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Elderly woman struck by car in parking lot, killed

An 84-year-old woman died Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a car in a parking lot.

IDI truck terminal under scrutiny in Lower Nazareth Twp

Lower Nazareth approves IDI warehouse

It's official: Industrial Development International will be coming to Northampton County.

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Lehigh County commissioners adopt budget with $8 tax break

Lehigh County taxpayers were given a tiny tax break when the 2015 budget passed Wednesday night.

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Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

Northampton County's executive says county council members play politics when they protest his proposals.

Lower Saucon Twp.

Proposed Lower Saucon budget includes 22% tax hike

It looks like property owners in one Northampton County community are facing a significant tax increase.

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Cell transplant sees paralyzed man walk again

A ground-breaking cell transplant has allowed a paralyzed man to walk again, researchers announced Tuesday.

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Life Lessons: Stop interruptions at work

Did you know that even a tiny interruption at work can double the number of errors you have?

Ex-student waives hearing on Penn State threat

A 20-year-old former Penn State student will head to trial on charges he threatened to shoot at the student center.

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Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

A Butler County woman says she sold hundreds of pounds of marijuana to make money to take care of her grandchildren.

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Characters brawl on Hollywood Boulevard

Police are investigating a brawl that broke out between Mr. Incredible, Batgirl and other characters on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

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Ottawa shooting suspect tied to jihadists

The suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S. sources told CNN on Thursday.

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    During a long standing ovation by grateful lawmakers Thursday morning, the sergeant-at-arms credited with downing a gunman at Canada's Parliament appeared emotional.

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State police ask for help finding missing man

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State police are asking for help finding a man who wandered away from the Wernersville State Hospital in western Berks County.

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Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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    Private wealth consultancy Wealth-X has compiled a list of the richest person in each of the 50 U.S. states. Take a look at some of the more notable wealthy figures and find out where they reside.

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Proposed Lower Saucon budget includes 22% tax hike

Lower Saucon Twp.
LOWER SAUCON TWP., Pa.

It looks like property owners in one Northampton County community are facing a significant tax increase.

Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

John Brown

69 News

EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County's executive says county council members play politics when they protest his proposals.

Lehigh County commissioners adopt budget with $8 tax break

Lehigh County commissioners
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County taxpayers were given a tiny tax break when the 2015 budget passed Wednesday night.

Easton solicitor: Scranton tax ruling has no bearing on city

Dave Hopkins, public works director, outlines improvement projects to Easton City Council
EASTON, Pa.

Residents and commuters are both subject to Easton's earned income tax, says the city's solicitor.

 

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