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New law bars unilateral keno decision HARRISBURG A new state law requires that any move to add keno or Internet games to the Pennsylvania Lottery can only be done by enacting a law. The act signed recently by Gov. Tom Corbett resolves an issue that surfaced during the debate over his abortive
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No tax hike planned in Pottsville Pottsville residents should not expect a tax hike in 2015. The city council held a public reading of the $8,118,676 proposed budget Wednesday for nine minutes in city council chambers. Council member Michael Halcovage said city officials found a way to ho
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Troutman assault charges reduced with case waived to court FRACKVILLE A Ringtown man accused of assaulting four people at a borough home on Oct. 21 had some of the charges reduced and he waived his preliminary hearing to county court. Christopher R. Troutman, 43, of 40 N. Sixth St., was scheduled to have his hear
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Ashland man accused of indecent assault; case waived to court FRACKVILLE A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday for an Ashland man charged with indecent assault involving an 11-year-old boy on Aug. 15. The case against Rudy Matthew Huhn, 23, of 1009 Centre St., Apt. 5, was sent to the Schuylkill County Court of Co
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Boy, 10, waives hearing for county court HONESDALE As he left the courtroom and walked to the waiting unmarked car, the small boy looked curiously at the cameras pointed at him, then got some help buckling his seat belt from one of his escorts, a pair of state troopers in suits. Tristin Kurilla,
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Judges uphold cut in Girardville property's value A three-judge Commonwealth Court panel has upheld a cut in the fair market value of a Girardville property. In a six-page opinion filed Tuesday in Pottsville, the panel ruled in favor of Gerald and Elizabeth Nesvold, Pitman, who had sought the reduction t
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Business owners suffer from lack of heat in Thompson Building The owner of Strictly Formal used to enjoy going to work an hour early to read the paper and get settled, until he was forced to suffer in freezing temperatures for the past month due to landlord issues and a lack of heating. Ive been here for 34 years, a
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Inmate population hits new high in October at Schuylkill County Prison The average inmate population at the Schuylkill County Prison once again hit a new high in October. According to Warden Gene Berdaniers report Wednesday, there were an average of 324 inmates at the prison throughout the month. It peaked at 332. The sugges
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Tamaqua votes to raise taxes It is not finalized, but it is going to happen. The Tamaqua borough council is reluctantly going to raise taxes by 1 mill next year. After much discussion and hand wringing, the council had little choice but to raise taxes after showing a $240,000 shortfa
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Drug bust takes dealers off streets in greater Shenandoah area SHENANDOAH A predawn drug sweep Wednesday took 47 suspected dealers off the streets in the greater Shenandoah area. Magisterial District Judge Anthony J. Kilker, Shenandoah, issued 84 arrest warrants while Magisterial District Judge Christina E. Hale, Fra
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