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    Senate Committee: Begin Process to Remove Kane

    HARRISBURG — A special state senate committee in Harrisburg is now recommending that the process should begin to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The committee asserts that there is enough evidence to show Kane cannot do her job without a license to practice law. The committee is urging the full state senate use a clause […]

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    6 Thanksgiving Foods That Can Be Dangerous for Your Pets

    While enjoying Thanksgiving dinner, it’s tough not to share table scraps with our adorable four-footed family members. But some traditional Thanksgiving dishes can be dangerous for dogs and cats. Veterinarian Eva Evans from Pets Best provided a list of foods to avoid giving your pet this holiday: Ham: Pork products can result in vomiting, diarrhea and even pancreatitis, […]

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    Geisinger Studies Impact of Obesity on Kids’ Hearts

    GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER — We often hear about the potential dangers involved with kids being overweight but now there’s a new reason for concern, and it could be a big one. Geisinger researchers have found that obesity is actually impacting the hearts of boys and girls, with signs of heart disease as early as 8 […]

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    Family Plans to Press Charges after Student Punched in Face at School

    WILLIAMSPORT – A Williamsport Area freshman may need surgery after being punched by another student at school. Sarah Boyce, 14, from Williamsport, didn’t make it to Williamsport Area High school for classes Thursday. Instead she went to see an eye specialist and plastic surgeon at Geisinger near Danville. “Underneath my eye, my nose, and this […]

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    Feds to Help Curb Violence in Billtown

    WILLIAMSPORT — A renewed strategy could help law enforcement in Williamsport and Wilkes-Barre combat crime. Flashing emergency lights, police tape, and drug activity have become familiar sights for some people in Williamsport. “Yesterday a friend of mine found four bundles of heroin laying next to the telephone pole in the other side of the alley,” […]

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    Duct Tape Placed Over Mouths of Cheerleaders

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A high school cheerleading adviser is being investigated for putting tape over the mouths of 16 cheerleaders during practice. Lackawanna Trail school officials in Wyoming County say they removed Dina Berrios as cheerleading adviser as soon as they learned she placed duct tape over the mouths of members of the varsity cheer […]

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    Cop Pulls Over Google Self-Driving Car, Finds No Driver to Ticket

    No driver? No ticket. That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google’s self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California. The car wasn’t speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly — 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain View Police Department […]

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    Power to Save: Dietrich Theater Marquee Makeover

    TUNKHANNOCK — Renovations are underway at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, as the historic theater improves its marquee. “Lighting up the Dietrich is the equivalent of powering 40 houses,” said executive director Erica Rogler. Over the course of the next several weeks, the theater will change its marquee from neon lights to LED lights, which are […]

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    Dispute Over Vehicle Leads To Worker Getting Bit, Run Over

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — A dispute at a business in Monroe County ended with an employee getting bit on the arm and hit by a vehicle. Alexander Debernardo, 33, of Canadensis, is accused of assaulting a worker Wednesday at Chestnuthill Power Sports near Brodheadsville. Police say the attack was the result of a dispute over missed […]

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    Terminally Ill ‘Star Wars’ Fan Dies After Getting Final Wish to See New Film

    Daniel Fleetwood, a “Star Wars” fan whose dying wish was to see the upcoming movie, died this week. “He is now one with God and with the Force,” his wife, Ashley Fleetwood, wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday. He died in his sleep and in peace, she posted. Fleetwood, a 32-year-old “Star Wars” aficionado who […]

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    Pedestrian Dies After Hit and Run in Lehighton

    LEHIGHTON — There’s a small memorial on South First Street in Lehighton near Vincent Smith’s apartment. It’s where Smith was hit by a pickup truck that police report kept going. He later died. “The gentlemen used to go in Alfie’s here every once in a while and I would see him. He wasn’t that old,” said […]

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    Mother and Son Dead After Wayne County Wreck

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — “It’s something I don’t even want to think about. Masses of metal coming together.” It happened along Route 590, known as the Hamlin Highway, in Salem Township, Wayne County. Just after 2 p.m. Monday Mike Barnett heard the sound of crushing metal. “It was a major collision and I only arrived at […]