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Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg speaks to gun control advocates and victims of gun violence in Aurora, Colo., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The billionaire former New York City mayor unveiled a gun control policy just steps from one of Colorado's worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
AP Newsroom
December 06, 2019 - 12:15 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — For any other candidate, a crowd of just 38 voters at a high-profile policy announcement might be cause for panic. But Michael Bloomberg is not just any candidate. The New York billionaire unveiled his signature plan to end gun violence this week at an invitation-only event in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, a nurse prepares a flu shot at the Salvation Army in Atlanta. The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there’s a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
AP Newsroom
December 06, 2019 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there’s a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say. The last flu season to rev up...
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Fatal Shooting Victim Identified
WILK NEWSROOM
December 05, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Authorities have now identified the person killed in a shooting in Monroe County that also leaves two people critically injured. State police say 22-year old Dylan Beinart was found dead in a home on Silver Maple Road in Chestnuthill Township after they were called out to a shooting last night just...
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A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
AP Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 2:57 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house. The Dragon capsule also is delivering holiday goodies...
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Victim of Bradford County Fatal Fire Identified
WILK NEWSROOM
December 04, 2019 - 4:47 pm
A State Police Fire Marshal is looking for the cause of a fatal fire in Bradford County. The Bradford County Coroner now says investigators believe the remains found at the scene are 71 year old RICHARD BONGIOVANNI. He lived in the modular home that caught fire around 1:30 this morning along Pelton...
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Wayne County Man Arrested for Break-In & Shooting
WILK NEWSROOM
December 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
A Wayne County man is facing charges for breaking into a woman's home and shooting a man in the face. State Police say 29-year old , Jesse Skates of Waymart, broke into a house on Martin Street in Clinton Township, near Browndale, just before 2 o'clock this morning. Troopers say Skates was armed...
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Grand Jury Report : Tax Credit Programs Vulnerable to Fraud
AP Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 5:46 pm
A grand jury says two of Pennsylvania's tax credit programs are vulnerable to fraud, citing newly unsealed allegations that two people disappeared in Hong Kong after using bogus front companies to obtain state tax credits they resold for millions of dollars. The state attorney general's office...
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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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