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After more than a week, '16 Mile Fire' 100 percent contained

Late Sunday morning, fire officials announced that the "16 Mile Fire" that had been burning for more than a week is now 100 percent contained.

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Woman injured in Carbon County rollover crash

A woman was injured Sunday afternoon when her car crashed and rolled over along Hahn's Dairy Road in Carbon County.

fire 90 percent contained

Officials: '16 mile fire' now 90 percent contained

The fire that has been burning for over a week on the border between Monroe and Pike countries is now 90 percent contained, according to fire officials.

'16 mile fire' 85 percent contained

'16 mile fire' 85 percent contained

Crews have a massive brush fire in the Poconos 85 percent contained.

Resident relived as historic wildfire beings to wane

Residents relieved as historic wildfire begins to wane

The fire dubbed "The Sixteen Mile fire" that began raging last week along the Monroe-Pike County border is now 90 percent contained.

Ringling Brothers elephants make final performance in Scran

Ringling Brothers' elephants make final performance in Scranton

A colorful smorgasbord of fruit outside Wilkes Barre's Mohegan Sun Arena represents the final weekend of work for these Ringling Brothers elephants.

Lehighton celebrates Arbor Day

Lehighton celebrates Arbor Day

Arbor Day festivities are in full bloom at Lehighton Middle School.


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  • President Obama announces killing of Osama bin Laden

    Official White House photo by Pete Souza

    On this day: May 1

    The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.


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