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The local head of the NAACP says Wilkes-Barre Area’s school consolidation plan discriminates because it leaves out GAR High School, which has a higher percentage of students of color than the district’s two other high schools.

Four Wilkes-Barre Area teachers fired two years ago over allegations they drank alcohol before chaperoning a high school dance will be reinstated.

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George says an independent report critical of the leadership of the city police forceĀ  is one-sided, but he will restructure the department in the wake of the police chief’s resignation.