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  • Organ Donation from NJ Teen Helps Williamsport Woman

    WILLIAMSPORT — An organ donation from a teen in New Jersey has helped a woman from Lycoming County. Luke Bautista died last year, but his donated organs helped save almost 100 other people. One recipient from our area met Luke’s family for the first time on Sunday. Missy Masse walks through the door of the NJ Sharing Network into the open arms of the Bautista family. Her six-hour drive from Williamsport to New Jersey may never have happened at all […]

  • United Airlines in Twitter Trouble Over Dress Code Rules

    NEW YORK — A dress code requirement, obscure to the general flying public but part of a United Airlines employee perk, caused a stir on Twitter on Sunday. The dust-up over United’s rules came after Shannon Watts, the founder of the anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action, tweeted about seeing a United gate agent refuse to allow “girls in leggings” board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis “because spandex is not allowed.” “I guess @united not letting women wear athletic […]

  • One killed, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

    CINCINNATI — They came for a night of music and dancing. They left by fleeing past wounded clubgoers lying on a bloody floor. Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday at the packed Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, a DJ called for security over and over, one man recalled later. Four off-duty police officers were outside in the parking lot. To get in, clubgoers had been searched with an electronic wand to detect hidden weapons. Still, the witness told CNN affiliate WLWT […]

  • House Cancels Vote On Health Care Bill

    BREAKING — The House has pulled the health care bill after failing to find enough votes to pass it. House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally canceled a vote on his Obamacare repeal bill for a second time, repudiating President Donald Trump who has threatened to walk away from health care reform if the measure does not pass on Friday. House Speaker Paul Ryan met Friday with President Donald Trump to tell him Republicans don’t have the votes to pass the GOP […]

  • 86-Year-Old Raises $400,000 From Recycling, Then Gives It Away to Those Less Fortunate

    Thirty-two years’ worth of recycled newspapers and magazines — more than nine million pounds of it — netted 86-year-old Johnny Jennings $400,000, all of which he gave away to those in need. Recycling started off as a lesson to his son, Brent Jennings, about healthy money habits. Back in 1985, the Georgia native began collecting and selling paper with his only child, then put their profits into a savings account. “The first memory I have of my Dad is of […]

  • This U-Shaped Skyscraper Aims to Be the Longest in the World

    NEW YORK — One architecture firm hopes to create the longest building in the world by bending a skyscraper in half. The Big Bend is a curved, 4,000 foot-long skyscraper planned on Manhattan’s Billionaire’s Row. It’s the brainchild of Oiio Studio. It’s no secret that there is a space issue in Manhattan. Architects build up because there is no room to build out. “If we manage to bend our structure instead of bending the zoning rules of New York, we would […]

  • GOP Health Care Bill in Limbo, Concerns Over Potential ‘Essential Health Benefit’ Cuts

    WASHINGTON — The House will not vote on the Republican health care bill Thursday, a GOP aide said, further putting efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare in jeopardy. The decision came after multiple high-level and tense meetings at the White House and Capitol that failed to broker a compromise. House Speaker Paul Ryan abruptly postponed, for a second time, a scheduled press briefing, instead staying behind closed doors to negotiate. The conservative House Freedom Caucus, whose members appear to hold […]

  • WWII Vet Wins Lottery on 94th Birthday

    South Branch, MI – Ervin Smolinski has a birthday tradition – he gets lottery tickets as presents. It started when he began buying his family tickets as birthday presents, and they started returning the favor. For his 94th birthday, the World War II vet’s goodwill effort turned into $300,000 of cold, hard cash. “Every month, I buy some instant tickets and send them as gifts to family members who have birthdays that month,” said Smolinski in a statement. “It’s turned […]

  • UPDATE: Assailant shot dead after four killed in London Attack near Parliament

    Proceedings in the House of Commons suspended after "firearms incident" outside UK Parliament — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) March 22, 2017 LONDON — Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years named the perpetrator Thursday as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood. “Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack,” a Metropolitan Police statement said. Masood, who was born in Kent […]

  • Dakota Access Pipeline Vandalized Before It Comes Online

    With the Dakota Access Pipeline nearly ready to start operation, the company that runs it says the 1,172-mile long oil pipe has been vandalized in several places. In a court-ordered status report filed Monday, attorneys for Dakota Access write there have been “recent coordinated physical attacks … that pose threats to life, physical safety, and the environment.” Much of the report is filed under seal and documents released to CNN were heavily redacted. The company does note that oil flow […]

  • Boy and Dog Share Bond of Rare Skin Condition

    Canby, OR — An 8-year-old Arkansas boy with a rare skin disorder meets a dog in Oregon with the same condition and it’s something the boy and his mom say they will never forget. It’s as if they’ve known each other their whole lives. Carter Blanchard and Rowdy are connected through spots. “I definitely knew we would come soon, I just didn’t think it would be within two days,” says Carter’s mom Stephanie Adcock. For the last year Carter and Rowdy only […]

  • No Sign of Tennessee Teacher and Teenager He’s Accused of Kidnapping

    Culleoka, TN — Despite hundreds of tips, authorities still don’t know the whereabouts of a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager and her former high school teacher, who is charged in her abduction. Tad Cummins, 50, who taught forensics at a high school in Culleoka, Tennessee, and Elizabeth Thomas, a freshman, have not been seen for more than a week, leading police to believe that he may be hiding her or that they have fled far from the state, according to the Tennessee […]