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Congressman Tom Marino
January 31, 2018 - 9:35 am
PA State Police Cprl. Seth Kelly was wounded in a shootout last year along Route 33 near Nazareth. Cprl. Kelly and his wife were in the audience at President Trump's State of the Union address last night as guests of Congressman Tom Marino. Cprl. Kelly is from Wayne County, which is part of Marino'...
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January 31, 2018 - 7:18 am
For the first time in 150 years, "Super Blue Blood Moon" . The moon is SUPER when it’s closer to earth in its orbit. The moon is BLUE when it’s the 2nd full moon of the month. The moon is BLOOD-colored when it passes through earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse. A live feed of the Moon will...
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January 30, 2018 - 10:32 am
PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale with WILK's Sue Henry. Among the topics, why the PA Aud Gen is such a vocal advocate of the movement to legalize marijuana here in Pennsylvania.
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January 30, 2018 - 9:14 am
Snow in the area this morning has caused some very slippery travel conditions. Numerous accidents have been and are still being reported. Carverton Road among the roads described as a "sheet of ice". Some hills in Wilkes Barre are called impassible. A crash earlier this morning involving a pick up...
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Hazleton Police
January 29, 2018 - 10:21 am
It was around 11:30 last night, Hazleton Police responded to reports of a domestic in progress at 234 South Cedar Street. 24 year old Sheaquante Marshall and an adult male answered the door. The adult male was bleeding and a bucket with cleaning solution and mop were being used to clean up broken...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:55 am
The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) has launched a real-time bus tracking transit app called myStop©. The technology puts trip planning in the hands of COLTS riders. Some of the main features of myStop© are Routes, Stops, Trip Planning, and Alerts. The Routes and Stops features allow...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:42 am
A meeting tonight will give residents the opportunity to learn more and make their feelings known about the proposed new high school. The plan is to merge Coughlin and Meyers grades 9 to 12 in the new building. Right now Wilkes Barre Area School district officials are negotiating to purchase 80...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:39 am
Two men died in a fire Sunday at a home in Carbondale. 56 year old Scott Deemer was found dead in a second floor bedroom. The other man 57 year old David Williams was rescued from the scene to Lehigh Valley Hospital where he later died. Two dogs also died in the blaze. Another man in the home, 45...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:37 am
A woman is dead and another woman and a man are undergoing treatment. It happened after what State Police say began as a hostage situation and standoff in one part of Luzerne County on Sunday. Members of the Special Emergency Response Team were called to a home on Spring Street of the village of...
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January 26, 2018 - 5:52 am
51 teachers in the Scranton School District will be laid off before the start of the 2018-19 school year. The announcement came at a school board meeting last night. 28 tenured and 23 non tenured teachers will be laid off August 31. All of the district's librarians will be let go but for now music...
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