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Scranton High School students react to third and final debate

In the minutes before moderator Chris Wallace introduced the candidates Wednesday night, six Scranton High School students speculated on what the third and final presidential debate would bring. (read more)

Students weigh in on presidential debate

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Name: Stephanie O’Malley Age: 17 Winner: Hillary Clinton “She seemed to have more plans and knew what was going on. Trump was just making stuff up as he went along. He never knew real answers to anything.” (read more)

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Mid Valley School Board passes anti-nepotism policy

The Mid Valley School District, a body “known for nepotism,” according to one board member, passed a policy to quash that reputation. (read more)

Abington Heights blames contractor for pool damage

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights School District administrators blame damage keeping the high school pool closed on subpar materials used in renovations at the natatorium. (read more)

Police still seek driver of Tuesday's I-81 fatal hit-and-run crash in Greenfield Twp.

Police still seek the driver in Tuesday’s fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 81 in Greenfield Twp. (read more)

73-year-old caregiver sent to prison for stealing from elderly woman

WILKES-BARRE — A 73-year-old Luzerne caregiver who admitted raiding the bank account of an elderly woman in her final years was sentenced Thursday to serve up to four years in state prison. (read more)

New wine and spirits store opens today in the Shoppes at Montage

A new Fine Wine and Good Spirits store opens today at the Shoppes at Montage. (read more)

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Kingston woman pleads guilty to child endangerment charges

WILKES-BARRE — A Kingston woman who once fled the scene after fatally hitting a wheelchair-bound man pleaded guilty Wednesday to child endangerment charges for using heroin while supervising her baby daughter. (read more)

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Scranton agencies act on sewer easements

The Scranton Redevelopment Authority approved easements Wednesday for eight properties requested by the Scranton Sewer Authority as part of the pending sale of the sewer system to a water company. (read more)

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Case of teen accused of stabbing, raping woman staying in adult court

A Wayne County judge denied Wednesday the request from a 17-year-old defendant accused of stabbing and raping an 83-year-old woman to move his case to juvenile court. (read more)

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'Castle house' in Green Ridge saved from demolition... for now

Scranton officials temporarily delayed an impending demolition of a vacant, rundown home in the Green Ridge section so they can try again to find the owner. (read more)

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Teacher cleared of assaulting student sues Abington Heights SD

A former Abington Heights Middle School teacher acquitted of assaulting a student filed a federal lawsuit against the district, alleging school officials pressed for meritless charges against him to appease a politically connected community member. (read more)

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Kane cites children in request to avoid jail

PHILADELPHIA — The former attorney general has been “humbled and embarrassed” by her perjury conviction and hopes to avoid jail time so she can raise her children, her lawyers said in a sentencing memo filed Tuesday. (read more)

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Biden to accept award at TCMC on Friday

Vice President Joe Biden will accept an award Friday in Scranton to honor his push for a cancer cure after campaigning earlier in the day for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Luzerne County. (read more)

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No bids on foreclosed Boscov buildings during auction

No buyer bid on either of two downtown Scranton office properties in a sheriff’s sale auction Tuesday. (read more)