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This Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 photo shows a group of cigarettes in New York. On Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration endorsed a type of cigarette that could help ease the addictive grip of smoking by delivering very low levels of nicotine. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
AP Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday endorsed a type of cigarette that could help ease the addictive grip of smoking by delivering very low levels of nicotine. The Food and Drug Administration will allow 22nd Century Group to begin selling the first low-nicotine cigarettes reviewed by...
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Gary St. Fleur on the Jason Barsky Show
Jason Barsky
December 17, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Judge says Scranton overtaxed residents by Ten Million Dollars. Gary St. Fleur shares details and explains ruling.
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Justice Department Awards Funds to Fight Opioid Crisis
WILK NEWSROOM
December 16, 2019 - 4:26 pm
The Justice Department has announced more than $333 million dollars to help communities across the country affected by the opioid crisis. Nearly 2 point 7 million dollars is coming to communities in the Middle District of Pennsylvania covering our region. The Lackawanna County District Attorney’s...
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Luzerne County DA Rules Shooting of Suspect Justified
WILK NEWSROOM
December 13, 2019 - 5:18 pm
The Luzerne County District Attorney has ruled the shooting death of a Nanticoke man earlier this month by state police as justified. Stephanie Salavantis announced the ruling in a statement. The DA says 20-year old Jordan Oliver continuously indicated he had a firearm, positioned his concealed...
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Orthodox Jewish women mourn during the funeral service of Mindel Ferencz who was killed in a kosher market that was the site of a gun battle in Jersey City, N.J., Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Ferencz, 31, and her husband owned the grocery store. The Ferencz family had moved to Jersey City from Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
AP Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The couple who burst into a kosher market in Jersey City with assault weapons appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said...
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Murder-Suicide Luzerne County
WILK NEWSROOM
December 13, 2019 - 10:47 am
We now know it was an apparent murder suicide being investigated this morning in one part of Bear Creek Township. PA State Police Troop P Wyoming Major Case team were called out to Laurel Run Road around 7 this morning when a vehicle was discovered. State Police have identified 31 year old...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 photo, Bob and Jane Atkins, left, of Madison, W.Va., watch Robert Cole of French Creek Farms place their Christmas tree into a wrapping machine before being loaded onto their vehicle at the Capitol Market in Charleston, W.Va. Bob Atkins said not only are Christmas tree prices higher this year, but "there's not as many as usual, it seems to me." (AP Photo/John Raby)
AP Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 6:49 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Customers searching for the perfect Christmas tree typically glance at Sandy Parsons’ limited offerings, then keep walking. Parsons never got her order for 350 trees from a North Carolina farm. Supplies were short, she was told. Instead, she was shipped some smaller ones...
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Workmen replace a window that was broken by gunfire at the Sacred Heart school in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Investigators are looking to pinpoint what prompted a deadly attack on a Jewish market in Jersey City amid fears that it was motivated by anti-Semitism, as the nearby school reopened Thursday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
AP Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City were apparently acting alone and were "fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs,” New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday. Grewal said the attackers expressed interest in the...
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a news conference at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Thunberg is in Madrid where a global U.N.-sponsored climate change conference is taking place. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
AP Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous." The Swedish teenager has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists...
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Governor Says No to V-P Speculation
AP Newsroom
December 11, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf says the answer is "no" to speculation that he would join a Democratic presidential nominee's ticket as the pick for vice president. The 71-year-old Wolf also says he seriously doubts that anybody would ask. Wolf's name has surfaced because of his 17-percentage point re-election...
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