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2nd victim identified in Chestnuthill crash

The Monroe County coroner has identified the second person who died in a motorcycle crash in Chestnuthill Township on Wednesday.

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Calif. man gets prison for dismembering Pa. man

A California man has pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering a man in northeastern Pennsylvania and was sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison.

Strike s impact on students

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Faculty strike and its impact on 100K university students

Unless an agreement is reached overnight, faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will strike again Thursday



Monroe County tax preparer accused of stealing $40K

A Monroe County woman was arrested Wednesday after police say she misappropriated $40,000 from her customers.

2 dead in motorcycle crash in Chestnuthill

Two people were killed in a crash involving their motorcycle and a car in Monroe County on Wednesday.

Professors picket at East Stroudsburg University

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Professors picket at East Stroudsburg University

Pennsylvania's state-funded universities were almost brought to a standstill Wednesday as teachers walked off the job.

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Officer accused of faking attack enters plea deal

A former Schuylkill County police officer made a plea agreement in court Wednesday morning.


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  • The Supremes on Ed Sullivan in 1966

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    On this day: October 22

    The first parachute jump takes place, "Pretty Boy" Floyd is gunned down, football meets television, and The Supremes top the charts, all on this day.

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