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  1. Red Cross shifts regionsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Times News

    The American Red Cross eliminated its Northeastern Pennsylvania region as part of its second national restructuring in less than three years, shifting Lackawanna and surrounding counties into a newly configured Eastern Pennsylvania region based in Philadelphia. Primary chapter offices in Scranton and Stroudsburg will stay open, as will smaller facilities in Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton and Tunkhannock.

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  2. Quilts bring warmth, comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Times News

    Marie Schriever's husband, John, had to be at Geisinger's for an early procedure. As president of the Pocono Chapter of Quilts for Kids, she figured she'd save gas and deliver quilts to the Janet Weis Children's Unit while they were there.

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  3. Pa. court denies access to records of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Times News

    A Pennsylvania appeals court says media organizations can't get access to documents they've sought about how PPL crews responded to an October 2011 snowstorm that left hundreds of thousands without power. A Commonwealth Court judge on Wednesday overturned an Office of Open Records decision, saying that both the Public Utility Code and the Right-to-Know Law provide the legal basis for the Public Utility Commission to withhold the records.

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  4. Payroll boss fired after vacation...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Times News

    Officials in a northeastern Pennsylvania county say they've fired an employee who went on vacation and held up paychecks for about 1,200 government workers. Budget and policy analyst Jason Parrish was fired Monday after Luzerne County officials say he failed to approve an electronic transfer required for employees to get paid on Black Friday.

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  5. Police: Boyfriend stabbed over...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Times News

    Police say a northeast Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender. Police say Jacklyn Blake confessed Thursday to officers responding to her Wilkes-Barre home.

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  6. Nearly 300 want answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Times News

    It was a night of mixed opinions Tuesday at the Aquashicola Fire Company for the last of four PennEast Pipeline Company "open houses." The 250- to 300-person crowd, made up of everyone from landowners to laborers jockeying for a future construction contract, was looking to get answers and support their views on a proposed 108-mile natural gas pipeline that would cut through Towamensing, Lower Towamensing, Penn Forest and Kidder townships on its way from Wilkes-Barre to New Jersey.

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  7. Preparing for the pipeline Some routes remain secret for security purposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Times News

    That information "is not part of the public record per a 2006 law that protects utility infrastructure information for homeland security purposes," said Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman Denise McCracken. While the PUC has jurisdiction over the state's 886 or so miles of intrastate pipelines, which serve consumers directly, interstate pipelines, those that cross state borders and carry gas to distributors, are regulated by the federal government.

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  8. Mother bear, 3 cubs killed near airport...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Times News

    Authorities say a family of black bears was shot and killed near a northeastern Pennsylvania airport earlier this month because they posed a threat to incoming flights and customers.

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  9. Where to buy PSP Strong shirtsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Times News

    Sunday, Oct. 5, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Dunmore YMCA, 706 N Blakely St, Dunmore. . The general public will be admitted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m.: Wilkes University, 84 West South Street Wilkes-Barre in the lobby of the Henry Student Center.

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  10. Finding the American DreamRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Times News

    I recently read an interesting article titled "Enabling the American Dream" by Ed Burghard. The article made me ask myself exactly what is the American Dream? Fundamentally, the American Dream is about hope the hope that every individual of whatever status has the chance to be all that he or she can be.

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  11. Not a high rollerRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Times News

    The Revel, opened in 2012, never found profitability and recently had a bankruptcy auction. It was the third casino to close this year.

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  12. Personnel changes are announced by...Read the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | Times News

    They approved the appointment of Thomas J. Grant Jr., Bryn Mawr, as a temporary law clerk at an annual salary of $31,158.40, and Jessica L. Begor, Lehighton, as an automation clerk in the prothonatory's office at $10.21 an hour. Commissioners also approved the change in status of Deena L. Fital, Lehighton, from part-time senior center manager I, Area Agency on Aging, to clerical aide, Archives; and Matthew Miller, Nesquehoning, from part-time dispatcher trainee, communications center, to part-time dispatcher.

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  13. Team hopes to roll into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Times News

    The Anthracite Derby Dames are searching for more teammates and places to practice as they launch a women's roller derby team. Team member Katlyn Blevins of Pottsville moved to the area from Lancaster County, where she was part of that county's Dutchland Rollers.

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  14. Appeal vowed after Wilkes-Barre murder...Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Times News

    A man facing a mandatory term of life in prison without parole is maintaining his innocence in the shooting death of a woman in a car at a northeastern Pennsylvania apartment complex.

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  15. Famous mural needs workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Times News

    It must decide if it can afford to restore a piece of history, a 14-by-6-foot mural done by world-famous artist Franz Kline, or if it should sell it.

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  16. Upbeat newsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Times News

    Pennsylvanians were the subject of some upbeat stories last week, providing a welcomed respite from the depressing news emanating from Washington and the Middle East.

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  17. Police: Luzerne fire that killed woman...Read the original story

    May 27, 2014 | Times News

    State police say a fire that claimed the life of a woman in northeastern Pennsylvania last month was deliberately set.

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