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Michelle Mowery, at left, helps Hannah, 3, and Derek Mountz, 8, pick out backpacks during a backpack giveaway at The Cellular Connection, a Verizon retailer, Sunday afternoon in Berwick. Both children selected camouflage backpacks. The store gave away more than 200 backpacks to area children at the annual charity event.
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Michelle Mowery, at left, helps Hannah, 3, and Derek Mountz, 8, pick out backpacks during a backpack giveaway at The Cellular Connection, a Verizon retailer, Sunday afternoon in Berwick. Both children selected camouflage backpacks. The store gave away more than 200 backpacks to area children at the annual charity event.

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Dad of baby dies in Catawissa house despite revival efforts
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... daughter of Ladd and Maggie Manning, Millville, will turn 10 Friday. She is the granddaughter of Michael and Lola...
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