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Man ordered to trial in crash that killed East Penn CEO

A Berks County man was ordered Wednesday to stand trial in the death of East Penn Manufacturing CEO Sally Miksiewicz.

Israel Maisonet -- stabbing suspects walk

7 alleged gang members charged with murder in deadly stabbing

Charges have been upgraded against seven gang-related suspects already jailed in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Reading over the weekend.

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Woman pedestrian killed after being hit by car in Allentown

A woman was killed Wednesday morning after being hit by a vehicle in Allentown.

Teen dies after his bike hit truck

Teen bicyclist dies of injuries from crash with truck

A 16-year-old Northampton County boy has died after being hit by a tractor trailer Tuesday.

Carbon County man killed in head-on crash

A Carbon County man was killed early Wednesday in a head-on crash in Luzerne County.



New Jersey requires high school students to get CPR lessons

New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year.

Mo'Ne Davis


Philly phenom returns to mound in team's 3rd LLWS game

The sensation of this year's Little League World Series looks to extend its run.

Mo'ne Davis

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Mo'ne Davis' impact on girls and boys

My girls, ages 6 and 8, love sports, but we are not a family that watches much baseball or even follows the Little League World Series. Of course, that was before we heard the name Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom.

Health Beat: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Open-heart surgery is the gold standard for patients with severe aortic stenosis, but a recently published report in the New England Journal of Medicine confirms what researchers had earlier suspected. A new minimally invasive technique to repair heart valves is saving the lives of patients who are too sick for traditional surgery.

Saved by the Bell cast photo

NBC Productions

Where are 'Saved by the Bell' stars today?

It's been 25 years since TV audiences first roamed Bayside High School with the likes of Zack, Kelly, Lisa, Jessie, A.C. and Screech. With Wednesday marking a quarter century since the debut of "Saved by the Bell," take a look at where the show's cast is today.



Obama condemns ISIS as airstrikes resume

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the "the entire world is appalled" by the murder of U.S. journalist James Foley.


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    U.S. resumes airstrikes against ISIS targets

    The United States resumed airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq Wednesday, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.

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Pennridge Police want help to find missing teen

Nicholas Weaver

Police in Bucks County are asking the public's help to locate a missing teen.

Man walks away from Pennsburg facility; found in Texas

Man missing in Pennsburg

A man reported missing from an assisted-care facility in Montgomery County has been found safe and sound.

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Incidents prompt daytime curfew for children in West Reading

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Recent incidents of disorderly behavior involving school-aged children have prompted West Reading police to implement a daytime curfew.

Vintage general store planned for Phillipsburg

Phillipsburg, NJ

During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.

Park may go to the dogs rather than the geese


Furnace Dam Park in Emmaus may have to go to the dogs to get rid of the geese.

Bethlehem residents face 5 percent water rate hike

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It's going to cost a little more to water your lawn or fill your bathtub if your water is supplied by the City of Bethlehem.


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    On this day: August 20

    Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.


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