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Hazleton, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Hazleton, PA include 18202, and 18201. The median home price in Hazleton is $79,900 which is roughly $41/per square foot. More Hazleton information.

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Lawmakers Say Migrant Children Are Diseased, Should Be Denied Shelter

A 14-year-old Guatemalan migrant is left stranded in a wooded area in Mexico after the freight train she was traveling on had a minor derailment.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFMZ

Berks-based staffing firm opens office in Hazleton

"We opened the Hazleton office at a client's request, to support their expansion in the area," said Chris Garner, president of Berks & Beyond.

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Free Republic

Supreme Court refuses to rule on city’s illegal immigration law

The Supreme Court declined Monday to review a ruling that overturned a Pennsylvania town's effort to fight illegal immigration, leaving the legal situation muddled for communities.

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The Times Leader

State police file 2 liquor law citations

Station 33, 29-31 E. Diamond Ave., Hazleton, was recently cited with refilling liquor bottles in violation of the state liquor code.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Stores Struggle To Keep Generators on Shelves After Storm

While road closures and tangled power lines were easy to find in the Back Mountain and Sweet Valley areas, many people had trouble finding stores that had generators in supply.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Misericordia students participate in diversity camp

The Office of Multicultural Education at Misericordia University recently hosted the 2014 Diversity Student Leadership Camp on campus for high school students entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times Leader

Windows smashed by man wielding ax in Hazleton

City police arrested a man they say was carrying a large-handle ax handle and smashing car windows on East Tamarack and Poplar streets early Monday morning.

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The Times-Tribune

Couple charged with assaulting cop at Kirby Park

A couple trying to getting a closer view of Kirby Park's fireworks display on July 4 ended up fighting with police instead, according to an affidavit.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Old Carbon County Jail: Doing time since 1871

As a native of Cleveland, Ohio, Betty Lou McBride did not grow up hearing tales of northeastern Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region's Molly Maguires.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Hazleton man pleads guilty in 2013 shooting

Police say John Carlos Paulino, 27, shot a man in the chest and abdomen in July 2013 and remained at large for months.

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The Times Leader

Barletta attends hearing on undocumented children

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta Thursday brought Hazleton to the Texas border and used a Homeland Security Committee hearing as a sounding board to raise more concerns about the recent influx of undocumented children in the United States.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times Leader

United Way starts Christmas in July Food Drive

Benco Dental Supply Co., Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, Boden, Comcast, Commonwealth Health, CVS Caremark Corp., Diamond Manufacturing Co., Eastern Penn Supply Co., Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, Harrold's Pharmacy, Hilton Garden Inn, InterMetro Industries Corp., John Heinz Institute of ... (more)

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The Times Leader

Superior Court upholds drunken driving sentence for Hazleton man

A Hazleton man who claimed he was not responsible for a 1-year-old child in his car when he drove drunk and swerved in traffic lost his challenge of his state prison sentence.

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The Citizens' Voice

Barletta: I don't want to see unaccompanied minors in Hazleton

ERIC CONOVER/Staff Photographer U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta talks about the children border crisis that may impact Hazleton in the future during a press conference held Monday at the CAN DO Renaissance Center in Hazleton.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

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The W: Nick Coyle, AfA Gallery, Lackawanna Historical Society, and Scranton Jazz Festival

Coyle combines guitars, synthesizers, and unique vocal abilities with crowd-moving drum and bass grooves.

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The Times-Tribune

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Local Northeast Pennsylvania congressional leaders weighed in Monday on the Supreme Court ruling allowing for-profit companies to claim a religious exemption to the Affordable Care Act requirement that they provide health insurance coverage for contraceptives.

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The Citizens' Voice

Whether or not they come to Hazleton, refugee children are coming to America

Children who immigrated to the United States might not stay in Hazleton, but federal agencies seek somewhere for them to stay.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Christmas in July kicks off to help local soup kitchens, food pantries

ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE A Thanksgiving dinner is served at the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen last year.

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The Citizens' Voice

State averages down on math, reading tests

Under No Child Left Behind, school districts in Northeastern Pennsylvania never came close to reaching 100 percent proficiency.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

dean's lists

Alvernia University, Reading, announced Jessica Marchetti of Hazleton was named to the spring dean's list with an average of 3.5 or higher.

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