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July 18, 2018 - 5:21 pm
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the investment of $92 million for 19 drinking water, wastewater, storm water, and non-point source projects across 13 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). “The projects represented in today’s approvals...
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PA State Police Dunmore
July 18, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PSP Dunmore are asking for your help in the death invesitgation of 26 year old Rachel Teplitsky. She was found along Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County on June 23rd and taken to the hospital where she later died. You are asked to contact PSP Dunmore 570-963-3156
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July 17, 2018 - 9:55 am
The 9 day Annual Solemn 94th Novena to St Ann begins today in Scranton. Christians believe St Ann is the grandmother of Jesus. Masses are held at St Anns Basilica on St Ann's Street in Scranton's West Side. The Novena attracts thousands of the faithful through the 26th which is the feast day of St...
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A man walks past the building of the Russian military intelligence service in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election — cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers. Trump's first response to special counsel Robert Mueller's initial charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics came in tweets the president posted while at his golf resort in Scotland, two days before a high-stakes summit in Finland with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 17, 2018 - 5:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly seven months before the 2016 presidential election, Russian government hackers made it onto a Democratic committee's network. One of their carefully crafted fraudulent emails had hit pay dirt, enticing an employee to click a link and enter her password. That breach of the...
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July 16, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today introduced opioid prescribing guidelines for workers’ compensation to help health care providers determine when opioids are appropriate for treatment of someone injured on the job. “In 2017, there were more than 17,000 workers’ compensation claims made...
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PPL
July 16, 2018 - 10:25 am
PPL Outage Map shows over 13hundred customers without power in Wilkes Barre City and Wilkes Barre Township in the area of Blackman St and Rt 309. Use caution in areas of traffic lights. Crews are working on the problem.
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Hazleton Police
July 16, 2018 - 8:13 am
A Hazleton taxi driver is facing charges in connection with an alleged road rage incident. Hazleton police were called to the 700 block of Lincoln Street around 6pm Saturday. Investigators say it happened when another driver cut in front of 27 year old Dalvin Rosario. That driver told officers...
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July 16, 2018 - 5:48 am
July 14 and 15 Augie Barhight has a preview of the annual Ride For Veterans sponsored by Rolling Thunder PA Chapter 3, Mary Wood has details of her recent mission trip to Keyna. A youth camp sponsored by Harness Horse Youth Foundation is coming to the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Jennifer Starr,...
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July 13, 2018 - 11:28 am
A water main break has sent a geyser of water gushing from a street in Scranton's Green Ridge section. The main broke around 8 this morning along Marion Street leaving homes and businesses near the old Scranton Lace company without water while PA American Water Co crews work to repair the 16 inch...
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July 13, 2018 - 10:48 am
Kelly and Ryan announced the winner of their "Oh Baby" contest on ABC-TV locally on WNEP-TV this morning Although the show was pre empted due to a news conference with President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May, we now know the winner is 10 month old Ophelia Mecadon of Pittston...
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