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Porter plea accepted

LEWISBURG — The last of four area men to enter a plea in connection with charges accrued during a night of crime over a year ago did just that Tuesday in Union County Court.

Recent Local Headlines

Wednesday 07/29/2015
Cow to be kissed Saturday
Posted: July 29, 2015

McEWENSVILLE — The cows will take to the field, and several local beauties will be vying for the opportunity to kiss one, during an annual event designed to raise funds for the Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library.

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BVRT arrives in borough
Posted: July 29, 2015

LEWISBURG — Another chunk of the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail will soon be open for use by walkers, runners, cyclists and the like. The segment, about two tenths of a mile in length, is the first such portion within Lewisburg Borough and runs from North Eighth Street to the still active-rail tracks at North Fifth Street. There, the trail turns south and connects with Market Street at the site of a since-removed bus shelter.

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Tuesday 07/28/2015
Moser remembered
Posted: July 28, 2015

WATSONTOWN — Residents and council members alike choked back tears on Monday as Watsontown borough council met for the first time since the sudden death of borough Manager Edie Moser on Friday, July 10.

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Zumbathon to benefit cancer-stricken child
Posted: July 28, 2015

MILTON — A Montoursville woman is thankful the community is rallying around her family as her 11-year-old daughter battles a life-threatening illness.

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Backpack giveaway is Saturday
Posted: July 28, 2015

LEWISBURG — School students are said to love opening up fresh supplies at the start of the school year. An upcoming promotion that includes the local franchise of a national cellphone service provider will not only let them do just that at no charge, it will also provide a backpack so they may carry them home.

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Monday 07/27/2015
70 years ago, Milton man captured by Germans
Posted: July 27, 2015

MILTON — Seventy years ago, a Milton family wondered if it would ever see its patriarch again.

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Lbg. man dies of injuries sustained in motorcycle crash
Posted: July 27, 2015

MILTON — A 72-year-old Lewisburg man has died from injuries sustained in a crash Friday afternoon involving two motorcycles and a car, police said.

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Saturday 07/25/2015
Screaming Eagle survived I Corps
Updated: July 25, 2015 - 12:21 am

Editor’s note: This year marks the 50th anniversary of troop on troop combat in Vietnam as well as the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. Standard Journal is honoring Vietnam veterans throughout the year, continuing today with an Army veteran from Muncy.MUNCY — By 1970, there was but one full division operating in Vietnam — the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne.

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Recent AP Headlines

Wednesday 07/29/2015
Moore, Lynx spoil Candace Parker's season debut
Posted: July 29, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker.

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Sanders rallies supporters in nationwide simulcast
Posted: July 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on supporters to spark a "political revolution" for his candidacy on Wednesday night, offering a rallying cry of "enough is enough" on a video simulcast to events across the country.

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Judge chides State official over AP records request response
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge on Wednesday chided a State Department official for the department's slowness in responding to Associated Press requests for documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

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India execution brings out mixed feelings on punishment
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm

NEW DELHI (AP) — Few countries sentence more people to death than India. Whether those punishments are actually carried out is another matter. Though well over a thousand people have been sent to death row this century, just four have been executed.

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John Legend to handle music for slave drama 'Underground'
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama about Southern slaves fighting for freedom.

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Brady fights on, files lawsuit to stop suspension
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was wrong to put my faith in the league."

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Nationals 7, Marlins 2
Posted: July 29, 2015

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California Guard uses drone to search for missing teacher
Updated: July 29, 2015 - 11:00 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used an unmanned aircraft for a search-and-rescue mission.

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