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Rain/wet snow ends this a.m., then breezy, cooler

Rain and wet snow will end by mid-morning as a cold front continues to cross through the region.

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Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in Bangor

A pedestrian accident in Bangor, Northampton County sent one woman to the hospital Thursday night.

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Body ID'd as missing Chester Co. man

The body of a missing Chester County man has been found.

NYC fire emergency responders

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Mayor: NY blast likely 'gas-related'

Inspectors from New York's gas utility were at a building in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday a little more than an hour before a fiery blast injured at least 19 people, at least four critically, leveled the structure and a neighboring one, offic...

As disasters happen abroad Easton discusses preparedness

As disasters happen abroad, Easton discusses preparedness

While emergency situations are playing out on a national and global scale, residents in Easton are stepping up to make sure the community is ready in case a large-scale disaster were to happen here at home.

Ambulance groups team up for Operation Safe Walk

Ambulance groups team up for 'Operation Safe-Walk'

In the wake of several reports of child luring cases in Berks County, a unique effort aims to keep kids safe as they head to and from school.

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Honeybees can't stop approval of new Salisbury zoning ordinance

The honeybees could not stop Salisbury Township from adopting a new zoning ordinance Thursday night.

Equi-librium gives Travis Saveri a happy birthday

Equi-librium gives Travis Saveri a happy birthday

Travis Saveri celebrated his 27th birthday in Nazareth Thursday with some help from a few trusty companions.

Life Lessons: From procrastinator to productive

We’ve all procrastinated before, but putting things off isn’t just unproductive, it’s also unprofessional.

Notre Dame defeats Wichita State NCAA

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NCAA Sweet 16: Top seeds advance

Kentucky is so awesome right now you are probably watching the NCAA men's basketball tournament to see who is going to get second.

The undefeated Wildcats were scary good Thursday night in crushing West Virginia. The score was so lopsided the game wa...

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Senate passes GOP-approved budget plan

After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted until 3:30 a.m., senators narrowly approved a Republican-authored budget resolution.

It passed ...

 
 
 
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    Indiana declares HIV epidemic in one county

    Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.

    Gov. Mike Pence issued the order Thursday for Scott County, which has 79 confirmed cases of HIV since mid-December.

    The county averages about five new cases a year....

 

Missing Persons

Missing East Stroudsburg man found safe

Pennsylvania State Police Swiftwater say a missing East Stroudsburg man has been located.

Police on lookout for missing endangered Montgomery Co. woman

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Police are asking the public to help them locate a missing woman from Montgomery County who may be in danger.

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    Blast, fire rock NYC neighborhood

    An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Activists call on attorney general to close immigration facility

Activists call on SAG to shut down immigration facility
READING, Pa.

A group of attorneys and activists are calling on PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane to shut down an ICE residential center.

Quakertown full-day kindergarten pilot program results favorable

Full-day kindergarten flourishes in Quakertown
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

The Quakertown Community School District's full-day kindergarten pilot program is producing positive results and making a visible difference in the lives of early learners.

Equi-librium gives Travis Saveri a happy birthday

Equi-librium gives Travis Saveri a happy birthday
NAZARETH, Pa.

Travis Saveri celebrated his 27th birthday in Nazareth Thursday with some help from a few trusty companions.

As disasters happen abroad, Easton discusses preparedness

As disasters happen abroad Easton discusses preparedness
EASTON, Pa.

While emergency situations are playing out on a national and global scale, residents in Easton are stepping up to make sure the community is ready in case a large-scale disaster were to happen here at home.

 
 

On this Day

  • 1964 Alaskan Good Friday earthquake

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    On this day: March 27

    Oregon wins the first NCAA men's basketball tourney, the Good Friday Earthquake rips up Alaska, Brando boycotts the Oscars, and Viagra gets FDA approval, all on this day.

 

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