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    Deadly Fake Viagra: Online Pharmacies Suspected of Selling Counterfeit Drugs

    “Buy real Viagra here, for a fraction of the price! Free Shipping included! All without a prescription!” shout the online headlines. A quick Google search brings up a plethora of enticing choices for any consumer looking for a deal on one of the world’s most popular prescription medications. Need beta blockers to bring down your […]

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    Firefighter Recalls Saving Own Station During Fire

    LAKEVILLE — Of all the places to catch fire, a fire station might be at the bottom of the list. But that’s exactly what happened three weeks ago in Wayne County. The Lakeville Volunteer Fire Company held its annual barbecue fundraiser, which only took an hour and 45 minutes to sell out. The station was badly […]

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    Man With Almost-Perfect Poop Donates It to Help Patients With C-Diff Infection

    It’s the middle of the day for Eric, a 24-year-old research assistant at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and nature is calling. Eric leaves his job and hops a train. Then a bus. Then he walks some more. He passes countless toilets, and he needs to use them, but he doesn’t. Eventually, Eric arrives at […]

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    Train Rides Cancelled over Tunkhannock Viaduct

    NICHOLSON — It was supposed to be one of the main attractions at a celebration for the 100th anniversary of the Tunkhannock Viaduct, also known as the Nicholson Bridge in Wyoming County. But now, two planned steam engine rides over the viaduct have been cancelled. Plans were in place to have a steam engine carry […]

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    State Supreme Court Releases ‘Porngate’ Emails

    Pennsylvania courts released sexually explicit emails Wednesday that Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane claims were the motivation for criminal charges to be filed against her, and inspired a plot to remove her from office. Attorney General Kane has wanted to make these emails public for several months, claiming the criminal charges she faces result from […]

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    Charges Against AG Kane Headed to Trial

    NORRISTOWN — On the word of just two witnesses, a judge in Montgomery County ruled the evidence against Pennsylvania District Attorney Kathleen Kane sufficient, and ordered Kane to face a criminal trial. Kathleen Kane is accused of leaking confidential information to a newspaper, then lying about it under oath, and using a staffer to spy […]

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    National Day of Protest Draws Crowds

    A nationwide protest against Planned Parenthood took place in 47 states, more than 300 cities, including some in our area. Pro-life demonstrators lined the streets in parts of Lackawanna and Luzerne counties to make their voices heard in a National Day of Protest. With signs in hand and standing in unity, hundreds of pro-life demonstrators […]

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    ‘I’m Not Blue, and I’m Not Gigantic’: Couple Banned From Facebook Over Last Name

    PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Facebook is one of the most popular social media services around, but an Arizona couple says Facebook has banned them from using the site. KTVK reports, The man’s name is Boa, short for Balizar Orion Avatar. Boa said his name is very special to him. “My dad told me that my name […]

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    UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Issued in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania American Water today issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in Kingston, Edwardsville, Forty Fort, and parts of Wilkes-Barre, Swoyersville, and Luzerne following repairs on a broken 30-inch water main at the intersection of Walnut and Mercer in Kingston. Approximately 10,000 customers are affected by the boil advisory. Prior to the […]

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    Ashley Madison Cheaters List Now Searchable Online

    NEW YORK — It was only a matter of time. The stolen database of 32 million people who used cheating website Ashley Madison has made its way to the Web. And it’s easily searchable on several websites. Just plug in a name or email address, and you’ll find out if someone who signed up for the […]

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    Water Main Break Closes Some County Buildings

    WILKES-BARRE — People who wanted to do business with Luzerne County on Tuesday may need to hold it off for another day. The Luzerne County Courthouse and the county annex buildings were closed for the day because both were without water Tuesday morning. The Luzerne County jail was also without water. Officials also say water […]

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    Playing Tetris May Reduce Cravings for Food and Drugs

    A new study finds that playing Tetris for just three minutes can weaken cravings for food and drugs. Psychologists from Plymouth University and Queensland University of Technology, Australia, found that playing Tetris also interfered with other desires including smoking, alcohol, coffee, sex and sleeping. “We think the Tetris effect happens because craving involves imagining the experience […]