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WASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out. The Michigan governor had caught the interest of Joe Biden and his vice presidential vetting committee, who were drawn to her prominence in a... READ MORE »

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Mahoning Township purchase to help police, firefighters and zoners
MAHONING TWP. — Mahoning Township supervisors have voted to buy two drones that will help township police search for...
Therapy pet training to help homeless families transition
MAHONING TWP. — The Gate House homeless shelter recently got a new part-time employee who is allowed to sleep on the...
Police: Mom, boyfriend were asleep next door
TURBOTVILLE — A 3-year-old boy died Tuesday after being found face-down in a neighbor’s pool. Clayton-Lucas Eugene...
Bystander tackled Bloomsburg man, papers say
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threatened a neighbor and tossed a full can of beer at a police officer who responded to...
Woman, 23, denies drugging, pinching, shaking baby
BERWICK — A woman facing child endangerment charges for allegedly shaking and pinching her baby, as well as using...
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1846: The American flag was raised in Los Angeles for the first time. 1889: William Gray of Hartford, Conn., received...
BERWICK FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, 400 Fowler Ave., behind Keystone Community Bank. Fresh Express food pick up...
• Actor Lennon Stella, 21. • Pop-rock singer James Morrison, 36. • Former White House press secretary Sarah...
Trump: Open U.S. schools WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is repeating his call to reopen the nation’s schools...
Taxpayers to cover defense READING (AP) — A Berks County judge has granted a request for taxpayer money to help pay...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-13-26-27-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-7; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-3; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-6-3...
 
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The All Home Days board of directors announced last week that the annual Labor Day weekend event in Elysburg has been...
HUNLOCK CREEK — A second billboard seeking information on the disappearance of Phylicia Thomas has been placed in an...
The state won’t be doing in-person distribution of free potassium iodide for residents who live or work within 10 miles...
Two escape injury when SUV hits deer SUGARLOAF TWP. — Two people from Luzerne County escaped injury when an SUV in...
 
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Bloom mechanic enjoyed water skiing
Richard C. “Dick” Hess, age 84, 29 Hedge Road, Bloomsburg, died at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Geisinger...
HARRISBURG — Northumberland County’s recent spike in new coronavirus cases eased Wednesday, but the county saw two new...
Danville woman active in Scouts, church
Emily Elizabeth Fryling, 95, of Danville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at Emmanuel Nursing Center. She was born...
BERWICK — A driver pulled over for lacking license plate lighting around 1:15 a.m. June 30 had ecstasy pills and...
HEACOCK — Pastor Donald E. Heacock of Berwick went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 5, 2020. A Memorial Service...
Driver allegedly had meth, weed SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A man pulled over by police around 1:30 a.m. June 26 had meth and...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Americans counting on emergency coronavirus aid from Washington may have to wait until fall....
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and songwriter Dean Dillon are the newest inductees to the...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University faculty members, Carolyn LaMacchia and Erin Brummett, were named the university’...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A valid medical marijuana card couldn’t keep a man out of trouble with police during a June 15...
BERWICK — Berwick Bible Church is to host a movie night at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The film “Up” will be shown outside on...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 77-year-old retired internal medicine physician. Last year I started to have asymptomatic PVCs....
DEAR ABBY: I have a dilemma. My 33-year-old boyfriend keeps badgering me to see each other. We live 15 miles apart. I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are dynamic and generous, especially to your lovers. This year you will learn something...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — The S&P 500 briefly traded above its record closing high Wednesday, nearly erasing the last of the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The former head of a payroll company pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges related to a...
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 558,000 midsize SUVs in North America because the brakes may not work...
 
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Don’t get too comfortable with your Social Security and Medicare. That’s the warning President Trump sent from his New...
We are exploding our national debt to cushion this country’s landing from the COVID-19 shutdown. The series of relief...
The 2020 Bloomsburg Fair has been cancelled for the health and safety of all who would have attended in any capacity —...
Thank you for publishing the article August 4, 2020, entitled “The View From Detroit.” I agree with the pundit...
How do you make three old women say profanities at the same time? Have the fourth one yell “BINGO!”.
If you wanted to share food with a neighbor, would you expect to need the government’s permission first? And would you...
 
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“While it was very warm and humid yesterday, a weak and dry cold front passed through the area. It produced only a few...
Billionaire Sumner Redstone, who joined his family’s drive-in movie chain in the 1950s and used it to build a vast...
 
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These recipes will shake up your usual taco night. Both are alternatives to the usual Mexican fare. ••• For a...
Editor’s Note: Gloria will return next week. Blame me, I encourage Gloria to take some time off when there is a new...
If you’re enjoying grilled corn only with butter and salt, you’re missing out. Take just one bite of Mexican street...
 
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Local schools will be in session in two weeks with students and staff required to wear masks, social distance, and...
 
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The flower beds are finished, the vegetables are growing, and yet something could be missing from the backyard...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Billy Ray Cyrus has been lucky to keep finding himself in the middle of massive pop culture moments...
LOS ANGELES — Kaley Cuoco was looking for her next project three years before “The Big Bang Theory” ended. She found it...
 
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NEW YORK — Injury fill-in Clint Frazier had three hits, including a home run, and scored twice in his season debut as...
PHILADELPHIA — Rio Ruiz, Chance Sisco and Anthony Santander all homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 win over...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 11 6.647 _ _ 5-5 W-1 5-1 6-5 Tampa Bay 10 8.556 1½ _ 6-4 W-4...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The entire three-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis that was set to begin...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Stanley Johnson scored the tiebreaking basket in the lane with 4.9 seconds remaining,...
 
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania school sports’ governing body has told Gov. Tom Wolf it wants to talk with his aides about “...
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Aug. 13, 1990 • Following a 6-3 loss to the Montreal Expos, the Philadelphia Phillies drop into last place in the NL...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:50 a.m. (Friday) FS1 — AFL: Port Adelaide at Geelong ——————————————— AUTO RACING 4:55 a...
Cup Series Through Aug. 9 1. Kevin Harvick, 916. 2. Brad Keselowski, 779. 3. Denny Hamlin, 776. 4. Ryan Blaney,...
Cup Series Through Aug. 9 1. Kevin Harvick, 6. 2. Denny Hamlin, 5. 3. Brad Keselowski, 3. 4. Joey Logano, 2. 5...
Aug. 9, 2020 — Jon Rahm Aug. 2, 2020 — Justin Thomas (1 week) July 19, 2020 — Jon Rahm (2 weeks) x-Feb. 9, 2020 —...
TORONTO (AP) — Josh Bailey scored a shorthanded goal 6:52 into the third period and the New York Islanders overcame a...
Corporate interest in Bubba Wallace has picked up momentum and NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver has signed a new...
 
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WASHINGTON — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out. The Michigan governor had caught the interest of Joe Biden and his vice...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The AP is answering your questions about the coronavirus in this series. Submit them at: FactCheck@AP....
 
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