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Twelve residents hope to win Bethlehem Council seat

A dozen candidates hope to fill the Bethlehem City Council seat of Karen Dolan, who has resigned after being the subject of a grand jury investigation.

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Coroner seeks family of deceased Lehigh County man

Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim is seeking the next of kin of 69-year-old Clarence Rodger of North Whitehall, who was pronounced dead of natural causes early Friday morning.

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Child hit by car in Bethlehem

An unidentified child was struck by a car while crossing a street to get to Bethlehem's Spring Garden Elementary School Friday morning.

Central Bucks High School West

Dump school board members, says former coach

The championship-winning former football coach at a Doylestown high school rocked by hazing allegations says canceling the rest of the season was an ``overzealous, knee jerk, overreaction.''

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69 News viewers respond to Humane Society's plea for help

They asked; you answered.

Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

Township fails to seek required LVPC review of new traffic study law

Lehigh County’s Hanover Township may face legal challenges from developers.

Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge

The Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge has reached 90% completion

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has announced that the Easton-Phillipsbug Toll Bridge Rehabilitation Project is now 90% completed and round-the-clock travel restriction through the work area could end before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

U.S Senator Bob Casey releases statement on capture of Eric Frein

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has released a statement following the capture of suspect Eric Frein. It reads as follows:

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Gov. Corbett announces Mcare assessment down almost 50% for 2015 coverage

Gov. Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania physicians and hospitals will see significant savings in the cost of the catastrophic level of medical malpractice insurance coverage next year.

Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

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Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, and those in Reading will find seven questions on the ballot.


Missing Hazleton boy found safe on Pacific island

The search for missing nine-year-old Billy Hanson of Hazleton ended happily Thursday after local authorities in Niue located him safe on the island country in the South Pacific Ocean.

Exeter ambulance

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Exeter Ambulance to seek medical response allowance

When you are in dire need of help and call 911, the Exeter Ambulance Association is there, but now it needs your help.


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