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November 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO

NEW YORK (AP) — An Iran-based hacker plotted to extort HBO out of $6 million by threatening to release stolen episodes and scripts of hit shows, such as “Game of Thrones,” at one point taunting the network with a twist on a catch ph More...

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among U.S. girls, according to study

CHICAGO (AP) — Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. More...

Wolf Administration encourages Pa. hunters to donate venison

HARRISBURG – Thanks to record-breaking donations of deer meat from Pennsylvania hunters and a helping hand from the Wolf Administration, the state’s charitable food system will provide more than one half million servings of ground venison More...

Donations pouring in for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

Millions of dollars in donations have poured in for the victims of the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival leaving local officials and national experts to sort how to fairly and quickly distribute the money. More...

Local DAC chapter honors state regent at Oct. meeting

The Chief Tancharison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists met Oct. 28 at the Connellsville Canteen. Seventeen members attended. State Regent Starr Lehman was the honored guest and speaker.  More...

DID YOU KNOW?

Many harvested Christmas trees do not grow in the wild, but are raised on farms. Roughly one million acres are dedicated to tree farming.  Approximately 25 to 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States every year. More...

Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. More...

Pa. Medical Assistance program will cover asthma procedure

HARRISBURG – State Rep. More...

Judge’s ruling doesn’t end legal battle over sanctuary cities

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities faced a big setback when a federal judge ruled it was unconstitutional. More...

Activists disrupt Utah governor’s turkey pardon

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two animal-rights activists disrupted the Utah governor’s Thanksgiving pardoning of a turkey Tuesday, rushing the podium and shouting as the CEO of a turkey plant spoke to a crowd of mostly children. More...

FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

MENLO PARK, Calif. More...

How To Avoid The Holiday Shopping Rush

Holiday shopping can be both fun and hectic. While it’s fun to scour stores looking for can’t-miss gifts for your loved ones, shopping amongst the crowds also can prove hectic.   More...

THE BENEFITS TO BUYING LOCAL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Shopping local this holiday season can benefit your community in various ways.

Holiday shopping dominates many people’s free time between the day after Thanksgiving and the final days before Christmas. More...

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