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2008-06-28 09:00:56

By Sherry Long, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 28--As physicians continue to tout the many health benefits of a balanced diet and exercise, more senior citizens are taking their message to heart to improve their quality of life.

2008-06-27 15:02:40

By Mary Therese Biebel, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 27--As a teenager growing up in Woodstock, N.Y., naturally, he attended the famous 1969 concert. In 1990, he performed among remnants of the Berlin Wall to celebrate its demolition.

2008-06-26 18:02:27

By Edward Lewis, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 26--WILKES-BARRE -- Luzerne County Deputy District Attorney Tim Doherty called James Franco a "clear and present danger to the residents of Luzerne County" during a bail revocation hearing this morning.

2008-06-25 15:00:00

By Rory Sweeney, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun.

2008-06-25 15:02:44

By Jennifer Learn-Andes, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 25--Most people don't realize that a gorge would have to be filled in to build the proposed Hazleton area cargo airport runway, environmental activist Drew Magill advised Luzerne County commissioners during their recent meeting.

2008-06-24 09:00:00

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 24--WILKES-BARRE -- For four years, Agnes Barberio was turned away from doctor after doctor at free clinic after clinic.

2008-06-20 09:00:00

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 20--WILKES-BARRE -- About a dozen protesters, including nurses and labor leaders, rallied on Public Square on Thursday in support of Medicare-like health insurance for all Americans.

2008-06-20 09:00:35

By Jennifer Learn-Andes, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 20--The Luzerne County Retirement Board voted Thursday to ratify an early-retirement incentive that had been adopted Wednesday by county commissioners.

2008-06-20 09:00:31

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 20--PITTSTON TWP. -- Passenger traffic at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport fell in May by the largest percentage this year, airport officials reported Thursday.

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Tom Venesky, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jun. 19--A Kingston man has been chosen by Gov. Edward Rendell to serve as the commissioner for the Northeast Region on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission board.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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