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    Mom Did CrossFit Until the Day Before She Delivered Her Baby

    PROVO, Utah – Pregnancy can make you sick, slow you down or even leave you bedridden. But some women aren’t letting a baby on the way get in the way of their daily CrossFit routine – lifting for two all the way up until the day they deliver. It’s 9 a.m, and the day is […]


    Spanking can cause mental health problems in children, study suggests

    AUSTIN, Texas — A new study suggests spanking can cause children to defy their parents more frequently and can also result in lifelong mental health issues. The study, conducted by experts at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Michigan, says spanking can cause permanent social and developmental problems. The study, published in the April […]

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    Pennsylvania Primary by the Numbers

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were expected to win the Pennsylvania Primary Tuesday night, but Trump’s win was much bigger than the polls predicted, and northeastern Pennsylvania was a key part to his victory. Clinton and Trump had similar wins in Pennsylvania. Trump picked up 888,000 votes, 57 percent of the Republicans. On the Democratic […]

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    Hillary Supporters Hear from Candidate at Party in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Supporters of Hillary Clinton gathered in Scranton Tuesday evening to watch primary results come in. Clinton, whose father was a Scranton native, bested Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders in the primary in the Keystone State and she called to personally thank the crowd at Ale Mary’s in Scranton. “This is where we’re originally from […]

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    Trump Supporters Celebrate in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Trump supporters have been on a 48-hour high, from a major rally at the Mohegan Sun Arena near Wilkes-Barre Monday night that got national attention to a win Tuesday by an even bigger margin than anyone predicted. The sun had just set outside the Holy Cross Athletic Hall on South 5th Avenue in Scranton, […]

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    Different Reasons Draw Lackawanna County Voters

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Republicans and Democrats in our area have their chance Tuesday to pick the person they would like to see as the nominee for President of the United States. Pennsylvania is among five states in the Northeast picking presidential nominees. We stopped at several polling places throughout Lackawanna County and for the most […]

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    Election Results

    Get the latest election results from Newswatch 16.

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    Trump Addresses Thousands of Supporters in Luzerne County

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — The polls open for Pennsylvania’s primary election in eight hours and Donald Trump made the Wilkes-Barre area his last campaign stop in the state. Trump addressed a crowd of supporters at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township, and the place was packed. There were quite a few people left outside who were disappointed […]

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    Topsy-Turvy Spring

    This spring has been a topsy-turvy kind of season for sure. As Mike Stevens thought would happen, folks have been recording it all and sending the results to the PhotoLink Library.

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    Spring Cleaning in Mahanoy City

    MAHANOY CITY — Mahanoy City is doing some spring cleaning and making an effort to make the borough look better. The borough is starting an initiative to strictly enforce nine quality of life ordinances. The so-called “Nifty-Nine” focus on creating a cleaner and neater appearance to properties in the borough. For example, making sure trash […]

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    Children and Youth Agency Works to Attract Caseworkers

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County Children and Youth still has about two dozen positions to fill six months after the state downgraded its license. County leaders held a job fair Thursday to try turn that around. The Human Resources Job Fair at the Luzerne County Courthouse attracted dozens of people trying to land the perfect gig. […]

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    How a Child Predator Was Caught by a Tiny Clue in the Photo He Posted Online

    In a bathroom, the predator has placed a child on the counter to photograph his evil acts. In the background of the photo, which was posted online, are products including prescription medication. But zooming in on that pill bottle makes the details unreadable. In a small, dark lab Jim Cole, special agent and supervisor of […]