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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:45:49 +0000 Beating the Heat at the Dream Game
PECKVILLE — A summertime tradition in Lackawanna County has to deal with some real summertime heat this evening. City and county all-star football players will be taking the field all padded up for the 81st annual Scranton Lions Club Dream Game at John Henzes Veteran Memorial Stadium in Peckville. Because of the high temperatures, some […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:39:07 +0000 Beating the Heat at the Troy Fair
TROY- It’s a family tradition that has been going on for 140 years in Bradford County. It’s a fair that keeps families coming back year after year. “I just love cows and horses all the time, but the cows are so cute,” Alexis Holmes said. It wouldn’t be a fair without the rides and the […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:28:41 +0000 Trading Artwork for Food
BLOOMSBURG — A new restaurant opened in Columbia County, but it’s not just the food that has people talking — it’s the artwork as well. Smitty’s Steaks opened in Bloomsburg on East Street. While the smell of cheesesteaks and fries is noticeable as soon as you step in the door, you might not notice the […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:13:56 +0000 State Budget Stalemate Could Affect Social Services In Luzerne County
WILKES-BARRE  — As lawmakers continue to butt heads about the state’s budget, dozens of organizations that receive state dollars are left wondering how they will be funded, and if they will be able to provide services to the people who depend them. Some kids playing kickball at the Children’s Service Center summer school off South […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:53:39 +0000 Hillary Clinton Visits Scranton
SCRANTON — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returned to her father’s birthplace raising money in her run for president. Clinton has made numerous stops in Scranton; this is her first in her latest campaign for president. After a stop at her father’s grave, she went to a private fundraiser. The fundraising event was held at […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:11:35 +0000 Body Cam Video Shows Cop Fatally Shooting Man During Traffic Stop
CINCINNATI, Ohio — University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge for shooting Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop this month. If convicted, Tensing could go to prison for life, said Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters in a press conference. Deters played body camera footage of the shooting that appeared […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:21:00 +0000 ‘Aircraft Debris’ Checked for Ties to MH370
Apparent airplane debris found off the coast of Reunion island, a French department in the western Indian Ocean, is being examined to see if it is connected to the 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a member of the French Air Force in Reunion said Wednesday. The debris was found off the coast of […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:03:48 +0000 Wham Cam: Things Living in You and on You
Bacteria, fungi, and more… all types of organisms are living on you. Do you have any idea how many? Joe Snedeker has the answer in this edition of Wham Cam, and it will probably surprise you.
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:04 +0000 JCPenney Employee Sent Home, Shorts Purchased at Own Store Deemed ‘Too Revealing’
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A former JCPenney employee claims she was sent home from work for wearing shorts that were “too revealing,” even though she purchased the shorts in the store’s “career style” section. “Boss sent me home for wearing ‘too revealing’ shorts that I bought from the store I work at in the career section,” […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:26:20 +0000 Man Hit with Luring, Sex Charges
SCRANTON — Scranton police have accused a man of luring a young boy into his home on Railroad Avenue to try to sexually assault him. Jose Luna, 22, is charged with attempted kidnapping and sex-related charges. Police say the 13-year-old boy was able to get away before he was assaulted.
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:10:00 +0000 Inmate Charged with Assault for Injuring Officers
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Three corrections officers at a jail in Monroe County are recovering after police say they were assaulted by an inmate. Anthony Caiby, 39, who is locked up on homicide charges, is accused of becoming violent with the officers earlier this month when they tried to give him a cell mate. Six officers […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:01:57 +0000 Beach At Beltzville Closed Again
No swimming at Beltzville State Park on the hottest day of the summer, too much bacteria in the water. pic.twitter.com/7SUP2zdC6g — Jon Meyer (@JonMeyerWNEP) July 29, 2015 BELTZVILLE STATE PARK — In many parts of our area, Wednesday was the hottest day of the summer so far, but one popular swimming spot in Carbon County […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:51:19 +0000 Gold Worth More Than $1 Million Found Off Florida Coast
SEBASTIAN, Fla. — Jackpot! A treasure hunting company said Monday they’ve recovered more than $1 million in booty from a group of Spanish galleons that sunk off the Florida coast in 1715. The 1715 Fleet sank 300 years ago this week and was first discovered two years ago off Fort Pierce, according to WPTV. Queens […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:47:13 +0000 World-Famous Giraffe Dies in Accident at Dallas Zoo
DALLAS — The Dallas Zoo’s famous baby giraffe Kipenzi, whose birth on Animal Planet Live captured hearts worldwide, died on Tuesday. Zoo officials say Kipenzi ran into the perimeter edge of the habitat. Preliminary results indicate three broken vertebrae in her neck and that she died immediately, according to KDAF. “This is a huge loss for […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:13:45 +0000 Signs Up for Clinton Fundraising Visit
SCRANTON — The signs are going up and the anticipation is growing as Scranton gets ready to welcome Hillary Clinton back to her father’s hometown. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will stop in Scranton Wednesday afternoon. The fundraising event is expected to be the first of several trips to the city where her father is […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:26:34 +0000 ‘Deal With It Yourself': Dispatcher Hangs Up on 911 Caller Trying to Keep Gunshot Victim Alive
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 911 dispatcher in New Mexico has been reassigned after allegedly hanging up on a woman who was trying to keep her friend alive. Audio from the 911 call was released on Tuesday. The dispatcher, identified as Matthew Sanchez, sounds as though he is frustrated with the caller who was trying to save […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:22:32 +0000 Jimmy Kimmel Gets Emotional Talking About Killing of Cecil the Lion
Jimmy Kimmel addressed the controversy surrounding the killing of Cecil the Lion, referring to Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer as a “jackhole.” Kimmel weighed in on the issue during his monologue on Tuesday night. Kimmel questioned why the dentist would pay $55,000 to hunt Cecil, a popular lion at a Zimbabwean national park. He refused to […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:59:00 +0000 This week on POL: Operation “Save Our Susquehanna”
This week on Pennsylvania Outdoor Life we’ll take a look at the smallmouth bass population in the Susquehanna River with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.  There is a concern over the decline of smallmouth bass over the past few years and they’re looking for your help in what they’re calling operation “Save Our Susquehanna”.  Plus, […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:12:48 +0000 Brady Slams ‘Deflategate’ Suspension, Defends Breaking His Cell Phone
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday morning blasted the National Football League for suspending him four games in the “Deflategate” scandal and defended the breaking of his cell phone — a key piece of evidence in the investigation. “I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either,” Brady said […]
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:28:27 +0000 American Dentist Says He Regrets Role in Death of Cecil the Lion
Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, says he thought everything was above board with the lion hunt he paid to go on in Zimbabwe earlier this month. But the lion that he and his local guides hunted down and killed wasn’t just any big cat, according to Zimbabwean officials. It was Cecil, one of Africa’s […]

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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:44:32 -0400 US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year.
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:43:24 -0400 Probe into California tree fall begins; kids seriously hurt
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — An investigation began Wednesday into why a 75-year-old, 75-foot-tall pine tree fell on a group of kids from a summer camp at a Southern California children's museum, leaving a young boy and girl hospitalized with serious injuries, officials said.
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:40:59 -0400 Dentist who killed Cecil the lion poached in US
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/dentist-killed-cecil-lion-poached-us-155353279.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/oj6LBi9so6ice_6Ufdph4g--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/67e68f326f558c627fa142d713d9b9d8257e1987.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Much-loved Zimbabwean lion quot;Cecilquot;, pictured on October 21, 2012, was lured outside the Hwange National Park boundaries by bait and shot by a bow and arrow" align="left" title="Much-loved Zimbabwean lion quot;Cecilquot;, pictured on October 21, 2012, was lured outside the Hwange National Park boundaries by bait and shot by a bow and arrow" border="0" //aThe wealthy American dentist who killed Zimbabwe#039;s beloved lion Cecil is a trophy-seeking bow hunter with a poaching conviction in the United States. Walter Palmer, 55, boasted that he is a bow hunting purist who doesn#039;t carry a gun as backup when pursuing big game./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:39:36 -0400 Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/internet-listen-private-conversations-144703717--finance.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/Tvu0d7zKc_m4_1T2wNcTDQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/20db6412cedb96217d0f6a7067004fd9.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this photo taken Thursday, July 23, 2015, Anjana Agarwal, left, poses with a photo with her daughter Aanya Nigam, 16, in Issaquah, Wash. After using an Internet-connected Amazon Echo digital assistant for two months, Aanya, 16, started to worry that the device was eavesdropping on conversations in her living room. So she unplugged the device and hid it in a place that her mother still hasn’t been able to find. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)" align="left" title="In this photo taken Thursday, July 23, 2015, Anjana Agarwal, left, poses with a photo with her daughter Aanya Nigam, 16, in Issaquah, Wash. After using an Internet-connected Amazon Echo digital assistant for two months, Aanya, 16, started to worry that the device was eavesdropping on conversations in her living room. So she unplugged the device and hid it in a place that her mother still hasn’t been able to find. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)" border="0" //aSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:39:11 -0400 Troy Tulowitzki still shocked by trade to Toronto
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/troy-tulowitzki-still-shocked-trade-toronto-213911043--spt.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/xW._TGPPiYcgXFcTbBZcow--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/9e2272a6cff99b217d0f6a7067005601.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Toronto Blue Jays#039; newly-acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki speaks to reporters during a news conference in Toronto on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Tulowitzki and right-handed reliever LaTroy Hawkins were acquired from the Colorado Rockies. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT" align="left" title="Toronto Blue Jays#039; newly-acquired shortstop Troy Tulowitzki speaks to reporters during a news conference in Toronto on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Tulowitzki and right-handed reliever LaTroy Hawkins were acquired from the Colorado Rockies. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT" border="0" //aTORONTO (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki said he felt quot;blindsidedquot; to learn he#039;d been traded to Toronto after 10 seasons with the Colorado Rockies./pbr clear="all"/

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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:21:57 -0400 Fed says economy improving; September rate hike in view
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/fed-expected-push-ahead-rate-hike-plan-050316305--business.html"img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/wv0qYjS2l536JI75VcW7KQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-07-29T081450Z_1_LYNXNPEB6S0BU_RTROPTP_2_USA-FED.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="An eagle tops the U.S. Federal Reserve building#039;s facade in Washington" align="left" title="An eagle tops the U.S. Federal Reserve building#039;s facade in Washington" border="0" //aThe U.S. economy and job market continue to strengthen, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when central bank policymakers next meet in September. quot;On balance, a range of labor market indicators suggest that underutilization of labor resources has diminished since early this year,quot; the Fed said in a policy statement that kept rates unchanged. The Fed also said it now only needs to see quot;somequot; more improvement in the labor market, a qualification that analysts said strongly suggested it believes the recent solid U.S. job gains will continue./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:30:43 -0400 Facebook profit falls 9 percent as costs soar
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/facebook-revenue-jumps-39-percent-mobile-ad-sales-200714104--finance.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/qRIjA0Z0wDtk8WBbHRsaDQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-07-29T200803Z_1006950002_LYNXNPEB6S111_RTROPTP_2_CBUSINESS-US-FACEBOOK-RESULTS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica" align="left" title="A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in this illustration in Zenica" border="0" //aFacebook Inc said quarterly revenue beat forecasts but profit fell 9 percent at the social media company on heavy spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth. Total costs and expenses jumped 82 percent to $2.77 billion in the three months ended June 30, Facebook said on Wednesday. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in an interview the huge increase in expenses was for quot;growth we need now and in the future.quot; quot;We#039;re investing in the next set of services and what will be future investments like Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus,quot; she added./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:37:14 -0400 Wall Street ends higher after Fed leaves investors unruffled
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/u-stock-futures-higher-ahead-fed-statement-113205783--finance.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/jOjuJUzNCPuNxa0mpLS1Tw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-07-29T133435Z_2_LYNXNPEB6S0JW_RTROPTP_2_MARKETS-STOCKS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange" align="left" title="Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange" border="0" //aU.S. interest rates have remained near zero for almost a decade and the Fed has said it will raise rates once it sees a sustained recovery in the economy. quot;The statement tried to just give an update on the state of the economy, which is showing some modest improvement,quot; said Guy Haselmann, head of U.S. interest rate strategy at Scotiabank in New York. The Samp;P 500 gained 0.73 percent to 2,108.57 and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.44 percent to finish at 5,111.73./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:56:04 -0400 Weak home purchase contracts hint at pause in sales activity
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/weak-home-purchase-contracts-hint-pause-sales-activity-155604420--business.html"img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/O0sv.yBqC0030mWCophxwg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-07-29T155604Z_1_LYNXNPEB6S0UM_RTROPTP_2_USA-ECONOMY-HOUSING.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Homes are seen for sale in the northwest area of Portland" align="left" title="Homes are seen for sale in the northwest area of Portland" border="0" //aThe decline in contracts, which came on the heels of reports showing the pace of home price appreciation stalling in major cities and new home sales dropping, did little to change perceptions that the housing market recovery was on track given a tightening labor market. It is important to bear in mind that there is still plenty of fundamental support for the housing market,quot; said Jennifer Lee, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, declined 1.8 percent to 110.3./pbr clear="all"/
 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:25:03 -0400 Exclusive: FCA's Chrysler group faces U.S. product drought through 2016
pa href="http://news.yahoo.com/exclusive-fcas-chrysler-group-faces-u-product-drought-192503639--finance.html"img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/sIv1fPTC9qI_B1QQ5ZW00Q--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-07-29T192503Z_1_LYNXNPEB6S10B_RTROPTP_2_FIAT-CHRYSLER-RECALL.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Auto dealership selling the Jeep Grand Cherokee in Los Angeles" align="left" title="Auto dealership selling the Jeep Grand Cherokee in Los Angeles" border="0" //aFiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will face a shortage of new products in North America over the next 18 months, especially hot-selling trucks and crossover vehicles, according to three sources familiar with the company#039;s plans. While the Italian-American automaker said it will bring three new sports models from Italy to the United States in the coming year, it plans to introduce only one all-new vehicle developed and built in North America: A redesigned Chrysler Town and Country minivan that is due next spring. In comparison, FCA#039;s two Detroit rivals between them plan to introduce more than a dozen new or redesigned U.S. models by the end of 2016, the sources said./pbr clear="all"/

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