas) Belles, age 99, 211 Mill St., Orangeville, died at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the...
Daughter in Bloomsburg among survivors
Helen Agnes Sickler Squier went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 9, 2017. She was the youngest child of Pauline Marie (...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
James E. Meighan, 79, of Berwick, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 13, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week’s...
Janet Lightner sent off those ducks Janet Lightner was photographed Saturday dumping rubber ducks from a bridge as...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who hurled his dog to its death from a New York City balcony has pleaded guilty to felony animal...

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AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON — It took President Donald Trump three days to do what should have come fast and...
Rested drivers safer
Starting this December, all tractor-trailers using U.S. highways are supposed to be equipped with hour-logging software...
Dear Rep. Barletta and Sen. Toomey (cc Press-Enterprise), Please act now to fix the Patient Protection and Affordable...
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was discovered just across the PA border from Bedford County in our neighboring state of...
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DURHAM, N.C. — Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) —Police in Texas acting on a tip found 16 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a...
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been vandalized for the second time this summer. A 17-...
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Canada expands injection sites as OD deaths rise
MONTREAL — Canada is attacking its expanding opioid crisis with an unusual measure: It’s giving addicts a safe place to...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I think I may have polymyositis. My thigh muscles (specifically, the lateral muscles) are weak and...
Opioids often stored improperly, study suggests
CHICAGO — Surgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at...
Q. About 10 years ago, I began taking Wellbutrin for depression. Within two weeks I felt better than I had in decades...
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LONDON (AP) — Pope Francis has ordered a Belgian Catholic charity to stop offering euthanasia in its psychiatric...
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“As most people participate in outdoor activities on the weekends, I thought you might be interested in seeing how our...
BLOOMSBURG — Kevin Merritt, 18, Harrisburg, and Alicia Garcia-Beaty, 18, Bromall, were each cited with underage...
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24-year-old Thomas won’t have to answer questions
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Justin Thomas is a major champion. When he became one is more meaningful than where. If he had to...
Dodgers have been on a historic run all summer
The hottest team in the land had yet to get a runner to first base as the third inning came to a close at Dodger...
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson drove in a prestigious sprint car event in Iowa on Saturday, then made it back to...
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MIAMI — Given Giancarlo Stanton’s recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball’s biggest contract is a...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 67 51.568 — — 8-2 L-1 36-21 31-30 New York 62 55.530 4½ — 5-5...
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez went deep in the eighth,...
BOSTON — Edwin Encarnacion homered twice to help AL Central-leading Cleveland earn its fourth straight victory, over...
MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton hit his team-record 43rd home run, connecting in his fifth straight game and sending Miami...
TORONTO — Josh Donaldson homered for the second consecutive game, Nick Tepesch won for the first time in almost three...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 3, Yankees 2 (10 innings) Boston 000 010 001 1—3 4 0 New York 000 010 010 0—2 5 0 Sale, M....
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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Filling Vince Wilfork’s shoes is daunting. The good news for the Houston Texans...
PHILADELPHIA — Ronald Darby needed little time to make a strong impression. The third-year cornerback acquired by the...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kicker Cody Parkey thought he had shown the Browns he could handle anything during a topsy-turvy...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After a miserable end to the 2016 season and the brouhaha about his desire to be the NFL’s...
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Aug. 15, 1987 • Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino suffers a dislocated ring finger on his passing hand in the team...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 77 43.642 — Rochester (Twins) 69 52.570 8½ Lehigh...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Traded RHP Tyler Clippard to Houston for a player to named. HOUSTON...
The coaching carousel could have an impact on which teams from outside the five major conferences have the most success...
MLB 3:30 p.m. MLB — Houston at Arizona 8 p.m. FS1 — Detroit at Texas 10 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League San Francisco -125/+115 at Miami at Milwaukee -120/+110 Pittsburgh at...
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BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from July 24-31. July 24 • 3:34 a.m. — 500 block Park...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter at the CEO of the nation’s third-largest...
Cops: Frat brother said coke wasn’t his BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student who had cocaine in his pocket...
LEWISBURG — On Tuesday, Aug. 22, starting at 8 am and running throughout the day, Evangelical Community Hospital, in...
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DEAR ABBY: I am in an interracial relationship with a guy whose parents don’t support our being together because I’m...
The Bridal Shop won’t serve gay couples because the Bible condemns homosexuality. Jesus condemns divorce. Do they turn...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are warmhearted, kind, generous and spontaneous. This more-personal year focuses on family...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A sculpture showing a hand making the OK sign is being moved because some people fear it resembles...