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    LIVE: Swearing-in of Tom Wolf, 47th PA Governor

    Join us for the swearing-in ceremony of Governor-elect Tom Wolf on Tuesday, January 20 at noon. **Mobile users: Flash is required to view this stream** *feed courtesy PCN/Commonwealth Media Services

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    Vacuum Salesman Invited to Birthday for Child with Autism, Moves Room to Tears

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Since Dylan Green was 2 years old, he has had a passion for vacuum cleaners. Dylan, who has autism, was never into “normal” toys, his mother Jodie told WTVR. The middle school student turned 14 over the weekend and celebrated his birthday with a party that included close friends, family and a vacuum salesman. In an effort to help make her son’s birthday special, Dylan’s mother sent an email to the Kirby Company, the Cleveland-based makers […]

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    Misericordia University Honors Martin Luther King Jr.

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — Students at Misericordia University near Dallas honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a day filled with events. Dayana Rodriguez-Munoz encouraged other students to sign a United Nations pledge. “It’s about being against racism, discrimination, and intolerance of any kind.” Once students signed the pledge, they were encouraged to post a message on Twitter using the hashtag #mudream, a modern-day version of Martin Luther King’s dream. I have a dream that one day we will […]

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    A Good Day To Hit The Ice

    LEWISBURG — People in Union County laced up their skates and took advantage of the winter weather Monday afternoon. With school out and many businesses closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, folks took advantage of the winter weather and hit the Lewisburg ice rink at the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority. “I had off school, so I just thought it would be fun to come up here,” said Jon Fisher of Northumberland. Don Roarty of Lewisburg spent the day at […]

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    Driver On Icy Interstate Stays Remarkably Calm While This Happens

    NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey — A man who took out his camera to take a picture of a crash along Interstate 95 in New Jersey Sunday remained incredibly cool as an out-of-control big rig approached from behind. “I was blocked by two trucks on south bound I-95 at exit 9 in NJ (New Brunswick exit),” the man posted on YouTube. “I only wanted to take a picture while I was awaiting for them to clear up. And then I heard […]

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    Stop Complaining, Do Something

    WILKES-BARRE — A new billboard in Wilkes-Barre is stirring up conversation and a lot of questions. Among them are who put up the billboard and why. If you’ve driven down North River Street, you may have noticed the billboard. It looks like a Twitter message that reads, “Hey @will_barre, if you don’t like what people think of you, then change it!” It turns out that @will_barre is a Twitter page a group of Wilkes University students made with messages they […]

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    5-year-old Billed For Missing Friend’s Birthday Party

    PLYMOUTH, England — No one likes getting bills, but one bill has a family completely shocked. Alex Nash, 5, was invited to a friend’s birthday party at a ski and snowboarding facility, according to the Plymouth Herald. Alex’s parents responded to the invitation and indicated Alex would attend the party. Alex’s parents later realized they already had other plans for that day and he did not attend the party. The boy’s father said he did not have contact information for […]

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    WATCH: Tire Smashes Through Car Windshield On Highway

    TORONTO — A dashboard camera caught a frightening incident on a highway in Canada where a tire from another vehicle came loose and smashed into the man’s car. Andrew Sukhdeo said the incident happened while he was driving home from work. He said he was traveling westbound on Hwy. 401, near Toronto, when a tire from another vehicle that was heading eastbound came loose. The tire bounced across the median and flew in the direction of Sukhdeo’s 2014 Toyota Corolla, […]

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    From Peruvian to Soup, The Most Popular Foods By State

    When you think of American cuisine, pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers probably come to mind. While these are indeed staples across the country, every state has its own sense of flavor. Now, thanks to a collaboration between The Huffington Post and Yelp, we can see exactly what types of cuisine are most likely to appear in each state. You may not be surprised to learn that Maine loves seafood or that Tex-Mex is big in Texas. But would you have […]

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    Prosecution Rests In Coach Trial

    WILKES-BARRE — The prosecution rested its case Thursday against Coughlin High School wrestling coach Stephen Stahl. Stahl is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student more than a decade ago. The defense began trying to poke holes in that accusation. Several defense witness testified in support of Stahl. He’s accused of having a year-long sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student 10 years ago. Those witnesses included Coughlin High School teachers and administrators and the school’s former high […]

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    132-year-old Winchester Rifle Found Propped Against Tree in Great Basin National Park

    (CNN/WTVR) — If this rifle could talk. In a gravelly voice, it may recite a yarn of weary settlers swaying on horses’ backs in the parched, rocky Nevada wilderness. It may talk about riding in a saddle holster across neighboring Utah more than a decade before it became a state of the union. Great Basin National Park workers found the Winchester Model 1873 propped against a tree in the desert in November. Who knows how many years the rifle stood […]

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    10 Baby Names Trending Down in Popularity

    Things typically change fast in the world of baby names. One year, a name could be the most popular in the country. A few years later, it’s an afterthought for new parents. FindTheBest recently looked at the 10 “fastest dropping” baby names. The names were in the top 100 in 2003, but have fallen since. FindTheBest used the slope of the line between 2003 and 2013 to determine the names trending down in popularity as we head into 2015: #10 […]

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