HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Polling places across Pennsylvania will be open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today in a slew of primary nomination battles for municipal and judicial offices. Most of the balloting is limited to Democratic and Republican voters, who will be choosing nominees for the November 5th general election. Only about one in five registered voters is expected to cast ballots.
FREEMANSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A military burial is scheduled in Pennsylvania for a World War II soldier whose remains were recovered after more than 65 years. The Express-Times reports William Yawney was a 23-year-old Army private when he was killed on Saipan in July 1944, as Allied forces were trying to secure the island. His family has scheduled a full military burial Saturday at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Cemetery in Northampton.
BERWICK, Pa. (AP) - Police say a woman lost control of her sport-utility vehicle, drove along a sidewalk and crashed after her small dog got tangled up in the steering wheel. The Press Enterprise reports the accident happened in front of a McDonald's restaurant in Berwick yesterday morning. The crash knocked out power to much of the street. The driver, 35-year-old Elizabeth Tomlinson suffered a cut to her lip. Police say the dog, a Cockapoo, jumped out of the vehicle and disappeared after the crash.
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant. Holmes sued in January, saying a neighbor was wrongfully towing cars from a shared parking lot by his restaurant in Easton, Champ's Corner. The Express-Times reports a judge ruled the neighbor, Riverstar Properties, must stop towing vehicles until the lawsuit's outcome is resolved.
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