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    Father Sings ‘Blackbird’ To Dying Son After Wife Dies During Childbirth

    LOMA LINDA, Calif. — A heartbreaking video of a father singing to his son will bring you to tears. Chris Picco lost his wife, Ashley, following an emergency C-section to save their son. Over the last few days of Lennon’s life, Chris brought his guitar to the NICU and played for his son. Baby Lennon, just 24 weeks old, passed away a few days later. “Lennon’s lack of movement and brain activity was a constant concern for the doctors and […]

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    Attention Ladies, It’s National Men Make Dinner Day!

    Attention ladies! Don’t feel like making dinner tonight? We have some good news for you! The first Thursday of each November is “National Men Make Dinner Day”. How does the man in my life “celebrate” this fine holiday you ask? Well, here are the guidelines from the official National Men Make Dinner Day website. Men who participate choose a recipe with a minimum of four ingredients. He has to cook it, clean up after making it and serve his partner […]

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    Community Rallies Behind Family Who Lost Home, Dog in Fire

    LAKE ARIEL — A family from South Canaan Township lost their home and their dog in a fire one week ago. Now, their community is rallying together to help them pick up the pieces. The Davitt family ran out of their home with nothing but their pajamas and a cell phone before it was all destroyed. Hundreds came out to the Lake Ariel fire station Sunday for a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to help the Davitts get their lives back in […]

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    Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard Ends Her Life, According to Report

    PORTLAND, Oregon — Brittany Maynard, who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement, ended her life on Saturday at her Portland, Oregon home, according to People. “Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more,” Maynard wrote on […]

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    Halloween House Slideshow 2014

    Do you have the spookiest house in your neighborhood?  Share a scare by submitting your Halloween house photos below. Don’t let the photo frights stop here. Check out last year’s Halloween House Slideshow.

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    Sand Transfer Station Moves Forward

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — A controversial silica transfer station for the natural gas industry is one step closer to moving in near Tunkhannock. Now, some people who live near the proposed site are threatening to leave town. The settlement was a big blow for at least one business in town and for plenty of people who live nearby and opposed this project. Outside the Wyoming County Courthouse on Friday, there were many people upset with the settlement. “I’m moving. I’m not […]

  • Halloween Sales Up

    SCRANTON — Shoppers are expected to spend more than ever on Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Shoppers are expected to spend around $77 dollars each this year on candy, costumes, and decorations. Drive around places like Scranton and you’re sure to find Halloween decorations scattered all over. “I love Halloween.” “It’s nice, it’s cool, I wouldn’t trade Halloween for nothing.” While the National Retail Federation reports shopping hasn’t increased on all the other holidays like Christmas […]

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    Senior Suspended With Stun Gun At School

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — A senior at Hanover Area High School is suspended and could be expelled for bringing a stun gun to school late last week. Right now, the 17 year old is on a 10-day suspension while school authorities decide what will happen to her. According to the superintendent in the Hanover Area School District, the girl claims she accidentally brought the stun gun to school, where it fell out of her purse. “Her contention was that whenever outside […]

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    WATCH: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Launch

    (CNN) — An unmanned NASA rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the Wallops Flight Facility along the Atlantic Ocean. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. “There was failure on launch,” NASA spokesman Jay Bolden said. […]

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    Electrocution Victim Identified

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Authorities identified the worker electrocuted on Monday in Carbon County. Police say it was Pete Balliet, 42, of Briar Creek Township who was electrocuted on a high tension power line. It all happened just north of Route 209 near Lehighton. PPL says Balliet was working on power lines as a contractor. Investigators were on scene Tuesday trying to figure out exactly how it all happened. We’ve learned that Balliet was on a bucket truck when he […]

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