Route 222, Richmond crash

Crash involving overturned truck closes Route 222 in Richmond

An accident involving four vehicles, including an overturned truck, has closed Route 222, south of Kutztown, in…

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Investors help the rich pay off student loans

Investors are so hungry for yield in the bond market that they're giving rich college grads money to help pay off their student loans.

Social Finance, a company that uses crowdfunding to refinance student debt, just packaged a bunch of those loans and...

Health Beat: Stopping seizures

Health Beat: Stopping seizures

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients' lives. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the horizon.

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Workers sickened by unknown chemical

Haz-mat crews are investigating the source of a chemical that's made several workers sick at a Northampton County business Monday.

Former Lehigh student accused of murder--Timothy Granata

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Former Lehigh University student accused of murdering his mother

A 22-year-old former Lehigh University wrestler now faces charges of murder in his mother's death.

Reading police car

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Man set off explosive next to Reading police car, court papers say

A man is accused of setting off an explosive next to an occupied Reading police car.

Students participate in egg drop at Penn State Berks

Students participate in egg drop at Penn State Berks

Some local students got a lesson in gravity.

Health Beat: Breath test spots diseases

With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis, but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now, there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions, and all it takes is a simple breath.

Allentown School District

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ASD forced to dip further into fund balance for 2015 budget

The Allentown School District will have to procure an additional $2.1 million to make ends meet on its 2014-2015 budget.

Health Beat: Bariatric surgery for diabetes

For years, we've heard about weight loss surgery and its effect on diabetes. Now, a new study is showing how well the popular surgery is working to stop this serious disease.

Christian Minard

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Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.

Affordable Health Care Act support in Rhode Island

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Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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