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The top 10 liars of 2017

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1. Hillary Clinton 2. Susan Rice 3. Lois Lerner 4. Nancy Pelosi 5. Chuck Schumer 6. Al Franken 7. Joe Scarborough 8. Chris Matthews 9. CNN 10. Washington Post. This is just a small example of liars on the left. Charles Ardell South Williamsport

Forecaster: More cold

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Get used to the bitter cold temperatures because they’re going to be around for a while, at least all this week, according the National Weather Service at State College. “A persistent trough of low pressure is hanging over the eastern part of United States, allowing cold air to spill ...

Local Prohibition-era Prince ‘was no hillbilly moonshiner’

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Today the Sun-Gazette offers the next installment in a weekly history series that tells the stories of those who came before us.) JERSEY SHORE — He was called “the prince” by some and, according to several accounts, he would entertain and hold court like true royalty. ...

South Koreans take ship, allege sanctions violated

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean authorities have seized a Panama-flagged oil tanker suspected of evading international sanctions by trading with North Korea, officials said Sunday. An official from South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said the 5,100-ton KOTI and its crew members were ...

Witnesses: People prevented much worse attack

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CAIRO (AP) — Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers, not police, who kept the death toll from soaring even higher. One man in particular — a 53-year-old resident who pounced on the gunman as he was ...

Owl dangers

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The picture of the owl is pretty, but owls are dangerous around small animals. Back 10 years ago my daughter had a beautiful Persian cat. The cat loved to lay on our deck; she liked to sun herself. One day Eve forgot that the cat was on the deck. When my daughter went out to get her, an owl had ...

Middle school students resolve to improve in 2018

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By MIKE REUTHER mreuther@sungazette.com They have goals that include becoming a better person or improving upon a skill. And what better way to focus upon improvement than to make it part of a New Year’s resolution? Eighth grade students, each of them members of Lisa Walters’ English ...

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LHU alumna receives NATA Preceptor of the Year award

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University alumna, Andrea Lucas, was chosen as the recipient of the inaugural Preceptor of the Year award from the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). She received the award at the 68th NATA Clinical Symposia and Athletic Training Expo in Houston, Texas, ...

Penn College to hold apprenticeship programs

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Pennsylvania College of Technology is addressing the manufacturing skills gap by sponsoring apprenticeship training programs for regional companies. The Pennsylvania Apprenticeship and Training Office recently approved the college’s programs focusing on mechatronics and computer numerical ...

Collaboration crafts logo for Penn College brewing major

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A collaboration of art and science has crafted a logo for the new brewing and fermentation science degree at Pennsylv­ania College of Technology. The logo, designed by Morgan N. Keyser, of Dills­b­urg, a 2017 graduate of the college’s graphic design major, is being used on various ...

Mansfield University celebrates commencement

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MANSFIELD — Two hundred thirty three students received degrees at Mansfield University’s 153rd Commencement recently at Decker Gymnasium. “Your Mansfield degree coupled with your Mansfield experience will help you achieve things you only dreamed about before arriving here,” Scott ...

Honor rolls

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Warrior Run High School First marking period Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 9 — Amber Axtman, Malachi Boop, Zackary Bristow, Kyia Brouse, Isaiah Derstine, Caden Dufrene, Emma Ernst, Ruby Giffin, Ethan Hartman, Alyssa Hoffman, Sydney Hoffman, Justin Hontz, Jessica Hudson, Rain ...

Lock Haven University holds Lavender Graduation

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University recently held Lavender Graduation in the Parsons Union Building. A small group of students, administrators, faculty and staff got together to celebrate LGBTQ students and their academic successes. “LHU’s President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs has ...

Colors in the Wind

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Color guard originated from the Civil War. When soldiers were on the battlefield during war, they would often be accompanied by a small band to keep a beat to walk to. Along with the band was a person who would carry the “colors” referring to the American flag. Since then, color guard has ...

Is high school as fun as it once was?

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When I was in middle school getting ready to become a freshman, I pictured high school as an amazing experience. I imagined class hallways decorated with blue and gold streamers on game days, lockers stamped with posters about upcoming events, and previews of musicals and band concerts that ...

Mini-Thon

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Regular-sized marathons are time-consuming, tedious and require massive levels of physical fitness in order to even compete. If doing a whole marathon seems daunting, maybe a Mini-Thon would be more your cup of tea. In fact, Mini-Thons don’t even involve any running at all. Instead, ...

Streaming websites take the media

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Over the past few years, streaming websites, such as Netflix and Hulu, have completely taken over the television industry. With Netflix now having over 89 million users, the cable rates have gone down drastically. Since streaming websites now have more selections to choose from, no one really ...