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Case: Woman let go after absences due to ill health

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Policy on ‘life-saving’ treatment eyed during COVID-19 emergency

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Children’s Museum, Box of Light offer online video learning

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Berwick center won exception to serve essential workers

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Posted on: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 6:39am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of desperate pleas from the nation’s governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to expand the federal government’s role in helping produce... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 6:33am
  WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will help... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 6:17am
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Scores of tourists on the foothills of Mount Everest have been flown to safety days after being stranded on the only airstrip serving the world’s highest mountain. Dhurba... READ MORE »

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Southside shampoo manufacturer to make, donate hand sanitizer
CLEVELAND TWP. — High demand for cleaning products during the worldwide coronavirus crisis has inspired a local...
Case: Woman let go after absences due to ill health
WILLIAMSPORT — Suncom Industries fired a Catawissa-area woman from her job as a care worker at the non-profit’s...
Policy on ‘life-saving’ treatment eyed during COVID-19 emergency
DANVILLE — If Geisinger faces a situation of severely limited resources during the new coronavirus outbreak, it plans...
Children’s Museum, Box of Light offer online video learning
BLOOMSBURG—A new website with activities provided by local organizations could give bored youngsters a few new hobbies...

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• International Tennis Hall of Famer Jennifer Capriati, 44. • CBS News correspondent Lara Logan, 49. • Former White...
1812: The first White House wedding took place as Lucy Payne Washington, the sister of first lady Dolley Madison,...
Virus hits middle America DETROIT (AP) — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States,...
Wolf widens stay-home rule HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf has extended his order for residents to stay at home in...
TREASURE HUNT: 01-12-20-23-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-8, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-3-4, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-9-...
 
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Have you just mastered the habit of dating your checks with the year 2020? Well, now try to remember to include the...
MAHONING TWP. — A man swerving across the road while driving admitted to smoking marijuana beforehand, court papers say...
SALEM TWP. — Operators at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical...

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ORLANDO, Fla. — In tiny Munfordville, Kentucky, the closure of the public library has cut people off from a computer...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other...
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A tornado ripped through northeast Arkansas on Saturday, leaving three people hurt after hitting...

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Barbers, salons still open in swathe of the South
ELGIN, S.C. — With South Carolina’s first coronavirus hot spot just a short jaunt up the highway, Johellen Lee hadn’t...
Coronavirus hits police forces
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. — More than a fifth of Detroit’s police force is quarantined; two officers have died from...

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Navy veteran was an avid fan of the Steelers
Reber “Bud” Edwards, 86, of Shamokin Dam passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove...
Berwick native served in Vietnam
Vaughn J. “Cougar” Scrip, 70, of Myrtle Beach passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Ralph Johnson VA...
Avid sportsman served in Army
Gerald A. “Jerry” Zeveney, 90, of Benton died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Oliver R. Fink Jr., 87, of Catawissa went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 27, 2020 at his residence. Arrangements...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Salvador Calzadillas isn’t worried about catching the coronavirus when he’s picking mandarin...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country’s first...
NEW YORK (AP) — Child welfare agencies across the U.S., often beleaguered in the best of times, are scrambling to...
VEVAY, Ind. (AP) — Six people died following an early morning house fire in southern Indiana, the state police said...

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“With a powerful low-pressure area in the Central states propelling several stormy areas across the state, yesterday...

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The village of Sereno in Pine Township was founded by John and Samuel Davis of New Jersey, who built a sawmill at the...
The filing date for income taxes has been extended to July 15th for federal and Pennsylvania; now will the local tax...

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of NerdWallet If the coronavirus has you self-isolating, you’re likely more concerned about staying in touch with...
Since Monday, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline has decreased by six cents to $2.06, according to...
CATAWISSA — Southern Columbia High School’s business plan team of Jason Yeick and Emma Schultz recently won a...
LEWISBURG — Bucknell University has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed...
 
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For many of us the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic registers in awkward new work-from-home arrangements and the...
Dog obituary offers lesson
After almost 50 years of writing and editing the news, it’s not easy to walk away in the middle of this pandemic, a...
What the heck is wrong with people? Don’t they know what stay at home means? I’m working part time at a store and I see...
InsideSources.com While canine coronavirus is not directly transmittable to humans, outbreaks of newly mutated...
“This situation is not going to be over in a week. We have another eight weeks until we see our peak infection rate.”...
 
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Mr. Hock, 3/24: Disease progression in not linear, it’s geometric. At the present time, ~16:00 GMT 3/24, totals are...
 
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I think only the workers that have signed up for Unemployment should receive Trump money. Why should those Non...

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NEW YORK — In New York City, they’ve started dismantling basketball hoops to prevent people from gathering in parks and...

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BOSTON — Neil Diamond posts a fireside rendition of “Sweet Caroline” with its familiar lyrics tweaked to say, “Hands...
PORTLAND, Maine —Millions of romantic partners, cooped up together for weeks or months, with little to do other than...

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Amtrak’s “buy one, get one” spring sale got me started. My teenage daughter and I wanted to use her spring break to...
Puzzles assemble an ardent following
There are jigsaw puzzle nights at coffee shops and libraries. Puzzle groups and puzzle games online. Hand-cut wooden...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
BLOOMSBURG — All Master Gardener activities have been canceled by the Penn State Extension until at least April 6. This...
 

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NEW YORK — Some celebrities try to keep details of their personal lives to themselves. But Pamela Adlon turns her life...
NEW YORK — The 2018 release of the Netflix teen rom-com “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” changed the lives of its...
Police in Las Cruces, New Mexico, who approached a woman driving a stolen car on March 7 were surprised when she...
 

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This is an area where fishing is more than a sport to many — it’s an obsession. In fact, I could probably compile a...
A Bloomsburg man was fined $25 by the Fish Commission for fishing on Sunday without written permission from the land...
 

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Today in Sports History
March 28, 1990 • Michael Jordan scores a career-high 69 points to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Today No local sporting events scheduled
AUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX — eNASCAR iRacing: The Pro Invitational Series, Fort Worth, Texas FS1 — eNASCAR iRacing: The...
FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with LB Edmond Robinson. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — By themselves, each has an impressive story. Mayu Fielding started with the...
Roger Penske, at 83 and considered high risk for the coronavirus as a 2017 kidney transplant recipient, still makes the...
 

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DEAR ABBY: My husband barely speaks to me. We both work full time and are facing the empty nest very soon. At home, I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Family is an important part of your life and something you always put first. You have an active...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Goodall’s next book will be a tribute to her enduring optimism. Celadon Books announced Goodall’...