HARRISBURG — Last Thursday, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Brockway, issued the following statement regarding his introduction of legislation to allow for open primaries in Pennsylvania.

FALLS CREEK — Goodwill Industries of North Central Pennsylvania has made changes to its Falls Creek Processing Warehouse with the hiring of David Straub as logistics/transportation manager and the promotion of Kayla Gordon to plant manager in August.

BROOKVILLE — Homecoming activities at Brookville Area High School will have a new look this year.

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks to attorney Michael Avenatti about Judge Brett Kavanaugh's interview with Fox News where he claimed that he was a virgin through "high school and many years after."

Jonathan “Jon” Levitt spent the last years of his promising young life battling the grips of a merciless addiction to opioids. Jon was an attractive and athletic young man. He excelled in sports, particularly hockey, was academically successful throughout his high school years, with a particular fondness for history, and was a gifted artist. By all accounts, Jon was the son most people dream of raising. Read more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 52-year-old caregiver has been charged in the knife attack on five people, including three newborn babies, at a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed nursery for new mothers and their children.

NEW YORK (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer said Monday that corruption charges against him were the result of his administration's attempts to reform the country's pension system, an explanation sure to raise eyebrows, if not hackles, in Latin America's largest nation.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Democrat trying to capture the governor's seat in the red state of Oklahoma said his experience in government is a benefit. But in a state where a dozen incumbents have already lost in primaries, he was quick to point out that it's been eight years since he's been in…

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government said Monday that diplomats from three Latin American countries may have played a role in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, and it demanded the foreign governments investigate.

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts.

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