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'GT' Thompson votes in favor of tax overhaul

The vote on the Republican-led proposal was 227 to 205, pretty much on party lines. The following is Thompson's speech on the U.S. House floor prior to the vote: I rise today to encourage my colleagues to support the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For the first time since 1986, there is a real opportunity t

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

UPMC paving the way to better local health care

Ron Reynolds, chief administrative officer of the UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven medical facility, spoke to a large crowd at an Eggs and Issues breakfast Thursday at Haywood's on the Green, hosted by the Clinton County Economic Partnership. BOB ROLLEY/ THE EXPRESS MILL HALL - A state grant will help UP

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Visitors bureau offers holiday shopping pass

LEWISBURG - The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau will kick off a month of member promotions with a four-hour "open house extravaganza" on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The open house will run from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 25 at the bureau's home at 81 Hafer Road, Lewisburg (next to County Cupb

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Chosen CSVT alternative to cost $131M

KEVIN MERTZ/The Standard-Journal Dave Hamlet, a project manager with Gannett Fleming, spoke to more than 300 people who attended a CSVT meeting held Wednesday in Selinsgrove. SELINSGROVE - Environmental approvals must be granted before the PennDOT moves forwarded with its $131 million recommended ea

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Colleges pitch in to care for riverfront park

WILKES-BARRE - The upkeep and development of the River Common park will be a combined effort of county, town and gown. Luzerne County Council on Tuesday approved a "cooperative agreement" with Wilkes University, King's College and the Riverfront Parks Committee for maintenance and programming at the

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-11-16 09:06:36

Welcome to Miss Curly's Space: Christmas is coming

It's November and the time when we all stop to give thanks. Actually, I'm thankful every day for the opportunity to be part of Kingdom Kidz Inc. Miss Donna (Bridge), general manager, has given me so many reasons to be part of this nonprofit organization and just last week we celebrated with the many

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-11-15 11:48:00

Luxury tour taps into local breweries

Sip the best brews of your backyard on an upcoming tour. On Saturday, Dec. 2, guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at local breweries and sample their beverages during Times-Shamrock Communications' next Best of Our Backyard Tours adventure. "Craft beers have grown in popularity throughout th

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-15 09:11:35

Boscov's Holiday parade returns for 28th year

The 28th annual Boscov's annual Downtown Holiday Parade will be held on Nov. 18 at 1:30 pm. According to a post on Boscov's Facebook page, the theme for this year's parade is "Season's of Giving." The free parade will line up at Arthur Street and end at the Broome County Court House in Downtown Bin

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-15 15:28:05

BREAKING: Mobile Police Respond to a Reported Shooting in Theodore

THEODORE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Police are on the scene of a reported shooting in Theodore late Thursday afternoon. Police cars are seen parked at the intersection of Kim and Oriental St. Police say a suspect is on the run. They say he is wearing jogging pants, but no shirt. Police say the victim was

WKRG - 2017-11-16 22:38:40

Mobile Police identify suspect arrested in Prichard manhunt

Following a brief manhunt Wednesday in Prichard, police identified the man who they say caused alarm at two neighborhood schools. City of Prichard spokeswoman Melanie Baldwin confirmed that officers in the area of Lott Road and University Boulevard were searching for an "escapee" on Wednesday aftern

AL.COM - 2017-11-16 19:53:52

Trump declares major disaster for 5 south Alabama counties due to Hurricane Nate

Five Alabama counties will receive federal assistance after President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exist in the state as a result on Hurricane Nate on Thursday. Gov. Kay Ivey made the major disaster request on Oct. 30, a little more than three weeks after the hurricane brought storm surges

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 05:57:39

Police investigating rapes reported downtown

The Mobile Police Department is investigating two rapes reportedly committed by men the female victims met in downtown Mobile's entertainment district. On Monday, Chief Lawrence Battiste confirmed MPD was investigating the pair of sexual assaults, which were reported the weekends of Oct. 1 and Nov.

LAGNIAPPEMOBILE - 2017-11-15 20:48:53

MCSO: Murder Suspect a No-Show at Court

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - The Mobile County Sheriff's Office is looking for a murder suspect who failed to show up to court. Charles Edward Dennis is charged with murder in connection with a 2015 crash that killed 20-year-old Anteesha Monique Erica Banks and injured her six-month-old baby. Author

WKRG - 2017-11-16 19:43:15

Mobile Police discover body believed to be missing person

Mobile Police, after finding a deceased body, believe the remains belong to a person recently reported missing. According to police spokeswoman Charlette Solis, officers are searching for a positive identification before releasing more details. Officers say they found the body around 7:30 a.m. Frida

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 16:15:42

Pregnant Behind Bars: News 5 Investigates Conditions at Mobile Metro Jail

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - More women are incarcerated than ever before, and many of them are pregnant. Three to four percent of women behind bars are expectant mothers, according to a report from the National Women's Law Center. News 5 spoke with pregnant inmates at Metro Jail as part of our investigati

WKRG - 2017-11-17 04:17:54

Two Suspects Charged with Setting Fires to Port-a-Potty, Power Pole in Mobile

Mobile Fire-Rescue Investigators have arrested a male and female for setting fires behind Dickey's Barbeque Pit in Westwood Plaza located at 7765 Airport Blvd. Mobile Firefighters were called out to a possible commercial building fire at approximately 1:28 a.m. today, Friday, November 17. When fire

WKRG - 2017-11-17 15:48:57

Mt. Juliet census-takers to make rounds

City officials in Mt. Juliet are imploring citizens to take part in the 2018 special census, noting lack of response led to the need for a door-to-door campaign set to begin on Saturday, Dec. 2. According to Mt. Juliet Economic Development Coordinator Audrea Smithson, city estimates indicate the pop

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is

In a perfect world with only honest people, we wouldn't have to worry about this, but since we do have criminals to deal with, I felt it appropriate to advise all residents, especially our seniors, about scam artists. Many low-income elderly Americans are targeted by scam artists who use high-pressu

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-17 16:00:00

Wallace volunteers to help Wilson's four-legged friends

Editor's Note: The following is one in a series of stories highlighting past Wilson County Governor's Stars Awards nominees. The deadline to nominate volunteers for this year's class is Dec. 15. To nominate a youth or adult volunteer, visit lebanondemocrat.com/gvsa. In a lot of ways, a volunteer use

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 19:00:00

Six Wilson County organizations receive grants

NASHVILLE - The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee counties and beyond, announced nearly $2.1 million in grants was given to 346 local nonprofit organizations, including six in Wilson County, as part o

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 17:00:00