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Pa. Gov. Corbett ramps up pitch to education, women voters

John Heller/AP

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points: his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education.

Allentown School Board loses member

Joanne Egan Bauer

The Allentown School District school board will soon have an empty seat.

Public school advocates call for funding changes in Pa.

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Advocates for Pennsylvania public schools are demanding more money and a fairer funding formula.

Candidates for Congress hold second debate in Bucks

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Bob Kovach/CNN

Democratic primary candidates Kevin Strouse and Shaughnessy Naughton faced off for their second debate Tuesday afternoon as they continue to vie for their party’s nomination this May.

Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

Corbett signs child protection bills

Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania.

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Woman stole money from Conference of Churches

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Forty-three-year-old Sheri Denise Lopez of Wind Gap has been arrested for stealing more than $95,000 from the Lehigh County Conference of Churches.

BBQ truck hearing sizzles in N. Whitehall Twp.

BBQ food truck in danger of being shut down by township
NORTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Wednesday night's North Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board meeting about a mobile barbeque pit really stoked some people who witnessed it.

Brush fires reported in Northampton County

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UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TWP., Pa.

Two brush fires were reported Thursday afternoon in Northampton County.

Three-vehicle accident blocks Route 22 in Whitehall

Traffic backed up on Route 22
WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A three-vehicle accident closed eastbound lanes of Route 22 Thursday afternoon  in Whitehall Township

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