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May 17, 2018 - 10:55 am
The Scranton Armed Forces Day parade is tomorrow. It steps off at 11am from the Gino Merli Center on Penn Ave. Before the parade it's the Ronald McDonald House "Show Your Stripes 5k Race and Fun Walk at 9:30. The parade will feature military vehicles and equipment, marching bands, and many marching...
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May 17, 2018 - 9:00 am
Do you have or soon will have a teen driver? PennDOT and Keystone College will host a free community forum tonight to discuss the issue of teen driving. A panel of professionals will also be on hand to provide information regarding ways to prevent crashes, fatalities and injuriess. It's from 7 to 8...
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May 17, 2018 - 8:55 am
Officials from the National Weather Service have confirmed it was a tornado that caused serious damage in Wayne County. The power is still out for hundreds of residents and it could be the weekend before it's fully restored. Winds topped 100 miles per hour. Following the inspection and analysis of...
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May 15, 2018 - 9:22 pm
Kyle Mullins (D) Declares Victory in the 112th District. He will take on Ernest Lemoncelli (R) in November. The winner in November will be filling the seat left vacant by Kevin Haggerty.
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May 15, 2018 - 7:52 am
Pennsylvania voters have a lot of races to settle in the primary election, including picking Republican challengers to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. Three candidates, Laura Ellsworth, Paul Mango and state Sen. Scott Wagner. Also on tap are contested primaries for lieutenant governor where Lt. Gov. Mike...
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May 14, 2018 - 4:50 pm
Harrisburg (AP) State regulators aren't predicting when sports betting will begin legally in the state now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says its staff must...
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May 14, 2018 - 10:53 am
Pauline Makowski joins WILK's Sue Henry to give details about the upcoming 8th Annual Breathe Deep NEPA Walk to raise awareness and funds for lung cancer research. For information on how to walk as a part of Team Tarone LA Tarone lost his battle with lung cancer June 25, 2017.
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May 11, 2018 - 1:45 pm
The PA Historical & Museum Commission Awards Cultural and Historical Support Grants ​Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) has awarded almost $2 million in grants to 142 eligible museums and official county historical societies from 55 Pennsylvania counties...
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May 11, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Hundreds of volunteers turned out at McDade Park in Scranton to comb areas in and around West Scranton. They were bused to various search zones. They have been helping law enforcement and police canines to search for Sister Angela Miller. She has been missing since last month when police believe...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:51 am
From the Greater Penn State Alumni Assoc. Scranton Chapter, Ted Zayac tells WILK's Webster and Nancy details on the upcoming Penn State night May 23 at Genetti Manor in Dickson City. Coach James Franklin will be there.
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