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    1 pilot dead in Virgin's spaceship failure

    The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said.

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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.

Coroner seeks family of deceased Lehigh County man

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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.

Child hit by car in Bethlehem

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

Dump school board members, says former coach

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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.''

Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

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

Tom Wolf campaigns for Pennsylvania governor in Reading

Tom Wolf campaigns for Pennsylvania governor in Reading

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The candidates running for governor of Pennsylvania have less than a week to rally supporters.

Expert: Proposed municipality merger is 'unique,' could become 'model'

Expert Proposed merger is unique could become model

In less than one week, voters will decide whether Mount Penn Borough and Lower Alsace Township will merge into one municipality, in a consolidation that experts call "unique."

Center City Allentown traffic to benefit from $2.1 million state grant

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State Rep. Mike Scholssberg has issued a statement following a $2.1 million state grant for Allentown traffic improvements.

Lehigh County executive vetoes some budget items

Lehigh County executive vetoes some budget items

It appears the Lehigh County budget is in limbo.

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