Saturday, December 3, 2022

Biden sees economy avoiding recession, but risks remain

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday that the U.S. economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very strength of a new jobs report showed that high inflation remains a recession threat.

‘Welcome to Diamond City Studios!’

WILKES-BARRE — There was cause for celebration Friday evening as Mayor George Brown, members of the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce, family and friends joined Jonathan Edwards in “cutting the ribbon,” officially opening Diamond City Studios for business.

Logo and video abuzz about Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Still sweet on the beehive as the city’s go-to symbol, Mayor George Brown unveiled a new logo and video with the aim of creating a buzz to attract business.

Report: Shots fired outside Hazle Twp. Walmart

HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Police are actively investigating a shooting scene in the parking lot of the Walmart in Hazle Township, our newsgathering partners at WBRE/WYOU TV are reporting.

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.

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.

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TCU takes its CFP hopes into Big 12 title game vs K-State

ARLINGTON, Texas — It has been quite a comeback for third-ranked TCU, one much bigger than that 18-point deficit the Horned Frogs erased to beat Kansas State six weeks ago.

Coaching friends Swinney, Brown meet in ACC championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At the conclusion of his news conference Friday at Bank of America Stadium, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney turned to walk away from the podium when he saw North Carolina coach Mack Brown approaching with a big smile on his face.

No. 2 Michigan’s begins title quest against Boilermakers

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan needed a decade to reach its first Big Ten championship game.

World Cup Viewer’s Guide: Americans face the Netherlands

DOHA, Qatar — Christian Pulisic became an American star with the winning goal — and the injury he got while scoring it — that lifted the United States into the round of 16 at the World Cup.

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