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Photo: Mike Staugaitis/Staff Photo, License: N/A, Created: 2015:07:31 12:34:29 SHAMOKIN — The prospect of securing a job at Great Dane Trailers’ Paxinos manufacturing facility drew a crowd of more than 50 to a career fair Friday morning, even though the plant won’t open until early next year. (read more)
ASHLAND - The death of a borough woman found in her home Monday night has been ruled a homicide. Schuylkill County Coroner Dr. David Moylan said an autopsy conducted Wednesday on Karen Kimmel, 57, determined the woman died from loss of blood, due to a de (read more)
Sports News
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:05:05 15:34:06 We've all been taught that it's good to share, but Line Mountain sophomore Joelle Snyder might be taking it to extremes. For the second straight season, Snyder is Co-Player of the Year on The News-Item's All-Area softball team, because it was just too ha (read more)
Most people associate the Pink Panther with the late Peter Sellers. To motorsports fans, however, particularly dirt-track fans in the United States, Canada and as far as Australia, there is only one Pink Panther, the famed No. 73 sprint car and its driv (read more)
Opinion
Lab rats I couldn't believe they have laboratory services at a DUI checkpoint. What's next? This county has its priorities backwards. For the people Why are we having another Clinton debate? Plain and simple, she worked for the people of America. We de (read more)
- Although virtually everyone in the area heated homes with anthracite coal, eyebrows were raised as oil expert Henry Doherty made a statement that sounded familiar, even though it was made more than six decades ago. Doherty said if the United States did (read more)
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