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Cops: Pennsylvania man stole 300K pennies from employer
The man is accused of taking a steel drum filled with $3,000 worth of pennies from Pyne Freight Lines       
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Police: Pennsylvania man stole 300,000 pennies from employer
TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) - Talk about penny pinching: A Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing about 300,000 pennies from his employer.
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Pennsylvania library waives $554 fee after book returned 75 years late
Ben HooperFeb. 17 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania library said it waived the $554 late fee for a book returned by a man whose father checked it out of the facility more than 75 years ago.
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3 more guards _ 9 total _ suspended in jail's sex probe
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Three more guards have been suspended with pay at a northeastern Pennsylvania jail, meaning nine are off the job while state prosecutors and others investigate allegations that inmates were sexually abused.
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Family of Pennsylvania jail suicide victim awarded $11.9M
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A federal jury has awarded $11.9 million to the wife and family of a man who killed himself in a Pennsylvania jail.
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Man who lost phone fleeing cops posts online: Don't call me
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Pennsylvania drug suspect who dropped his cellphone while running away from police took to Facebook to warn his friends not to call that phone number.
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Night shift workers toil while the world sleeps
PRINGLE, Pa. (AP) - The last light of day fades behind the mountain, but for Tom Tasco and his crew of five bridge workers, the day is just beginning. Beneath portable work lights, the deafening chorus of gas-power demolition saws slicing cement splits the air. Their spinning blades throw dust ...
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