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Troopers fell from tree stand officials say

Troopers in Frein search injured after falling from tree stand

Two state troopers involved in the search for suspected killer Eric Frein were hurt Wednesday night when they fell from a tree stand, officials say.

Man killed in 2-car crash

Luzerne County man killed in 2-car Schuylkill Co. crash

One man was killed when his car was broadsided in a crash Wednesday afternoon.

Allentown's Irving Park

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Irving Park being named for Andre Reed

It’s official: East Allentown’s Irving Street Park is being renamed for NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed.

Crowd at hearing for PennEast pipeline proposal meeting

Pipeline risks outweigh rewards, N.J. residents say

A proposed natural gas pipeline could bring one New Jersey community millions in tax revenue, but residents say this project has far more risks than rewards.

Allentown City Council

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City officials discuss blight in Allentown

An ambitious five-year strategy to combat blight in the heart of Allentown was presented to City Council by city officials Wednesday night.

Mobile home fire in Moore Twp

Residents able to escape fire in Moore Twp. home

Folks living in a mobile home in Northampton County were able to safely get out before being trapped by a fire Wednesday.

Artist rendering of former H&R building at 8th & Linden sts, Allentown

ANIZDA board approves funding for more downtown development

Allentown will continue to change as prominent downtown developer J.B. Reilly now has the approval for two more projects.

Quakertown Council meeting

Quakertown council receives update on revitalization efforts

The Borough of Quakertown is buzzing with revitalization and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future.

Hockey fans pack PPL Center for Phantoms Hockey

Hockey fans pack PPL center for Phantoms' 1st preseason game

Hockey fans filled Allentown's PPL Center Wednesday night for some Phantoms preseason action.

Life Lessons Senior moment or dementia

Life Lessons: Senior moment or dementia?

Just because you have memory trouble doesn’t mean you have dementia. How can you tell the difference?

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

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US Ebola case: Searching for contacts

Health officials are reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had contact with the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., a spokeswoman with the Texas Department of State Health Services said Thursday.

 
 
 
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    Is N. Korea still digging tunnels to South?

    Gen. Hahn Sung-Chu never believed North Korea could dig a tunnel that reached Seoul -- until now.

    Standing inside a basement of an apartment block in the heart of the capital, the former two-star general in the South Korean military says, "This is a k...

 

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UPDATE: Missing Northampton teen returns safely

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Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

Ebony Wasnowic reported missing

Ebony Wasnowic

Anyone who has seen a missing Allentown teen is asked to notify police.

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    What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

    An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.

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Pipeline risks outweigh rewards, N.J. residents say

Crowd at hearing for PennEast pipeline proposal meeting
HOLLAND TWP., N.J.

A proposed natural gas pipeline could bring one New Jersey community millions in tax revenue, but residents say this project has far more risks than rewards.

A million reasons to celebrate in Boyertown

Boyertown celebrates grant money
BOYERTOWN, Pa.

One Berks County community had a lot of reasons to celebrate on Wednesday -- about a million of them, in fact!

City officials discuss blight in Allentown

Allentown City Council

Jenny McCain/69News

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An ambitious five-year strategy to combat blight in the heart of Allentown was presented to City Council by city officials Wednesday night.

Irving Park being named for Andre Reed

Allentown's Irving Park

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It’s official: East Allentown’s Irving Street Park is being renamed for NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed.

 

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  • Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

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    On this day: October 2

    Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.

 

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