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    Senate fails to override Keystone pipeline veto

    Senate supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of their legislation that would have cleared construction of the project.

    Needing two-thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes, to turn back the veto, Senate Repu...

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Officials check out suspicious package left at bank drive thru

Suspicious pkg at Wells Fargo, Linden St, Allentown
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Officials are checking out the contents of a suspicious package found in downtown Allentown Wednesday.

Berks DA, officer's widow speak out against death penalty moratorium

John Adams at Pennsylvania Capitol
HARRISBURG, Pa.

Berks County District Attorney John Adams is among Pennsylvania prosecutors who are taking a stand against Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty.

Bethlehem City Council takes 1st votes to change firearms laws

Scott Shearer of PFM explains new borrowing and debt refinancing to Bethlehem City Council.
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Guns and money were on the agenda for action by Bethlehem City Council Tuesday night.

Wolf seeks billions in higher taxes for schools, tax revamp

Matt Rourke/AP

HARRISBURG, Pa.

Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid.

Wolf makes first official visit to Berks as Pa. governor

Gov. Tom Wolf at Hamburg Area High School

Liz Kilmer/69 News

Fresh off his first budget proposal to a joint session of the state Legislature, Tom Wolf made his first official visit to Berks County as Pennsylvania governor.

Berks DA, officer's widow speak out against death penalty moratorium

John Adams at Pennsylvania Capitol

Berks County District Attorney John Adams is among Pennsylvania prosecutors who are taking a stand against Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty.

Wolf unveils 'bold' budget proposal; Berks lawmakers leery

Wolf unveils bold budget proposal Berks lawmakers leery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his budget proposal Tuesday morning, receiving mixed reviews from Berks County lawmakers.

Video: 69 News interview with Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf

Video 69 News interview with Pa Gov Tom Wolf

WFMZ's Jim Vaughn interviewed Tom Wolf following the Pennsylvania governor's first budget address on Tues., March 3.