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Black ice a concern for Thanksgiving travel

Watch out for slippery spots on the roads as temperatures will remain in the 30s for Thanksgiving.

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A reason to give thanks: Nasty storm's gone

It was a hellish holiday travel night Wednesday, with hundreds of flights canceled and thousands delayed by a punishing nor'easter.

But the silver lining for Thanksgiving Day? The storms are leaving and conditions should return to normal.

Maine, Verm...

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Driver killed when car hits water treatment building

A driver was killed early Thursday when a car hit a building in Montgomery County.

Reading shopping center shooting

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Gunman opens fire inside barbershop; 4 people shot

Four people were shot Wednesday when a man walked into a barbershop in Reading and opened fire, police said.

Pa delegates meet pope

Families asked to host visitors for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.

UGI headquarters in Reading

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UGI lowering rates starting Dec. 1

UGI customers will be getting a break on their bills this winter.

Jessica Padgett

DA: Missing Lehigh County woman found dead; stepfather charged

A community is in mourning after police confirm 33-year-old Jessica Padgett has been found dead.

NJ man shot in drug-related incident, Easton police say

Thanksgiving Day started with what appears to be a drug-related shooting in Easton, police said.

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Thanksgiving shopping? Check out the hours for major stores

Black Friday is nearly here, although it should be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year. Boscov's and Bon-Ton are among many retailers welcoming Thanksgiving shoppers at 6 p.m. Check out other store hours and the history behind America's shopping "holiday."

Health Beat: Concussions: The female factor

As many as 3.8 million concussions are reported every year. Most people think of male athletes when they think of concussions, but new research is showing young women may be more likely to suffer this injury.

President Barack Obama, Sasha, Malia pardon Thanksgiving turkey

Larry Downing/Reuters

Obama Thanksgiving: Call troops, dine at WH

President Obama celebrated his favorite holiday -- Thanksgiving -- with phone calls to U.S. troops, something he often does to mark the holiday.

He spoke with representatives from the Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy and Coast Guard to express his appre...

 
 
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    Suicide attack kills 5 in Afghan capital

    A suicide attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday morning killed five people and wounded 33 others, including at least four children, said Hashmat Stanikzai, Kabul's police chief.

    An explosive-laden car was detonated as a foreign embassy con...

 

Missing Persons

DA meets with state police about missing woman case

Jessica Padgett

Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a missing Lehigh County woman entered its third day.

Suicidal teen reported missing

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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

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    From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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Families asked to host visitors for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Pa delegates meet pope
PHILADELPHIA

Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.

Forks Township woman charged in murder-for-hire plot

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FORKS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

 A 52-year-old Northampton County woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges that she attempted to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend in New Jersey.

Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding, disbarred

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Supreme Court of Pa. has ordered the disbarment of Northampton County attorney, Edward Lawrence P. Redding.

Schreiber's bridge reopens

Schreiber’s Bridge reopens
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Schreiber’s Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown reopened Wednesday.

 

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  • Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren

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    On this day: November 27

    Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize, Baby Face Nelson dies in a shootout with the FBI, Harvey Milk is assassinated, MTV bans Madonna, and Tiger Woods crashes his SUV, all on this day.

 

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Need to work off that Thanksgiving dinner? Check out Self magazine's list of easy ways to burn 100 calories.

 

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