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Lehighton celebrates Arbor Day

Lehighton celebrates Arbor Day

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

The Schuylkill Mall goes up for sheriff s sale

The Schuylkill Mall going up for sheriff's sale

The Schuylkill Mall is up for sheriff's sale.

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.

'16 mile fire' 85 percent contained

'16 mile fire' 85 percent contained

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

Ronald Gainer installed as Harrisburg Diocese bishop

Harrisburg bishop hospitalized after not feeling well

The Roman Catholic bishop of Harrisburg is in a hospital after not feeling well.

16 Mile Fire 80 percent contained

Crews hopeful end is near for massive brush fire

A massive brush fire continues to burn in the Poconos, but it looks like crews are starting to make some headway in getting it under control.

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Federal inmate charged for having homemade weapon

Thirty-six-year-old Davon Perry, a prison inmate, has been indicted for allegedly possessing a homemade sharpened weapon last June.


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  • Dachau prisoners liberated 1945

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    On this day: April 29

    American troops liberate the Dachau concentration camp, the U.S. begins evacuating American citizens from Saigon, Alfred Hitchcock dies, Roger Clemens sets a strikeout record, and riots consume Los Angeles, all on this day.

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