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Mild Easter weekend on the way

The Easter weekend looks to be pleasant and dry.

Hamilton Crossings gets green light from township planners

No traffic impact fees for Hamilton Crossings developers

Lower Macungie Township can’t collect more than $2.5 million in traffic impact fees from the developers of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Forks Twp. supervisors meeting

Forks approves plan for medical office, fast food joint

Forks Township supervisors have given their blessing to a new commercial development that will house a medical office, a bank and a fast food restaurant.

Allentown unveils new 911 texting technology

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Allentown unveils new 911 texting technology

Allentown is putting emergency services at your fingertips, literally.

Berks County man getting geared up to run Boston Strong

Berks County man getting geared up to run "Boston Strong"

The Boston Marathon is an elite race for runners, but after last year's deadly bombing, runners are going into this year's race with a different mindset.

Life Lessons Shakespeare in autism therapy

Life Lessons: Shakespeare in autism therapy

William Shakespeare has inspired millions of people over hundreds of years, and now researchers hope to use his work in a whole new way.

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University opens pet-friendly dorm

The University of Northern Colorado is rolling out the welcome mat for students … and their pets.

IronPigs renovate kids field

IronPigs renovate Little League field

IronPigs groundsmen and volunteers are creating a field of dreams for some Allentown Little Leaguers.

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Revere's RBI single lifts Phillies over Braves 1-0

Ben Revere's RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon.

Mount Everest

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12 dead after avalanche on Mount Everest

A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.

Four others are missing, said Madhu Sudan Burlakoti of Nepal's Tourism Ministry, adding that six p...

Grieving mother, South Korean ferry

Kyung Lah/CNN

Arrest warrant issued for 3 in ferry sinking

An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 28 people and left nearly 270 missing.

 
 
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    7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico

    A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

    The quake occurred on the Pacific Coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zijuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans trad...

 

Missing Persons

Police look for missing Monroe Co. teen

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Police are asking the public's help to track down a missing Monroe County teenager.

Lower Macungie woman missing, police ask for help finding her

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A Lower Macungie woman is missing and State Police are asking for your help finding her.

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Slideshow Of The Day

  • Credit cards

    Augie Martin/CNN

    Biggest data breaches of all time

    A security breach at Michaels stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the store said Thursday. The craft store chain made news about the hack public three months ago and has been investigating since then. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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No traffic impact fees for Hamilton Crossings developers

Hamilton Crossings gets green light from township planners
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Lower Macungie Township can’t collect more than $2.5 million in traffic impact fees from the developers of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Forks approves plan for medical office, fast food joint

Forks Twp. supervisors meeting
FORKS TWP., Pa.

Forks Township supervisors have given their blessing to a new commercial development that will house a medical office, a bank and a fast food restaurant.

Allentown overcharged suburbs more than $2.1 million for sewer fees

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown will be repaying more than $2.1 million to surrounding municipalities that were over-charged for sewer fees by the city.

Tractor trailer overturns against home, strikes gas line

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BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa.

Crews worked into the night clearing the scene after a tractor trailer slammed into a house in Northampton County Thursday afternoon.

 
 

On this Day

  • 1906 San Francisco earthquake

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: April 18

    Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

 

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