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Kindergarten teacher Taryn Verstraeten watches as student Jalyn DePoe prepares to glue the letter "L" onto a paper to spell her name during the first day of school at Beaver-Main Elementary School in the Bloomsburg Area School District on Tuesday morning.
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Kindergarten teacher Taryn Verstraeten watches as student Jalyn DePoe prepares to glue the letter "L" onto a paper to spell her name during the first day of school at Beaver-Main Elementary School in the Bloomsburg Area School District on Tuesday morning.

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Woman insists car attack wasn’t linked to drugs as police say
BERWICK — The man purposely struck by a motorist Monday was trying to protect his younger sister, the sister said...
Man allegedly vowed to kill investigators, prosecutor, witnesses
KINGSTON — Police say a man involved in a large-scale drug ring in Columbia and Luzerne counties threatened to kill...
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