Newsletter

Governor Wolf Signs Sunday Hunting and Cigarette Age Hike Bills
AP Newsroom
November 27, 2019 - 4:37 pm
The legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Pennsylvania is increasing to 21, although there’s an exception for veterans and service members who are at least 18. Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a pair of bills that make the age limit also apply to e-cigarettes and vaping products. They’...
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Bad jokes for Thanksgiving
Jason Barsky
November 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
They may not be good, but that's the point! It's bad jokes for Thanksgiving as heard on the Jason Barsky Show!
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Governor Wolf Signs New Child Abuse Law
AP Newsroom
November 26, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Pennsylvania has enacted legislation to give future victims of child sexual abuse more time to file lawsuits and to end time limits for police to file criminal charges. Gov. Tom Wolf signed new laws he said will help repair “faults in our justice system that prevent frightened, abused children from...
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Bill Cosby Says No Remorse For Sexual Assault Conviction
AP Newsroom
November 25, 2019 - 5:07 pm
Bill Cosby says he's prepared to serve the 10-year maximum sentence for sexual assault rather than show remorse for a crime the comedian says he didn't commit. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year sentence in a state prison near Philadelphia after a jury last year convicted him of sexually...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2009, file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey in Concord, N.H. Food safety experts say raw turkeys shouldn’t be rinsed, since that can spread harmful bacteria. Cooking should kill any germs. But bacteria can still spread in other ways, so washing and sanitizing hands and surfaces is still important. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File)
AP Newsroom
November 25, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitchen sink or nearby food. But it’s been...
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Sandusky Resentenced on Sexual Abuse Charges
AP Newsroom
November 22, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been given the same penalty at his resentencing as before: 30 to 60 years in prison. A Centre County Judge sentenced the 75-year-old Sandusky a this afternoon at the courthouse in Bellefonte. Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child...
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Trump Rally
Matt Sullivan / Stringer
AP Newsroom
November 22, 2019 - 1:14 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump will make his fourth visit to Pennsylvania this year, this time to Hershey as he makes his case in the presidential battleground state. Trump’s campaign announced a rally on Dec. 10 at Hershey’s Giant Center. Trump has previously traveled to...
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Pa  Passes Child Abuse Bills
AP Newsroom
November 21, 2019 - 4:52 pm
A bill to provide more time to file charges or lawsuits over sexual abuse is on its way to Governor Tom Wolf along with legislation to invalidate confidentiality agreements that aim to keep child sexual abuse victims from talking to investigators. The House passed the statute-of-limitations bill by...
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WILK NEWSROOM
November 19, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Statement from Senator John Yudichak Harrisburg, November 19, 2019 — State Senator John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) released the following statement today: A century and half has passed since President Abraham Lincoln spoke at the Gettysburg battlefield to help us understand how a divided nation...
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WILK's Special Edition
November 18, 2019 - 5:22 am
November 16 and 17 Special Edition Tom Fritz with details on the Scranton Santa Parade, Stephen Perillo talks about youth and music with “Making a Difference Ministries” and US Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Jean Toys for Tots.
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