Crash closes Route 54
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ELYSBURG — Route 54 just north of Elysburg is closed to traffic due to a crash.

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Closing prisons is 'new normal,' not politics, senators told
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania corrections officials on Monday tried to battle back suggestions from state senators that a move to close two prisons is designed to squeeze more money out of a Republican-controlled Legislature that has resisted a major tax increase to close a projected budget deficit.

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January 23, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Man cited after claiming to be shot

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — A 20-year-old Mahanoy City man reportedly under the influence of bath salts was taken into custody Sunday night after kicking on a door at an apartment building and claimi More...

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