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Construction workers install metal studs in the new science classrooms in Central Columbia High School on Tuesday.
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Construction workers install metal studs in the new science classrooms in Central Columbia High School on Tuesday. The district's $35 million building project is underway.

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Student-housing specialists bought bustling Bloom building this month
BLOOMSBURG — A decade ago, Husky Korners was slated for demolition. Now, the building filled with student housing and...
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$35M overhaul to add specialized classrooms, geothermal heating
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