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Williamsport,

city (1990 pop. 31,933), seat of Lycoming co., central Pa., on the Susquehanna River; settled 1772, inc. as a borough 1806, as a city 1866. Williamsport grew with the development of the lumber industry in the 19th cent. It is a tourist center, a manufacturing city, and the trade and distribution point for an agricultural area. The chief manufactures are plastic, metal, paper, wood, fiberglass, and leather products; lumber; apparel; furniture; machinery; and transportation equipment. Williamsport is the home of Little League baseball; the Little League world series is held there each year. Also in the city are Lycoming College and Pennsylvania College of Technology (part of Pennylsvania State Univ.).
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Indeed, our study came on the heels of an inflammatory week-long investigative report on the immigration by the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.
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The True Grit award-winning team will get a trip to the 2002 Little League World Series Championships August 22-25, in Williamsport, PA, and a special lunch hosted by Hall-of-Fame pitcher Jim Palmer.
Bush was given an open-ended sentence to a juvenile psychiatric facility April 4 after pleading guilty to having shot a classmate at Bishop Neumann High School in Williamsport March 7.
The first production model was installed last month at the plastics lab of Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport. A prototype of the new tank from G.F.

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