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  • Former Blackwater guard Nick Slatten CENTER

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    Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq shooting

    After marathon deliberations, a federal jury found four ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty Wednesday in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square.

    Nicholas Slatten, 30, of Sparta, Tennessee, the team's sniper, was found guilty of...

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Warren Haven Freeholders offer incentives to nursing home employees

Warren County Freeholders meeting
BELVIDERE, N.J.

Warren Haven Nursing Home employees now have a compensation incentive program based upon attendance and service-criteria.

Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets recall red, hot peppers

Giant Food Stores
CARLISLE, Pa.

Customers of Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets are hereby informed of a produce recall.

Jane Ervin elected to State Children's Board

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HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Jane Ervin, President of Community Services for Children, has been elected to the board of PA Partnerships for Children.

Easton solicitor: Scranton tax ruling has no bearing on city

Dave Hopkins, public works director, outlines improvement projects to Easton City Council
EASTON, Pa.

A recent court decision that struck down a commuter tax in Scranton has no bearing on the earned income taxes Easton levies on non-residents who work in the city, Easton solicitor William Murphy said Wednesday night.

Local Politics

Emmaus learns of state pension crisis

Pa. Depart. of Revenue Sec., Dan Meuser speaks to with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Assoc.

The public employee pension system in Pennsylvania is in need of repair, Emmaus residents learned Tuesday night.

Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

69 News

The candidates running in Pennsylvania's sixth congressional district faced off in our 69 News studios on Friday.

Plosser wants interest rates to rise "sooner rather than later"

Plosser speaks about the economy in Allentown

The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says the Fed should raise interest rates "sooner rather than later."

New Jersey voter registration deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

Will Bethlehem councilwoman step down? Husband says yes

Bethlehem councilwoman responds to grand jury report

69 News

New developments emerged Friday in a scandal involving Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan.