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AP Newsroom
September 20, 2019 - 10:15 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The shutdown of Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, is imminent. Exelon Corp. officials said the plant will stop producing electricity around noon Friday, following through on a decision the Chicago-based energy giant made in...
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 20, 2019 - 8:29 am
A 4-3 vote by Dunmore Boro Council last night gave the proposal to expand the Keystone Landfill another boost. The vote means the Keystone Sanitary Landfill is not a structure therefore it does not have to adhere to height restrictions. Numerous residents spoke out against the ordinance before the...
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 19, 2019 - 6:08 am
A man in Bear Creek Township is going to new heights to talk to other amateur radio operators around the world. Herb Krumich and friends from the Murgas Amateur Radio Club installed two 30 foot antennas on a tower at his home. His hope is to bounce a transmission off the moon to reach the other...
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FILE- In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Cokie Roberts speaks during the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Roberts, a longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR has died, ABC announced Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. She was 75. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
AP Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and pay...
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President Donald Trump speaks before leaving the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally. Oil prices soared worldwide...
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AP Newsroom
September 16, 2019 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 16 about the death of Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of studio albums the band released. They put out seven, not six. A corrected version of the story is below: Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75 Ric...
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WILK's Special Edition
September 16, 2019 - 5:59 am
September 14 and 15 Special Edition Joe Velehoski has the details of the upcoming fundraiser for Germania Hose Co.Duryea, Amanda Marchegiani Community Relations Coordinator North East Regional Cancer Institute talks about Cancer Survivor Celebrations. Barb Sciandra invites you to “Paint Pittston...
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 13, 2019 - 7:17 am
A public hearing was held last evening on the proposed closure in 3 years of White Haven Center. The facility in Foster Township houses 112 residents with physical and intellectual disabilites. Among those testifying family members of some who call the center home... A hearing on the proposal...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, a puddle blocks a path that leads into the Panther Island Mitigation Bank near Naples, Fla. The Trump administration on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
AP Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 6:07 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. Environmental groups...
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Jason Barsky
September 12, 2019 - 4:31 pm
From the Jason Barsky Show: we talk vaping and the vaping industry after the President announces plans to ban flavored vape juice.
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