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WILK NEWSROOM
October 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Dozens of members of The Relatives and Friends Association of White Haven Center turned out yesterday to discuss more measures to take to try and avoid closure of the center. The state announced late summer White Haven and Polk in Venango County would close in the next three years. The group...
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WILK's Special Edition
October 14, 2019 - 5:07 am
October 12 and 13 Special Edition Lisa Miller Author of “My Skull Possession” and Michael Belardi, cinematographer who put together a video trailer for the kickoff. Jared Rasmussen Wilkes University USO and Todd Hevner, SPCA Luzerne County are joined by Miller’s Ale House Marketing Manager Sheila...
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Jason Barsky
October 11, 2019 - 12:50 pm
United States Marine Staff Sergeant Jean stopped by WILK to offer information about how you can help Toys for Tots.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 09, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Four high school students in the Scranton School District are facing felony charges for allegedly making a series of fake threats at Scranton and West Scranton high schools. The Lackawanna County District Attorney has filed charges against teenagers accused of making bomb threats at both city high...
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WILK Audio on Demand
October 07, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Three infants have died from a waterborne infection at the Neonatal Intensive care unit at Geisinger Medical Center near Danville and five other infants were treated for the illness.

Out of an abundance of caution, Geisinger is temporarily diverting mothers likely to deliver prematurely...
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FILE - This July 30, 2007 file photo shows an HSBC sign at a branch in London. British labor union Unite has expressed dismay over reports that the bank HSBC will slash 10,000 jobs worldwide. HSBC declined to comment Monday Oct. 7, 2019 on a Financial Times report that interim chief Noel Quinn plans to seek immediate saving across the group. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
AP Newsroom
October 07, 2019 - 8:48 am
LONDON (AP) — British labor union Unite has expressed dismay over reports that the bank HSBC will slash 10,000 jobs worldwide. HSBC declined to comment Monday on a Financial Times report that interim chief Noel Quinn plans to seek immediate saving across the group. The newspaper described the cuts...
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WILK's Special Edition
October 07, 2019 - 5:25 am
October 5 and 6 Special Edition Fire Chief of Plymouth Township, Barry Lore, with all the details on “Horror Hall”, Tonyehn Verkitus, Executive Director, Luzerne and Lackawanna County Medical Societies, on their upcoming Health Fair and 5K run walk, Physician’s Assistant Dawn Webster has all the...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2012 file photo, members of Nickelback pose on the red carpet at the Juno Awards in Ottawa. Twitter has removed President Donald Trump’s tweet of a Nickelback meme aimed at former Vice President Joe Biden because of a copyright complaint. The removed post, which featured the group’s 2005 music video “Photograph,” showed singer Chad Kroeger holding an edited photo of Biden, his son Hunter, a Ukrainian gas executive and another man. A Twitter spokesperson on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, said it responded “to valid copyright complaints sent to us by a copyright owner or their authorized representatives.” (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)
AP Newsroom
October 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter and YouTube have removed a video from President Donald Trump that featured an edited Nickelback music video clip that took aim at former Vice President Joe Biden. Both a Twitter post and a YouTube upload were blocked because of copyright complaints. The video featured a...
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A Delta commercial airline plane taxis to take-off behind investigators at the wreckage of World War II-era bomber plane that crashed at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
AP Newsroom
October 02, 2019 - 7:52 pm
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — A World War II-era B-17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, killing seven of them. The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed into a...
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U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, left, and Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio pose for photographers in Rome, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Italy at the start of a four-nation tour of Europe as the push to impeach President Donald Trump gains steam at home. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
AP Newsroom
October 02, 2019 - 12:57 pm
ROME (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday he was on the July 25 phone call in which President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. “I was on the phone call,” Pompeo said at a joint news...
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