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1 hr ago | Times News

It's time to start saying 'no...

There is some dispiriting symmetry in a condition that the state Department of Environmental Protection has placed on the proposed massive expansion of the massive Keystone Landfill.

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Related Topix: Schuylkill County, PA

5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Drug detectives bust city man and woman

Dawud Stevenson denied all knowledge of narcotics when detectives knocked on his door Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Scranton, PA

9 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Commuter tax fight more dramatic than election

The 22nd senate district debate at WVIA on Thursday, May 6, 2010. From left: Charles J. Volpe, John Blake, Joseph J. Corcoran, Frank Scavo, Jim Wansacz, Christopher A. Doherty and Christopher Phillips.

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Related Topix: US News, Scranton, PA, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Lou Barletta

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Wilkes-Barre foster couple sues state over Scranton case

The Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son abused a 7-year-old Scranton boy placed in their care by Lackawanna County's child protection agency lost their right to host foster children.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Scranton, PA, Luzerne County, PA

Pocono Record

Wilkes-Barre couple contests ban on hosting foster kids

A northeastern Pennsylvania couple whose adult adopted son was convicted of abusing a 7-year-old Scranton boy placed in their care has appealed a state agency's decision to bar them from hosting foster children.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Family, Kids

The Times-Tribune

Jury awards $5.9M for 2010 crash

Four years ago Wednesday, an oncoming car suddenly turned in front of John A. Cancelleri's 2005 Mercury Sable as he drove south on Route 307 in Spring Brook Twp.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Downed Power Lines Cause Blackout, Delays in Deliveries

A dump truck accident in Lackawanna County cut power to many homes and businesses in Taylor on Friday.

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Related Topix: Taylor, PA

The Times-Tribune

Airport board doesn't want to rely too much on gas industry

The region's natural gas boom kept Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport afloat while the economic downturn dramatically slowed traffic at similar-sized airports, but some airport officials fear becoming too dependent on the industry.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pittston, PA, Luzerne County, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Haunted Lackawanna County attraction could open fewer nights

A popular haunted attraction could offer fewer nights of spooky hayrides and no live music in the fall because of conditions agreed to in 2009.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Lackawanna County to refinance 2004 debt

The commissioners Wednesday introduced an ordinance to issue a $2.6 million general obligation note and use the proceeds to refund a 2004 bond series.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Scranton, PA, Moosic, PA

Suburban Weekly

Around Town

The NEPA Wildcats 18 and younger fastpitch softball organization will host tryouts for its fall 2014/summer 2015 team on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at Marvine Dutch Gap in Scranton.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, University of Scranton, Chinchilla, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Convicted killer Dominick won't benefit from T-shirt sales

A friend who planned to sell T-shirts to benefit convicted killer Jason Dominick officially agreed today not to do it any more.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Times-Tribune

Suspect in rash of North Scranton burglaries charged again

A city man arrested last week after a rash of North Scranton burglaries was charged this morning for seven additional break-ins.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA

SFGate

Pa. man sentenced for aid to murder suspect

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA

The Times-Tribune

City man sentenced in burglary case

A city man who pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property after he was arrested for burglary in October will spend seven years in the state's Intermediate Punishment program.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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Lackawanna County prosecutors on Monday argued that the age and utter vulnerability of a 96-year-old woman who was filmed being beaten by her daughter more than a year ago is grounds for a strict punishment at sentencing.

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Related Topix: Dickson City, PA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Times-Tribune

Councilmen: Rogan deal blindsided us

Two Scranton City Council members said they had no idea Councilman Pat Rogan was working on a deal for a cellphone tower on his land when the consultant at the heart of the deal addressed them in May. They're upset with their colleague and have asked council solicitor Amil Minora to review what happened.

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The Times-Tribune

Side Notes 8/19/2014

Individuals, community and community groups and organizations are welcome to take part in the arts project.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, US National Parks, Lackawanna Heritage Valley, Archbald, PA, Marywood University

The Citizens' Voice

Suit: Lackawanna Children and Youth placed boy with known W-B sex abuser

Lackawanna County Children and Youth Services knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son had a history of sexual abuse, the boy and his mother charge in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, State Prisons, Prison

The Times-Tribune

Archbald man arrested for child rape

Brandon James Noble, 20, 807 Rock St., was arraigned Saturday morning by Magisterial District Judge Paul J. Ware on charges of rape of a child, indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor.

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Related Topix: Archbald, PA

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