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HARRISBURG - Local state Reps. Kurt Masser (R-107) and Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) both voted Thursday in favor of House Bill 466, which would privatize the sale of wine and spirits in Pennsylvania. Masser, through a press release from his office, said (read more)
SHAMOKIN - City residents should keep an eye on their pay stubs in the coming weeks as the newly doubled earned income tax will nibble away at their earnings. Anyone who lives in the city and is employed pays the tax, with some exceptions. When, exactly, (read more)
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District playoff sites, times listed SHAMOKIN - District 4 has released sites and times for this weekend's basketball playoff games. Shamokin Area will play Milton for the AAA boys championship tonight at Shikellamy at 8 p.m., the second game of a double (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A WILLIAMSPORT - Shamokin's Samantha Carpenter and Southern Columbia's Jacob Ryan each won championships Thursday at the District 4 Swimming Championships, and for both, their achievements were the latest in sterling high school careers. Carpenter successf (read more)
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- The State Bureau of Mines said it would hold an Anthracite Strip Mine Institute in the near future on replanting spoil bank areas. Soft-coal operators throughout the nation were saying that United Mine Workers (UMW) Chief John L. Lewis could call out e (read more)
To the editor: I am writing to ask all Pennsylvanians to write or call your state representative and senator to ask them to vote "no" on House Bill 466, which would privatize the sale of wine and spirits in the commonwealth. This bill will not benefit al (read more)
February 27, 2015


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