LATEST HEADLINES

THON 2022 Raises Record $13.7 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer.

Bellefonte Waterfront Developers Plan to Begin Work This Summer.

AT&T Eyeing Ferguson Township for New Cell Phone Tower.

FDA Warns Of Family Dollar Products Exposed To Rats- The FDA says several FDA-regulated products from Family Dollar stores across the country may be unsafe to consume. The FDA sent out the warning on Friday because a rodent infestation was found at a distribution facility in West Memphis, Arkansas. Some examples of the impacted items include human foods, cosmetics, medical devices, and medications. And you know, the biggest issue with rats can be in their poop. Over one thousand dead rats were found at the facility.

The world is on alert for possible war in Europe. Vice President Harris says there’s been peace and security over the past 70 years but admits that could change at any moment. She warned of higher energy costs and gas prices if Russia decides to invade Ukraine.

The hate crimes trial in the Georgia killing of Ahmaud Arbery is entering a new phase today.   Both sides will give closing arguments as prosecutors try to prove race played a role.  Three men were already convicted of shooting Arbery two years while he was jogging.

Most of the nation is bracing for more winter weather today.  Millions in several northern states will wake up to temperatures ten to 20 degrees below normal.  Storms will also stretch from Texas to Alabama, bringing rain, hail and high winds.  Tornadoes are also possible.

Queen Elizabeth isn’t letting coronavirus slow her down.  The 95-year-old has mild symptoms but is carrying on with duties as usual after testing positive.  Her son Prince Charles and his wife recently became infected along with other members of the British royal household.

The annual gathering of big conservative names begins Thursday in Florida.  Several politicians will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference including Governor Ron DeSantis and former President Trump.  Neither have said if they’re running for president in 2024.

A Connecticut senator is pushing to suspend the federal gas tax.

Sports

Penn State men’s hockey fell 6-4 on Saturday night to No. 5 Minnesota after leading 3-0 in the first period.

The Penn State men’s tennis team (6-3) swept their Sunday doubleheader, defeating Delaware, 6-1 and Saint Bonaventure, 7-0 at the Penn State Indoor Tennis Center.

The Penn State softball team concluded the Panther Invitational with a dominant 10-0 run-rule victory over host FIU Sunday afternoon at Felsberg Field.

The Penn State Nittany Lions (17-0, 8-0 B1G) ranked No. 1 in the latest InterMat Tournament Power Index (TPI), shut out visiting Rider (4-10) 45-0 to close out the 2021-22 dual meet season unbeaten.

NHL – The Penguins lost to Carolina, 4-3.

Team LeBron earned a 163-160 victory over Team Durant on Sunday night in Cleveland.

Austin Cindric won the Daytona 500 yesterday by edging out Bubba Wallace. This is Austin’s second Cup Series victory.