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    Is Missing Man’s Body Buried Under Tavern? Modern Technology Could Help Solve 1968 Cold Case

    CONYNGHAM TOWNSHIP — Benjamin Krupinski was 62 when he went missing back in 1968. He was last seen leaving the Rinehimer Inn and Tavern near Shickshinny. Now, with the help of modern technology, investigators are scanning under the inn’s basement because there are several signs that Krupinski may have been buried there. “My gut feeling […]

  • Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union is both historic and world-changing. But what does it really mean for folks living on the other side of the Atlantic? Potentially, everything -- the economy, national security, even the race for president.

    5 Reasons Why Americans Should Care About Brexit

    Britain’s stunning vote to leave the European Union is both historic and world-changing. But what does it really mean for folks living on the other side of the Atlantic? Potentially, everything — the economy, national security, even the race for president. Here are five ways Brexit will affect Americans: It could hurt the economy The […]

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    Dow Plunges 500 Points as U.K. ‘Earthquake’ Crushes Global Markets

    HONG KONG — Investors around the world went into crisis mode as British voters chose to leave the European Union in a stunning decision with far-reaching implications. U.S. stocks followed plunging global markets. The Dow plummeted almost 600 points, or over 3.25%, while the S&P 500 lost 3.4% and the Nasdaq dropped 4%. The British pound […]

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    David Cameron Announces Resignation as UK Votes to Leave EU

    LONDON — The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum that triggered the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and wreaked havoc on global markets. There was a mixture of jubilation and disbelief in the UK as people awoke Friday to the final verdict in the extremely close vote […]

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    Texas Woman Wakes Up With British Accent After Surgery

    ROSENBERG, Texas — Lisa Alamia is a Texan, through and through. But you wouldn’t know it when she opens her mouth to speak. She had surgery on her lower jaw a few months ago, and she’s had a British accent ever since. “I didn’t notice it at first,” said Alamia, who is of Mexican heritage. […]

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    Your Ticketmaster free ticket vouchers likely disappeared — and here’s why

    Many Ticketmaster customers noticed on Monday their free ticket vouchers that were showing in their account have disappeared. If you check your account, your codes are likely gone as well. The free ticket codes are the result of a lawsuit first filed in 2003 alleging Ticketmaster was charging “excessive and deceptive” fees. The company agreed to a settlement worth […]

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    U.S. Senate Rejects Four Gun Amendments

    WASHINGTON — Senators couldn’t muster enough bipartisan support to pass a series of gun control measures Monday, the latest in a long string of failed attempts at enacting tighter curbs on firearms in the United States. Spurred by the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, senators from each party introduced the measures they said would […]

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    Arson Destroys Historical Farmhouse

    FOREST LAKE TOWNSHIP — The farmhouse that burned Sunday in Susquehanna County was built in 1818. It survived a previous arson attempt two years ago, but this time, someone lit a fire that destroyed the place. That house meant a lot in the Village of Birchardville. It’s a house that survived nearly two centuries but certainly couldn’t […]

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    Woman Attacked By Bear While Running Marathon; Survived By Playing Dead

    ALLES CALDERA NATIONAL PRESERVE, N.M. — Wildlife officials in New Mexico say a woman was attacked by a bear while she was running a marathon in northern New Mexico on Saturday. Karen Williams was running when a female black bear confronted her, according to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. According to reports, […]

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    Senate to Vote Monday on Gun Measures

    WASHINGTON — As Senate Democrats continued their push to break through a blockade to enact new restrictions on gun sales, eyes turned on Monday to an effort by moderate Republican Sen. Susan Collins to craft a fifth alternative, one week after the Orlando terror attack. Senators were scheduled to come in Monday evening to vote on […]

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    Once-popular Veterans’ Post in Schuylkill County to Close

    POTTSVILLE — A veterans’ post in Schuylkill County was once one of the most popular posts in the country, but things have changed, and that post in Pottsville is closing. Veterans’ posts used to be valued gathering spots for camaraderie and comfort to those who served their country, but now, younger veterans are finding other […]

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    GM Unveils New Feature to Prevent Child Deaths in Hot Cars

    NEW YORK — Parents think they would never forget their children, yet in a world filled with distractions, they sometimes do, and with tragic results. General Motors is introducing a new feature on the 2017 GMC Acadia to help prevent such tragedies. Much like a seat belt reminder, a warning tone will sound and a […]