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Bridge dedicated to honor local soldier

Bridge dedicated to honor local soldier

Dozens gathered in Jim Thorpe for the opening of the Sgt. Andrew J. Baddick Memorial Bridge

A look at the impossibly real work of Peter Maier

A look at the 'impossibly real' work of Peter Maier

The images themselves are striking, the detail of the paintings crystal clear. From faces to fenders, artist Peter Maier's images are in collections and galleries across the globe

Report Brutal murder in Philadelphia has Carbon County ties

Report: Brutal murder in Philadelphia has Carbon County ties

A local connection exists to the cross-bow murder of a new bride in Philadelphia, according to reports

Police Woman escapes captor runs to Pottsville business

Police: Woman escapes captor, runs naked to Pottsville business

Police say a naked woman, covered in bruises, burst into a Pottsville business pleading for help



Stroudsburg prostitution sting nets 15 arrests

An undercover prostitution sting in Stroudsburg resulted in the arrest of 15 people Thursday

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Police: Woman held another captive for days, beat her

Police have arrested a woman after another woman ran naked into a store in Schuylkill County saying she'd been held captive for days and beaten with a baseball bat and fire…

Beltzville Lake prepares for busy holiday weekend

Beltzville Lake prepares for busy holiday weekend

This holiday weekend is expected to pull millions to outdoor destinations and that includes a Carbon County lake that has a history of closing due to high levels of bacteria but…


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    On this day: July 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg begins, America's first zoo opens, the first Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day.

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