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Ignition fix was only 57 cents - Washington The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, according to documents submitted by General Motors to lawmakers investigating why the company took 10 years to recall cars with the flaw. At a hearing Tuesday, members of a House subcommittee demanded answers from new GM CEO Mary Barra about why the automaker used the switch ... - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Cleanup set to begin at site of Pa. derailment - The six cars on the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad train that went off the tracks Saturday were carrying clean sand that was to be used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The six cars derailed behind a popular restaurant in Upper Mount Bethel Township. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls - The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors' new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall - From left, Kim Langley, mother of Richard Scott Bailey, a U.S. Marine who died driving a 2007 Chevy Cobalt; Laura Christian, of Harwood, Md., birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, the first reported victim of the GM safety defect; Randal Rademaker, father of Amy Rademaker of St. Croix County, Wis., who died when her Chevy Cobalt crashed and her air bags did not deploy; and Mary Ruddy of Carbondale ... - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Seeds set for U.S. Open in all three styles - LAS VEGAS -- The athletes have weighed in for all three of the Olympic styles at the 2014 ASICS/Las Vegas Senior Open Wrestling Championships, which will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., April 18-19. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Former YSU President shows signs of moving out - WARREN, Ohio - A Warren boy tells police, he was beaten and robbed of the clothes off his back, while walking on a bike trail in the city. Heather Long says her 14-year-old son was walking with friends More >> - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Priest Accused of Having Sexual Contact with a Teenager - SCRANTON — A priest of the Diocese of Scranton was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a teenager. The... - Thu, 03 Apr 2014

What's Happening: March 29-30, 2014 - New events added! - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

What's Happening: April 5-6, 2014 - Welcome to April! - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Open Pennsylvania dairy facilities sought - Carbondale News - The Dairy LINK tool has been designed to connect dairy farm owners who are looking for a dairy manager or partner with younger dairy enthusiasts interested in finding dairy farm management, partnering or entrepreneurial opportunities within Pennsylvania. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

The madness of political money - Carbondale News (blog) - Carbondale News - Carbondale, PA · Home · News · Top Stories · Easter Egg Hunt with visit from Easter Bunny today at NPPL · Twp. feels pinch from plan to turn old Fell school into rec center · Bike Safety Fair and Helmet Giveaway at McDade Park. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Morning Minutes, April 19 - Carbondale News - Word of the Day. slake sleyk verb; to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying; to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm; to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water. — ... - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

The Dime Bank introduces office staff - Carbondale News - The Dime Bank opened its seventh office located at 157 Brooklyn Street, Carbondale in August of 2013. This new branch facility offers full service banking including lobby teller windows, private customer service areas, safe deposit boxes, along with ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Library plans for 140th anniversary - Carbondale News - The Carbondale Public Library will celebrate its 140th anniversary this year. The event will be celebrated on Friday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chandelier Room at the Best Western Pioneer Plaza. Tickets are $25. For more information and reservations ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Entrance Fee-Free Weekend at Steamtown NHS - Carbondale News - Acting Superintendent Bill Leonard announced last week that Steamtown National Historic Site will launch National Park Week with an Entrance Fee-Free Weekend. On Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20, all indoor and outdoor exhibit areas and park ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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