Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • US worried by voter-influence efforts of Russia, China, Iran

    US worried by voter-influence efforts of Russia, China, Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials say they’re concerned about “ongoing campaigns” by Russia, China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy. In a joint statement, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Homeland Security…

  • Where Pennsylvania’s candidates for governor stand on issues

    Where Pennsylvania’s candidates for governor stand on issues HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A look at where the two candidates for Pennsylvania governor — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican nominee Scott Wagner — stand on some key issues, from abortion rights to taxes. Wolf is seeking a second 4-year…

  • Louisiana’s Avery Island listed on historic place register

    Louisiana’s Avery Island listed on historic place register BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Avery Island, a salt dome and the birthplace of Tabasco pepper sauce, is newly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy announced Friday that the U.S. Department of the Interior…

  • US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy

    US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy WASHINGTON (AP) — US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy. The post US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to…

  • Britney Spears returns to Vegas with new residency in 2019

    Britney Spears returns to Vegas with new residency in 2019 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Britney Spears will return to Las Vegas with a new residency next year. MGM Resorts International on Friday said the pop superstar in February will kick off a series of regularly scheduled shows at Park…

  • Disaster relief approved for areas affected by August storm

    Disaster relief approved for areas affected by August storm HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Businesses and homeowners in Lancaster, York and surrounding counties affected by flooding in August will be eligible for low-interest federal loans. Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday those areas have been approved for disaster relief to repair…

  • Panhandle medical services are on life support after Michael

    Panhandle medical services are on life support after Michael PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael. The two major hospitals in Panama City still aren’t admitting patients. Only emergency room services are available…

  • Friend: Arizona man rescued from mine is amateur prospector

    Friend: Arizona man rescued from mine is amateur prospector PHOENIX (AP) — The man who found his friend hollering for help in an abandoned gold mine shaft in Arizona’s desert says his buddy is an amateur prospector who hunts ore for fun and a few bucks. Terry Shrader says…

  • The Latest: ‘Lynching’ ad draws ethics complaint from GOP

    The Latest: ‘Lynching’ ad draws ethics complaint from GOP LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections next month (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Arkansas Republicans have filed an ethics complaint against a…

  • Trump renews fiery immigration rhetoric as midterms near

    Trump renews fiery immigration rhetoric as midterms near SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was defined by his fiery immigration rhetoric. Now, with weeks to go before the midterm elections, Trump is returning to the hot-button issue as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in…