• Millions of Americans take proton pump inhibitors to treat acid reflux and heartburn. Known as PPIs, they are among the most prescribed drugs in the United States and are widely available over the counter.

    Popular Heartburn Medications Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke

    Sometimes, solving one problem only creates another. Millions of Americans take proton pump inhibitors to treat acid reflux and heartburn. Known as PPIs, they are among the most prescribed drugs in the United States and are widely available over the counter. But according to preliminary research presented today at an American Heart Association conference in New Orleans, these medications may also increase the risk of ischemic stroke. Ischemic strokes are the most common type of stroke, according to the Centers […]

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    Sen. Barbara Boxer to Introduce Bill to End the Electoral College

    WASHINGTON — Retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, who was an outspoken supporter of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, is set to introduce a Senate bill that aims to end the Electoral College. Boxer announced in a statement on Tuesday that the bill, which she planned to introduce later Tuesday afternoon, would determine the winner of presidential elections by the outcome of the popular vote. She cited President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the Electoral College despite Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s […]

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    Both Sides Show Up at Penn State Protest

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Students at many universities across the country continued protests of the presidential election by holding walkouts. It’s called the “Not My President Walk-Out Protest” and colleges and universities across the country took part. While the walk was held to protest Donald Trump, the rally at Penn State University also brought out several Trump supporters. The area in front of Old Main at Penn State University was filled with students holding signs and chanting. The students were part […]

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    Bucknell Students Walk Out, Demonstrate Against Trump

    BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY –Friday, about four to five-hundresd students, faculty and staff gathered on Bucknell University’s campus in a demonstration after the election of Donald Trump. Some students staged a walk-out of classes before the event. then headed “Students in general had mixed feelings about the results of the election and I believe that this event definitely made true to the fact that the Bucknell community came come together and support each other,” said Jorden Sneed, a Bucknell University student. University […]

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    Veterans Disappointed by Protesters who Burn Flag

    MONTOURSVILLE — Every year, a crowd, made up mostly of veterans, comes together to honor past and present military members at Montoursville Cemetery. “This is not the only time of uncertainty and conflict we have faced,” said a speaker at the event. This year, the recent presidential election results that have sparked several protests across our country are fresh on their minds. “I’m concerned about the direction this country is going and we shall see,” said Patrick Bailey. “It reminds […]

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    Maureen Madden Beats David Parker in 115th State House Race

    STROUDSBURG — There was one race in our area that wasn’t resolved on Election Night. Officials didn’t want to declare a winner in a state house race in the Poconos until all of the votes were counted. Here is the vote total in the 115th State House District. Democrat Maureen Madden defeated incumbent Republican David Parker by about 900 votes. The district covers part of Monroe County including Stroudsburg. Dozens of people counted absentee ballots Thursday at the Monroe County […]

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    Dealing with Post-election Anxiety

    SELINSGROVE — Whether it be social media, talking to your children about the election results, or concerns about the election in general, many people have anxiety. We spoke with a psychologist about many of the concerns some people are having. It’s hard to scroll through social media this week and not see a post related to the presidential election. Now that the election is over, some Democrats and Republicans have hostile attitudes toward one another. After the results of the […]

  • President Elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama meet in the Oval Office, marking a new beginning.

    Obama: Historic Trump Meeting Was ‘Excellent’

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump called President Barack Obama a very fine man as the two long-time antagonists met in the Oval Office in a ritual epitomizing the peaceful transfer of power. Obama told reporters that if Trump succeeds, America succeeds at a White House meeting that encapsulated the stunning political events of the last few days since the President-elect’s remarkable election victory. Trump said he would seek Obama’s counsel as president and Obama promised his full cooperation in the […]

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    Last-Ditch Push Underway for Clinton to Become President Instead of Trump

    WASHINGTON — Democrats have been bemoaning a Donald Trump presidency for two days after he beat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night. Many have taken to social media and to streets across the country to voice their displeasure after the real estate mogul secured enough electoral votes to become president-elect. But there is a last incredibly long shot that could still get Clinton into the White House on Jan. 20 — a twist in the Electoral College. Though Clinton led the […]

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    Marian Catholic football

    6-5 Marian Catholic is coming off an upset win over Tri-Valley.  The Colts hope to pull the same result when they visit 10-1 Williams Valley in the District 11, Class ‘A’ Championship game.

  • Anti-Trump protests erupt in New York City on November 9, 2016.

    Thousands of Anti-Trump Protesters Fill the Streets in Cities Across America

    Anti-Donald Trump protests started in multiple American cities on Wednesday, the same day that students at several high schools and universities across the country walked out of classes. The protests are taking place in at least seven major cities, according to CNN, including Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, New York and Seattle, among others. Thousands of protesters targeted Trump buildings in New York and Chicago on Wednesday, chanting anti-Trump slogans as protests against President-elect Donald Trump popped up throughout the United States. […]

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    Uncertain Times for Hispanics

    HAZLETON — Donald Trump victory’s in Luzerne County has some celebrating and others shocked, especially many in the heavily Hispanic community of Hazleton. As results on Election Night slowly poured in, like millions of Americans, Fernando Puerie and his family were glued to their television. It became clear early on that the election was swinging Donald Trump’s way. “All of them were crying last night,” Puerie said. “They were just screaming about the decision that happened in the country.” Puerie […]