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Tornado watch in effect for some counties until midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for more than a third of Pennsylvania's 67 counties.

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Armed student s threat puts school on lockdown police say

Armed student's threat puts school on lockdown, police say

A teenager is facing charges for allegedly trying to take a gun to a high school in Allentown.

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BASD will accept bids for Freedom High School turf field

The Bethlehem Area School District's board of directors authorized the district to solicit bids for a synthetic turf field and all-weather track at Freedom High School during Monday night's meeting.

Cases of breast cancer may rise but treatment better

Cases of breast cancer may rise but treatment better than ever

Cases of breast cancer in the United States are expected to jump 50 percent in the next 15 years according to the National Cancer Institute.

Plans unveiled for new charter school at Luden s mansion

Plans unveiled for new charter school at Luden's mansion

A new arts-focused charter school is in the works in Reading.

Mifflin teacher recognized for efforts outside of classroom

Mifflin teacher recognized for efforts outside of classroom

A local teacher is being honored for her efforts outside the classroom.

Health Beat: Getting aggressive with prostate cancer

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting one in seven men. With more American men living well into their 70s and 80s, a new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found big benefits to aggressively fighting prostate cancer in elderly patients.

Kutztown cantaloupe launch

Cantaloupes help with physics lesson

Cantaloupes were flying in the Berks County area Sunday, but provided a valuable lesson for some Kutztown University students.

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Docs to Columbia U.: We want Dr. Oz out

Talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against a group of doctors who accuse him of "manifesting an egregious lack of integrity" in his TV and promotional work, and who call his faculty position at Columbia University unacceptable.

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Senator Casey visits Northeast Middle School in Bethlehem

Senator Casey visits Northeast Middle School in Bethlehem

Students at Northeast Middle School in Bethlehem showed off their artistic skills while calling for an end to bullying.

Wilson school growing a teaching garden

Wilson school growing a teaching garden

The Wilson Area School District in Northampton County broke ground on a new project Friday.

Health Beat: Pot for pets?

The debate over medical marijuana for humans has been going on for years, and now it's legal in more than 20 states, but could pot also help our pets?

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