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I-81 south shuts down for 3 hours after tractor trailer rollover

The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. at mile marker 107.9 in Frailey Township

Sanofi Pasteur working hard on Zika virus vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur working hard on Zika virus vaccine

State health authorities say two female Pennsylvania residents have tested positive for the Zika virus

Fire in Lehighton Babies aren t supposed to die

Baby's death was accidental in October Lehighton fire

The death of a baby was accidental in a Lehighton fire last fall, ruled Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller, Jr.

Blakeslee Inn fire

More than 2 dozen fire departments battle a blaze at Monroe inn

Authorities have not released a cause for the fire at the Blakeslee Inn

Dead, emaciated animals found on vet's property

A Carbon County veterinarian faces nearly a dozen animal cruelty charges after investigators found severely emaciated and dead animals on the property, including a pit with six…

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Cleric's lawyers want U.S. suit backed by Turkey tossed

Fethullah Gulen has criticized the Turkish president's increasingly authoritarian rule

Blue Mountain Ski Area in Carbon County

Washington man dies in skiing accident at Blue Mountain

The Lehigh County coroner ruled the 35-year-old died from head injuries


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    On this day: February 9

    Volleyball is born, The Beatles make their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," and G.I. Joe makes his debut, all on this day.


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