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  • Kim Jong Un Waves

    Reuters

    Report: NK leader's sister given senior role

    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been named as a senior government official by state media.

    Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, was mentioned in an article posted by KCNA on Thursday, referring to her as a vice department dire...

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Macungie man thankful for "the gift of life" this Thanksgiving

Macungie man thankful for the gift of life
MACUNGIE, Pa.

A Macungie man has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season.

Reading's 'Charlie Brown' tree continues to draw national attention

'Ugly' Christmas tree lit in Reading

69 News

READING, Pa.

Reading's official Christmas tree continues to generate a fair share of publicity across the country and around the world as the holiday season gets into full swing.

Families asked to host visitors for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Pa delegates meet pope
PHILADELPHIA

Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.

Forks Township woman charged in murder-for-hire plot

Nagrodski
FORKS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

 A 52-year-old Northampton County woman was arrested Tuesday night on charges that she attempted to hire a hit man to kill her daughter’s ex-boyfriend in New Jersey.

PA legislative district changes will impact Allentown

132nd legislative district

Significant geographic changes are in store as Allentown streamlines from four to two House legislative districts on Dec. 1.

East Allentown hookah lounge draws complaint

Allentown City Council (minus two)

An East Allentown woman again went before City Council Wednesday night to complain that patrons of a hookah lounge are disturbing her peace.

PA Attorney General can't talk about grand jury

Kathleen Kane

www.kathleengkane.com

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she is under court orders not to explain why she is testifying before a grand jury Monday or what that testimony has to do with the release of pornographic emails shared by public officials.

Will President Obama bypass Congress over immigration reform?

President gives 5th SOTU

We could be on the brink of sweeping immigration reform. Now, the question is whether President Obama will bypass Congress to make it happen.

What will Wolf do with Corbett's 'Healthy Pennsylvania' plan

What will Wolf do with Corbett s Healthy Pennsylvania plan

Gov. Tom Corbett's "Healthy Pennsylvania" plan won't be sticking around once Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes office.