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Trump moves forward with more administrative picks

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Coke oven enthusiast talks to historical society

For about six years, Mike Mance has been trekking through woods and properties across Southwestern Pennsylvania in hope of discovering remains of old coke ovens. More...

Sister ecstatic over return of missing California woman

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The older sister of a Northern California mother who was missing for three weeks said Friday the return of her sibling made for the best Thanksgiving ever.  The comments by Sheila   Koester came as authorities sea More...

Alt-right political movement gains national prominence

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With the Trump Administration taking shape, expect to hear more and more about the so-called “alt-right,” a once-fringe, online political movement which gained national prominence during the combative 2016 presidential campaign. More...

What does it mean to be presidential?

National Perspective

INTERVALE, N.H. -- From this vista, the peaks already carry a light frost. Pockets of snow rest in the ravines, and ominous high winds are forecast. In any season, the Presidential Range is a fearsome place, in this season especially so. More...

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Authorities seek aid in finding escaped California prisoners

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No holiday for political talk, social media posts suggest

As Americans feasted on turkey Thursday during the nation’s first major post-election holiday, some took to social media to describe the political gloating, loathing and subject avoiding they experienced around the Thanksgiving table.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Fayette Anthony Rodriguez and Kalieh Regan Peterson, both of Scranton Jeffrey A. Harold and Kellie Marie Vargo, both of Jacobs Creek Frederick Wardell Jr. and Rachel Jade Lycett, both of Uniontown David E. Miller and Jacinda A. More...

Online ad exchange AppNexus cuts off Breitbart

NEW YORK (AP) — Online advertising exchange AppNexus said Wednesday it has barred Breitbart News, the ultraconservative outlet that has served as a platform for the “alt-right,” a white nationalist movement.  AppNexus said it r More...

Green Party’s Stein files recount request in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Friday formally requested a recount of election results in Wisconsin. More...

Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the fun of looking. More...

Casinos betting on arcade-style games to attract millenials

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Slot machines have always ruled the gaming floor at Rivers Casino on the North Shore.  But casino executives are betting on arcade-style games and so-called party pits to attract younger gamblers.  The thinking is t More...

Stocks hit records as investors bet on economic growth

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks hit fresh records in a shortened trading session Friday as investors continued to bet on a pickup in economic growth and rising corporate profits. More...

Community members join Cal U production

CALIFORNIA, Pa. -- Community members ages 5 to 55 will join Cal U students onstage and behind the scenes when the Department of Music and Theatre performs “The Happy Elf.”  More...

Garland in a select group: unsuccessful high-court nominees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Merrick Garland will soon put on his black judicial robe for the first time in months. More...

Working people abandoned Democrats, Clinton

“We’re Democrats — they’re for the working people.”  That was the simple, straightforward response that a young Bruce Springsteen received when he asked his mother about the family’s political affiliation.&nbs More...

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Dixon Golf announces weekend sale

GILBERT, ARIZ. – Dixon Golf, manufacturers of the first high-performance, eco-friendly golf ball, announced details of the Dixon Black Friday-Cyber Monday Sale running now through Monday on dixongolf.com. More...

Judge: Roof competent to stand trial in church shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. More...

Ring in the holidays at Mohegan Sun Pocono

WILKES-BARRE -- Mohegan Sun Pocono is the place to be this Christmas and New Year’s Eve. With festivities throughout the day, there is something for everyone -- live music, holiday dining specials, champagne toasts and so much more. More...

Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator’s burial

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Filipinos, including more than a dozen nude students, protested against the hasty burial of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos in a heroes’ cemetery, in a growing political storm that’s lash More...

Wave of Mexico violence reveals hidden graves, severed heads

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Soldiers and police fanned out Friday across the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, chasing a wounded gang leader and trying to quell a wave of violence that included the discovery of hidden graves holding dozens of bod More...

Reporter becomes Canada’s first hijab-clad news anchor

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada’s first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city’s major news broadcasters. More...

Pelosi broadens leadership team in fight to retain post

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi moved Friday to broaden her leadership team by naming three junior lawmakers to chair the party’s messaging arm. More...

Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver’s behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash that killed six children.  More...

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