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FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks on in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. NASCAR television analyst and former driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was taken to a hospital after his plane crashed in east Tennessee. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
August 15, 2019 - 6:56 pm
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe and in a hospital for evaluation after his plane crashed in east Tennessee, the NASCAR television analyst and retired driver's sister tweeted. Earnhardt's sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted that the driver's wife, Amy, and 15-month-old...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 28, 2012, file photo, members of the band Metallica, from left to right, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, pose at a photo-call before their first of eight concert performances in Mexico City. Metallica said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, it has donated 250,000 euros (dollars 277,600) to support the construction of Romania's first paediatric oncology hospital.(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, FILE)
August 15, 2019 - 3:41 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Metallica says it has donated 250,000 euros ($277,600) to support the construction of Romania's first pediatric oncology hospital. The American heavy metal band, which is very popular in Romania, made the donation ahead of their sold-out show Wednesday in Romania's...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. With suicides on the rise, the government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
August 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are...
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August 15, 2019 - 12:19 pm
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida woman who pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop and illegally possessed numerous other wild animals has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to four charges. Florida prosecutors say a Charlotte County sheriff...
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This undated image provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shows proposed graphic warnings that would appear on cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, proposed 13 new large, graphic warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous tumors, diseased lungs and bloody urine. (FDA via AP)
August 15, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage and Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13...
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Jason Barsky
August 15, 2019 - 8:14 am
After you watch this video, send me an e-mail and tell me if you think this video is simply amazing, scary, or both. Tell me how you feel about a future where videos can be created to make people look like they are doing things they never actually did. My e-mail is: jason@wilknewsradio.com
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Jason Barsky
August 14, 2019 - 4:25 pm
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August 14, 2019 - 11:59 am
The PA Department of Human services today announced the closure of and White Haven State Center in Luzerne County and Polk State Center in Venango County. The closure process is expected to take about three years. Both centers are intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual and...
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Wilkes Barre Police
August 13, 2019 - 5:11 am
Police in Wilkes-Barre now have the man they were looking for in connection with vandalism at the Planned Parenthood clinic on Main St. Iain Carberry of Wilkes Barre turned himself into police Tuesday afternoon. According to police he told them he committed the crime because of his pro life beliefs...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:37 am
August 10 and 11 Special Edition Jr. Fire Chief Brian Lyons is raising money for a “Jaws Of Life”. His mom Linda Uren shares his story. More fun at Pocono Raceway with Doc and Jessie. Healthy heading Back to School with P.A. Dawn Webster. The Wilkes Barre 250th Anniversary is going to be HUGE! Tony...
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