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Dallas man illegally in U.S. indicted on firearm offenses

SCRANTON — A man from Dallas was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on firearm offenses.

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Field Hockey: Seminary tops Wyoming Area

KINGSTON — No messing around this time.

RailRiders-Mets game suspended

The Scranton-Wilkes-Barre RailRiders had their game against the Syracuse Mets suspended due to a ligthing issue Wednesday at PNC Field, but not before New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard shined in a rehab start.

US seeks answers to why Europe keeps winning Ryder Cup

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — The Americans bring the type of credentials that make them favorites in just about every Ryder Cup, and this year is no different.

SEC officials under microscope after mistakes

Mississippi State coach Mike Leach was still being asked his thoughts Wednesday about the bizarre punt play in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss to Memphis, and two apparent mistakes — one of them acknowledged — by SEC officials.

CFP expansion stalls as commissioners sort through issues

A plan to expand the College Football Playoff stalled Wednesday when the college sports administrators who oversee the postseason system were unable to reach consensus on whether to grow the postseason format from four to 12 teams.

NHL camps open as teams take stock of unvaccinated players

Tyler Bertuzzi is the only unvaccinated Detroit Red Wings player going into training camp and faces the potential of missing all of his team’s games in Canada this season as a result, general manager Steve Yzerman said Wednesday.

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    Trudy Rubin: Biden’s principled UN speech painfully contradicted by facts on the ground

    President Joe Biden sounded all the right notes in his Tuesday address to the United Nations General Assembly. He spoke on the need for global cooperation against pandemics and the climate crisis, as well as the need to counter rising autocracies by means other than warfare.

    166th Bloomsburg Fair opens Friday with preview day

    They want to see the big pumpkins, admire the animals, hear the music.

    ‘Feel free to make it again’

    “Why am I thinking about peaches?” I asked myself as I drove home from an interview on a recent evening. “Hmm. Why am I actually smelling peaches? It’s a heavenly aroma, but why …”

    A fund for Billie Jo

    Ask Billie Jo Walker about her typical day, and she’ll tell you she wakes up in the morning “and my husband, God love him, he takes me off of my machine and writes down my numbers — temperature, weight, blood pressure — and then he’ll reconnect me in the night time.”

    Greg Barrouk joins Lewith & Freeman as director of commercial real estate

    KINGSTON — Virginia Rose, CEO of Lewith & Freeman, announced Monday that Greg Barrouk has joined their Kingston office as the director of commercial real estate services.

    Carnival CEO discusses cruise lines, the pandemic, politics

    Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry.

    Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

    Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact.

    Dallas man illegally in U.S. indicted on firearm offenses

    SCRANTON — A man from Dallas was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on firearm offenses.

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    Corruption charges withdrawn

    Drug sweep nets $1 million in cocaine, fentanyl and four arrests

    WILKES-BARRE — Four locations in Wilkes-Barre were hit by drug agents early Wednesday morning as a result of an eight-month investigation into the trafficking of cocaine and fentanyl. At a press conference, Mayor George Brown called it one of the largest drug busts in the history of the city.

    Drug sweep nets $1 million in cocaine, fentanyl and four arrests

    WILKES-BARRE — Four locations in Wilkes-Barre were hit by drug agents early Wednesday morning as a result of an eight-month investigation into the trafficking of cocaine and fentanyl.

    Two federal inmates charged with pandemic unemployment fraud

    SCRANTON — Two federal inmates from Luzerne County were indicted by a federal grand jury with pandemic unemployment assistance fraud, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler.

    Shrimp that makes you say “Dang!” (at least, in a family newspaper)

    I confess I have a fair number of shrimp recipes, even in the wake of growing disputes about sustainability, nutrition and farm vs. wild caught. I don’t remember my mom (poised to celebrate her 96th birthday in June, God willing) ever serving it to our family of nine kids, probably because of the cost that many shrimp would require, or because of a rarity of it 40 or 50 years ago.

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