Pa. woman shocked by her electric bill

ERIE — A Pennsylvania woman says she went online to check her electric bill and was stunned at the amount — more than $284 billion. The Erie Times-News reports that Mary Horomanski said her eyes “just about popped out” of her head when she saw the amount. She suspected that her family had put up […]

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Chargers’ Athony Lynn makes best of bicoastal marriage with East Coast games

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Anthony Lynn is so engrossed in his job as first-year coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, he doesn’t have much time to watch TV, surf the web or peruse the newspaper. He spends more time at the team’s facility than away from it. But Lynn does have a vested interest in […]

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Steelers seek group effort to replace star receiver Brown

PITTSBURGH — Replacing Antonio Brown won’t be a one-man job for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team’s top wide receiver is out indefinitely with a left calf injury sustained against the New England Patriots. That means it’s up to Martavis Bryant, rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster and others to fill a significant void left by the star wide […]

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Your view: War is on the horizon. We need to stop it

Is anybody paying attention to what is going on? We have a Republican-controlled government. That means we will be at war soon. They are already saying things like North Korea has the ability to hit our country with a bomb. Now I hear them saying it could get past our protective system. I heard this […]

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Mount Union beats Mary Hardin-Baylor for D3 title

SALEM, Va. — D’Angelo Fulford hit Justin Hill for a 42-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter and Mount Union won its 13th Division III football national championship with a 12-0 victory over defending champion Mary Hardin-Baylor on Friday night. The Purple Raiders (15-0) limited Mary Hardin-Baylor to 144 yards. Mount Union led just […]

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Company sues Pa. man who’s critic of gas drilling MONTROSE (AP) — A gas driller argued in court Monday that it’s entitled to monetary damages from a Susquehanna County homeowner who continued bad-mouthing the company after settling his water-contamination lawsuit against it more than five years ago. Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. claims Dimock […]

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Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings. Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown. The big-game pitcher and star shortstop were picked by 16 […]

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Your view: An 0pen letter to Luzerne County Council members

I ask you to stand with the taxpayers of Luzerne County. Do not let the chief solicitor blur your judgment. We do have the power to reduce the amount taxpayers pay for employee healthcare. We must consider the burden placed on the taxpayers when the county manager asks you to stand with the government employees. […]

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Victorian Tea, for children ages 4 and older and their caregivers, with a Christmas ornament craft, tea, desserts and music, 1 p.m. Dec. 9, Mill Memorial Library, 495 East Main St., Nanticoke. Seating is limited so please RSVP at 570-735-3030. The Liebacks Christmas Spectacular, featuring the sibling duo of Bill and Pete Lieback. 9 p.m. […]

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Woman mistakes rolling duct tape for burglar

BANGOR, Maine — Police say a reported intruder turned out to be a roll of duct tape. Officers responded to a call from a woman who heard noises from her basement and reported that her dog was barking aggressively at the noise. Police said it turns out a “thump-thump-thump” sound the woman heard was a […]

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