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  • The mosquito Aedes Aegypti as seen through a microscope. The main culprit in the spread of Zika as well as other viruses.

    5 Things You Need to Know About Zika

    A mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and its rapid spread across the globe. World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan called it an “extraordinary event” in declaring a public health emergency. The Zika virus, transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito, has spread to at […]

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    State Police: 23 Reports of Wrong-Way Drivers

    DUNMORE — State police in Lackawanna County say there have been 23 reports of people driving the wrong way on Interstate 81 since September. This information came out Tuesday as authorities were asking the public again to help them solve last month’s wrong-way crash that killed five people. State police have done research and responded […]

  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the 2016 Iowa Republican caucuses, according to a CNN projection, a huge victory for him and a bitter defeat for Donald Trump in the country's first presidential contest.

    Iowa Caucuses: Ted Cruz Wins

    (CNN) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Iowa Republican caucuses, according to a CNN projection, a huge victory for him and a bitter defeat for Donald Trump in the country’s first presidential contest. The victory for Cruz is the first time that the conventional laws of politics have applied to Trump, a billionaire […]

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    All Eyes on Iowa, What Is a ‘Caucus?’

    Update: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz projected winner on the Republican side. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton had a narrow lead over insurgent candidate Bernie Sanders. BLOOMSBURG — It’s Election Day in Iowa and all eyes are on the Hawkeye state. It’s time to see how Clinton, Trump, Sanders, Cruz and everyone else fare. Many students […]

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    Iowa Caucuses 2016: Latest Results

    Update: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz projected winner on the Republican side. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton had a narrow lead over insurgent candidate Bernie Sanders. The Iowa Caucuses will be held on February 1, 2016 at 8 p.m. Eastern time (7 p.m. Central). Want an explanation as to what a caucus actually is? Click here […]

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    Wilkes-Barre Mayor Hires Two Before Budget Finalized

    WILKES-BARRE — Mayor Tony George confirmed two new hires for his administration even before a city budget is finalized. Hundreds came out to the mayor’s inauguration celebration at Genetti’s Saturday evening. The mayor is the first to admit he’s still settling into the office, but that doesn’t mean he’s taking his time getting things done. The first […]

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    Ease Up On The Eyes

    From blurry vision to head and neck pain, if you’re experiencing some of these symptoms it could be a result of digital eye strain.  Area optometrists, including ones in the Geisinger Ophthalmology Department, say they’re seeing more and more patients suffering from this condition. Causes of digital eye strain according to Geisinger doctors include: High […]

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    Brown Water at East Stroudsburg Area North Campus

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — Bottled water was being handed out to students at the East Stroudsburg Area North campus on Thursday. District officials say the water didn’t look right. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, officials say the water was coming out brown from faucets and fountains at all three schools on the campus in Pike County. “There […]

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    Dirty Water in Mount Pocono

    MOUNT POCONO — Dirty tap water in part of Monroe County has many residents beyond frustrated. One resident of Mount Pocono turned on her tap and showed us just how dirty her running water is and the problems it’s been causing. Cynthia Bara turns on her water every day wondering what color it will be. […]

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    78-Year-Old Woman, Scared to Drive in Blizzard, Found Dead in Car Outside NJ Burger King

    HACKENSACK, N.J. — A 78-year-old Long Island woman, who had been parked outside of a Burger King since Friday because she was afraid to drive home in the blizzard, was found dead in her parked car Monday morning. The woman, of Medford, N.Y., told Burger King employees she was afraid to drive home in the snow […]

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    Wrong-way Crash Deaths Ruled Homicide, Driver Charged

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Four people who were killed in a crash over the weekend died from injuries as a result of a high-speed, head-on collision, according to the coroner. The suspected wrong-way driver was arraigned in his hospital bed Monday afternoon. State police accuse him of causing the weekend crash that killed four people […]

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    The 10 Worst Winter Storms in the U.S. Since 1980

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of El Nino and the impending winter storms across the US. Now lets review the top 10 most damaging winter storms in history. Let’s count it down, from the least to most costly… Last Winter in Review Last winter, snow storms that pummeled much of the […]