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Mohegan Sun Casino
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 16, 2020 - 5:14 am
After being shut down for months due to COVID-19, the casino will open but operate in a very different way starting June 22.
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Smoke rises in the North Korean border town of Kaesong, seen from Paju, South Korea, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. South Korea says that North Korea has exploded an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the tense Korean border. (Yonhap via AP)
AP Newsroom
June 16, 2020 - 5:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday in a dramatic display of anger that sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on Washington and Seoul amid deadlocked...
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 A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas valve is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 17, 2012 in Springville, Pennsylvania. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking,
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
WILK NEWSROOM
June 15, 2020 - 1:08 pm
Pa. Atty. General Josh Shapiro announces formal charges against Cabot Oil & Gas for environmental crimes in Dimock, Pa.
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Eldis Sula
June 15, 2020 - 10:38 am
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal for employers to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Belvin Jefferson White poses with a portrait of her father Saymon Jefferson at Saymon's home in Baton Rouge, La. Belvin recently lost both her father and her uncle, Willie Lee Jefferson, to COVID-19. African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness since March, according to a series of surveys conducted since April that lays bare how black Americans have borne the brunt of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
AP Newsroom
June 15, 2020 - 8:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness since March, according to a series of surveys conducted since April that lays bare how black Americans have borne the brunt of the pandemic. Eleven...
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 15, 2020 - 5:12 am
Students will begin on-campus in August through Thanksgiving break, and finish the semester online.
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Wilkes Barre City Hall
WILK NEWSROOM
June 12, 2020 - 5:18 am
Mayor announces advisory board and seeks money for body cameras for police officers.
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WILK News Room
AP Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 11:21 pm
Will any NEPA counties be on the list to 'go green'?
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Guests wearing masks stroll through SeaWorld as it reopened with new safety measures in place Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
AP Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — States are rolling back lockdowns, but the coronavirus isn't done with the U.S. Cases are rising in nearly half the states, according to an Associated Press analysis, a worrying trend that could intensify as people return to work and venture out during the summer. In Arizona,...
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Maryville High football players participate in summer workouts at the school s stadium in Maryville on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
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WILK NEWSROOM
June 11, 2020 - 5:21 am
Pre-K to 12 (PK-12) school sports under the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletic Association (PISAA) are permitted to resume in counties designated in the Yellow and Green phases.
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