Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pa.

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HARRISBURG (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s “Dr. Oz Show” after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey’s show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz, 61, will bring his ...

Fixing fallen wall

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YEAGERTOWN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Monday that work to restore a retaining wall along Mann’s Narrows Road in Derry Township will begin on Dec. 6. The contractor will reduce traffic on Mann’s Narrows Road to a single lane with temporary traffic signals ...

Benninghoff says he tested positive for COVID-19

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, announced he has been diagnosed with a breakthrough case of COVID-19, test results confirmed Monday. Benninghoff, who was fully vaccinated against COVID-19 earlier this year, was tested for COVID-19 just prior ...

Christmas meals to be provided

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MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County Food Pantry is working to bring Christmas to families in Juniata County. All the groceries to make up a Christmas dinner will be distributed at the Juniata County Food Pantry from Dec. 4 through 21. Current customers of the Juniata County Food Pantry may ...

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore his conviction

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity. They said the ...


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