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Did You Know That The Washington Monument Has a 'Mini-Me'?

Unknown to most people, there's a 12-foot replica of the gigantic monument hidden from sight directly nearby.

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Postal Service Honors Maryland Lighthous...

Five stamps will be dedicated at Annapolis' Susan Campbell Park next month.

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Cool Off This Summer With Wawa's Strawbe...

Wawa fans know their Strawberry Lemonade is a summer essential, but this latest launch might give it a run for its money. The Sunfest Strawberry Lemonade Shandy hits select stores this week.

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Welcome, Charlie! Starkist Relocating Headquarters to Northern Vi...

The canned tuna company will close its Pittsburgh office in March 2022.

Business
Pittsburgh-Area Pub Chain Opening in His...

Dive Bar & Grille will replace the spot left by Rams Head Tavern in June

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Love notes: Vintage Valentines on displa...

Vintage Valentines are not only beautiful but offer valuable insight into the values and fashions of bygone eras. While the Hoyt’s collection of printed love notes dates spans the late teens through the 1930s,

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Lawsuit: Clark Donatelli Retained by Penguins Despite Sexual Assa...

A former assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins ' American Hockey League affiliate and his wife have filed a lawsuit against the Penguins related to sexual assault

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Nursing Home Industry Sues Pa., Says Sta...

The nursing home industry has filed suit against Pennsylvania, claiming the state illegally withheld more than $150 million that was intended to help long-term care facilities shoulder the financial burden of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Protestors call for eviction relief outs...

As eviction hearings went on inside, protestors gathered outside District Judge Jan Vislosky's Falls courtroom Monday to call for a halt to evictions.

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Security guard aspiring to become a lawyer gets Christmas surpris...

May mga time po talaga na walang-wala ka talaga e. Papasok ka sa school tapos pamasahe na lang,” John Abbang said. “Edukasyon lamang ang susi at magtiwala sa Diyos kaya kailangan. Sobrang hirap, nakita ko ‘yung hirap ng buhay namin.

Local Culture
The Moving Interstate Checklist

Whether it’s by managing the costs of moving, or getting to know your new home, moving interstate can present a unique set of challenges. If you’ve moved locally before, it won’t take you long to realize that moving out of state is a much harder process.

Local Culture
Evolution of Emotet: From Banking Trojan...

Emotet is one of the most dangerous and widespread malware threats active today. Ever since its discovery in 2014—when Emotet was a standard credential stealer and banking Trojan, the malware has evolved into a modular,

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IBA and the University of Pennsylvania p...

Multi-year research agreement to develop, test and validate ConformalFLASH® at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, – IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT), the world leader in particle accelerator technology,

National News
Spending in Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court race blows past $5M

Spending in the race for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s state Supreme Court has blown past $5 million, according to campaign finance reports filed, with less than two weeks left until Election Day. Reports filed with the state Friday show that most of it,

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106-year-old Pennsylvania woman claims t...

Prosecutor says story that SEPTA passengers recorded woman’s rape is false. North Allegheny school board may start approving all books. Businesses violating spotted lanternfly permit requirements. Beer is key to 106-year-old’s longevity.

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Pennsylvania workers were least likely i...

New data shows that in August Pennsylvania workers were less likely than employees in any other state to quit their jobs. Quitting has become increasingly common during the pandemic, with the national quit rate reaching a record high in August.

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Lamb sold in Pennsylvania recalled by importer after inspection i...

An import company alerted the United States Department of Agriculture it was recalling nearly 25,000 pounds of frozen lamb meat after it was not re-inspected when it was brought into the country. The meat was sent to distributors in Pennsylvania.

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Salami sticks sold at Trader Joe’s linke...

The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely much higher than the number reported, and this outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses," the CDC stated.

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Turns Out, Doing This One Thing Could He...

A renowned cardiovascular exercise physiologist suggests engaging in one activity may help you live longer than most diet changes will.

Lifestyle
Keith Rothfus: Tax increases could hurt Pa.’s economy, workers

President Biden’s and congressional liberals’ and progressives’ proposals to increase income taxes on businesses come at a time when Pennsylvanians are still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.

National News
118 more COVID cases for Berks as pandem...

Berks County added 118 COVID-19 cases in the Sunday update of the Pennsylvania Department of Health pandemic dashboard. Berks hit triple digits even with the weekend slowdown in test processing. The pandemic total of cases increased to 57,

Lifestyle
From Facebook friend to romance scammer:...

Romance scams on Facebook, Instagram and dating apps were the costliest – more than $139 million in 2020 – to those aged 60-up , the FTC says.

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Hempfield looking to staffing and incentive programs for fire dep...

In an effort to avoid actually hiring a firefighter, Hempfield officials want to offer money to spur volunteers to respond to emergencies and regularly report to fire stations. The goal of the staffin

Events
Stewart Friesen’s 33rd win of 2021 nets ...

Stewart Friesen is the winningest driver in dirt modified racing, and his dominating victory in Saturday’s 100-lap 358 modified feature at the Orange County Fair Speedway put $20,000 in his bank account.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkins on National...

From pumpkin-carving parties to festive pumpkin garb, here are seven ways to celebrate National Pumpkin Day, October 26.

Events
Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound...

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Haunt You Forever

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

Local Culture
4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Ha...

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

Style
The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

Local Culture
Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21 Games for Vaccine Violat...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

Sports
Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World
'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter S...

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

Entertainment
Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins Killed on Movie Set in Pr...

On Thursday, a crew member died after actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm in New Mexico. The crew member has since been identified as director of photography Halyna Hutchins, 42. "Rust" director Joel Souza was injured in the on-set accident.

Film
Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

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'Being the Ricardos': First-Look at Nico...

Earlier this week, Amazon Studios dropped a trailer for the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-direction film "Being the Ricardos," giving audiences a first-look at Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively.

Film
The Story of 'Grizzly Man' Timothy Treadwell, Whose Obsession Wit...

He wanted to befriend the wild. Timothy Treadwell was an American bear enthusiast, environmentalist, and documentary filmmaker.

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