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W-B Councilman Brooks calls for bricks removal WILKES-BARRE Councilman Tony Brooks on Tuesday called for the removal of a brick advertising a Ku Klux Klan group from a city monument or, in the alternative, the removal of the entire monument from Public Square.
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There is hope with Donald Trump Editor: This is in response to the letter There is no hope with Donald Trump (June 22). To believe statistics from the totally biased Washington Post and the liberal mainstream media would leave any rational person with no hope.
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Politicians shouldnt steal Editor: The one question citizens need to ask candidates for public office is: If you steal from your neighbor while in office, will you resign? Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright, like dozens of others, was actually stealing from his neighbor, and that is no
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Enter our tomato recipe contest Does your family rave about your homemade tomato sauce? Do they always want more of your homemade salsa? Then we want your recipes! Share your best tomato-based recipes with us for a chance to win movie passes. One winner will be chosen at random.
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Bank robber will serve more than 13 years A man who admitted robbing a Plains Twp. bank was sentenced Tuesday to serve nearly 13 years in federal prison. Gerald Paul Pambianco, 30, of Plains Twp., was ordered to serve 161 months in prison for his role in the May 16, 2018, robbery of the Luzerne N
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W-B fire chief: July 4 was war zone WILKES-BARRE Despite city council enacting an ordinance last year to help protect residents from stray fireworks, the situation got worse this Independence Day, according to the city fire and police chiefs.
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Here comes the heat The heat is on. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for our area beginning today and extending through Saturday night. The Heat Index Values will range from 100 to 110 due to temperatures in the mid to uppers 90s and dewpoints
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Keep on 'Rockin' on the Riverfront' There will be some minor changes for the two remaining Rockin the River concerts this month, but the first concert last week went wonderfully well, according to county Manager David Pedri. We got the perfect weather, Pedri said.
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Local lawmakers react to Trumps Twitter remarks Local lawmakers weigh in on President Trump's tweet that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their home countries, even though all four are American citizens and three were born in the United States: Go back to your own countr
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Gilbert condemns relaunch of Women for Trump WILKES-BARRE A local councilwoman was one of four Democratic women to condemn the relaunch of a Women for Trump campaign during a media conference call on Tuesday. The women against Trump are loud. We know how high the stakes are.
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