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The Jason Barsky Show
Jason Barsky
July 01, 2020 - 5:01 pm
Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown wants more restrictions on state's fireworks laws. Listen to his reasons during a recent segment on the Jason Barsky Show.
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The Jason Barsky Show
Jason Barsky
June 30, 2020 - 6:29 pm
Mark Grabowski and his wife Alicia are the owners of Animal Buddies in Wilkes-Barre. The couple's dog, cat, and rabbit grooming business was running, purring, and hopping along just fine until the pandemic.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 30, 2020 - 4:12 pm
SCRANTON, June 30, 2020 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) announced that (as of 9am on 6-30-2020) small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can begin applying for $200 million in federal grants available through the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance...
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NEPA Move Forward
Jason Barsky
June 30, 2020 - 8:57 am
I've known Mike McAndrew for about two years. We first connected on Facebook, but it wasn't until I sat in his barber chair that we put two and two together and realized "you're THAT guy!"
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 30, 2020 - 5:13 am
State police say a man is dead after shooting at officers following a chase and standoff that ended outside a Hazleton skating rink.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 29, 2020 - 5:47 pm
The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement (BLCE) and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today called on licensed liquor establishments and their patrons to abide by social distancing and masking requirements to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 29, 2020 - 5:09 pm
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak today announced that people who exhaust their regular unemployment compensation (UC) and federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) may now qualify for 13 additional weeks of payments through the...
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Jun 28, 2020; Long Pond, Pennsylvania, USA; Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning the Pocono 350 Cup Series at Pocono Raceway.
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AP Newsroom
June 28, 2020 - 9:31 pm
Denny Hamlin held off Kevin Harvick on Sunday night to win the second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono Raceway and flip the result of the opener.
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Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
AP Newsroom
June 28, 2020 - 9:14 pm
Chesapeake Energy, a shale drilling pioneer which was once one of the largest natural gas producers in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company has numerous wells throughout Northeast Pa.
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