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July 3, 2013

10 Things to Know for Today

1. DEADLINE FOR MORSI AS EGYPT ERUPTS

The embattled president has refused to resign by the time the military set, and all-night protests seeking his ouster have killed nearly 40 people.

2. SNOWDEN SAGA CAUSES DIPLOMATIC STANDOFF

Bolivia said its presidential plane was diverted to Vienna because of suspicions it was carrying NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

3. A LAST DISPATCH BEFORE DEADLY ARIZONA WILDFIRE

The Hotshot firefighters’ lookout radioed his team that the fire had changed direction with the wind and he was fleeing for safety. The 19-man crew died in the blaze.

4. BUSINESSES RELIEVED BY OBAMACARE DELAY

A key requirement for companies to provide coverage for their workers or pay fines won’t go into effect until 2015.

5. DRONE STRIKE KILLS 16 IN PAKISTAN

Two of the suspected militants killed are believed to be from a network U.S. officials say is a danger to American troops in Afghanistan.

6. GUNS WON’T FLY, BUT PASSENGERS STILL TRY

Airport security officials tell the AP more passengers are trying to bring loaded firearms onto planes.

7. WHY PROSECUTORS WANT ZIMMERMAN’S SCHOOL RECORDS

They’re asking a judge to admit evidence of a college course he took that covered Florida’s self-defense law — which the ex-neighborhood watch man has said he knew nothing about.

8. A COLD CASE UNEARTHED BEHIND A WALL

Police in New York found the remains of a woman reported missing 27 years ago by her husband in the house that they shared.

9. HOW MUCH A JULY 4 PICNIC COSTS

$57.20 for a party of 10, complete with hot dogs and burgers, baked beans and watermelon and potato salad.

10. BAILEY JOINS ELITE CLUB WITH NO-HITTER

The Cincinnati Red threw 102 pitches to hit his second career no-hitter, following in the footsteps of his hero Nolan Ryan.

 

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  • Rabbi Conflict in Israel grounds Sunbury rabbi

    TEL AVIV, Israel — While the Israelis and Hamas traded rocket and missile strikes for a 16th day, Rabbi Nina Mandel is struggling to find her way back to Sunbury after the FAA on Wednesday announced that it would extend its ban on travel at Ben-Gurion International Airport for another 24 hours.

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  • Docs: Fractures helped save rock victim's life

    DANVILLE — Sharon Budd’s condition is progressing nearly a week after a 13 1/2-hour procedure in which a team of surgeons rebuilt her facial bones and removed a damaged part of her brain, said two Geisinger Health System physicians who are part of that team

    July 24, 2014

  • Magistrate judge sides with Warrior Run

    WILLIAMSPORT — A federal magistrate judge says he agrees with a hearing officer that a Warrior Run student does not need special-education services,

    July 23, 2014

  • Inaugural Lewisburg BrewBQue Musical Festival is Saturday

    LEWISBURG — Not a beer fan? Not a problem. This Saturday’s inaugural Lewisburg BrewBQue Musical Festival, taking place from 2 to 6 p.m. on Market Street from Sixth Street to the Susquehanna River, welcomes brew lovers, barbecue fans, dancers in the street and little tykes alike with an array of events and offerings, organizers said.

    July 23, 2014

  • Decision coming on police shooting of city man

    SUNBURY — Brad Hare, the city’s former acting police chief, will learn by Friday whether he was justified in shooting a city man earlier this month, Northumberland County District Attorney Ann Targonski said Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014

  • Union County bridge replacement project begins Aug. 4

    HARTLETON — A PennDOT maintenance crew in Union County will begin a bridge replacement project Aug. 4 on Pleasant Grove Road, Route 3005, in Lewis Township, between Moll Road and Wirth Road, north of Pleasant Grove.

    July 23, 2014

  • DanCrash23.jpg BREAKING NEWS: Woman killed today in Danville area collision

    [UPDATED -- 12:18 a.m., 07/24/14]

    VALLEY TWP. — An 84-year-old Danville woman was killed when her car and a logging truck crashed Wednesday afternoon at Routes 642 and 54 in Valley Township.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    STATE COLLEGE - Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced.

    July 23, 2014

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