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FAA begins early inspection of Allegiant Air operations

Federal safety officials are reviewing operations at Allegiant Air two years ahead of schedule, spurred by incidents including an aborted takeoff and a plane that landed low on…

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One-time Rendell aide pleading guilty in campaign cash sting

A one-time chief of staff to former Gov. Ed Rendell is agreeing to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars from a fake company set up by the FBI to…


Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes, fracking

Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations.

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Dismissal of charges against ex-PSU officials to stand

Pennsylvania prosecutors won't appeal a ruling that threw out some of the most serious criminal charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of…

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.


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A new type of traffic signal will soon be appearing at an intersection near you.


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    On this day: April 30

    George Washington is inaugurated as the first U.S. president, the Louisiana Purchase is completed, Adolf Hitler commits suicide, "The Cosby Show" airs its final episode, and Chrysler declares bankruptcy, all on this day.

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