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Jason Barsky
October 18, 2019 - 1:53 pm
United Way of the Wyoming Valley campaign co-chairs Alana Roberts and Tom Makowski visited the Jason Barsky Show on Friday October 18, 2019 to discuss the fight against childhood poverty. For more information, visit their website here: www.unitedwaywb.org Like them on Facebook here.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 17, 2019 - 2:54 pm
A state appeals court has ruled that Scranton mayoral candidates Paige Cognetti, Kyle Donahue and John Goshleski can remain on the November 5th special election ballot. Commonwealth Court upheld an October 2nd decision by a three judge panel in Lackawanna County who rejected Robert Sheridan and the...
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A bullet hole from the police officer's shot is seen in the rear window of Atatiana Jefferson's home on E. Allen Ave in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Jefferson, a black woman, was shot by a white police officer early Saturday, Oct. 12. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
AP Newsroom
October 15, 2019 - 5:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. In bringing murder charges against Officer Aaron Dean in...
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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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