July 22, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Raeford Brown was uniquely positioned to help the U.S. government answer a critical question: Is a new version of the painkiller OxyContin helping fight the national opioid epidemic? An expert in pain treatment at the University of Kentucky...
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July 22, 2019 - 7:53 am
UPDATE: All Lanes Have Reopened.... AVOID! I 81 South near mm 183. 2 Overturned dump truck has both lanes blocked. Traffic backed up for miles. (photo courtesy: Chris Skoloda)
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Berkeley councilman Rigel Robinson poses for photos inside the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center building in Berkeley, Calif., Thursday, July 18, 2019. Soon students in Berkeley, California will have to pledge to "collegiate Greek system residences" instead of sororities or fraternities and city workers will have to refer to manholes as "maintenance holes." Officials in the liberal city this week passed an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
July 19, 2019 - 12:27 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — There will be no manholes in Berkeley, California. City workers will drop into "maintenance holes" instead. Nothing will be manmade in the liberal city but "human-made." And students at the University of California, Berkeley, will join "collegiate Greek system residences"...
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July 19, 2019 - 10:15 am
Extreme heat is dangerous for everyone, including young children, older adults, and pets. Here are some extreme heat tips to keep your entire family safe.
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FILE - This Jan. 17, 2017, photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, July 18, 2019, Netflix said subscribers dropped unexpectedly in the U.S. during the second quarter, raising the question of how much are people willing to pay for streaming services with a host of new ones, from Disney to NBCUniversal, on the way. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
July 18, 2019 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video? A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly drop in its U.S. subscribers since 2011 — is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for streaming services. Especially with a host of...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 18, 2019 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Passage was assured after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over...
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July 18, 2019 - 9:39 am
Augie Barhight with PA Chapter 3 Rolling Thunder has he details of the upcoming "Salute to Veterans Ride Twenty". It's this Sunday to benefit the Gino Merli Veterans Center on Mulberry St in Scranton.
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July 18, 2019 - 5:33 am
17 people have applied and want to become Scranton’s temporary mayor. Only 16 can be considered because one lives outside of the city. Council will conduct public interviews during a special meeting on Monday beginning at 12:45 pm at City Hall. Council members hope to appoint a temporary mayor even...
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FILE - This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix reports earnings Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
July 17, 2019 - 7:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as the company boosts its prices and girds for even stiffer competition. The service picked up 2.7 million worldwide subscribers for the...
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