Monday, January 30, 2023

Downtown goes green

WILKES-BARRE — It’s no secret that Northeastern Pennsylvania has a particular love for the Philadelphia Eagles, and with the Eagles playing Sunday for a chance to advance to the Super Bowl, a sea of green and white took over a few popular bars in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

‘A place of employment for everyone’

PITTSTON — Just over a month out from a scheduled March 1 start date, NEPA Inclusive held a job fair Saturday to seek out workers for the organization’s new Coffee Inclusive coffee shop.

Sweet dreams are made of cheese

JENKINS TWP. — Kelly Lord has worn a few different hats over the years — business owner, baker, performer, just to name a few.

In 67 minutes of video, brutality followed by nonchalance

If you stumbled on the scene too late, you might have missed him there, bloodied and beaten.

Memphis police disband unit that beat Tyre Nichols

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis police chief on Saturday disbanded the city’s so-called Scorpion unit, citing a “cloud of dishonor” from newly released video that showed some of its officers beating Tyre Nichols to death after stopping the Black motorist.

Prison time for insurrectionist who attacked Capitol officer that later died

WASHINGTON — A New Jersey man who joined a mob’s attack on the U.S. Capitol was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison for using pepper spray to assault police officers, one of whom died a day after the siege.

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McIlroy leads by 3 in Dubai; Reed’s drive gets stuck in tree

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy delivered an exhibition of short iron play to shoot 7-under 65 in his third round and build a three-stroke lead at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.

Purdue hands No. 2 Ohio State third straight loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Abbey Ellis made a season-high five 3 pointers and Purdue earned its first top-five road victory in program history, beating No. 2 Ohio State 73-65 on Sunday.

Shiffrin must wait for record win 86 but takes slalom title

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic — A shake of the head, lips pouting… but then all smiles.

Acura, Shank, Helio sweep Rolex 24 as hybrid era begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Acura dominated the debut of hybrid engines in North American sports car racing with a 1-2 finish Sunday at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where Helio Castroneves and the automaker won the prestigious endurance race for a third consecutive year.

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