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Annadora Shirk, former first lady of Reading, dies

Annadora Shirk

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

Muller releases proposed 2016 Lehigh County budget

Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller

Sticking to a pledge he made early this year, Lehigh County executive Thomas Muller is proposing a 2016 county budget with no tax increase.

State auditor general begins ASD audit

Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly Hispanic

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

Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Matt Rourke/AP

With AG Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will invoke a sanction to quickly suspend her law license.


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