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The Jason Barsky Show
Jason Barsky
June 26, 2020 - 4:26 pm
Are Confederate statues leaving Gettysburg? Is there really going to be a 4th of July flag burning protest??
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 People walk in front of a recently opened business as Manhattan enters Phase 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic on June 22, 2020 in New York City.
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 26, 2020 - 5:25 am
It's been a long three months for folks in Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties, but today residents in both areas will be in the green phase of the state's process to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.
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AP Newsroom
June 25, 2020 - 7:37 pm
A grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania’s large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state departments regulating that industry.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 23, 2020 - 2:42 pm
LaFesta Italiana has been a long-standing and very popular tradition in our community, attracting over 100,000 attendees annually since it was initiated in 1976. But unfortunately like other area events, it too has been affected by the pandemic.
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Taylor Fire Rescue Facebook photo 6/22/20
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 23, 2020 - 5:13 am
It wasn't a normal call for firefighters. Taylor got the call about a man stuck in the sewer near the Kane Warehouse.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 22, 2020 - 5:37 pm
Wilkes-Barre Mayor George C. Brown announced the reopening of playground equipment within the City’s parks starting Tuesday, June 23rd. Visitors to city parks are asked to wear masks and observe social distancing practices when possible.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
June 22, 2020 - 2:49 pm
Today, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn joined Lackawanna River Conservation Association and other local officials in marking June Rivers Month and honoring the Lackawanna River as Pennsylvania’s 2020 River of the Year.
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WILK's Special Edition
June 22, 2020 - 6:22 am
Special Edition June 20 and 21 Elder Abuse, Running 220 miles for Nana, The Census is still counting and "Welcome Back" from Father Mike Kloton
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 Janet Kelly from Huntingtown Maryland cools off under a waterfall at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park August 16, 2002 in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 22, 2020 - 4:43 am
Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties got the good news from the state- they will go into the green phase of Pa's process to reopen this coming Friday. Montage Mountain Waterpark will open that day with COVID-19 provisions in place.
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