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Monroe County school bus driver charged with DUI

Monroe County school bus driver charged with DUI

A Monroe County school bus driver faces charges of driving under the influence with six children on board before school.

Rescuer rescued Pocono wildlife rehab center to stay open

Rescuer rescued: Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center to stay open

For years, the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center has been rescuing wild animals but now it's the center that's been saved.

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From Carbon County to Washington D.C., Christmas tree embarks on journey

This year Bustard's Christmas Trees farm in Lehighton has a special task, for a very special customer

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State prison inmate charged with trying to kill guard

A 24-year-old state prison inmate has been charged with attempted murder after critically injuring a guard by attacking him with a shank.

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Luzerne County man gets eight years for child porn

A 25-year-old Luzerne County man has been sentenced to eight years in prison on child pornography charges.

Tamaqua fire

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Several homes destroyed by raging fire in Tamaqua

Several people are now displaced after flames ripped through a row of Schuylkill County homes late Saturday night.

Carbon County officials investigating shooting on Blue Mountain

Authorities in Carbon County are investigating after a woman was shot in the woods on Blue Mountain Sunday afternoon.


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    On this day: November 24

    Charles Darwin publishes "On the Origin of Species," Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald, D. B. Cooper leaps from a plane, and Freddie Mercury dies, all on this day.

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