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WILK's Special Edition
July 10, 2017 - 9:36 am
June 24 and 25: An interview with former Wilkes-Barre School Board member Dr. Mark Schiowitz of the group Save Our Schools about the possibility of neighborhood schools instead of a mega-school planned for Plains; a preview of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopek and part two of Wilkes-Barre...
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WILK's Special Edition
July 10, 2017 - 9:32 am
June 17 and 18: Reaction to a shooting in Washington, D.C. that injured Congressman Steve Scalese with U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta and Pittston Mayor Michael Lombardo; recollections of the Luzerne County’s 1972 flooding disaster with Bryan Glahn, author of “Hurricane Agnes in the Wyoming Valley”...
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WILK's Special Edition
July 10, 2017 - 9:13 am
June 10 and 11: The latest on a United Way initiative that encourages parents to “tag in” on summer reading with their kids, a check in with Pennsylvania State Senator John Yudichak regarding pension reform in the state and the thoughts of an author Rick Hess about education reform and his book, “...
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July 10, 2017 - 8:40 am
At midnight tonight Gov. Tom Wolf must decide if the spending bill becomes law without his signature. Before then, Wolf can sign it, veto it or strike out some of the spending. There was no agreement late Sunday night, the ninth day of a budget stalemate between Wolf and leaders of the House and...
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July 10, 2017 - 6:59 am
Two separate shootings over the weekend in Luzerne County have left two people dead and two others facing charges. Police were called to RisNick's bar on East Main Street in Plymouth early Sunday morning. When they arrived the found 34 year old Anthony Wisneski dead. 38 year old Anthony Jackson of...
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July 07, 2017 - 10:14 am
The man charged with killing 5 people when he was driving the wrong way and under the influence of alcohol on I 81 in January 2016 entered guilty pleas in Lackawanna County Court yesterday. Gennadiy Manannikov could now face 15 to 60 years in prison. The Lake Ariel man pleaded guilty to among...
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July 06, 2017 - 4:56 am
PA Turnpike Amnesty Program If you have been using the EZ pass lane on the PA Turnpike but don't have an EZ pass and haven't been paying the toll..time is running out to pay up without paying a penalty fee. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission says more than 17 million dollars is owed by more than...
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July 05, 2017 - 9:46 am
PA American Water Company crews are working on a water main break in Plains Township. Repairs could take much of the day. Customers along River, Courtright and Corey Streets and Saylor Avenue will experience, no water, low pressure and discolored water. A water tanker is set up at the Tuf Tex...
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Hazleton Police
July 05, 2017 - 9:43 am
A man was arrested early this morning and will face burglary charges. Hazleton Police say Stephon Kinchen was caught on security cameras on North Wyoming Street. Police alledge the 28 year old entered a home making off with cash, jewelry and cigarettes. He's expected to be arraigned this morning.
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