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Friday, December 2, 2022

Longtime family business in Wilkes-Barre to close

WILKES-BARRE — In deciding to close the business started by his great uncle 95 years ago Hussein Kazimi relied on his head more than his heart.

Prosecutor: Donald Trump knew about exec’s tax fraud scheme

NEW YORK — Donald Trump “knew exactly what was going on” with top Trump Organization executives who schemed for years to dodge taxes on company-paid perks, a prosecutor said Thursday, challenging defense claims that the former president was unaware of the plot at the heart of the company’s tax fraud case.

Sheetz planning to open new store at Kidder and Mundy streets

WILKES-BARRE — Sheetz is planning a new store at the corner of Kidder and Mundy streets, a company spokesperson confirmed Thursday.

Treasury making Trump taxes available to House committee

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department said Wednesday it has complied with a court order to make former President Donald Trump’s tax returns available to a congressional committee.

Princess Party & Santa Holiday Brunch set for Dec. 4 at Radisson Lackawanna Station

SCRANTON — A magical event coming this holiday season might just be the perfect afternoon out with your own princess — or prince.

US House votes to avert rail strike

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike on Wednesday, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached in September but rejected by some of the 12 unions involved.

Pashinski hosts ‘extremely productive’ meeting on Giants Despair issues

State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski announced Tuesday that his office hosted a meeting with local and state officials to address continuing issues with commercial vehicles making their way onto Giants Despair in Laurel Run.

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Gaylord Perry, two-time Cy Young winner, dies at 84

GAFFNEY, S.C. — Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball and telling stories about the pitch, died Thursday. He was 84.

No. 4 USC hopes to break playoff dry spell for Pac-12

LAS VEGAS — The Pac-12 will take a neutral stance when No. 4 Southern California plays No. 12 Utah in the championship game Friday night, but there’s little doubt what a USC victory would mean for the conference.

College Football Playoff expands to 12 teams in 2024 season

The College Football Playoff announced Thursday it will expand to a 12-team event starting in 2024, completing an 18-month process that was fraught with delays and disagreements.

Gaylord Perry, two-time Cy Young winner, dies at 84

GAFFNEY, S.C. — Baseball Hall of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball who wrote a book about using pitch, died Thursday. He was 84.

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