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Christians seek refuge from persecution

WGRC News - 11 hours 9 min ago

France has extended asylum to Iraqi Christian refugees who have fled their ISIS persecution in Iraq.
The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham previously demanded that all Christians in Mosul convert to Islam, pay a high tax or die. Thousands of Christians fled the region, seeking freedom to practice their faith.
The French Foreign Minister and Interior Minister said, “We are providing aid to displaced people fleeing from the threats of an Islamic State and have sought refuge in Kurdistan. We are ready, if they so desire, to help facilitate asylum on our soil.“
The Muslims who remain in Mosul are now under strict Sharia rules, including the mandatory wearing of full veils for women.

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Honoring the last Enola Gay crew member

WGRC News - 11 hours 12 min ago

The only remaining member of the crew of the Enola Gay which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima Japan during World War II passed away this week. Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk was born and raised in Northumberland. He was 93 years old. Funeral services are set for next Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church. There will be a flyover of a World War II B-17 at the cemetary after the funeral. The plane will be on display at the Sunbury airfield where Van Kirk landed after the war was over.

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National Night Out set for Lewistown next week

WGRC News - 17 hours 7 min ago

Lewistown Rec Park will be buzzing on Tuesday night, for the local observance of National Night Out. National Night Out activities take place across the country, as a way to connect communities to their law enforcement officers, and bring awareness to the importance of neighborhoods in fighting crime. The event in Lewistown is set for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday night. The activities are free.

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Man accused of stealing from former employer

WGRC News - 17 hours 8 min ago

A 49 year old man accused of stealing from his former employer in Williamsport is facing theft charges. 49 year old Allen Grimes apparently copped to stealing about $6,000 from Surplus City while he was a manager there.

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Planned Parenthood Lawsuit

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:15pm

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is facing a legal challenge from the mother of an underage girl who was taken to the facility by her abuser to have an abortion.
The suit was filed on June 20 and claims that the then 13-year-old girl was taken to the clinic by her abuser, who was also her step-father, to have an abortion on May 3, 2012. Not only did the staff not ask the girl if she was being sexually abused by an adult, they also neglected to contact law enforcement or child services to report suspected abuse of the girl.
When the victim finally told her mother about the sexual abuse and abortion on July 18, 2012, she was taken a local hospital for an examination and to report the abuse. Timothy Smith was arrested and charged with multiple counts of felony sex abuse, and plead guilty to two counts in late 2012.

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Road Construction

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:53pm

Road Construction to tell you about. Traffic will be slow going this week on Route 54 from Riverside to Boyd Station in Northumberland County. A micro-surfacing project began today on the 2 mile stretch of roadway. The road will be reduced to a single lane with flagging operations for traffic control. Motorists should expect delays. It’s believed that the work could be finished by Friday, but may end up lasting through Saturday.

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Man charged with stealing from Employer

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:52pm

Trouble for a Cogan Station man. Allen Grimes was charged last week after admitting to taking money from his place of work over a five month period this year. Grimes the former manager of Surplus City is accused of stealing in excess of $10,000 dollars from the business. He allegedly suspended transactions after accepting money for the items then cancelled the transaction and put the money is in his pocket.

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Man killed when front loader overturns

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:35am

A Snyder County man died when he lost control of a front-end loader last night. WNEP says police say 57 year old Elias Hoover of Selinsgrove was killed. He was moving bails of hay with the machine on a steep hill, and the loader tipped on top of him.

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New jobs coming

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:34am

New jobs are coming to the area. The Daily Item says a Ritz-Craft production facility in Mifflinburg that went inactive seven years ago is coming back online, and they’re hiring 60 people for jobs there. Ritz-Craft currently employs 278 people. Officials say a tremendous rebound in housing demand is what prompted the change. The company could start working on hiring the new staff as early as next week. To apply for one of those jobs, you can go to ritz-craft.com, or go to the office at 15 Industrial Park Road in Mifflinburg for an application.

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Vote coming on bill for care for veterans

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:34am

As soon as today, the U.S. House could vote on a $17 billion bill to improve veterans’ health care. The proposal is designed to cut down on veterans’ wait time for health care. It also will go to hire more doctors and nurses for veterans. A Senate vote could come soon. There’s a hurry to get this done, as lawmakers leave this weekend for a five-week break.

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Woman accused of leaving child in hot car

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:33am

A Lewisburg woman is accused of leaving her child in a hot car. Gehan Elfayoumi has been charged in the case. WNEP says the 10 month old child was spotted in a car in a Walmart parking lot last week. The child was unharmed, and troopers think the child was in the vehicle for 10 to 12 minutes.

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Many deaths from cold weather

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:33am

A new report shows that 2,000 Americans per year die from the weather. The number comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says nearly two-thirds of those deaths are from the cold.

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New jobs coming

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:32am

New jobs are coming to the area. The Daily Item says a Ritz-Craft production facility in Mifflinburg that went inactive seven years ago is coming back online, and they’re hiring 60 people for jobs there. Ritz-Craft currently employs 278 people. Officials say a tremendous rebound in housing demand is what prompted the change. The company could start working on hiring the new staff as early as next week. To apply for one of those jobs, you can go to ritz-craft.com, or go to the office at 15 Industrial Park Road in Mifflinburg for an application.

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Woman charged after leaving child in hot vehicle

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:32am

A Lewisburg woman is accused of leaving her child in a hot car. Gehan Elfayoumi has been charged in the case. WNEP says the 10 month old child was spotted in a car in a Walmart parking lot last week. The child was unharmed, and troopers think the child was in the vehicle for 10 to 12 minutes.

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Vote coming on help for veterans

WGRC News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 5:31am

As soon as today, the U.S. House could vote on a $17 billion bill to improve veterans’ health care. The proposal is designed to cut down on veterans’ wait time for health care. It also will go to hire more doctors and nurses for veterans. A Senate vote could come soon. There’s a hurry to get this done, as lawmakers leave this weekend for a five-week break.

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Little League World Series

WGRC News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:56pm

Mark this on your calendar, As Little League celebrates it’s 75th Anniversay, The 2014 Little League Baseball World Series will take place on August 14 through the 24th, with The Grand Slam Parade happening on Wednesday August 13th at 6pm with the downtown festival beginning at 4.

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Ground Zero Cross Stays

WGRC News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:55pm

The famed Ground Zero Cross won’t be removed from The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum for now. CBN News reports, The U.S. 2nd Court of Appeal rejected a challenge to the cross by The American Atheists on Monday.
The cross, found in the rubble of the World Trade Center buildings became a strong symbol for rescue workers and victims’ families in the aftermath of Sept. 11.
But the atheist group said acknowledging faith amounts to improper “religious promotion.“
The court disagreed. The Supreme Court has long held that accurately telling human history often requires referring to religion.

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