Casey part of group to introduce legislation to protect older workers

Casey part of group to introduce legislation to protect older workers

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has joined with a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce legislation that would level the playing field for older workers reg...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Crowd rallies in Wilkes-Barre to support ACA, oppose its repeal

Crowd rallies in Wilkes-Barre to support ACA, oppose its repeal

WILKES-BARRE — Severe weather warnings weren’t enough to keep a group of protesters from gathering outside the Luzerne County Courthouse o...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

McCorvey, who was at center of Roe v. Wade, dead at 69

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark de...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Puzder withdraws nomination to be Trump’s labor secretary

Puzder withdraws nomination to be Trump’s labor secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary abruptly withdrew his nomination Wednesday after Senate Republicans...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Professor: US Rep. Lou Barletta ‘missed the point’ of research on terrorism

Professor: US Rep. Lou Barletta ‘missed the point’ of research on terrorism

WILKES-BARRE — A University of North Carolina professor said U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta quoted him correctly, but missed the point of the entire rep...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


At least 12 confirm they are running for Luzerne County Council

At least 12 confirm they are running for Luzerne County Council

At least a dozen Luzerne County residents have confirmed they are running for county council in the May 16 primary, including two incumbents.Five of 1...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Wegmans is the latest company to face Trump-related boycotts

Wegmans is the latest company to face Trump-related boycotts

A number of big-name brands, from Uber to Under Armour, Nordstrom to Neiman Marcus, have been the subject of politically charged boycotts in recent we...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Canada’s Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

Canada’s Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarit...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks

Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed b...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Legislators: ‘Compromise and change’ needed to pass state budget

Legislators: ‘Compromise and change’ needed to pass state budget

WILKES-BARRE — Local state legislators are using terms like “compromise” and “change” when talking about passing a state...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 7th, 2017. |