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    Stocks crushed records in February

    Stock markets across the world showed investors the money in February.

    The S&P 500 had its best month since October 2011 -- gaining nearly 5.5%. Not to be outdone, the Nasdaq soared just over 7%, and the Dow rose 5.6%.

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ASD rebounds from fire at Cleveland Elementary School

ASD prepares temp space for Cleveland Elementary students
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The fire that lit through Cleveland Elementary School on Tuesday morning may have knocked the students, staff and administrators down, but not out.

Quakertown school custodian not happy with treatment of support staff

Victor Bartholomew of Milford Township
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Victor Bartholomew of Milford Township wants the Quakertown Community School District to value support staff more.

Salisbury will introduce new zoning law and get rid of old firearms laws

Sallisbury Twp. commissioners
SALISBURY TWP., Pa.

Salisbury Township intends to introduce a new zoning ordinance and get rid of a couple of old firearms laws on the same night next month.

Traditions of America at Green Pond:

LVPC meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A proposed 261-unit Bethlehem Township age 55 plus housing community was found not to conflict with Northampton County's comprehensive plan by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) during Thursday evening's monthly meeting.

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

The debt is piling up in Pennsylvania and legislators blame pension plans.

Pa. House passes Eileen's Law, sends it to Senate

Pa House passes Eileen s Law sends it to Senate

A bill named after a mother who died at the Berks County Jail is moving forward.

Ronald Rossi won't seek another term as sheriff

Lehigh Sheriff won t seek new term

Ronald Rossi, who has been Lehigh County's sheriff for almost a quarter century, does not intend to seek a seventh term.

Pa. Gov. Wolf takes tweeted questions at 'Twitter town hall'

Tom Wolf Twitter town hall

@GovernorTomWolf

From school funding to the future of coal, Gov. Tom Wolf spent a half-hour on Twitter fielding Pennsylvanians' tweeted questions about his agenda.