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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 28, 2022

LYCO RESIDENTS INVOLVED IN JANUARY 6TH PLEAD GUILTY A South Williamsport man and a Williamsport woman entered guilty pleas in a Washington DC court yesterday for their role in the January 6th insurrection of the US Capitol.  According to the Sun Gazette, 47 year old Mark Aungst and 51 year old Tammy Bronsburg will face…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 27, 2022

PA LEGISLATION HAS RESPONSE TO ABORTION RULING Following the decision of the US Supreme court to overturn Roe vs Wade last week, it’s noted that Pennsylvania does not have an automatic legal restriction of abortion services, but legislation has been introduced that faces all those legal hurdles on both sides of the issue.  According to…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 24, 2022

POLICE: DRIVE-BY SHOOTING COULD BE RETALIATION FOR MURDER Police suspect three men they have in custody and one for whom they have a warrant, attempted to retaliate against the murder of the man killed May 19th in the Penn Jersey Mart in Sunbury, by participating in a drive by shooting June 15th.  According to North…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 23, 2022

WASD ADMINISTRATORS RESPOND TO PRINCIPAL’S ARREST Williamsport School District issued an official statement yesterday, responding to the arrest of school principal Roger Freed on sexual assault charges.  According to the statement, the district is suspending Freed with pay as the investigation into the charges continues.  They are also offering counseling for any student who wishes…

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