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    Medical marijuana to be discussed at forum

    NORTHUMBERLAND – Fighting for medical marijuana is not a fight against pharmaceutical drugs. That is one of the messages Lolly Bentch Myers will try to get across Monday during a public forum in Northumberland. Myers, who daughter suffers from medication resistant epilepsy, is an advocate for legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, “What I want everyone to know is that medical cannabis is something that can help people who are at the end of their road with pharmaceutical options. People like my daughter Anna; she doesn’t have any pharmaceutical medications to try. She is done with those. This could give her an opportunity to give her a full and happy life.” What is the proof? Myers…

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    UPDATE: Shooter died of self-inflicted gunshot

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Police in Washington state say the student who opened fire in a high school cafeteria died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials say one other person died and four others were wounded in the attack on Friday at Marysville Pilchuck High School, located about 30 miles north of Seattle. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux could not provide more details about the student shooter and who he shot.   MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday that police are continuing to search Marysville Pilchuck High School. A…

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    Milton armed robber still on the loose

    MILTON – Milton Police say they are still looking for a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint Thursday.  Police tell us they have been following up on several leads since the robbery at Northumberland County Schools Federal Credit Union around 2:20p.m.  In addition, they are working to get clearer and enhanced surveillance pictures of the suspect and the vehicle he drove. The armed robbery happened at the bank on Center Street and the man fled the scene on Broadway in a dark tan or gold colored four-door Pontiac Grand Am.  He got away with over $2,700.  He is described as white, 6-feet, weighing 200-pounds, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, white mask and white sweatpants. …

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    More than just a Halloween parade

    NORTHUMBERLAND — A parade can be a give and get event — the kids get some candy, and you could donate canned goods and coats to a good cause.   Groninger Insurance is helping to coordinate the Northumberland Halloween Parade this year.   Jon Groninger says they saw an opportunity to make the parade something more, “There are so many people that come out to the curbside to get candy and see floats, and we thought it would be such a great opportunity for people to bring non-perishable food items and coats. We all have coats in our closets that the kids outgrew or we don’t wear anymore — This is a great time to easily…

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VIDEO HERE: Sharon Budd going home

DANVILLE – It was Sharon’s day.  A little over three months after Sharon Budd was severely injured by a rock thrown over an I-80 overpass in Union County, she is going back to her Ohio home.  Tuesday, Budd rang the victory bell at Geisinger HealthSouth signifying her rehab there was complete. She says she can’t wait to get home, “I’m very excited about going home, but nervous about taking on responsibilities that I haven’t done for a while.” Budd will continue outpatient rehab at home, and will have to be monitored 24-hours a day.  Following her injury, she had a number of surgeries on her brain, and lost sight in one eye. Both Sharon and…

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VIDEO HERE: Local doctor talks Enterovirus

DANVILLE –Some good news for parents, children, doctors, and hospitals.  In the past few months, children across the country have been treated for a virus called enterovirus 68, but the cases will soon decline in our area. Dr. Michael Ryan is chair of pediatrics at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center, “As the weather gets cold, enteroviruses migrate to colder weather.  Therefore, we are just about over with the enteroviral season.  Hopefully, it will bring an end to all this misery that we have had for the last month or two.” Dr. Ryan says they have had a number of suspected enterovirus cases at Geisinger, “The test that we use that tests…


VIDEO HERE: Barletta: Airstrikes needed to happen months ago

SUNBURY – Airstrikes against ISIS should have happened months ago.  That is according to U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11), who says he supports the president’s initiative, but is not confident it will work. Speaking in Sunbury, Barletta says, “For over a year now, we have been talking about doing something to try and stop them when they were a small group of 1,500.  Now they are over 30,000.  They are well funded and have made it clear that they are coming to the United States to attack us.  I support the president in the airstrikes, but I do believe it was a little late.  Nonetheless, the option of doing nothing was not a good choice…