SHAMOKIN — On the heels of Saturday’s snow and freezing rain, Sunday ushered in another wave of challenging winter weather. A brief warm-up was quickly followed by a strong blast of arctic air and powerful winds, as slushy surfaces refroze.
WASHINGTON — Drug company payments to doctors may influence not just how many opioid prescriptions they write but the overdose death toll in their communities, according to a new study released Friday.
SHAMOKIN — Several well-known public figures will sit on the judges panel for the Jeff Thew Memorial Soupie Contest 5 p.m. Saturday at the West End Fire Co. on West Pine Street.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman to …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Members of a congregation from a Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 died in a mass shooting by an anti-Semitic gunman last fall have traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, to worship with members of the church where nine black worshippers died in 2015 at the hands of a wh…
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Many Americans in places where sports betting is legal for the first time are beginning to make wagers on the Super Bowl, including some bets on the performances of individual athletes.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A woman, in an effort to warn others of the dangers of moose, posted a video on social media of a moose charging skiers and snowboarders at a ski resort.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A Maine pastor who publicly predicted the final score of Sunday night's AFC championship game isn't claiming divine intervention. But he's confident the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl as well.
The Latest on the winter storm hitting the East Coast (all times local):
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The only total lunar eclipse this year and next came with a supermoon bonus.
Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend.
It began in 2002, back when the Rams were in St. Louis and the Patriots were a plucky underdog standing in the way of a potential dynasty.
Coffee is as much a part of my morning as CNBC and the newspapers. I drink my daily mug of java — with its big T on the side for you-know-who — with a healthy splash of skim milk.
DANVILLE – Dr. Christian A. Kauffman, a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon, has been named Geisinger’s chair of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
On the eve of a holiday commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Mike Pence seemed to liken President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall to the civil rights leader’s legacy.
SHAMOKIN —The Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library has announced the memorials for the period of Oct. 3 to Dec. 31, 2018.
Rudy Giuliani vehemently denied Sunday that President Donald Trump asked his former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, speaking during a fiery CNN interview in which he also said BuzzFeed News should be sued for reporting such allegations this past week.
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local):
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students in a confrontation at a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local):
What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 31:
SHAMOKIN — Despite significantly diminished predictions of heavy snowfall locally, Saturday still proved to be a challenging start to what will no doubt be a memorable Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend weather-wise.
One week into the roll-out of the state Attorney General’s Office new mandated “Safe2Say Something” program, local districts have been working on implementation.
LEWISBURG — “We’re artists, not politicians,” said Guillermo Galindo, Mexican-American artist and composer.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School will join thousands of schools across the United States in celebration of Catholic Schools Week (CSW), Jan. 27 to Feb. 2.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers made the Super Bowl essentially a tossup in opening lines Sunday, though bettors quickly turned the New England Patriots into a slight favorite in what is expected to be the most heavily bet — at least legally — title game ever.
DETROIT (AP) — The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation and was only trying to calm the situation.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New England Patriots beat Kansas City 37-31 in overtime to advance to face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl.
BOSTON (AP) — Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota high school where fans displayed a President Donald Trump re-election flag has pulled out of a basketball invitational hosted by a Minneapolis school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Los Angeles Rams advance to Super Bowl, beating New Orleans Saints 26-23 on overtime in NFC Championship game.
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Homes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama over the weekend.
Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him:
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport says it expects "minimal, if any" problems for passengers since a security checkpoint closed because of staffing issues due to the federal government shutdown.
You and your loved ones aren't federal employees or contractors, and you don't live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. So what does the government shutdown have to do with you?
DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a Michigan cemetery. But she and her family could come up with only enough money to have Hoover Heags and Arthur Hardison cremated, then they left the remains to a De…
HOUSTON (AP) — For more than two decades, Houston has had competing parades on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with organizers lobbing allegations of favoritism and conspiracy at each other and at city officials as the groups battled over permits and preferred starting times.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he's now a published poet.
DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he's allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School Board Thursday approved a proposed preliminary budget for the 2019-20 that will be available for public inspection.
SUNBURY — Weis Markets on Thursday announced its new “Low, Low Price” program, which the company says lowers prices on more than 7,000 products in every department in its stores.
CHICAGO (AP) — Activists and others who were disappointed by the outcome of two historic cases involving the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white Chicago police officer see a way forward — by turning tragedy into political power.
COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students mocking a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local):
In response to today’s snow storm, Gov. Tom Wolf signed a state of emergency to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs and announced that commercial traffic will be banned on interstates from noon today until noon Sunday.
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