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A crew with Terracon unloads a driller used for bore testing on land recently purchased for $10.6 million by PPL along Mount Zion Road in Franklin Township. PPL now owns 109 acres on both sides of Mount Zion Road.
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A crew with Terracon unloads a driller used for bore testing on land recently purchased for $10.6 million by PPL along Mount Zion Road in Franklin Township. PPL now owns 109 acres on both sides of Mount Zion Road.

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Brawl at Berwick bar led to charges and cell for two suspects, police say
BERWICK — An early-morning brawl at a bar ended with one man being hog-tied by police and another man charged with...
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