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Dancing Stars of Wilkes-Barre competition to raise money for KISS Theatre

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Retired hockey player Dennis Bonvie — perhaps best known locally for his role as the “enforcer” with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins — and dance instructor Lyndsey Cronauer aren’t shy at all about explaining the dance they’ll perform on Saturday in the Dancing Stars of Wilkes-Barre competition. He’ll portray a hockey player involved in […]

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Scotch stars in fall cocktail with pear and warm spices

Cold-weather cocktails aren’t limited to eggnogs and mulled ciders. In fact, the flavors of fall and winter can be just as exciting, and even as refreshing, as those beachy concoctions we sip during the summer. And there’s an ingredient you may not have considered that is definitely worth adding to your repertoire — scotch. In […]

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Amish Cook: Apples and venison work together to make seasonal sausage

Apple season is still upon us. Not only are apples in season in the local orchards but also in our kitchen. To my way of thinking, there are endless possibilities when it comes to apples. Then you also have so many options of what types of apples you’ll be using for eating fresh, making applesauce […]

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Vermont cider-makers forage for old wild apple flavor

ROCHESTER, Vt. — With a vigorous shake of a tree limb, small wild apples rain down onto a plastic tarp at an old farmstead in Vermont. David Dolginow, co-founder of Shacksbury Cider, and a colleague then collect the yellow-skinned fruit in milk crates. In their quest for the best apples to make hard cider, they’ve […]

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Many states, consumers alarmed by Trump’s health care order

President Donald Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that lowered out-of-pocket medical costs brought swift reaction Friday from the states, as health officials and consumers said they feared the action could chase millions of Americans away from coverage. Attorneys general in nearly 20 states filed a lawsuit against the Trump […]

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Washington family supports others after child’s battle with cancer

VANCOUVER, Wash. — In his 14 years, Ayden Mills has endured more major health issues than most adults ever face. An infection nearly claimed his life as a toddler. The damage the infection inflicted on his little body led to years of dialysis and, eventually, a kidney transplant. A decade later, the drugs he takes […]

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To your health: Study suggests coffee in moderation good for boost, health

Coffee does more than wake you up Beep! Beep! Beep! Bam! Hit the snooze button … The archenemy of everyone on Monday morning — especially after a long, busy or exciting weekend — the alarm clock. But there’s still one thing that can make it all better. After hitting the snooze button a few times, […]

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Comedian Kevin Hart to bring Irresponsible Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena

The Mohegan Sun Arena announced today that comedy superstar Kevin Hart will perform at the Wilkes-Barre Township venue at 7 p.m. March 16 as part of his Irresponsible Tour. Hart’s memoir, “I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons,” debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller list this year, and he is set […]

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Today in history

Today is Monday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2017. There are 76 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 16, 1987, a 58-1/2-hour drama in Midland, Texas, ended happily as rescuers freed Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old girl trapped in a narrow, abandoned well. On this date: In 1793, during the […]

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University archive highlights Southern Nevada’s history

LAS VEGAS — Imagine Fremont Street free of profane language. Or a downtown Las Vegas landscape where cattle, horses, burros, sheep and goats run free. These images are a far cry from the Las Vegas now known as a worldwide tourist destination, but they are part of its treasured past on display at the University […]

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