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Allentown Council delays approving trash contract

Atty. William Fox complains to City Council

Allentown City Council has delayed approving a new multi-year trash hauling contract with Waste Management after a lawyer for another trash company charged that the city used an illegal process to select a hauler.

Allentown City Council narrowly approves hiring two paramedics


A split Allentown City Council voted 4-3 to approve hiring two more full-time paramedics next year.

2016 Allentown budget contains fraud, says Eichenwald

Allentown City Council Nov. 30, 2015

Allentown City Council is on the verge of approving a new city budget that contains items based on fraud, maintains council member Jeanette Eichenwald.

Kane to announce plans for next chapter in porn email saga

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Matt Rourke/AP

The attorney general plans to announce a special prosecutor


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