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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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    On this day: October 20

    Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.


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