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Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

JIM THORPE, Pa.

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”

Fireworks Show at Steelstacks in Bethlehem

Fourth of July fireworks light up the sky at Steelstacks in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thousands came out to SteelStacks in Bethlehem for a July 4th celebration on Saturday.

Mike Nester

Homicide investigation underway in Easton's West Ward

EASTON, Pa.

Easton Police say a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1100 block of Lehigh Street in Easton early Sunday morning.

Jim Thorpe fire

Palmerton home heavily damaged by fire

PALMERTON, Pa.

A fire has caused heavy damage to a home in Palmerton, Carbon County.

Prison union chief responds

Union chief responds to arrest of prison guard, investigation

EASTON, Pa.

The union president at Northampton County Prison is responding to Friday's arrest of a corrections officer who allegedly smuggled contraband, and is speaking out against the way authorities have handled an investigation that resulted in four other officers being suspended, but later reinstated.

July 4th Kazoo Parade goes on

Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

NAZARETH, Pa.

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Salisbury car fire

Fire destroys car in Lehigh County; one person injured

SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

One person was injured when a fire engulfed a car in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, police said.

69 News Week In Review

It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.

Police lights file

88-year-old man dies after becoming pinned under tractor

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An 88-year-old Allentown man died after becoming pinned under a lawn tractor.

Harrisburg state capital

Expectation of Gov. Wolf veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say

HARRISBURG, Pa.

After three years of futility, Republicans used their majorities in Pennsylvania's House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the state's public employee retirement systems and privatizing Pennsylvania's wine and liquor store system.

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