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1 hr ago | The York Daily Record
The Times-Leader of Wilkes-Barre reports that firefighters discovered the body at about 1 p.m. Wednesday.
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1 hr ago | ABC News
The Monroe County District Attorney's office said in a statement Wednesday that 19-year-old Chen "Michael" Deng was brought to a Wilkes-Barre hospital early Sunday morning in critical condition.
3 hrs ago | Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old college student from New York City who was in Pennsylvania with fraternity members.
3 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Jack Tobias The Seedway Inc., whose Vera Cruz facility burned in a massive fire last month , violated state law by burning solid waste without a permit and improperly extinguished the fire that spread and led to an emergency response.
3 hrs ago | WFMZ
Chen Michael Deng was taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday morning, unresponsive and in critical condition, police said.
7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Attorneys for former state Sen. Raphael Musto continue to claim he's too sick to stand trial next month on corruption charges.
11 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Several businesses do not allow bell-ringers to occupy space outside their stores before Thanksgiving, putting pressure on local chapters of The Salvation Army to raise more money in less time.
Their backs against the wall and facing mass layoffs, at least two of the five Luzerne County employee unions, including the largest, appear set to agree to pay more toward their health insurance to save jobs, union leaders said Monday.
Comments on The Times Leader's Facebook page also reported snowfall in Shavertown, Bear Creek and Wapwallopen.
George Bieber, the airport's public safety director, said seven flights had been diverted as of 2 p.m. Two were still grounded, and the other five had moved on to Philadelphia.
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The holiday shipping season is in full swing. The busiest time of the year for FedEx, UPS, the U.S.Postal Service and other shipping companies is underway.
Duryea could be next to include fees for rental property inspections if council adopts a new ordinance this week, and a group fighting similar ordinances in the area may add Duryea to its list.
The freezing drizzly remnants of Sunday night's snow, freezing rain, and sleet may make the morning commute tricky -- and foggy -- for some NEPAians.
Courtesy of American Institute of Architects The American Institute of Architects recognized the Scandlon Health and Wellness Center at King's College in Wilkes-Barre as the best architectural project in Eastern Pennsylvania in 2013.