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Annadora Shirk, former first lady of Reading, dies

A former first lady of Reading and a longtime professor at Albright College has passed away.

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Fit kids do better in school, especially math

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

A longer day in store for Bethlehem s kindergarteners

A longer day in store for Bethlehem's kindergartners

This year, there is one major change in the Bethlehem Area School District, kindergarten classes are now a full day instead of a half day

Auditor general launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General DePasquale launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district

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N.J. football players get probation for sexual hazing

Six then-football players from a New Jersey high school known for its gridiron victories have been placed on probation -- but have been spared from being labeled sex offenders -- for sexually hazing freshmen in a locker room during the 2014 season, a...

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Columbia: Obama not returning to teach

The head of Columbia University ignited a wave of speculation Monday about President Barack Obama's post-White House activities, though the school later said there were no plans for the commander-in-chief to return to a teaching job.

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Reporters on the run: Technology helps trainers

When it comes to training, technology can be your best friend, but only if you know how to use it.

Health Beat: Patients fall for hi-tech hospital

It may come as a surprise, but hospitals are not the safest place when it comes to the danger of falling. Possibly due to medications and lack of familiarity, a patient falling is a very serious problem for hospitals. The technology you've seen in cars is helping cut down on falls.

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State auditor general begins ASD audit

Pennsylvania's auditor general has begun a comprehensive performance audit of the Allentown School District.

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Reading students return to school on new schedule

The school bell rang at a new time for public school students in Reading on Monday.

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Donations sought for tribute to beloved teacher

A longtime teacher is being honored for the lasting impact he had on generations of his students.

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