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Scranton School Board passes preliminary budget with $18.7 million hole

With limited options left to raise revenue, the Scranton School Board passed a preliminary budget for next year with an $18.7 million hole. (read more)

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Surveys aim to identify and address needs of older county residents, family caregivers

Jessup resident Genevieve Lupini won’t leave her 97-year-old mother-in-law home alone when she takes her 80-year-old sister-in-law to appointments. (read more)

Lackawanna County mini-grant program slashed in proposed 2018 budget

Lackawanna County’s proposed $123 million budget slashes a popular mini-grant program designed to help community and neighborhood projects get off the ground, but the administration plans to provide a limited version of it — at least for the next year. (read more)

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PHOTOS: Car goes up in flames on Casey Highway

Fire destroys a vehicle on the Casey Highway near Archbald on Monday afternoon. (read more)

Police: Gouldsboro man hit son with gun

A Gouldsboro man faces simple assault, terroristic threats and other charges after he hit his son over the head with a small handgun, state police said. (read more)

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Black Thursday 2017: Who's open, who's closed on Thanksgiving Day?

When it comes to Black Thursday, retailers land on both ends of the spectrum — some double down on Thanksgiving Day hours, and others remain closed in response to negative public opinion about the shopping tradition cutting into family time. (read more)

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Mulligan asks for recount in mayor's race

Defeated Scranton mayor candidate Jim Mulligan wants a recount of votes in his race. (read more)

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Surveys aim to identify and address needs of older county residents, family caregivers

Jessup resident Genevieve Lupini won’t leave her 97-year-old mother-in-law home alone when she takes her 80-year-old sister-in-law to appointments. (read more)

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100 Years Ago - Thousands flocked to Store for Sugar Sale

Thousands waited in line at the Mohican Store at Lackawanna and Washington avenues for the chance to purchase sugar at 10 cents a pound. (read more)

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Man found dead near Dunmore reservoir

A 27-year-old man was found dead Sunday at the bottom of a 40-foot embankment in Dunmore. (read more)

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CBS suspends Charlie Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

NEW YORK — Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his nightly interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women. (read more)

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Wilkes-Barre mother gets up to 30 years for attempted murder of her children

WILKES-BARRE — For trying to kill her two children in a murder-suicide attempt, Melissa Ann Scholl will spend up to 30 years in prison, a judge ordered Monday. (read more)

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Charles Manson dead at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83. (read more)

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Thanksgiving dinner cost lowest in 6 years

The Times-Tribune’s annual Thanksgiving dinner survey found families will pay $2.11 less to assemble this year’s feast with the turkey and trimmings than last year. (read more)

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Former Mount Cobb resident finds calling in U.S. Foreign Service

As Jimmy Finan learned more about the U.S. Foreign Service officers he met while working for a contractor in Iraq, he became intrigued. (read more)