By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. BUDGET DEAL COMES WITH STRINGS ATTACHED
The last-minute agreement generates yet another round of looming deadlines on the same thorny issues.
2. GOVERNMENT GETTING BACK TO NORMAL
From the Liberty Bell to Alcatraz, federal landmarks reopen and furloughed employees return to work after the 16-day shutdown.
3. US RESURRECTS CASE AGAINST EX-BLACKWATER CONTRACTORS
The Justice Department brings new charges against four guards in a deadly shooting in a busy square in Baghdad that inflamed anti-American sentiment in 2007.
4. WHY ROUHANI NEEDS TO WALK A FINE LINE
Hard-line factions hold sway over Iran’s nuclear program and could pose complications if they feel the president’s diplomacy goes too far.
5. OBAMA TAPS EX-PENTAGON LAWYER AS HOMELAND SECURITY CHIEF
An administration official says the president will nominate Jeh Johnson because of his experience as a national security leader.
6. WHAT SET OFF A MANHUNT IN FLORIDA
Forged documents led to the mistaken release of two convicted killers serving life in prison, authorities say.
7. SCIENTIST BELIEVES HE’S SOLVED MYSTERY OF THE YETI
DNA analysis suggests the elusive ape-like creature in the Himalayas is really a bear.
8. HOW A SKULL SHEDS LIGHT ON EARLY HUMANS
Researchers say the 1.8-million-year-old fossil provides the earliest evidence of human ancestors moving out of Africa and spreading north.
9. PORN PUBLISHER DOESN’T WANT MAN WHO SHOT HIM EXECUTED
Larry Flynt says that while he would love to take pliers and a pair of wire cutters to the man, he does not believe in the death penalty.
10. NOLAN RYAN DECIDES TO STEP DOWN
The Hall of Fame pitcher says this is the right time for him to retire after six years as CEO of the Texas Rangers.
By The Associated Press
Body found in Mahoning Terrace scheduled for Friday autopsy
MAHONING TWP – The body of a 51-year old woman found dead at 2:30 p.m., Dec. 11, is scheduled for an autopsy at 8 a.m., Dec. 13.
The woman’s body was found at Mahoning Terrace, according to Montour County coroner Scott Lynn. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notice to family members.Continued ...
A daily roundup of police news from around the region.Continued ...
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- Alleged thrill killers planned Halloween nuptials
- Murder suspect can visit baby girl
- Midd-West to allow more public participation in meetings
- Lewisburg school board to hear bond, debt presentation
- House Republicans signal support for budget deal
- Body found in Mahoning Terrace scheduled for Friday autopsy
Experience in Narnia
MILTON — The Christ Wesleyan Church annual Christmas production is heading to NarniaContinued ...
Now Hear This: Thursday, Dec. 12
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Learn how to be a pirate -- go to school!
LEWISBURG — Aye aye matey, would you like to talk like a pirate or learn how to swab a deck? Arrrr .....Continued ...
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