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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts and third baseman Justin Turner pose for a group picture after the Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6 to win the baseball World Series, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
AP Newsroom
October 28, 2020 - 3:56 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic. They started the party without Justin Turner, too, after their...
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WILK News Room
Joe Raedle / Staff
WILK NEWSROOM
October 27, 2020 - 4:13 pm
A week ahead of the Nov. 3 election, applications in Pennsylvania for mail-in or absentee ballots have exceeded 3 million.
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Alex Wong / Staff
WILK NEWSROOM
October 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Lawyers representing Luzerne County have filed a motion in the United States Supreme Court asking newly sworn in Justice Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself in a dispute over the mail-in ballot deadline in Pennsylvania. County Council votes to withdraw it.
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A voter leaves after filling out their ballot at the Beltrami County Administration building on September 18, 2020 in Bemidji, Minnesota
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 27, 2020 - 5:13 am
It's the last day to register to vote by mail-in or absentee ballot, and the last day to vote in-person at your county election bureau if you haven't requested a ballot yet.
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President Donald Trump watches as Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administers the Constitutional Oath to Amy Coney Barrett on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, after Barrett was confirmed by the Senate earlier in the evening. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP Newsroom
October 27, 2020 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come. Trump's...
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
October 26, 2020 - 3:56 pm
Commonwealth Court has ruled that the city of Scranton can tax without limits and doesn't have to abide by a state law that caps tax revenue collections.
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Voters line up in front of the Yonkers Public Library in Yonkers, N.Y., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 as the first day of early voting in the presidential election begins across New York state. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)
AP Newsroom
October 26, 2020 - 6:32 am
With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days. The opening of early voting locations in...
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Luzerne County
Luzerne County
WILK NEWSROOM
October 22, 2020 - 7:58 pm
Luzerne County has extended hours for mail-in-ballot drop-offs at the Penn Place drop box location.
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Drew Angerer / Staff
WILK NEWSROOM
October 22, 2020 - 5:16 pm
As the 2020 Presidential campaign winds down, and Pennsylvania remains a key battleground state, brace yourself for what may be a wild ride.
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Former President Barack Obama speaks at Citizens Bank Park as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
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October 21, 2020 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama blasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, his culpability in national discord and his overall fitness for the job on Wednesday as he made his first in-person campaign pitch for his former vice president, Joe Biden. With less than...
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