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Last Updated: October 30, 2014 - 2:58pm

FRANKLIN TWP. — Dixie, the friendly, orphaned raccoon that was taken in by a rural Catawissa family, was shot dead by a Game Commission officer Thursday morning, despite the family’s...

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Last Updated: October 29, 2014 - 5:21pm

BLOOMSBURG — The Democratic candidate for governor was in town Wednesday to pump up his supporters, but his visit also managed to rile up his opponents.

When Tom Wolf stopped by...

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Last Updated: October 28, 2014 - 12:02pm

BLOOMSBURG — A council committee says Bloomsburg needs to draw up a law protecting gays from discrimination in town.

A resolution to ask the state to take action would be "passing...

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Last Updated: October 28, 2014 - 7:48am

BLOOMSBURG — For the past two months, the town Community and Economic Development Committee has heard from supporters and opponents of a proposal to draw up an anti-discrimination...

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Last Updated: October 26, 2014 - 11:15pm

NANTICOKE — A man and woman from Berwick have been charged after an explosion in a suspected meth lab here, police said late Sunday.
Adam Longenberger and Jessica Collett, 28, were...

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Last Updated: October 24, 2014 - 10:15pm

BERWICK — Someone robbed a 66-year-old woman by a church Friday night, pulling her to the ground and seriously injuring her, police said.

Officers are asking the public for help...

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Last Updated: October 24, 2014 - 3:11pm

BLOOMSBURG — Town police struggled to constrain a Bloomsburg University student who'd been into a nighttime confrontation with a homeowner moments earlier, they say.

Blake Adams,...

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Last Updated: October 23, 2014 - 10:45am

The Salem Township Planning Commission will meet in regular session tonight at 6:30; on its agenda is a review of a use application by Moxie Energy for a natural gas-fueled power plant,...

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Last Updated: October 22, 2014 - 4:46pm

ESPY — A drunken woman who fell off a bicycle on Route 11 and was nearly struck by a vehicle told police she was out celebrating her marriage to another woman earlier that day, officers...

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Last Updated: October 21, 2014 - 5:24pm

BLOOMSBURG — The drug suspect shot in the wrist after leading State Police on a wild 30-mile chase is now accused of trying to disarm a trooper.
William A. Tyler, 20, of Bloomsburg...

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Last Updated: October 20, 2014 - 11:42am

BLOOMSBURG — A town woman attempting to make a U-turn on West Main Street was injured Monday morning when her small compact car got struck broadside by an oncoming Sheetz fuel tanker....

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Last Updated: October 16, 2014 - 4:54pm

BUCKHORN — The Sears store in the Columbia Mall will close early next year, according to a company spokesman.

The store’s 57 employees were given letters Wednesday, notifying them...

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Last Updated: October 16, 2014 - 1:47pm

BERWICK — A woman was taken to the hospital by an ambulance after her car was struck by a pickup truck Thursday.

Police said Fern T. Lyons, of 1221 Freas Ave., Berwick, was headed...

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Last Updated: October 15, 2014 - 4:22pm

BLOOMSBURG — A local teen who donned a KKK outfit and yelled the N-word at a black woman on Main Street said the racial act "sounded like a good idea at the time."

“I’m not racist...

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