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  • Officials: Suspect in High Speed Chase is Illegal Immigrant

    Posted on: 4:35 pm, November 5, 2012, by , updated on: 07:29pm, November 5, 2012

    WILKES-BARRE — Immigrations officials say the suspect, Alexis Nunez, was not allowed in this country and was deported once before...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Employee Furloughs Could Become Permanent

    Posted on: 5:20 pm, November 2, 2012, by , updated on: 07:58pm, November 2, 2012

    WILKES-BARRE — Friday was the last day for employees of the city of Wilkes-Barre to sign up for volunteer furloughs....
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  • New Jersey Storm Victims Find Gas in the Poconos

    Posted on: 10:48 pm, October 31, 2012, by

    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Because power is still out in much of New Jersey, gas stations are still closed, and where...
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  • Back Mountain Braces for Sandy

    Posted on: 6:13 pm, October 29, 2012, by

    ROSS TOWNSHIP — Parts of the Back Mountain in Luzerne County are bracing for whatever Hurricane Sandy brings. The winds...
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  • Homicide Suspects in Court

    Posted on: 4:04 pm, October 26, 2012, by , updated on: 05:34pm, October 26, 2012

    PLYMOUTH — Two half-brothers, accused of shooting four people and killing three of them in Plymouth, were in court on...
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  • “Ghost” Riders on LCTA Buses?

    Posted on: 6:42 pm, October 23, 2012, by , updated on: 09:41pm, October 23, 2012

    WILKES-BARRE — How many passengers, namely senior citizens, are riding buses operating by the Luzerne County Transit Authority? That’s a...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Blames Centax for Budget Shortfall

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, October 22, 2012, by , updated on: 08:38pm, October 22, 2012

    WILKES-BARRE — The city of Wilkes-Barre believes more than half of the city’s $2  million budget shortfall this year is...
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  • Metal Detectors Coming to Mohegan Sun Arena

    Posted on: 5:32 pm, October 19, 2012, by , updated on: 07:55pm, October 19, 2012

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Something new will greet Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins fans at the first home game this weekend. Thousands of...
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  • What’s Hot for Halloween This Year

    Posted on: 5:38 pm, October 18, 2012, by

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Halloween is less than two weeks away, and many people are out looking for the perfect costume....
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  • State Lawmaker Speaks Out Over Video

    Posted on: 5:30 pm, October 17, 2012, by , updated on: 09:52pm, October 17, 2012

    HARRISBURG — A state lawmaker from the Hazleton area wants to teach young folks a lesson after a video surfaced...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Residents Not Happy with Proposed Tax Hike

    Posted on: 4:36 pm, October 16, 2012, by

    WILKES-BARRE — The proposed 2013 Wilkes-Barre budget isn’t sitting well with some people in the Diamond City. Yesterday, Mayor Tom...
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  • Former Senator Arlen Specter Dies

    Posted on: 7:50 am, October 15, 2012, by , updated on: 12:26pm, October 15, 2012

    PHILADELPHIA — The longest serving senator in Pennsylvania history, Arlen Specter lost his battle with cancer. Senator Arlen Specter, 82,...
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