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By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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Hybrid Automaker In Northeast Pennsylvania Inquiries have been made about a hybrid automaker locating in Northeast Pennsylvania, perhaps in the Scranton and Wilkes Barre area. If it happens it could mean 1000 jobs at start up and 4000 jobs to follow. Why not? The transportation infrastructure is ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  The latest intell coming from the UK indicates Al Qaeda has developed another plan to blow up airplanes.  This technique is virtually undetectable and cannot be uncovered during security screening. Women suicide bombers are having breast augmentation which includes a powerful explosive in the i...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  Last year in February President Obama staged one of his stimulus speeches at a large Caterpillar plant in the Midwest.  He used his appearance to sell economic stimulus and tote his upcoming health care initiative.  President Obama stated that Caterpillar agreed the stimulus would allow them to...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Looks like GM will not try to regain control of its financing arm GMAC.  GM is planning to launch an initial public offering later this year.  Having control over financing would make GM look more attractive to investors.  Taking over GMAC would hold lots of complications for GM.  GMAC is survivi...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  Recently we have heard of a number of arrests involving homegrown terrorists. This trend seems to have exploded over night. After doing some research it was revealed that other arrests have taken place around the country without much fanfare. Probably many more exist that have not been reported...

By Diane Wyman
(Prudential Preferred Properties)
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Why Use a REALTOR®? All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on the business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  Obama has nominated another controversial judge to the Court of Appeals. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Chatigny was nominated February 24th.  A letter from his home-state prosecutor was received denouncing his qualifications for the postion and lableing him a "judicial loose canon". In 2005 ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Yesterday it was announced that the state of Virginia is the first state to adopt the Honor and Remember Flag.  The flag will be the official remembrance flag flown proudly throughout the state. We are all familiar with the POW flag from the VietNam era.  While we honor our nations heroes on Memo...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  The FAA is investigating employees at the JFK air traffic control tower.  It would appear that employees allowed a school age child to make transmissions, which included instructions to pilots.  While the child was under adult supervision at the time,  the incident is a highly serious infractio...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  In a recent interview Democratic political strategist and pollster Doug Schoen predicts huge losses by Democrats in November. He is predicting as many as 50 Congressional seats could be lost.  He is also of the opinion the Senate may fall back under Republican control. Schoen was an advisor to ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  The recent Toyota recall for accelerator problems is massive.  Some owners are not sure if their cars are included or not.  In the past recalls have occurred in many cars and models.  A recall is usually only good for one repair.  In other words if the problem re-appears the car company general...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  Some exciting news has been reported concerning breast cancer survival. A study from 1976 to 2006 tracked the use of aspirin verses breast cancer deaths. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35426947/ns/health-cancer/ The findings suggest that taking an aspirin 2-5 days a week significantly lowers the c...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  No wonder some states are nearing bankruptcy.  In the case of California they offer a retirement program to their State workers called a 3 for 50 plan. For each year you work you are guaranteed 3% of your annual income for each year of service when you retire.  You can begin to draw retirement ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  Today a private individual Joseph Andrew Stack took his small plane and crashed it into a building housing the IRS in Austin Texas. Prior to the crash this man set his home on fire as well.  His act was evidently the result of his despair and inability to deal with his life and the hell IRS was...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  I'm sure the name Sami al-Arian rings a bell with you.  After the attacks of 9/11 Bill O'Reilly was one of the first to bring to light his involvement with and ties to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.  Sami al-Arian was a professor at a college in south Florida.  He pleaded guilty to conspiring t...

By Gregory Scheer
(GCS Home Inspections and Thermal Inspections)
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Home heating bills are crazy! Propane went up 50 cents in a month (in between my own fill-ups) and the costs will probably continue until warmer weather arrives.  It's supply and demand and it's happening everywhere.  Now is the time to pull harder on the end of your belt, don't buy the soda, or ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  President Obama likes to bow when he meets other dignitaries.  He bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia.  Recently he bowed to the Mayor of Tampa. When President Obama traveled to Japan last year he bowed deeply to the Emperor and his wife. Many critics attempted to point out that in Japanese cultu...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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Have you met child prodigy Jonathan Krohn?  I saw this young man a few months ago on Fox News.  He is truly incredible. This 14 yr old Conservative has debated Democrat Dr. Lamont Hill on Fox News and held his own.  He is also the author of a top selling book.  Jonathan is a regular contributor ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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  This has to be the most unusual winter I have ever seen.  My sister lives in Scranton, Pa where we practice real estate.  Usually she gets some horrendous storms and snow accumulation.  Without fail every time I go up there it snows.  Grrrr.  This year they are well below their annual average. ...

By Bonnie Vaughan, CNE SFR - Buyers/Sellers - Lackawanna & Surroundin
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It was just announced that John Murtha (D Pa) died today.  You may know that he was one of the most controversial Congressmen in Washington. He was responsible for those 3 Seals being Court Marshaled over the BlackWater capture. He has been filmed ignoring votes in Congress and passing laws witho...

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