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In this July 23, 2019 photo, Jim Andrews, a University of Vermont herpetology lecturer, holds a young northern leopard frog in Salisbury, Vt. A wet spring has resulted in a 100-fold increase in the population of the particular frog in a region of Vermont. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
July 25, 2019 - 1:16 pm
SALISBURY, Vt. (AP) — A wet spring has caused one frog population to explode in an area of Vermont where throngs of the amphibians have been hopping through fields and lawns, darting across roads and getting flattened by cars and tractors. University of Vermont herpetology lecturer James Andrews...
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From left, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., hold a news conference after the back-to-back hearings with former special counsel Robert Mueller who testified about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 25, 2019 - 12:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats on Thursday pivoted away from questions of impeachment by saying they are going to "own" the upcoming August recess on issues like health care and prescription drug costs. Not emphasized was the testimony a day earlier by former special counsel Robert...
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July 25, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York county fair appearance by the Southern rock group Confederate Railroad has been scratched after objections over its name and the use of the Confederate flag in its logo. A spokesman for Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan says Thursday the band will not be...
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FILE - This April 12, 2018 file photo shows the eye of a woman in New York. Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test gene editing inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have healthy eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 25, 2019 - 12:08 pm
Patients are about to be enrolled in the first study to test a gene-editing technique known as CRISPR inside the body to try to cure an inherited form of blindness. People with the disease have normal eyes but lack a gene that converts light into signals to the brain that enable sight. The...
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July 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
WILK's Jason Barsky has the details of an exciting August weekend coming up with Liz Baldi and Joshua Mast of Scranton Tomorrow . The inaugural Electric City Classic, a project of Scranton Tomorrow presented by The Wright Center for Community Health with support from community-minded sponsors and...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:11 am
State Police at Wyoming have released more information on a deadly shooting incident in West Wyoming overnight. One of the two shooting victims and the suspected shooter are dead. It began around midnight at a home in the 900 block of West 8th Street. Investigators say 38 year old Tara Grob and 21...
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July 24, 2019 - 5:29 am
Shots fired over night in Hazleton has local and State Police patrols in the streets this morning. According to the city's police chief there have been 4 incidents of gunfire in the past 24 hours. There have been no reports of any injuries but there were shell casings in the streets and some...
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July 24, 2019 - 5:24 am
Heads up for drivers in Lackawanna County. As of 7/23/19, traffic patterns on Interstate 81 have changed. 81 North: Lanes are now in a split pattern between Exit 180 (Moosic) and Exit 182 (Davis Street). A similar pattern will also be set up just after Exit 182 (Davis Street). The split pattern...
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FILE - This Sept. 9, 2018 file photo shows Miss New York Nia Franklin, center, reacting after being named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City, N.J. The Miss America Organization says this year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in Uncasville, Connecticut. It will be broadcast on NBC Dec. 19, in a switch from recent broadcaster ABC. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray, File)
July 23, 2019 - 5:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is. Here she isn't. Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another in a move that caps a whirlwind of change at the nearly century-old pageant. This year's pageant will be held at the Mohegan Sun Connecticut in...
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July 23, 2019 - 1:12 pm
HARRISBURG – In a special report following up on his 2016 audit of oversight of nursing homes by the state Department of Health (DOH), Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has warned that Pennsylvania is ill-prepared to serve a fast-growing population of older adults. “Right now, there are nearly 90,...
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