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Friday, August 12, 2022

FBI seized ‘top secret’ documents from Trump home

WASHINGTON — The FBI recovered documents that were labeled “top secret” from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, according to court papers released Friday after a federal judge unsealed the warrant that authorized the unprecedented search this week.

18th annual Plymouth Alive Kielbasa Festival kicks off today

PLYMOUTH — Marie Ondish, co-owner of Polish Connection on Main Street, was busy Thursday getting ready for the Plymouth Alive Kielbasa Festival and she summed up the general feeling about the upcoming event.

Car connected to reported shooting in Edwardsville found in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — The crime scene of a reported shooting on the West Side expanded to the Heights Thursday night where police focused on a car parked on South Grant Street.

Mayor responds to calls for action against Wilkes-Barre City Controller over animal cruelty charges

WILKES-BARRE — Having been “inundated” with calls and texts following the filing of animal cruelty charges against City Controller Darren Snyder, Mayor George Brown Thursday said he has no authority to discipline another elected official.

Justice Dept. seeks to unseal search warrant of Trump home

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records.

Putting Pittston in the spotlight

PITTSTON — Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver toured downtown Pittston as part the Wolf Administration’s Investments in Communities program on Wednesday.

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Fowler, Day make early bid in Memphis to keep season going

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rickie Fowler and Jason Day faced enough stress just to make sure they got into the PGA Tour’s postseason. Now that they’re here, they want to keep going.

AP source: Watson willing to accept 8-game suspension, fine

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson would accept an eight-game suspension and $5 million fine to avoid missing the entire season, a person familiar with his defense told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Tom Brady taking 11-day break from Bucs for personal reasons

TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady was excused from training camp on Thursday, the first day of what Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles said was a planned, 11-day absence from the team to address “personal things.”

Marlins end Phillies’ 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

PHILADELPHIA — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter, tighter” out in left field against the Marlins, the NL home run leader knew he had to call it a day.

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