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Elmont Memorial High School

Teen accepted to all Ivies makes her choice

A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she'll attend college in the fall.

Health Beat: Depression screening can make a difference

Depression affects about 16 million Americans and contributes to more than 41,000 suicides each year. It also costs nearly $210 billion a year in treatment and lost productivity. Now, a federal task force recommends that everybody get screened for depression.

Dropped bullets lead to lockdown at Emmaus HS

Dropped bullets lead to lockdown at Emmaus HS

Authorities and school administrators have caught the person who was responsible for dropping bullets inside Emmaus High School in Lehigh County on Monday and have determined there is no threat.

Detroit schools sickouts

Detroit Federation of Teachers via CNN

Teacher 'sickouts' close 94 Detroit schools

Teachers at all but three of Detroit's 97 public schools called in sick Monday in protest after finding out they may not get paid after June, officials said.

The mass sickout forced 94 Detroit Public Schools to be closed Monday, school district spokes...

Lehigh University

No device found on LU campus

Lehigh University Police worked with the Bethlehem Fire Department as they searched Palmer Hall. 

Malia Obama closeup

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Malia Obama to attend Harvard after gap year

Malia Obama, the oldest of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama's two daughters, will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a gap year.

High school lacrosse rivals play to save lives

High school lacrosse rivals play to save lives

It's a cold April night and the stands at Emmaus High School are full.

Affordable Care Act premiums could be on the rise

Affordable Care Act premiums could be on the rise

Experts say premiums could skyrocket in the coming year.

Sen Pat Toomey speaks on hospital legislation

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Sen. Pat Toomey speaks on hospital legislation

The nationwide heroin and opioid epidemic has Washington's attention.

Quakertown contemplating facility shakeup

Quakertown contemplating facility shakeup

The Quakertown School District is preparing for major changes, including the possible closure of two schools.

Health Beat: Safe conversations

It's still not great; four out of 10 American couples still wind up getting divorced, but that percentage is starting to drop. Harville Hendrix frequently took relationship advice to The Oprah Winfrey Show years ago, and today, he and his wife are taking relationship education to couples around the world.


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