Police: At least 2 shooters kill 6, wound 12 in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Six people were killed and 12 injured before dawn Sunday in Sacramento when multiple shooters fired amid crowds as bars and nightclubs emptied for the night in the second mass shooting in five weeks in California’s capital city, the police chief said. Three of ...

The ‘new’ Waltman’s opens in Loyalsock

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The brisk March day didn’t keep a good throng of people from attending the recent ribbon-cutting ceremony for Don Waltman’s Market House along Northway Road. “This is definitely the kind of small business growth we need,” Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce President Jason Fink, ...

Into the wild: Animals the latest frontier in COVID fight


GRAND PORTAGE, Minn. — To administer this COVID test, Todd Kautz had to lie on his belly in the snow and worm his upper body into the narrow den of a hibernating black bear. Training a light on its snout, Kautz carefully slipped a long cotton swab into the bear’s nostrils five times. For ...

Rise Up: Incoming bakery aims to help ‘returning citizens’


The Bible may state that man cannot live by bread alone, but, potentially, for those leaving incarceration in the prison system, the making of bread may offer the opportunity to learn a trade and start a new life, according to local resident Marty McCormick. McCormick and his wife, Wendy, ...