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Sunday, January 29, 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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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.

Hurts, Eagles soar into Super Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts had one of Philadelphia’s four rushing touchdowns and the Eagles soared into the Super Bowl, forcing both of San Francisco’s quarterbacks out of the game with injuries and beating the wounded 49ers 31-7 in the NFC championship game on Sunday.

Novak Djokovic claims 10th Australian Open title, 22nd Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic climbed into the Rod Laver Arena stands to celebrate his 10th Australian Open championship and record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title Sunday and, after jumping and pumping his fists with his team, he collapsed onto his back, crying.

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