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    Little League World Series Grand Slam Parade

    10th Annual Grand Slam Parade LIVE! Wednesday at 6:30pm on WNEP2 & wnep.com WNEP-TV is proud to present the 10th Annual Grand Slam Parade. The Lycoming Visitors Bureau welcomes the world to Williamsport in grand style! Get your first look at the 8 USA teams, and the 8 international teams – ushered through downtown by music, floats, and a huge array of well-wishers! The telecast is hosted by Newswatch 16 Sports’ Sharla McBride along with Gary Chrisman. Newswatch 16 Sports’ […]

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    “Apparently” This Kid is Awesome, Noah Ritter’s Interview Goes Viral

    While Newswatch 16’s Sofia Ojeda was reporting at the Wayne County Fair, young (and adorable) Noah Ritter from Wilkes-Barre stole the show during an interview. Noah’s grandfather Jack tells Newswatch 16 that Noah is five years old and looks forward to starting kindergarten in the fall. Noah’s dream job? Reporter? Nope. Noah wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up. Our buddy Noah has been getting some national attention as well. It all started with some love from our […]

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    Who Knew? Deer Like Belly Rubs

    An electric company lineman from Kentucky giving belly rubs to a baby deer. The man who posted the video explained what happened in a Facebook post. He also states, “The momma deer was watching from the hillside. The fawn was following us around the job site, so we carried it up the hillside and he left with his mother. I assure you she did not reject it.”

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    Thousands Help Family Fulfill Daughter’s Bucket List

    NIAGARA FALLS,NY – A California family is mourning the loss of their 21-year-old daughter in a special way. Kristina Chesterman was killed by a drunk driver last September. “Kristina had said something to my husband at one time about something that was on her bucket list, but he didn’t realize she had something written down,” Sandra Chesterman told ABC News. “It was so like her because she was so organized. She had her whole life planned out… It was almost […]

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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 Northeast (@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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