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    Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

    MOOSIC — Aeropostale filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after losing money for 13 consecutive quarters and plans to close dozens of stores, including one in Lackawanna County. The youth-oriented clothing chain said it would be closing 113 stores in the United States, in addition to its 41 stories in Canada, as it seeks to “achieve long-term financial stability.” One of the stores set to close is located at the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic. Aeropostale listed assets of $354 million in the […]

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    Pet Slideshow: April 2016

    Check out some great viewer pet photos and submit your own.

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    Home & Backyard “Luscious Living” Contest

    WNEP’s Home & Backyard wants you to start your summer with some “Luscious Living!” It’s your chance to win one of two furniture sets from The Factory, formerly The Lamp Factory. The Outdoor package is a 6-Piece Modular Sectional or Sofa and Loveseat with matching Coffee Table. Plus, a matching 7-piece Outdoor Dining Set. Choose your preferred configuration with a value of $7,000. The Indoor Package is a Sofa, Loveseat, Accent Chair, Oversized Ottoman, 2 End Tables, 3 Lamps and a Ceiling Fan, with a a […]

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    Trump Sweeps 5 Primaries; Clinton Wins 4, CNN Projects

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored huge victories Tuesday that bring them closer to a monumental duel for the White House in the fall. Trump’s political strength was on display with a clean sweep of races in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Clinton delivered big wins in Maryland and Pennsylvania — the biggest prizes of the night — along with Delaware and Connecticut. Bernie Sanders picked up his sole victory of the night in Rhode […]

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    Candidates for 111th District Debate in Wayne County

    HONESDALE — In addition to the presidential race, local races are also on the Pennsylvania primary election ballot next Tuesday. The three Republicans in the race for the 111th district seat in the Poconos and northern tier met for a debate at Honesdale High School Tuesday night. Jerry Birmelin, who served as state representative for 20 years until 2006, Wayne County Commissioner Jonathan Fritz, and Susquehanna County Commissioner Alan Hall are all in the race to replace retiring state representative […]

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    Donald Trump Asks About Joe Paterno, Confusing Crowd in Pittsburgh

    PITTSBURGH — It seems that Donald Trump may not know Joe Paterno died. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Trump asked about Joe Paterno and said, “How’s Joe Paterno? We gonna bring that back?” Paterno died in 2012. Perhaps he was referring to the Paterno statue, but that didn’t stop many people from Tweeting their confusion over the comments. Bring Paterno back? @realdonaldtrump has odd expectations of his abilities, and responsibilities, as president. — Holly Swanson […]

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    Win Tickets to See “42nd Street”

    NAC Entertainment and WNEP are giving you and a guest free tickets to see their production of “42nd Street”! Enter your email here between April 13th and April 25th for your chance to win! Limit one entry per day! Two lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to this spellbinding performance. Winners will be announced after noon on April 25th! Good luck, and we’ll see you at the show!

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    Brothers Prank Sister Into Believing There’s Been a Zombie Apocalypse After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

    LEESBURG, Va. — Their little sister is too afraid to watch the hit zombie television show The Walking Dead, so brothers Barrett and Cabot Phillips did what any good big brothers would do – they made little sister Millicent live through a zombie apocalypse. Barrett, 25, and Cabot, 22, told their 18-year-old sister Millicent they planned to ask her funny questions as she came down off painkillers following her recent wisdom teeth surgery. But what they did went beyond the typical question […]

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    Riverside Teachers, District Reach Agreement

    TAYLOR — Teachers in the Riverside School District have a new contract deal. A school board member confirms the tentative new contract was approved Monday night. Teachers went on strike last year. There is no word yet on the details of the contract.

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    Programming Note: SWB RailRiders Home Opener

    UPDATE: The SWB RailRiders home opener will air live beginning at 8:00 PM, Thursday, April 7 on WNEP2. ABC progams will air as regularly scheduled on WNEP Inside Edition will air Thursday 7:30 PM. Grey’s Anatomy will air Thursday 8:00 PM. Scandal will air Thursday 9:00 PM. Many cable/satellite subscribers can also watch full episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal for free the day after they air at and the Watch ABC app.

  • Emerald cashew / Roland pepper recall

    Glass Fragments Prompt Food Recalls of Peppers and Cashews

    Two companies have issued voluntary recalls because of possible glass contamination of their products. The separate recalls are unrelated. Emerald brand 100-calorie packages of roasted and salted cashew halves and pieces are being recalled “due to the possible presence of small glass pieces.” The recall was issued out of an abundance of caution following a consumer complaint of small glass pieces in their product. No injuries have been reported. Emerald is one of several brands owned and manufactured by Snyder’s-Lance. […]

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    Trump Truck Stuck

    PITTSTON — A truck advertising Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump got stuck on the Water Street Bridge connecting Pittston and West Pittston Wednesday afternoon. Local businessman Bob Bolus donated this rig to the Trump campaign so it can go around and advertise for Trump. It appears the driver made too sharp a turn onto the bridge in Luzerne County and got stuck. @WNEP Pittston, pa — Eric Smith (@edstray81) March 30, 2016


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