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Former Lehigh University student accused of murdering his mother

A 22-year-old former Lehigh University student has been arraigned on a murder charge in the killing of his mother in Connecticut, and the judge agreed to a defense request to send him to a prison psychiatric unit.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Muhlenberg College students looking for Lyme disease

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Muhlenberg College students looking for Lyme disease

Looking for Lyme disease is the summer mission for some students at Muhlenberg College in Allentown.

Health Beat: Extreme diets

Dieting is an American pastime. About 45 million of us diet each year, and we spend about $33 billion on weight-loss products. There are more ways to diet than ever, and some are pretty extreme.

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Saucon Valley seeks quotes for repairs to retention pond and high school roof

Saucon Valley School District hopes to repair a retention pond and flashing on the roof of the high school in the near future.

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