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Cornell fraternity president Wolfgang Ballinger arrested on sexual assault charges

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Cornell fraternity president arrested on sex charges

The president of a Cornell University fraternity was arrested after an alleged sexual assault in his fraternity house bedroom, according to court documents.

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Applications soar after university drops SAT

George Washington University got rid of its SAT requirement, and applications soared 28%.

This kind of jump is unprecedented, the school said. About 6,000 more students applied compared to the year before.

It also saw a "significant" increase in appl...

Health Beat: Personalized cancer treatment: It's in your DNA

When someone goes through chemotherapy and radiation to fight cancer, the most devastating news is that the cancer has come back, but now, thanks to groundbreaking treatments tailored to each individual patient's genetic makeup, some may have new hope.

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Citadel student with knife a suspect in stabbing

The student found to have a knife inside Reading Intermediate High School is also the suspect in a stabbing, according to city police.

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Student with knife prompts Citadel lockdown

The discovery of a student with a knife prompted a lockdown and search of Reading Intermediate High School.

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#1000BlackGirlBooks for your reading list

By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs."

Past and present refugees relate at Penn State Berks event

Several shared their stories at an event at the Freyberger Gallery.

Local physician speaks out on concerns over lead in the LV

Local physician speaks out on concerns over lead in the Lehigh Valley

69 News spoke to a local doctor who says the lead-level benchmark that the CDC is concerned about is not so worrisome to him

Health Beat Invasion of super lice

Health Beat: Invasion of super lice

It's bad enough for the estimated 12 million parents who hear every year their child has a head full of lice, but this school year, the story gets worse: so-called super lice have taken over half the country and are resistant to over-the-counter treatments.

Study Allentown tops the state in lead exposure

Study: Allentown tops Pa. in lead exposure

There's a lot of buzz about an article on the news website that finds nearly one out of every four kids under age 7 in Allentown has an unsafe level of lead in his or her blood, and that that is tops in Pennsylvania.

French speakers angry about spelling change for thousands of words

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Thousands of French words change spelling

French speakers will soon have to think twice about how they spell certain words.


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