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Bicyclist Recovering After Collision With Deer Sends Him To Hospital

Allen Kinkead, 65, has broken vertebrae in his neck and lower back – plus several cracked ribs, a slight concussion and an awful lot of road rash.

04/18/2014

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Penn State Police: 3 Posed Nude At Nittany Shrine

Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university’s Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline.

04/18/2014

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Police In Scranton Seek Attempted Abduction Suspect Wearing Angry Birds Costume

Authorities say a man dressed as a character from the Angry Birds video game tried to pick up four children in a Pennsylvania grocery store parking lot.

04/05/2014

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Serious Sledding: “Cardboard Classic” Takes Over Poconos

A giant sled competition drew a huge crowd to the Poconos this weekend.

03/09/2014

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Bag Of Pot Found In Pants Donated To Salvation Army

Charity may begin at home, but in this instance it may end badly at a northwestern Pennsylvania Salvation Army outlet.

02/21/2014

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Apollo Woman 110 Years “Young”

It’s not everyday that someone in our area turns 110 years old.

01/28/2014

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Pa. Police: Driver Hid Pot As Christmas Presents

Pennsylvania State Police say they found 20 pounds of marijuana in boxes wrapped as Christmas presents inside a minivan after a traffic stop.

12/14/2013

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Family Welcomes New Baby After Mom Gives Birth In Garage

We know well the story of Baby Jesus, born in a stable on that Christmas long ago.

12/11/2013

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Local Couple Leads Boycott Of Store Over Its Bright LED Sign

How would you react if a business, next door to where you live, decided to install a big, flashing LED sign?

12/02/2013

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Pa. Paper: Sorry For Panning Gettysburg Address

It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered.

11/15/2013

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Numerologist Breaks Down Significance Of 11-12-13

Tuesday is 11-12-13, consecutive numbers. But is it significant?

11/12/2013

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Police: Diner Employee Burned With Sauce During Child Support Dispute

A local restaurant employee was taken to a burn unit after a woman stormed into the kitchen and threw a pot of boiling alfredo sauce on her.

10/26/2013

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Pa. Cop Takes 2nd Cop Hostage, Kills Self

Authorities say an off-duty eastern Pennsylvania deputy sheriff took another off-duty officer hostage at gunpoint, then fatally shot himself.

10/26/2013

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Man Charged After House Explosion Uncovers Growing Operation

While Moon Township Police were evacuating residents from the neighborhood, they discovered 61-year-old Willie Amend’s marijuana growing operation in his house next door to the explosion.

10/14/2013

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House Explosion Reveals Pot Plants, Guns In Neighbor’s House

Investigators spent all day Sunday searching through debris and the wreckage caused by a house explosion in Moon Township Saturday night.

10/13/2013

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