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Defense: Frein a loner, sought father’s approval

MILFORD — Deborah Frein can’t reconcile the “monster” on trial with the “gentle giant” she raised, she testified Monday as she pleaded for her youngest son’s life. (read more)

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Blizzard alters school calendars

Local school districts extended the school year, pushed back graduations and held classes during scheduled days off to make up snow days, many from the record-breaking blizzard that dumped 22.1 inches of snow in parts of Northeast Pennsylvania. (read more)

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Scranton council candidates debate

Six candidates running in the Democratic primary election for nominations to three seats on Scranton City Council debated topics Monday ranging from the recent sewer sale to the city’s plan for stormwater management. (read more)

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Out-of-county judge rules against Friends of Lackawanna appeal in landfill case

An out-of-county judge ruled against Friends of Lackawanna and a half dozen Dunmore residents in an appeal of a borough zoning board ruling involving the height of the Keystone Sanitary Landfill. (read more)

Prosecution seeks to bar expert testimony in Frein trial

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Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin seeks to bar a mitigation expert from testifying at the death penalty hearing for convicted cop killer Eric Matthew Frein. (read more)

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Nancy Berg, original host of hit ‘Hatchy Milatchy’ show, dies

Nancy Berg, the original host of WNEP-TV’s hit children’s show “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy” in the 1950s and ’60s, is being remembered as a local broadcasting pioneer and trailblazing businesswoman. (read more)

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Frein appears despondent, stops talking

MILFORD — On trial for his life, Eric Matthew Frein walked into court Monday looking half-dead. (read more)

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Blizzard alters school calendars

Local school districts extended the school year, pushed back graduations and held classes during scheduled days off to make up snow days, many from the record-breaking blizzard that dumped 22.1 inches of snow in parts of Northeast Pennsylvania. (read more)

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Scranton council candidates debate

Six candidates running in the Democratic primary election for nominations to three seats on Scranton City Council debated topics Monday ranging from the recent sewer sale to the city’s plan for stormwater management. (read more)

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Nancy Berg, original host of hit ‘Hatchy Milatchy’ show, dies

Nancy Berg, the original host of WNEP-TV’s hit children’s show “The Land of Hatchy Milatchy” in the 1950s and ’60s, is being remembered as a local broadcasting pioneer and trailblazing businesswoman. (read more)

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Out-of-county judge rules against Friends of Lackawanna appeal in landfill case

An out-of-county judge ruled against Friends of Lackawanna and a half dozen Dunmore residents in an appeal of a borough zoning board ruling involving the height of the Keystone Sanitary Landfill. (read more)

Two men found dead in city in separate incidents; foul play not suspected

SCRANTON — Police found two men dead in public places in the city Sunday. Expressway at (read more)

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Man charged with trying to strangle wife

A city man is accused of attempting to strangle his wife early Sunday morning. City police were dispatched to 1911 Lafayette St. about 3:40 a.m. Sunday for the report of a domestic incident there. (read more)

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Blakely police seek brothers accused of severely beating man

BLAKELY — Borough police are seeking two men suspected of severely beating a man early Sunday morning. (read more)

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Old Forge grad McMyne set for PNC Field debut

Ever since he signed his contract with Cincinnati and turned pro in 2011, Kyle McMyne has known when Louisville makes its annual visit to PNC Field. (read more)