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One dead in Wilkes-Barre lounge shooting

WILKES-BARRE — One individual is dead after a fight that broke out at a lounge early Sunday morning escalated to apparent gunfire, according to city police.

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Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by an unlikely hero, the Atlanta Braves are heading back to a place that used to be so familiar to them.

Rhule, Judge have history as Panthers face Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The game betweeen the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants on Sunday matches two struggling NFL teams. There’s so much more to the story, starting with the coaches.

H.S. Football: Montgomery, Prep run past Lake-Lehman

SCRANTON – Lake-Lehman possessed the ball for more than 16 minutes of the 24 in the first half Saturday afternoon, but that was not enough to offset the damage London Montgomery could do in much less time.

H.S Football: Williamsport scores in the final minute to edge Wilkes-Barre Area

KINGSTON — A quagmire of penalties, turnovers, driving rain and general ineffectiveness made it seem neither team was going to find a way to win Saturday afternoon.

Paul Newberry: Sports betting becoming more of a sure thing

LAS VEGAS — No one needed official evidence but it came anyway from the state of New Jersey, where people apparently really like to bet on sports. They put more than $1 billion on their favorites in September, the first time that has happened since the state legalized sports betting a little more than three years ago.

Analysis: Choosing a perfect NBA Top 75 team was impossible

The results are in and what happens now was inevitable.

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    Our View: It’s high time to address e-waste

    Here’s a bit of data most people probably don’t think about and don’t want to, regarding “e-waste,” the wide range of electronic stuff we purchase by the ton and discard by the year. It comes from theworldcounts.com:

    Cherry trees, autumn air and a touch of history

    Before a hardy little band of hikers set off to explore the Cherry Run Trail at Ricketts Glen State Park early last week, the topic turned — quite naturally — to cherries.

    Tell Giselle: No need to fret of funeral decision

    The past couple of years turned the klieg lights onto the complexity of holding funerals during this unique period.

    Around Town: A chance to have some fun and do some good today

    It’s not often that I write about something happening on the very day this column is published, but ta-da – today is the day!

    Workers fed up with nights, weekends seek flexible schedules

    NEW YORK — After struggling to hire workers for its outlet store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on Sept. 1. But the very next day, the online purveyor of high-end artificial holiday trees was forced to close after four of its five workers quit.

    Liz Weston: How the toy shortage could affect your holidays

    Many popular toys may sell out long before the holidays, thanks to ongoing pandemic-related disruptions. This could be a disaster — or a great opportunity to reshape how we celebrate.

    Murano glassblowing model shattered by methane price surge

    VENICE, Italy — The Italian glassblowers of Murano have survived plagues and pandemics. They transitioned to highly prized artistic creations to outrun low-priced competition from Asia. But surging energy prices are shattering their economic model.

    Jury selection begins for Plymouth homicide trial

    WILKES-BARRE — Attorneys for homicide suspect Kyon McDonald renewed their request to dismiss the case, claiming prosecutors are “not trial ready.”

    Nanticoke man killed in motorcycle crash

    SLOCUM TWP. — A Nanticoke man died and a Wilkes-Barre man suffered serious injuries when two motorcycles collided on Nuangola Road earlier this week.

    Party of five busted on drug trafficking offenses in Pittston

    PITTSTON — City police and the department’s Special Investigations Unit and the Luzerne County Drug Task Force along with other law enforcement agencies arrested five people on drug trafficking offenses seizing a large amount of illegal drugs and firearms.

    School administrator surrenders in ‘vigilante predator’ case

    KINGSTON — A former school administrator in the Valley View School District surrendered Thursday on charges he solicited what he believed was a minor for sex.

    Police: Surveillance camera records WB burglary

    WILKES-BARRE — A city man was arraigned Wednesday on charges he ransacked an apartment on East Union Street earlier this month.

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