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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Federal authorities told officials in Pennsylvania that Russian hackers unsuccessfully tried to access election systems in the state before last year’s presidential election.  A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that Pennsylvania was one of the 21 states targeted by the Russians. The Wolf administration says neither it nor the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has any evidence of a breach of the state’s election systems, however.


The disclosure to the states comes as a special counsel probes whether there was any coordination during the 2016 presidential campaign between Russia and associates of Donald Trump.  Trump won the election and calls the Russia story a hoax. Trump also won Pennsylvania, becoming the first Republican presidential candidate to do so since 1988.


BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania activist has gotten permission to burn a combination Nazi-Confederate flag to protest a town fair’s decision to allow the sale of Confederate flags.  Gene Stilp says he’ll burn the flag Friday in a garbage can at the Columbia County courthouse after getting permission from the county commissioners on Thursday.


Stilp says he’s upset that the Bloomsburg Fair is allowing six vendors to sell Confederate flags this year. The same fair drew national headlines last year when a vendor sold swastika flags before he was asked to leave.  Fair board president Paul Reichart says organizers have asked this year’s vendors to display just one flag and put any they sell into bags. He says if the situation gets out of hand, fair officials will take action.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his uncle while the pair sat in a car on a busy street in downtown Philadelphia.  Authorities say the 24-year-old man was shot around 11:30 a.m. Friday near 16th and Arch Streets in Center City after his nephew found a gun belonging to another family member under a seat of their SUV.


The wounded man was hospitalized in stable condition. Police did not immediately release his identity.  Officials say the gun belongs to one of the boy’s other uncles, who is an off-duty Philadelphia Housing Authority police officer.  Police say they’re not filing charges at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.


DARLINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man had an 8-year-old girl drive him around until someone saw the car moving recklessly and called 911.  The bizarre incident involving 24-year-old Kevin Cook happened on Sept. 3 in Darlington Township, Beaver County.  That’s where township police say in a criminal complaint that someone reported seeing the child driving and almost wrecking the car twice about 7:30 p.m.


Police say the girl stopped the car when another motorist became upset and got out of his car, yelling at her and Cook. That’s when the girl told police Cook made her switch seats so he could get behind the wheel before police arrived.  Police say Cook was so drunk he couldn’t finish a field sobriety test.  The New Castle man doesn’t have an attorney listed in court records.


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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A survivor of sexual abuse by Japan’s World War II-era army has attended the dedication of a San Francisco statue commemorating the plight of Asia’s so-called “comfort women.”  The memorial dedicated Friday outside San Francisco’s Chinatown is the latest of dozens such statues worldwide. They mark the suffering of women around Asia forced into brothels for Japanese soldiers in territory held by Japan in the 1930s and 1940s.


The plight of the so-called comfort women remains divisive in Asia.  Eighty-nine-year-old former “comfort woman” Yongsoo Lee came from South Korea for the ceremony. Lee raised her fist in the air, and she told the crowd the statutes will keep going up until there is a memorial to the comfort women in Japan’s capital.  California’s Korean, Chinese and Filipino communities established the memorial.


LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens.  A Lake Forest woman says she was watching HGTV on her Cox Communications cable service on Thursday when the alert flashed across the screen. Video shows the message included the voice of a man warning that “in the last days extremely violent time will come.” The newspaper says Spectrum cable customers also got the message.


A Cox spokesman tells the newspaper that viewers should have seen a typical emergency-broadcast test but a technical malfunction caused it to go on longer than it should have. He says the broadcast picked up an audio feed that bled into the alert.  The cable companies say they’re investigating.


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The Penn State Nittany Lions play the Iowa Hawkeyes today on WKOK.  You can hear the game on 1070AM WKOK, pre-game is at 6pm, the game kicks off at 7:30pm. Tomorrow on WKOK, the Phillies are on WKOK. They are at the Atlanta Braves at 1pm. You can hear the game on 1070AM WKOK, while our normal programming (CBS News, AccuWeather and CBS Sportsradio) continues on


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger has set a National League rookie record for home runs while helping the Los Angeles Dodgers win their fifth consecutive NL West title. Bellinger’s 39th homer of the season was a three-run blast that broke a 1-1 tie in the Dodgers’ 4-2 win over San Francisco. Rich Hill struck out nine over six innings and hit an RBI double for Los Angeles.


FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans will hear oral arguments on Oct. 2 in the NFL’s bid to reinstate Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over a domestic abuse case in Ohio. The date clears the way for last year’s NFL rushing leader to play Monday night at Arizona and Oct. 1 against the visiting Los Angeles Rams. A Texas judge last week granted Elliott’s request for an injunction that blocked the NFL’s suspension.





Shikellamy      38        Final/2OT

Williamsport    45


Selinsgrove      17        Final

Berwick           6


Southern Columbia     56        Final

Lewisburg       21


Bloomsburg     73        Final

Milton 22


Danville           20        Final

Central Columbia        27


Mount Carmel             20        Final

North Schuylkill          21


Line Mountain            26        Final

Williams Valley           42


Mifflinburg     15        Final

Shamokin        29


Halifax            21        Final/OT

East Juniata     27


Warrior Run    20        Final

South Williamsport     55


Tri Valley        45        Final

Minersville      20


Muncy 62        Final

Sayre   20


Columbia/Montour VT           12        Final

Montgomery   32


Jersey Shore    29        Final

Montoursville  13


Upper Dauphin           32        Final

Pine Grove      26


Juniata           70          Final

Millersburg      0


Jersey Shore    29        Final

Montoursville  13








Final    Boston             5          Cincinnati        4



Final    Tampa Bay      8          Baltimore        3

Final    Toronto           8          N-Y Yankees  1

Final    Minnesota       7          Detroit 3

Final    Chi White Sox            7          Kansas City     6

Final    Houston          3          L.A. Angels    0

Final    Oakland          4          Texas   1

Final    Seattle 3          Cleveland        1



Final    St. Louis          4          Pittsburgh        3

Final    N-Y Mets        7          Washington     6

Final    Atlanta            7          Philadelphia    2

Final    Chi Cubs         5          Milwaukee      4, 10 Innings

Final    Arizona           13        Miami  11

Final    L.A. Dodgers  4          San Francisco  2

Final    Colorado         4          San Diego       1



Final    Pittsburgh        4          Columbus        3

Final    St. Louis          4          Washington     0

Final    N-Y Islanders 2          N-Y Rangers   1

Final    Toronto           3          Buffalo            0

Final    Tampa Bay      3          Nashville         1

Final    Calgary            4          Arizona           2

Final    Edmonton       5          Vancouver       3

Final    Anaheim          4          L.A. Kings      2



Final    (23) Utah         30        Arizona           24







Boston             at         Cincinnati        4:10 p.m.



L.A. Angels    at         Houston          1:05 p.m.

N-Y Yankees  at         Toronto           4:07 p.m.

Cleveland        at         Seattle 4:10 p.m.

Minnesota       at         Detroit 6:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay      at         Baltimore        7:05 p.m.

Kansas City     at         Chi White Sox            7:10 p.m.

Texas   at         Oakland          9:05 p.m.



Chi Cubs         at         Milwaukee      1:05 p.m.

St. Louis          at         Pittsburgh        7:05 p.m.

Washington     at         N-Y Mets        7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia    at         Atlanta            7:10 p.m.

Miami  at         Arizona           8:10 p.m.

Colorado         at         San Diego       8:40 p.m.

San Francisco  at         L.A. Dodgers  9:10 p.m.



Colorado         at         Minnesota       6:00 p.m.

N-Y Rangers   at         New Jersey      7:00 p.m.

Boston             at         Detroit 7:00 p.m.

Carolina           at         Washington     7:00 p.m.

Toronto           at         Buffalo            7:00 p.m.

Montreal          at         Ottawa            7:00 p.m.

Dallas  at         St. Louis          8:00 p.m.

Columbus        at         Chicago           8:30 p.m.

Winnipeg         at         Edmonton       9:00 p.m.

San Jose          at         Arizona           9:00 p.m.



(1) Alabama    at         Vanderbilt       3:30 p.m.

Boston at         (2) Clemson     3:30 p.m.

(3) Oklahoma  at         Baylor 6:30 p.m.

(4) Penn St.     at         Iowa    7:30 p.m.

(5) Southern Cal          at         California        3:30 p.m.

(16) TCU         at         (6) Oklahoma St.         3:30 p.m.

(7) Washington           at         Colorado         10:00 p.m.

(8) Michigan    at         Purdue 4:00 p.m.

UNLV at         (10) Ohio St.   12:00 p.m.

(17) Mississippi St.      at         (11) Georgia    7:00 p.m.

NC State         at         (12) Florida St.            12:00 p.m.

Old Dominion at         (13) Virginia Tech       2:00 p.m.

Toledo at         (14) Miami      3:30 p.m.

(15) Auburn    at         Missouri          7:30 p.m.

Nevada            at         (18) Washington St.    6:00 p.m.

Kent St.           at         (19) Louisville 12:00 p.m.

(20) Florida     at         Kentucky        7:30 p.m.

(22) San Diego St.      at         Air Force         7:00 p.m.

(24) Oregon     at         Arizona St.      10:00 p.m.

Syracuse          at         (25) LSU         7:00 p.m.



Houston          at         New York City           3:00 p.m.


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