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Scranton, Pennsylvania is located in Lackawanna County. Zip codes in Scranton, PA include 18512, 18505, and 18503. The median home price in Scranton is $92,000 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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3 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

When is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot?

Pharmacists told Newswatch 16 they are pushing the flu shot earlier this year. And the evidence is outside nearly every big box pharmacy.

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4 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

More Charges Against Accused Burglar in Scranton

People in Scranton's North End neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief since Police filed more charges against a suspected burglar.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

North Scranton man sentenced to 10 to 25 years for sexually assaulting girl

A North Scranton man who sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl will spend at least a decade in state prison.

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8 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Suspect in rash of North Scranton burglaries charged again

A city man arrested last week after a rash of North Scranton burglaries was charged this morning for seven additional break-ins.

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12 hrs ago | ABC 27

Conviction overturned 24 years later

One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate says they intended to do some damage but didn't anticipate their actions would cause severe injuries to an Ohio teacher.

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17 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Man sentenced for helping murder suspect

In May 2013, Kristopher Adkins said he would go to jail for Ryan Harding - his best friend and, at the time, murder fugitive.

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19 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Synthetic drugs linked in city stabbing

Quintin Kinchen smoked synthetic drugs Monday and then stabbed a man at a homeless shelter on God's orders, he told Scranton police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bayonet

173rd paratroopers never tire of jumping

Despite all the planning, double checking and potential hazards associated with airborne operations, jumping out of a C-130 aircraft never loses its charm for paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade.

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SFGate

Man wins release after '90 arson-murder rap tossed

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Philly.com

Defense lawyers rip prosecutors in turnpike corruption case

Lawyers for six defendants charged with corruption in connection with Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts ripped into the state prosecution Monday in a last-ditch attempt to shut down or seriously weaken the case before a forthcoming trial.

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The Times-Tribune

Side Notes 8/19/2014

Individuals, community and community groups and organizations are welcome to take part in the arts project.

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The Times-Tribune

West Scranton art teacher creates a relaxing, Italian garden getaway

John Hart sits in his backyard garden among sculptures, flowers, trees, wild life attracting features and his hand made ceramic, in West Scranton.

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The Times-Tribune

Suit says Children & Youth placed boy with sex abuser

Lackawanna County Children and Youth Services knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son had a history of sexual abuse, the boy and his mother charge in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times-Tribune

State Supreme Court reverses lower court on convictions of triple murderer

Randal Rushing handcuffed a woman, tied her handicapped son's hands with a shirt, restrained his feet with a computer cable and bludgeoned their relative to death within earshot.

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The Times-Tribune

Lab laser burns eye, student sues University of Scranton

A student who says a laser cut a hole in her eye in a University of Scranton science lab is suing the school for over $50,000.

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JamBase

Haynes Offers Wake Up With Warren Set At Peach Fest

One tradition that's been established over the years at the Peach Music Festival has been a solo set on the final day of the event.

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Pocono Record

Part of Interstate 81 South near Scranton down to one lane due to road work

A section of Interstate 81 south will be down to a single lane for about one month beginning today, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Pocono Record

Stroudsburg man to plead guilty in federal court -

A Stroudsburg man has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges alleging he conspired to pass counterfeit money with four other people arrested last year near Scranton, according to federal court documents filed Monday.

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Philly.com

In PA Legislature, the grab goes on

DOES THE FACT that the Legislature runs a shameless system of doling out daily expenses encourage abuse of tax dollars and help line the pockets of pols? Last week, Pabst updated a piece he broadcast in February about former state Rep. Jim Wansacz, a Democrat from Lackawanna County, the Scranton area.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton acts against itself

From Scranton City Council's idiotic decision two years ago to allow a default of the Scranton Parking Authority, back to the refusal to present a case to a labor arbitrator in 1989, the city government earnestly has dug the hole in which it resides.

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