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    Medal of Honor Recipient Accidentally Smashes NYSE Gavel, The Reaction is Priceless

    Former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts began the week with being presented the Medal of Honor by President Obama on Monday for his outstanding service during a battle in Afghanistan. On Friday, Pitts got to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The bell ringing went flawlessly. Then came the banging of the gavel. That’s when Pitts’ week takes a funny turn. His third ceremonial gavel strike cracked it in half, sending it flying into the crowd. […]

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    Heartwarming: Dog Overcome With Joy, Nearly Passes Out When Reunited With Owner

    It’s a greeting like only a dog can give. YouTube user Rebecca Ehalt posted video of her emotional reunion with the family dog and it’s going viral. The two hadn’t seen each other in two years. As Ehalt noted in the video’s description, that’s like 14 years to a dog. The video begins with the dog squealing in delight and then the dog nearly passes out from all of the excitement upon Rebecca’s return home. Also noted in the video’s […]

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    St. Joseph’s Center Festival Telethon 2014

    St. Joseph’s Center Festival Telethon LIVE! Friday & Saturday July 25th & 26th 7:00pm – 10:00pm WNEP-TV UPDATE — The grand total is in! Click here to see how your donations helped St. Joseph’s Center. WNEP-TV is proud to present the St. Joseph’s Festival Telethon 2014. Hosted by Don Jacobs, Mindi Ramsey, Jon Meyer and Marisa Burke from the St. Joseph’s Center Festival on the campus of Marywood University. The telethon will feature some of the great kids and young […]

  • Go Joe XVII: Day 3

    Day three of Go Joe 17 “Big City Blitz” began in a corn field in Chambersburg. “A lot of farm lands here in Chambersburg,” said Joe. “I’m headed east, east, my friend towards Harrisburg.” Joe cleaned the chain on his bike and headed north on Route 11. For most of the ride the roads were flat. He passed plenty of farms, but by mid-day Joe made his way into Harrisburg where he was greeted with cheers. “It makes me feel […]

  • Go Joe XVII: Day 2

    Day two of Go Joe 17, “Big City Blitz” got off to a late start as Joe took some extra time to map out his route. Joe covered more than 90 miles. For most of it he was riding on the small shoulder off Route 30 East. The day was an uphill battle, pedaling up hillsides and back down, coasting past farmlands. About 30 miles into the trip, Joe stopped in Pleasantville to get a closer look at this historic […]

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    Go Joe 17: View From the Road

    Have a photo of Joe from his Go Joe 17 bike ride for St. Josephs Center? Submit it here or Tweet it @WNEP with #GoJoe17 Check back for more great shots from the road!

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    I-80 West Reopened After Rig Fire

    MONROE CO. — Crews have reopened Interstate 80 westbound after a tractor trailer fire near exit 294. Monroe County emergency management officials temporarily closed the highway around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday because of that fire. For the latest traffic information, click here. UPDATE: Vehicle fire on I-80 westbound between Exit 298 – PA 611 and Exit 293 – I-380 North. All lanes closed.— 511PA ScrWBPoconos (@511PANortheast) July 22, 2014  

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    Heavy Rain Turns Lawn into Giant Waterbed

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – It looks like a giant waterbed made out of sod following a heavy rain in Alabama on July 18. Sharon Jeffreys recorded the video of her sod ‘floating’ from three inches of rain that fell. The video was initially posted by WHNT News 19 Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson on Facebook and quickly went viral.

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    FM Kirby Season Ticket Giveaway Contest

    This contest has officially ended. The winner of this contest is: Jason Hapstak from Scranton, PA.  We would like to say congratulations to Jason, and thanks to everyone who entered! The FM Kirby Center is your destination for live entertainment and they want to help one lucky winner experience it all! Enter for your chance to win two tickets to EVERY FM Kirby Center show for the 2014 – 2015 season!      

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    Bear with Head Stuck in Milk Jug Rescued with Heavy Machinery

    (RICE LAKE, WI) — It’s like a real-life version of the claw crane game.  A Wisconsin man used a forwarder, a log-hauling vehicle, to rescue a bear with its head stuck in a milk jug. It takes a couple of tries, but the bear is freed and promptly runs away.

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    Two Guys Lip Sync Conversation Between Two Older Women, Hilarity Ensues

    This video of two 30-year-old men lip syncing a conversation between two 60-year-old women is sure to put a smile on your face. According to viralvideos.com, Nik of the comedy group The Kloons recorded a conversation between his mom and aunt — and then enlisted the help of a friend to lip sync the conversation.

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    Father Captures Baby’s Delivery Outside Hospital with GoPro

    (The birth begins at approximately 5 minutes) HOUSTON, TX — It’s one child’s birth that the parents won’t soon forget, especially since the entire thing was caught on camera. A man from Houston, Texas captured every detail of his son’s birth on a GoPro camera.  From the frantic drive to the hospital, to his wife’s delivery right outside the hospital doors. Kristen Dickerson, the baby’s mother, can be heard screaming as they pulled up to the hospital, “His head is out. I’m […]