UGI investigating gas odor in Reading; residents evacuated

A spokesperson for UGI says officials are carrying out a gas odor investigation in Reading.

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Snow to mix with sleet and freezing rain Sunday night

Snow overspreading the area for the rest of the afternoon. The snow will continue into the evening and overnight period at which time some mixing with sleet and freezing rain is possible, especially south of the Lehigh Valley.

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UGI investigating gas odor in Reading; residents evacuated

A spokesperson for UGI says officials are carrying out a gas odor investigation in Reading.

Fatal fire at Phillipsburg, Warren County residence

The victim, 44-year-old Albert Nunez, was announced dead at the scene. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Police investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash in Tamaqua

A young woman is dead as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday morning along Route 309 at the southern tip of Tamaqua, Schuylkill County.

Tom Wolf inaugural address

Wolf administration to show how it'll challenge gas industry

The coming days will provide the first glimpse at how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration wants to regulate the natural gas industry.

Hit-and-run victim remains in hospital

Whitehall Twp. hit-and-run victim remains in the hospital

After 20 surgeries, 42-year-old Jennifer Dietrich remains in the hospital. Dietrich will need extensive rehabilitation after being hit by a car last month in Whitehall Township

Veterans educational fair at Moravian College

Moravian College hosts first Educational Fair for veterans

A local organization is doing what they can to put local veterans back to work.

Fire in Northampton Borough leaves home with heavy damage

A fire in Northampton Borough has left a twin home with extensive damage.

JOHN KERRY IRAN TALKS EXTENDED

Kerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talks

The Obama administration is trying to ease tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress on Tuesday.

Boris Nemtsov protest rally Moscow

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Moscow: Thousands mourn slain Putin critic

This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme. Instead of gathering to criticize Rus...

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    Moscow: Thousands mourn slain Putin critic

    This was supposed to be a rally led by Boris Nemtsov, had he lived two more days to see it.

    But after the Russian opposition figure was gunned down Friday night, Sunday's rally in Moscow took on a different theme. Instead of gathering to criticize Rus...

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Pennsylvania State Police have arrested an Effort man for the Tuesday afternoon robbery of a Monroe County convenience store.

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The State of Pa. could soon realize more than $100 million dollars in cost savings thanks to Governor Wolf's GO-TIME initiative.

 
 
 

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