EMPORIUM –– The Pennsylvania Humanities Council has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and The Orton Family Foundation to support Cameron County along the path to becoming a stronger, healthier and more vibrant community through a humanities-base…

DUBOIS — The Lady Owls fell back to .500 with a three-set defeat (16-25, 16-25, 17-25) to DuBois in D-9 Laurel League play on Tuesday.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Bradford’s boys cross country team pulled out two close victories over Punxsutawney and Brookville in a tri-meet on Wednesday afternoon.

He hasn’t been back in over 30 years, but when Steve Housler heads to Butte, Montana later this week all of the memories from his stellar football career will come rushing back.  

High pressure will continue to influence the weather in the state today bringing fair weather and light winds. A cold front will push through the commonwealth late tomorrow evening through the overnight hours bringing the chance for rain and thunderstorms. High pressure will move in for the weekend.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents, but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

Clearfield Municipal Authority will not be fined for recent discharges of sewage into the West Branch of the Susquehanna River caused by heavy rains last week, reported CMA Manager John Williams at Tuesday’s meeting.

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SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. government will test and implement a new system to capture and destroy dangerous vapors released at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site as part of a settlement agreement reached Wednesday.

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.

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Flavorings used in e-cigarettes harm blood vessel cells in a way that could trigger future heart damage, according to a study published recently in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

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The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.

Research shows certain risk factors can increase the chances of developing cancer. Some of these factors, such as tobacco use, can be controlled. Others, like age and family history, are beyond our control, so F.F. Thompson Hospital is now offering cancer genetic testing to empower patients in minimizing risk.

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(20 Sep 2018) Scientists are noticing fewer flying insects that aren't really pests, like moths, fireflies and butterflies. A variety of reasons are suspected but they all lead back to what humans are doing do the environment, especially landscapes.

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say they still don't know why a Wisconsin software company employee went to his office with a pistol and extra ammunition and opened fire on his colleagues, seriously injuring several before he was fatally shot by police.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, even as President Donald Trump called the woman's allegation hard to believe in one of the GOP's sharpest atta…

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — There is no more sacred place in North Korea than Mount Paektu, and getting South Korean President Moon Jae-in to such a spot is a propaganda coup unlike any other. The still active volcano is considered to be the spiritual epicenter of the North Korean revoluti…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Disabled and elderly people were discharged from overwhelmed hospitals with bedsores that led to fatal infections. Medical oxygen ran out. People caught lung infections in sweltering private nursing homes and state facilities. Kidney patients got abbreviated trea…

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police and Malaysia's anti-graft agency say detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face at least two dozen fresh charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.

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It’s an absolute fact that natural gas development continues to be an economic and environmental winner for our region. But a letter to the editor (“Rural Pennsylvania Needs a New Voice”) shares misleading and downright false information regarding this important, job-creating, economic drive…

Many years back — sometime in the 1990s — syndicated columnist George Will wrote about a survey taken in newsrooms at major newspapers and TV networks. The survey found that more than 90 percent of the staffers of said newsrooms identified themselves as Democrats, single digits as Republicans.