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Residents Upset over Possible Plans to Turn Golf Course into Rehab Facility
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Residents Upset over Possible Plans to Turn Golf Course into Rehab Facility
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SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Residents in the Poconos are upset with possible plans to turn a country club into a rehabilitation center for people...

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Dollar General Will Open 975 Stores This Year
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Dollar General Will Open 975 Stores This Year
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Dollar General keeps expanding even as discount rivals like Family Dollar shrink. The company said Thursday it will open 975 new stores in the...

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Raise the Region: Putting the ‘Magic’ into Community Theatre
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Raise the Region: Putting the ‘Magic’ into Community Theatre
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Raise the Region is one of the biggest fundraisers in central Pennsylvania and it’s in full swing! It benefits hundreds of nonprofits. All of the...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Will Remove Guns from 125 Stores Amid Declining Sales
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Will Remove Guns from 125 Stores Amid Declining Sales
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Dick’s Sporting Goods is going to stop selling guns in some of its stores. The retailer’s CEO made the announcement Tuesday saying it will pull...

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Son’s ‘Sad’ Tweet Boosts Business for Dad’s New Doughnut Shop
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Son’s ‘Sad’ Tweet Boosts Business for Dad’s New Doughnut Shop
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MISSOURI CITY, Texas — All it took was a tweet. Less than 24 hours later, a newly-opened empty Texas doughnut shop was flooded with customers. A...

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Wayne County Community Puts Warm Hearts on Display
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Wayne County Community Puts Warm Hearts on Display
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HONESDALE, Pa. — One community in Wayne County turned out Saturday to help their fellow neighbors. Warm Hearts held a silent auction fundraiser in...

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Monroe County Thrift Store Helping to Make Prom Perfect
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Monroe County Thrift Store Helping to Make Prom Perfect
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ELDRED TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A thrift store in Monroe County helped make prom perfect for girls in the area. The Eldred Township Community Center Thrift...

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Charlotte Russe Closing All Stores; Liquidation Sales Start Thursday
News 2 weeks ago
Charlotte Russe Closing All Stores; Liquidation Sales Start Thursday
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe will close all its stores just a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

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Family Dollar Will Close Nearly 400 Stores
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Family Dollar Will Close Nearly 400 Stores
Source WNEP.com

Family Dollar will close 390 stores this year and make big changes to the stores it is keeping open as the discount chain seeks a turnaround....

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Laurel Mall Trying to Buck Trend
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Laurel Mall Trying to Buck Trend
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HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — As online shopping becomes more popular and more efficient, shopping malls continue to close across the country. But one mall...

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Friends and Community Remember Patrick Murphy
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Friends and Community Remember Patrick Murphy
Source WNEP.com

POTTSVILLE, Pa. -- Murphy Jewelers has been in business in downtown Pottsville for more than 100 years but for the first time in recent memory, the...

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Victoria’s Secret to close 53 stores
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Victoria’s Secret to close 53 stores
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Victoria’s Secret plans to close 53 stores this year as more women desert the brand for lingerie startups and big retailers. Sales at stores open...

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True Value Building Distribution Center in Luzerne County
News 3 weeks ago
True Value Building Distribution Center in Luzerne County
Source WNEP.com

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A company is moving into an industrial park in our area bringing hundreds of jobs with it. True Value announced it will be...

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Customers Troubled by Payless Closing
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Customers Troubled by Payless Closing
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LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The retail chain Payless ShoeSource announced it will be closing all of its U. S. stores by the end of the year. The...

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Payless Stores Set to Close After Second Bankruptcy Filing
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Payless Stores Set to Close After Second Bankruptcy Filing
Source WNEP.com

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — Shoe store chain Payless could be closing all stores including those in our area. The company is expected to file for...

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Shoe Store Expected to File for Bankruptcy
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Shoe Store Expected to File for Bankruptcy
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Another chain with stores nationwide could soon shut its doors. Payless ShoeSource is the most recent brand to have money troubles. The shoe store...

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Long Lines at Tax Office in Scranton
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Long Lines at Tax Office in Scranton
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SCRANTON, Pa. -- Paying taxes is tough enough, but some taxpayers in Lackawanna County say they had a difficult wait in a long line while paying...

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New Flower Shop in Downtown Pittston
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New Flower Shop in Downtown Pittston
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PITTSTON, Pa. -- Valentine's Day is a little over a week away, and Pittston's newest flower shop is starting to get busy for the occasion. "We have...

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Veterans Warm-Up Shop Opens in Williamsport
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Veterans Warm-Up Shop Opens in Williamsport
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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A new pop-up shop in Lycoming County could help hundreds of veterans stay warm this winter. The Lycoming County Veterans...

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Consignment Shop Closing in Mount Pocono
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Consignment Shop Closing in Mount Pocono
Source WNEP.com

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. -- If you're looking for an American Girl doll, some action figures, or maybe some "I Heart Pocono" apparel, odds are, you'll...

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‘Sparking Joy’ at Thrift Stores
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‘Sparking Joy’ at Thrift Stores
Source WNEP.com

MONROE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — If you are a Netflix subscriber, you’ve probably seen the previews for the new hit show, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” The...

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Sears Warehouse to Close in Luzerne County
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Sears Warehouse to Close in Luzerne County
Source WNEP.com

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Dozens are expected to be out of a job when a huge warehouse closes its doors in Luzerne County. It all has to do with the...

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GIANT Stores Introduce ‘Marty’ the Robot Assistant
News 2 months ago
GIANT Stores Introduce ‘Marty’ the Robot Assistant
Source WNEP.com

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores is preparing to unleash a robot army, but don’t worry, these googly-eyed bots are here to help. After a...

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‘They Need to Get Rid of It, It’s Ridiculous’ Residents React to Potential Elimination of New Fee
News 2 months ago
‘They Need to Get Rid of It, It’s Ridiculous’ Residents React to Potential Elimination of New Fee
Source WNEP.com

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The new stormwater runoff fee in the Wyoming Valley has some residents up in arms. The Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority...

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Retailer Has Plans for Old Toys ‘R’ Us Stores
News 2 months ago
Retailer Has Plans for Old Toys ‘R’ Us Stores
Source WNEP.com

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Toys ‘R’ Us stores in our area won’t stay empty for much longer. A retailer based in New England has plans to move into...

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Discount Retailer Moving into Two Former Toys ‘R’ Us Stores
News 2 months ago
Discount Retailer Moving into Two Former Toys ‘R’ Us Stores
Source WNEP.com

A new business will be moving into the old Toys "R" Us stores in Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City. Ocean State Job Lot is a discount retailer based in...

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Waymart Neighbors Voice Concerns over Proposed Power Plant
News 2 months ago
Waymart Neighbors Voice Concerns over Proposed Power Plant
Source WNEP.com

WAYMART, Pa. -- There is concern in Wayne County over a proposed hydroelectric facility. The energy company behind the plans only just started the...

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Foul Smell Causes Magistrate’s Office to Close Early
News 2 months ago
Foul Smell Causes Magistrate’s Office to Close Early
Source WNEP.com

FRACKVILLE, Pa. -- A district magistrate's office in Schuylkill County closed early Monday because of an unusual odor. The odd smell was in the...

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First Commissioners Meeting Held at Lackawanna County Government Center
News 2 months ago
First Commissioners Meeting Held at Lackawanna County Government Center
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. — As government employees move into their offices in a new government building in Lackawanna County, commissioners held their first...

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Lackawanna County Commissioners to Hold First Meeting in Former Globe Store
News 2 months ago
Lackawanna County Commissioners to Hold First Meeting in Former Globe Store
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The project to turn an old department store into Lackawanna County offices is scheduled to take a giant step forward on Monday....

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