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Greetings from the Susquehannock press team

Greetings from the Susquehannock press team

The news on this channel was brought to you by the Sushannock team:

The press team, from left to right: Sietse (reporter D), Marleen (reporter A), Adrià (reporter C), Alexandra (reporter E)

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Results elections

Results elections

National Results

Governor results:

Elected Fugitive+ Fighting, Kevin Letanche, Hero of Mercy Hospital!

2nd place: Chris de Bruijn

3rd place: Martijn van Beek and Andreas Huttig

State police results: Robert Bor

Yarbrough

Mayor of Yarbrough: Chris de Bruijn

Chief police results of Yarbrough: Bram Hesselink

Chief of Emergency services of Yarbrough: Luke Doodeman (reelected)

Allentown

Mayor of Allentown:Rob Koppendraier

Deputy Mayor of Allentown: Judith ‘t Horst

Chief police results of Allentown: Maarten Smit

Chief of Emergency services of Allentown: Harmen Leusink

Erie

Mayor of Erie: Jelmer Lok

Chief police results of Erie: Jeroen van Dijk

Chief of Emergency services of Erie: Jacob Boersma

Pittsburgh

Mayor of Pittsburgh:Johan Jans

Chief police results of Pittsburgh:Johan Jans

Chief of Emergency services of Pittsburgh: Friso Holtkamp

Scranton

Mayor of Scranton: Oliver Brettschneider

Chief police results of Scranton: Frank Oderkerk

Chief of Emergency services of Scranton: Reinier Rutten

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Northland offers unity with US

Northland offers unity with US

Northland offers to annex the United States to bring true unity in this time of crisis. “While America is in chaos, the North stands united. We could join together to make the Great White North.”
Northland stresses that this is an offer, not a takeover.

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Verbeek: “We should arrest the president on sight”

Verbeek: “We should arrest the president on sight”

The canditate for presidencity, the governor Verbeek, has stated that the President must be detained. In light of the Ouississagua’s controversy, he reacted that arresting her should be priority. He has not contacted any other Governor states to discuss this matter.

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Presidential candidate Verbeek announces his program

Presidential candidate Verbeek announces his program

Presidential candidate Verbeek, currently governor of Susquehannock, has announced his goals as president:

  • Uniting and rebuilding the country after this crisis
  • Reconstruction of infrastructure and healthcare
  • Immediate help for refugees
  • Strengthen the National Guard because they were proven not to be effective enough

He stresses he wants to work with all people from both parties to achieve this, in addition he wants an investigation into what exactly happened and the effectiveness of the White House during this crisis.

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Breaking news: politicians evacuated from Yarbrough

Breaking news: politicians evacuated from Yarbrough

The highest politicians located in Yarbrough have been evacuated from the city after the constant rise zombie threat. A vigilante group called the “Truth Crusaders” have been raiding the city hospital. As the mayor of Scranton was nearly killed by the vigilantes, it was decided to evacuate the officials.

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Kittens saved

Kittens saved

Last sunday morning the fire department of Allentown valiantly fought its way through a zombie horde to save some kittens that had fled into a tree, proving that they wish to save everyone, not just humans.

One of the kittens getting some much needed milk.


After this heroic rescue, the mayor of Allentown adopted the kittens.

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Scientists from Yarbrough helping Eire

Scientists from Yarbrough helping Eire

Research scientists from Yarbrough are providing additional manpower to the State’s capital.

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Editor in Chief Runs for President!

Editor in Chief Runs for President!

I, the Editor in Chief of the Kanawha Newspaper am running for President of the United States of America! I have been dutifully representing the voice of the people during this pressing weekend, and I have been the only voice of reason amidst all of this chaos. I hope you will consider giving me your support.

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Ordered evacuation in Scranton

Ordered evacuation in Scranton

Scranton, which has been holding up valiantly under Mayor Andreas Hüttig is now clearing a corridor to Allentown with the help of the national guard. From here civilians will be evacuated to the national guard base in Harrisburg.

 

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Cure being mass produced by NecroTec in Ouisconsin

Cure being mass produced by NecroTec in Ouisconsin

As we speak, samples of the cure are on its way to NecroTec, Ouisconsin to be mass produced. The states of Adirondack and Wabash are mass creating the delivery systems to be used by the states of Adirondack, Wabash and Susquehannock, who has been delivering the cure.

Helicopters provided by another state, but under the control of the governor of Susquehannock are transporting the delivery system. The delivery system will be filled with the mass-produced cure at the NecroTec factory in Ouisconsin, after which they will fly back to Susquehannock for distribution. Adirondack and Wabash will retrieve their filled delivery systems in a similar way.

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Governor Verbeek: “we need stronger leadership”

Governor Verbeek: “we need stronger leadership”

In an exclusive interview with our reporter Tapia Jr governor Verbeek reaffirmed that he wants to be running for president. “In these dire moments, we need stronger leadership”.

Governor Tim Denmink of Adirondack state has pledged his support of governor Verbeek of Susquehannock. He will be joining the campaign as vice-presidential candidate.

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Necrotech offices overrun, Badger reporter Tapia dead

Necrotech offices overrun, Badger reporter Tapia dead

We are sad to announce that our reporter Tapia has died in the line of duty. He was reporting about the offices of Necrotech in Yarbrough because they seemed to be deserted when we lost contact with him.

Later we got a report that the Necrotech offices had been overrun by zombies. It has now been confirmed that our reporter was one of the casualties.

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Breaking news: Lexcorp says “NO”, new company for mass production needed!

Breaking news: Lexcorp says “NO”, new company for mass production needed!

LexCorp has just stopped with the production of the cure for unknown reasons.

The chief of Emergency services of Yarbrough is looking for one or more large pharmaceutical companies to mass produce the cure.
The scientists of Yarbrough can only produce the cure in small quantities, but they already do have the means of delivering the cure.

Update: NecroTec is able and willing to mass produce the cure!

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Updates of the state of Susquehannock

Updates of the state of Susquehannock

Yarbrough

  • Necrotech HQ is overrun
  • Yarbrough hospital overrun
  • Yarbrough is blowing up bridges
  • Yarbrough is ungovernable due to a shorage of police. There is now exactly one SWAT member
  • Yarbrough is in a state of mass panick

 

Pittsbourgh

 

Allentown

 

Scranton

  • clearing a passage to Allentown for evacuation

 

Erie

  • new Capital
  • confiscated Lexcorp property

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Yarborough Emergency department found a cure!

Yarborough Emergency department found a cure!

The deputy chief of the Yarborough emergency department announced that they have found a cure. They captured zombies, isolated the virus from them and developed a antidote. It has been tested now, and it is proven to be able to turn zombies back into humans.

The proud deputy chief of the Yarbrough emergency services with his cure.

The Scranton mayor Hüttig announced they have found a way to mass-produce this cure. Yarbrough works with the military and the scientists in the city to deliver this to the production facility.

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Erie new state capital of Susquehannock

Erie new state capital of Susquehannock

After the fall of Allentown the Governor declears Erie the new state capital of Susquehannock. “Erie, the only town that has not needed state intervention is happy with this honor” says Mayor Martijn van Beek

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Breaking news: Cure ready for delivery

Breaking news: Cure ready for delivery

The governors of Susquehannock and Adirondack and the mayors of Wabash have managed to bring the cure of Lexcorp together with the delivery system of the National Guard. As soon as these parties have physically met, the delivery of the cure will start.

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Susquehannock military liaison has been arrested for high treason

Susquehannock military liaison has been arrested for high treason

The department of Homeland Security has arrested the military liaison of the governor of Susquehannock. Military liaison Rombouts is accused of high treason because he asked the Pentagon liaison to “join his revolution”. Reportedly he also didn’t follow orders before this.

Before his arrest, reporter Tapia of Badger News managed to meet with liaison Rombouts. Asked for a reaction, he declared that he was not talking to the federals anymore because he felt he was being ignored, manipulated and mistreated by the government, so he wanted to do things on his own.

Update: Military liaison Rombouts has escaped from custody! This may have been an inside job.

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Failed coup in Yarbrough

Failed coup in Yarbrough

The deputy mayor of Yarbrough who was percieved dead after being shot in the chest suvived his injury and is now up and about again. The mayor of Yarbrough was the victim of an assassination attempt, allegedly engineered by the chief of the Yarnbrough police who was desposed of his office following the allegations. The mayor was evacuated to an unknown location, promoting the deputy mayor to acting mayor of Yarnbrough, as well as chief of police until an replacement can be found. While the assassination attempt was commited using a police weapon the former chief of police denies involvment with the crime.

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Get to the Chopper! Wabash National Guard Commander on Route to Cure in Susquehannock

Get to the Chopper! Wabash National Guard Commander on Route to Cure in Susquehannock

Beefy national commander has been witnessed jumping into a chopper to get cure to Wabash! He shouted out “God Bless Wabash” before departing… The Bloodhound salutes his guts and hopes they remain within his bowels.

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Update of the state of Susquehannock

Update of the state of Susquehannock

Allentown

  • Fires under control
  • Important buildings cleared
  • Helping the evacuation of Scranton
  • Big reward for survivalists, collect at the Town Hall

Erie

  • City center is safe and secure
  • Civilians are given weapons to defend thenselves and their homes
  • Wounded mayor emerges from hospital to speak to the crowds “Stand together”

Pittsburgh

  • The only safe place in the city is the Mercy hospital
  • Mercy hospital opens it doors for any evacuees, all are welcome, including evacuated Air Force personnel

Scranton

  • No hospitals left
  • Being evacuated to Allentown, national guards are clearing the way. Civilians are to convene at city hall for evacuation.
  • Lots of zombies outside the Badger office

Yarbrough

  • Mayor has been evacuated because of assissination attempt.
  • Deputy mayor was reported dead, but was actually wounded.
  • Only half the police force is left
  • National guard is retreating behind the river, planning on blowing the bridge to prevent the zombies from following

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The cure is here!

The cure is here!

Luke Doodeman (Emergency Services Chief of Yorborough) and Bram Hesselink (Deputy Emergency Services Chief of Yorborough) are leading research on a cure to the zombie infection, together with the cities of Erie, Allentown, Yarborough and pharmaceutical company LexCorp. State police has been helping with a financial injection and by introducing LexCorp to the research. LexCorp has commited to produce the vaccin at a reduced cost. The researchers are stressing that it is their intent that the cure cannot be used as a weapon, but only as a cure; “This needs to stop!”.
A Cure has now been found, but is still in need of a delivery system. LexCorp is currently working on this delivery system.

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Evacuation proceeds in Allentown

Evacuation proceeds in Allentown

The evacuation of the people of Allentown to the national guard base in Harrisburg continued after being halted by a massive amount of zombies blocking the way. The way was cleared by joint effords of the Allentown police and the national guard.

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Governor visits Erie hospital to meet with Mayor

Governor visits Erie hospital to meet with Mayor

Today, I have been given the opportunity to share a helicopter ride with the governor to visit the hospital of Erie. During this visit, the governor met with the Erie mayor, who is currently a patient in the hospital. The governor was very impressed with the medical staff of the hospital and how they managed with the limited resources that they have available.

It seems fingers are being pointed to companies that might have caused they outbreak. The response of the governor was that research needs to be done first on a justitial level before any names should be made public.

On the way back, the governor and his personnel saved the family of the mayor, who were in an area swarmed with zombies.

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Left to die?

Left to die?

Governor Vermeer informed badger news that he officially wants to start a senat wide investigation of the white house for retreating the federal troops from the Susquehannock airport base, leaving it unprotected.

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Murder amongst the chaos

Murder amongst the chaos

The deputy mayor of Yarbrough was shot dead recently. The murder was diguised as a zombie attack but the bullet wounds were still visible, redering the deception unsucessful

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Zombies spread to Pittsburgh Air Force base!

Zombies spread to Pittsburgh Air Force base!

Zombies have reached the Pittsburgh Air Force today. The base is evacuating now.

The Pentagon said that due to the intransigence of the governor they were unable to defend the base and made a considered decision to evacuate.

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Fugitive Pittsburg mayor still fighting

Fugitive Pittsburg mayor still fighting

Accused of treason, fugitive Mayor Kevin Letanche of Pittsburg is still fighting to save his city!

 

The fugitive mayor is still there.

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Nico Buffing acting Mayor of Pittsburgh

Nico Buffing acting Mayor of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has a new acting Mayor in Nico Buffing while the still wanted Mayor Kevin Letance is located at Mercy hospital to help with the evacuation. Citizens of Pitsburgh are once again adviced to evacuate to the hospital!

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Lexcorp and Weygand abandon the people of Erie

Lexcorp and Weygand abandon the people of Erie

Weygand and Lexcorp were asked to help the people of Erie by the Mayor, but refused.

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State of the state of Susquehannock

State of the state of Susquehannock

State: declared state-wide emergency

Allentown

  • Mass panic
  • Evacuating to Harrisburg
  • University continues zombie research

Erie

  • Moderate panic
  • Police are keeping the main locations, but surrounded by zombies
  • Erie militia hold the line
  • Zombies are spreading to the east
  • Sent medical help to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

  • Mass panic
  • Situation going to shambles
  • Evacuating
  • Almost whole city overrun, including government buildings, police make a last stand at Mercy hospital

Scranton

  • Mass panic
  • Lots of zombies, including in front of the Badger office

Yarborough

  • Mass panic
  • Fighting the zombies, some success
  • Police HQ has been destroyed
  • Many city fires

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Cure found!

Cure found!

A cure has to the disease seems to have been found in Ouisconsin. The plans are now to spread it through the air in order to reach as many infected as possible. Further news will follow.

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Yarborough Police HQ overrun

Yarborough Police HQ overrun

Zombies have now overrun a school and the police HQ of Yarborough.
Half of the City is burning and another massive panic attack is uprising.

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Scranton call to arms – We want you!

Scranton call to arms – We want you!

Scranton police chief and deputy mayor are calling on to the people of Scranton to come to their aid.

Everyone in town is requested to gather at the city hall to either pick up arms and support our great police force, or to be evacuated. The police force have been showing “superhuman” efforts so far and have now implemented the “special bullets” which are more effective against the infected

We repeat: all citizens of Scranton, gather at city hall!

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Pitsburgh Mayor under order of arrest

Pitsburgh Mayor under order of arrest

Due to the illegal evacuation of the citicens of Pitsburgh the mayor now officially has an order of arrest. The police of Pitsburgh stands with the mayor on the decision of the evacuation, refusing to arrest him. The citizens of Pitsburgh are asked to evacuate to Mercy hospital and those already evacuated to the military facility are adviced to follow the rules given there.

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Nefarious Necrotech

Nefarious Necrotech

The big company Necrotech has been reported to experiment on live zombies as well as civilians in their residence in Allentown. The Allentown police is in on this, reportedly protecting those Necrotech facilities used or this illegal and morally questionable research.

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Police brutality continues in Yarbourgh

Police brutality continues in Yarbourgh

The police is reported to continuously use exessive force against civilians. This was confirmed by the press officer, who gave the ongoing riots and mass panic as an explenation.

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Hospital of Erie releases half of its patients

Hospital of Erie releases half of its patients

The hospital in Erie managed to patch up more than half of its patients.

Martijn van Beek, the mayor of Erie who was wounded while defending his city, choose not to receive this special attention, as “the civilians of his city should come first”. The Mayor will continue trying to raise funds for hospitals. A large part of the medical personnel of the hospital of Erie is now sent to the hospital of Pittsburgh to offer their help and strengthen their ongoing cooperation.

  

 

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Governor unsatisefied with whitehouse communications

Governor unsatisefied with whitehouse communications

Governor Verbeek is officially lodging a complaint against the white house due to what he percieves as “slow and unclear communications”. “the president is sacrificing human lives for political gain”, so his press speaker says. To take matters into his own hands he promised to import drinking water from uninfected neighbourstates.

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Allentown making progress

Allentown making progress

Allentown captured a zombie last friday and did some research on it. This has resulted in better bullets for the police, making them more effective in fighting zombies. The help from the state in the form of the national guards also makes a difference, they have retaken part of Allentown by kicking some zombie ass.

Other news from Allentown:

  • Local hero saves 3 baby’s from zombie horde, and thanks the mayor for his fighting inspiration.
  • Mayor rescues badger building in person with police help.
  • It is rumoured the president will come to Allentown to show support.

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Mass panic in Yarbourgh

Mass panic in Yarbourgh

Mass panic broke out in Yarbough because of an increase of police brutality due to riots. Roughly a third of the poice force has left their post to tend to their families. The hospital of Yarbourgh is now overrun with the infected. The Mayor of Yarbourgh expressed his discontend with the governor due to a lack of help and communcation in the crisis.

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Mayor of Pittsburgh accused of treason

Mayor of Pittsburgh accused of treason

The Pentagon is not happy with the mayor of Pittsburgh sending his population to the nearby Air Force Base. According to their spokesperson, the mayor “commits treason” by doing this, because the base is of vital importance to the entire state of Susquehannock.

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It spreads through water!

It spreads through water!

The researchers at Allentown university have discovered that the virus spreads to water. This discovery was made possible by increased funding by Governor Verbeek. The population is advised to stay away from rivers and watermains and not to drink the tab water.

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Susquehannock state police HQ overrun!

Susquehannock state police HQ overrun!

We got a report that the Susquehannock state police HQ is overrun by zombies. Obviously they are not able to communicate this themselves.

We want to add that although two of our Susquehannock offices were overrun, too, we are still reporting!

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Pittsburgh evacuates!

Pittsburgh evacuates!

The mayor of Pittsburgh has ordered the full evacuation of Pittsburgh due to the Z situation. He announced everyone should evacuate to the Air Force Base to the east of the city, because it is a more defensable location, were he “can stop the line of infestation”.

The police and the emergency services will help to make the evacuation proceed as smoothly as possible.

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Correction – Yarbourgh Mayor fires Chief of Police

Correction – Yarbourgh Mayor fires Chief of Police

Yarbourghs chief of police was not reliefed from service as previousely reported due to his preformance, rather because he lies hospital due to injuries he suffered in the fight against the zombies, which rendered him unable to continue in his position as chief of police.

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Breaking: Mass panic in Allentown

Breaking: Mass panic in Allentown

The city of Allentown, in Susquehannock, has been caught in a mass panic situation due to an unannounced artillery attack on the city. It is believed the attack was made to contain the Z spread.

The national guard are also helping to contain the spread and pushing back the horde.

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Virus as cause for the outbreaks confirmed

Virus as cause for the outbreaks confirmed

Analyzis of the casualties of the outbreakes have resulted in the discovery of a virus which is presumed to be responsible. Further research has started in order to develope a cure. The mayor of Allentown calls the discovery, which was made at Allentown University “preliminary”. Harmen, the head of emergency services is also leading this research. Financial support from the governemnt would be appreciated in order to accelerate the discoverie of an antivirus.

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Drones sighted over Susquehannock!

Drones sighted over Susquehannock!

People are phoning in that they see military drones overflying their homes and their cities. What are they going to do? Are they going to fight the “Z” people? How are they going to discriminate between the Z-infected and the healty people?

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Mayors leading from the front!

Mayors leading from the front!

We got reports from several cities that the mayors are leading the police and emergency forces from the front, actually taking the streets and bashing the “Z” people. Cities include Allentown, Erie, Yarbrough and Scranton.

Will they be able the coordinate the current crisis when they are beset by zombies? Will they be able to direct their forces where they are the most needed?

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Yarbourg Mayor fires Chief of Police

Yarbourg Mayor fires Chief of Police

The chief of police Douwe Mulder has been replaced by his second in command due to a bad performance in the fight against the outbreak.

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BREAKING NEWS: Susquehannock declares state of emergency

BREAKING NEWS: Susquehannock declares state of emergency

The governor of Susquehannock has declared a state-wide state of emergency to cope with several outbreaks of the “Z” disease.

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Susquehannock’s Governor: “our priority is healthcare”

Susquehannock’s  Governor: “our priority is healthcare”

Susquehannock’s governor has stated in a press interview that the focus in his presidential campaign will be an better healthcare. The governor criticized the current president’s healthcare system, and proposed to raise the taxes from “the rich” in order to meed the funding required. When asked about the zombie outbreaks, he proposed that it is something to be focused, but his cornerstone to solve this crisis is healthcare, not the military.

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Deputy mayor “we are postponing the presidential’s campaign”

Deputy mayor “we are postponing the presidential’s campaign”

Deputy mayor has confirmed this morning that the mayor is interrupting his campaign so as to focus on the zombie outbreaks. These outbreaks have caused three people from east Yarbrough to be eaten alive already ths morning. This comes in time while he was also criticized for allegedly participating in a montage during an emergency services intervention in Yarbrough. The deputy mayor has not denied the validity of these claims, which raises the question his other picture in which appeared shooting zombies.

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Policing measures

Policing measures

Poliece forces are increased all over the state. In an official statement the mayor of Erie ensures the population that he will increase police patrols in the city, even the mayor himself allegedly took arms, “gunning down the undead himself”. Simmilarly, Pitsburgh and Straton now have their policemen working in double shifts. Pitsburgh has increased the police budget by 5%

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Pittsburgh declares state of emergency!

Pittsburgh declares state of emergency!

The mayor of Pittsburgh has declared a state of emergency for his city to cope with the current crisis.

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Zombies crossing state border into Adironrack

Zombies crossing state border into Adironrack

Zombies are not respecting the state borders! We got reports about zombies crossing the border with Adironrack near the city of Scranton.

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Susquehannock state governor Bas Verbeek running for president

Susquehannock state governor Bas Verbeek running for president

Susquehannock state governor Bas Verbeek

On the 154th anniversity of the battle of Gettysburg, state governor Bas Verbeek has officially announced his candidacy for his parties nomination for the presidency.

The Democrat is intending to challenge the sitting president under the motto of “Liberty for all and and all for liberty”.

The current president’s health care plans are the main impetus behind the governor’s decision. Verbeek intends to reform the health system because “Obamacare is a lie”.

Verbeek: “As governor of the state where the Declaration of Independence was signed, it is my reponsibility to uphold the spirit of that promise tot he people.”

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Police fighting outbreaks all over the state – Allentown declares state of emergency

Police fighting outbreaks all over the state – Allentown declares state of emergency

Police is fighting the outbreaks valiently. The two outbreaks in Pitsburgh are now under controll, out of the four outbreaks in Yarbourgh two are still going on, one of them seemingly escelating. Allentown reports two outbreaks, one of which is now under controll while the second one caused the mayor to declare a state of emergency. In a quick respons the national guard has already been deployed.

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Yarbrough’s mayor criticized as using zombie outbreak to promote his campaign

Yarbrough’s mayor criticized as using zombie outbreak to promote his campaign

Mayor of Yahbrough has been caught in a recent controversy, as he as caught posing for the camera during the emergency services interventions in the town. The Chief police was seen helping with a crowbar in one zombie outbreak. The mayor, however who wants to run for presidency, appeared on a picture with another crowbar helping opening doors, but sources indicate that the pictures was in fact a montage.  This puts into question the seriousness the mayor is considering the recent emergency situations, which the city is barely containing.

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Pittsburgh police going to double shift

Pittsburgh police going to double shift

The Pittsburgh police is doing double shifts in response to rumours that there are people that are biting other people in the streets. The mayor of Pittsburgh is supporting the move, but indicates that if they had had more funding, this might not have been necessary at this point.

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Military liaison: “No zombies”

Military liaison: “No zombies”

In a reaction to the reports about zombie sightings, military liaison Rombouts of Susquehannock state denies that this is possible: “The mere idea of zombies is laughable, there are no zombies whatsoever.”

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“Zombies” sighted!

“Zombies” sighted!

Reports are coming in from Allentown and Scranton about so-called “zombies” being sighted in the streets. In Allentown they can’t really believe that they are zombies, “they don’t exist, right?”

Scranton is mobilising its police because of similar sightings. Police chief Oderkerk says he is taking this threat seriously, but “it is not terrorism, we have everything under control”. The emergency services have confirmed what they call “zombie-like behaviour”, people are aggressive or catatonic, so they are thinking of drug abuse.

According to Erie’s emergency services, everything is quiet, but they are prepared.

 

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Apple releases new Ibook

Apple releases new Ibook

Apple has shown its new device, the Ibook, in their yearly conference at San Francisco. Graham Pilens, the CEO of Apple, has promised their new e-reader will be a revolution in current state-of-the-art electronics: “The power of Ibook’s cores will allow the fastest, most efficient of the market to function quietly, guaranteeing an outstanding performance; not only for your reading enjoyment, but also work on documents, presentations, and media.”

Apple aims this way to enter the Ibook market currently in control of Microsoft. The CEO hopes to raise the company’s importance and stock market prices- dropping lately due to the poor performance of the latest release of their smartphone.

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154th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

154th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg

Gettysburg, Susquehannock – Reenactors and spectators alike are looking forward to the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment this weekend, exactly 154 years after the original Battle of Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863.

Reenactment of the battle (Gettysburg Anniversary Committee)

Thousands of Civil War reenactors will reenact several actions of this historic battle, starting with “The Ambush at Hunterstown” on Saturday, July 1st and finishing with a segment of “Pickett’s Charge” on Monday.

 

One of the biggest and most popular civil war events in the country, it is not just about the battles. There will be live mortar fire demonstrations and a living history area where visitors can experience life in a civil war military camp. Added to this are many demonstrations including civil war music, 1860’s ladies fashions and civil war medicine, and, for the first time, interactive activities for children.

 

Experience living history! Day tickets are available at the gate.

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Susquehannock Annual Dairy Fair Opens

Susquehannock Annual Dairy Fair Opens

Tonight marks the start of Erie’s main event for the year: the Susquehannock Annual Dairy Fair! Farmers have been drawing into the city with their stock from far and wide, hoping that this year, they will be among the hallowed few to gain the highest marks in their class and gain possession of the coveted Erie Dairy Awards. Word is out that this year’s prizes shall surpass everyone’s imagination with the John Stark Tractor Company putting up their new range of combine harvesters on the ‘prize table’. Watch out for our weekend special edition showing all the competitions, and prizes!

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