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Two exits of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in our region are going cashless as part of the turnpike system’s plan to eventually eliminate toll booths altogether. Cameras will photograph the license plates of vehicles without EZPass transponders and drivers will be billed by mail.

A 7-year-old Wilkes-Barre boy drowned in a rain-swollen Mill Creek Tuesday.

Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George and the head of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority are continuing their public dust-up over the operation of the flood control system.

In sports, Little League baseball and softball teams from Kingston/Forty Fort are advancing toward possible state and regional finals.