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HARRISBURG – State Sen. Raphael Musto, D-Pittston Township, was acknowledged by the American Cancer Society for his leadership in the fight to adopt a comprehensive clean indoor air policy for Pennsylvania.

By a vote of 26-0, the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee approved the clean indoor air act – without exceptions.

Clean indoor air legislation is up for consideration by the full Senate this week.

WILKES-BARRE – A flag-raising ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. July 2, at the Citizens Bank Center, West Market Street.

WILKES-BARRE – A home-buying seminar will be held at 11 a.m. July 14, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 105 Hill St. The seminar will discuss purchasing a home in Luzerne County and will cover down payment assistance.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling 344-7599.

PITTSTON – Local history discussions for students in sixth through 12th grades will be offered by the Greater Pittston Historical Society and Pittston Memorial Library. Meetings will be held at a time to be announced.

They will include living histories, presentations, roundtable discussions, walking tours and videos.

Anyone interested in attending may call Melissa Szafran Jones at 654-9565.

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