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Protest material that resemble mail-in election ballots are seen as demonstrators gather on Kalorama Park to protest President Donald Trump donor and current U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy on August 15, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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WILK NEWSROOM
October 01, 2020 - 5:17 am
The Pa. Secretary of State says an election worker who threw away nine military ballots in Luzerne County did not commit fraud. In related news, the Luzerne County Election Board reschedules meeting again.
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 30, 2020 - 3:35 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner’s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
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AP Newsroom
September 30, 2020 - 10:19 am
The former superintendent of a Pennsylvania school district and two other officials have been charged with felony child endangerment over allegations they knew about lead and asbestos contamination in the schools but failed to do anything about it.
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WILK NEWSROOM
September 30, 2020 - 5:17 am
Furloughs in the Scranton School District were supposed to happen today at the close of business today but a Lackawanna County judge has put a halt to it.
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 Teri Rogers casts her vote at a polling station in St Andrew Presbyterian Church March 6, 2012 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WILK NEWSROOM
September 30, 2020 - 5:13 am
Luzerne County's Election Board was supposed to meet this afternoon, but it's been moved. A planned protest will go on today in front of the Penn Place building.
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A corporate mailroom employee uses gloves while sifting through letters October 15, 2001 in New York City.
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AP Newsroom
September 29, 2020 - 5:13 am
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on a court ruling in the battleground state that extends the deadline in November’s election to receive and count mailed-in ballots.
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FILE - This Sunday, April 5, 2020, photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. The U.S. Census Bureau has spent much of the past year defending itself against allegations that its duties have been overtaken by politics. With a failed attempt by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question, the hiring of three political appointees with limited experience to top positions, a sped-up schedule and a directive from President Donald Trump to exclude undocumented residents from the process of redrawing congressional districts, the 2020 census has descended into a high-stakes partisan battle. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
AP Newsroom
September 28, 2020 - 9:15 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the 2020 census will end Oct. 5, despite a federal judge's ruling last week allowing the head count of every U.S. resident to continue through the end of October, according to a tweet posted by the Census Bureau on Monday. The tweet...
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Mock debaters stand onstage as preparations take place for the first Presidential debate in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Cleveland. The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP Newsroom
September 28, 2020 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, will meet on the debate stage for the first time Tuesday night in Cleveland. Millions of voters will get their first opportunity to compare the candidates' policies and personalities side by side on national television...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, a person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mailbox in Omaha, Neb. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
AP Newsroom
September 28, 2020 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia joined others Monday in ordering a halt to recent Postal Service cuts that critics say are causing mail delays and threatening the integrity of the presidential election. Six states and the District of Columbia presented “compelling evidence” from...
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
September 28, 2020 - 5:19 am
Luzerne County's Board of Elecions will meet Wednesday to discuss the recent discovery of discarded military ballots and a group plans to protest.
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