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2007-02-09 09:00:53

By Kris Wernowsky, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Times Leader Feb. 9--HANOVER TWP. -- Parents of special needs students peppered the Hanover Area School District board with questions over a recent large settlement to a family of another special needs student.

2007-01-28 15:00:18

By Tom Venesky, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Times Leader Jan. 28--Don't let the name fool you. The Lackawanna State Forest is extending its reach well into Luzerne County, offering residents ample room to hike, hunt, fish and enjoy other outdoor pursuits.

2006-06-29 17:11:44

Corrects paragraph 7 to make clear not all those rescued were airlifted by helicopter. By Matthew Verrinder and Steve James TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Officials declared the flooding that forced many thousands from their homes in the U.S.

2006-06-29 17:43:50

By Matthew Verrinder and Steve James TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - Officials declared the flooding that forced many thousands from their homes in the U.S. northeast past the worst on Thursday and turned to counting the costs of the storm.

2006-06-29 12:25:00

Up to 200,000 evacuees from water-logged Wilkes-Barre were told they could go home on Thursday after levees held back the Susquehanna River, but swollen rivers still wreaked havoc in the U.S. northeast.

2006-06-29 08:32:39

WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Residents of the historic Pennsylvania coal town of Wilkes-Barre can return home at noon, ending a mandatory evacuation after the city's levees held following intense floods, an official said on Thursday. "As 12 p.m.

2006-06-29 08:02:51

By Jon Hurdle WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Swollen rivers spread muddy water through homes and streets across swaths of the northeastern United States with more storms forecast on Thursday as tens of thousands of people waited to go home.

2006-06-29 07:48:02

By Jon Hurdle WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Floods in the Susquehanna River receded early on Thursday, lifting the threat of catastrophic flooding in the historic town of Wilkes-Barre, but water was still rising in parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

2006-06-29 06:54:30

By Jon Hurdle WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Floods in the Susquehanna River receded early on Thursday, lifting the threat of catastrophic flooding in the historic town of Wilkes-Barre, but water was still rising in parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

2006-06-29 06:43:58

By Jon Hurdle WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Floods in the Susquehanna River receded early on Thursday, lifting the threat of catastrophic flooding in the historic town of Wilkes-Barre, but water was still rising in parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


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