Talkback 16: Deadly DUI Sentence, PA Lottery Witnesses, Coordinating Anchors

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include questions surrounding the sentence for a deadly DUI, witnesses for the PA Lottery, and color coordination by two Newswatch 16 co-anchors.


    Volunteers Wanted For PA Lottery Drawings

    HARRISBURG — If you want to appear on television, the Pennsylvania Lottery could use your help. The lottery needs Pennsylvanians ages 55 and older to volunteer as witnesses for evening drawings in Harrisburg. Witnesses who volunteer will work with two lottery drawing officials and serve an important role, making sure each drawing is fair and secure. The […]

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    New App Instantly Checks Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets for Winners

    POCONO TOWNSHIP — Gus, the second most famous groundhog in Pennsylvania, likes to tell us to “keep on scratching,” but actually scratching all those lottery tickets may be a thing of the past. Scratching your way to a win is a big dream for instant lottery ticket players. “You get that little rush. Oh my […]

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    PA Lottery Players Weigh in on Jackpocket App

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Lottery players in New York State don’t have to go far to play, a new app launched this week that allows people to buy tickets from their phone. A new app launched Monday lets you buy official state lottery tickets in New York from your phone. It’s called Jackpocket. Right now, the […]

  • New Eagles, Steelers Games from PA Lottery

    MIDDLETOWN — The Pennsylvania Lottery is giving football fans a chance to win tickets to Eagles and Steelers games. Along with some possible cash prizes, players can take home tickets to games this fall, as well as other team memorabilia including autographed replica jerseys. The overall chances of winning on the new $5 tickets are […]

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    Virginia Man Claims Mega Millions Prize, Winning Ticket Sold at PA Travel Plaza

    MIDDLETOWN — A man from Virginia bought the winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Northumberland County. The Pennsylvania Lottery says Steven Peloquin, of Mechanicsville, Virginia claimed the prize Wednesday. He bought the winning ticket at the Flying J Travel Plaza near Milton. Peloquin decided to take the cash option and will get nearly $92 million. […]

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    PA Makes the List of 18 Least Divorced States in America

    IC: Shutterstock Sometimes it may seem more likely that you’ll win the lottery than have a lasting marriage. More and more, the American public is bombarded with news of surprise breakups and cheating spouses, and many people still believe the myth that 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. But according to a 2014 […]

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    Popular PA Lottery Games Getting New Names

    The Pennsylvania Lottery announced that some of its games are getting new names. Starting January 27, The Daily Number, that’s been around for nearly 38 years, will be called Pick 3. Big 4 will become Pick 4. Quinto will be called Pick 5. The lottery is also adding a new game called Pick 2 where players […]

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    Art of Aging – Food and Nutrition

    A nutritious diet is an important part of every lifestyle, especially senior living. Cooking, however, can sometimes be a challenge for seniors.  Today, the Art of Aging focuses on how you may qualify to have healthy meals delivered right to your door. Meals are free for qualified seniors! These meals are served at senior centers, or […]

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    Plan To Privatize PA Lottery Flops

    WILKES-BARRE – Several convenience store workers and senior citizens in Luzerne County said they were relieved after hearing that Governor Tom Corbett’s plan to privatize the PA Lottery will not happen. A statement from the governor’s office in Harrisburg said the highly-debated proposal for a company in the United Kingdom to run the PA Lottery […]

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    UK Company to Run PA Lottery

    HERSHEY — Pennsylvania will become only the third state to let a private company run its lottery system. That company is based across the pond, in Great Britain. Governor Tom Corbett explained why he went ahead with the deal Thursday in Hershey. For about 40 years the state has run the Pennsylvania Lottery and it […]

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    PA Senate Discusses Privatizing Lottery

    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee gathered for a hearing Monday on the proposed privatization of the state’s lottery. Last Friday, Governor Tom Corbett came to a tentative $34 billion agreement with Camelot Global Services to manage the lottery.  Camelot is a British firm that runs the United Kingdom’s lottery. Gov. Corbett’s tentative agreement […]