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Hurricane Florence has moved out of the Carolinas, but the threat to residents remains, Jon Evans, anchor of WECT and Fox Wilmington, said

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Days before sentencing, Bill Cosby’s trial judge denied a defense motion to step down from the sex assault case because of what Cosby’s te

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In football lingo, a two-way player is defined as someone who plays both offense and defense.

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HARTFORD (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them stars in the 1980

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, saying, “I don’t have an attorney genera

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Hurricane Florence has moved out of the Carolinas, but the threat to residents remains, Jon Evans, anchor of WECT and...

Earlier this month a large number of residents turned confronted the Eldred Township Board of Supervisors expressing their concerns over...

Embattled Pleasant Valley Director of Support Services Joshua Krebs was back in court Wednesday morning for a formal arraignment on...

HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a Pennsylvania law that bars casino owners and others with...

Palmerton Area School District’s board of directors approved four change orders related to recent building improvements at the secondary campus...



Police Logs

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary and a theft from a vehicle in separate incidents.

The burglary occurred...

Tamaqua police reported on the following incidents:

• A Coaldale man was in the wrong place at the wrong time...

A Berks County resident was caught in the act of burglarizing a Monroe County home.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said...

Two Schuylkill County men were jailed for assault following two separate domestic incidents.

State police at Frackville said troopers responded...

A Reading man was taken to the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville on Saturday after a domestic dispute in Tamaqua....



Sports

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer came to Pittsburgh with much fanfare when he was acquired from the Tampa Bay...

In football lingo, a two-way player is defined as someone who plays both offense and defense.

That’s not what it...

Through both halves of regulation, Northwestern and Salisbury battled back and forth without a goal being scored.

Then, in just...

Five area volleyball teams earned victories on Tuesday.

Wins were recorded by Northwestern, Jim Thorpe, Panther Valley, Pleasant Valley, and...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Jordan Matthews and placed Mike Wallace on injured reserve.

Matthews...



Arts & Lifestyle

These scones are a flaky, honey-glazed brunch delight, brimming with juicy, sweet berries in a buttery, rich crumb.

We achieved...

From breakfast parfaits to tasty appetizers, flavorful flatbreads and more, grapes can be an easy way to incorporate flavor, color...

This ultrarich coffee cake is pure decadence, from its nutty topping and dramatic swirls of cinnamon sugar to its supremely...

Lehighton Alumni Association will be hosting a guided tour of Gettysburg on Oct. 13. The tour will be guided by...

Lehigh Carbon Community College will host Salsa Dance and the Latin Culture with Tabitha Hitchye on Sept. 25 at two...



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Nation & World

EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Pennsylvania gunman who was upset that his ex-wife had been awarded their home in...

HARRISBURG (AP) — The candidate had just chided the media minutes earlier for not being tougher on his opponent when...

HARTFORD (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by 60 former professional wrestlers, many of them...

WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — A Pennsylvania man convicted in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable...

TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) — Sex abuse victims required to keep quiet by settlement agreements can speak publicly about their...



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