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Traveling for Thanksgiving? You Won’t Be Alone

Americans are on the move for the Thanksgiving holiday…

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PA Woman Accused of Stealing Pelosi’s Laptop Found Guilty of 2 Charges

A Pennsylvania woman who was accused of stealing a computer from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the incident that took place back on January 6, 2021 at the US Capitol, has been found guilty of two charges, but the jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict on allegations that she stole government […]

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State Lawmakers Getting Healthy Pay Boosts

Pennsylvania lawmakers are doing pretty well financially. As of December 1st, lawmakers in the Keystone State will get a 7.8% pay increase… the largest increase in legislative salaries in more than a quarter of a century. The raise means rank-and-file members will get $8,570 each month, bringing their annual earnings to $102,844… a big jump […]

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Local VFW Continues to Serve Despite Setback

After flames destroyed part of their post more than a year ago, members of VFW Post 7011 in Lewistown are hard at work to restore it. In the meantime, they are still committed to helping all those who have fought for and served our nation, and they are still active… just in a different location […]

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Pennsylvania News

Benninghoff Will Not Seek Leadership

Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff said Monday, that he will not seek to stay in the GOP leadership ranks in the new legislative session that starts in January. He said he will, however, remain in the House. Current House Speaker Bryan Cutler of Lancaster County, is expected to seek the top GOP job in […]

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Mifflin Industrial Development Corporation Names New Board Members

The Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation has three new board members following the recent election held at the 15th annual meeting of members, and five others were reelected to the board of directors. Those newly elected include Amy Oden-Bitner, co-owner of Dunkin/Nedo Inc.; Matt Conrad, CPA; and Scott Welham, the retired Lewistown Borough manager. Members […]

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Pennsylvania News

PA Unemployment Dips Slightly But Still Holds Higher Than National Rate

The statewide unemployment rate in Pennsylvania dropped in October to 4%… a decrease from the 5.6% rate just one year ago. According to the latest figures, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was also down one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month, but it still remains higher than the national rate, which increased last month by […]

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So Far, Bear Harvest Lower Than Normal

As this year’s firearms hunting season for bear here in Pennsylvania is now underway, the harvest is said to be down. Over the weekend, successful hunters brought 831 bears into check stations operated by the Pennsylvania Game Commission…. 651 on Saturday and 180 on Sunday. That number is substantially down from the past two years. […]

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Local News

2 Jailed on Drug Charges

2 Huntingdon County men are behind bars today on drug charges. 59 year old Barry Leach and Brandon Graver… who is well known locally as the wrestler “G-Raver” were found by state police, slouched over in a vehicle stopped along Hares Valley Road. Troopers say Graver was found ‘nodding off’ in the driver seat. They […]

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Pennsylvania News

More Fast Chargers on the Way

A new program offered by PennDOT will provide more than $170 million for vehicle charging infrastructure over the next five years. The plans call for building DC fast charging stations at intervals of 50 miles apart along major highways under a program called the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program, aimed at helping to […]

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