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    Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

    The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.

    At least 69 other journalists have been killed covering the war in Syria, an...

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Vintage general store planned for Phillipsburg

Phillipsburg, NJ
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.

Park may go to the dogs rather than the geese

EMMAUS, Pa.

Furnace Dam Park in Emmaus may have to go to the dogs to get rid of the geese.

Bethlehem residents face 5 percent water rate hike

Bethlehem City Council
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

It's going to cost a little more to water your lawn or fill your bathtub if your water is supplied by the City of Bethlehem.

Police are looking for a hit and run driver

UPPER MCUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Police are looking for the driver of a red pickup truck who struck a vehicle and left the scene in Lehigh County earlier this month.

Local Politics

Corbett camp yanks Texas governor's video endorsement

Rick Perry

Stuart Clark/CNN

Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign is seeking to distance itself from Rick Perry's legal troubles.

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

The Democratic candidate for a Congressional seat in our area says he'll fight to keep Social Security from being privatized.

Corbett, Wolf agree on 3 gubernatorial debates

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates don't see eye to eye on most campaign issues, but they have agreed on where and when they will hold their debates.

PLCB urged to boost markup on wine, liquor prices

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's finance director is advocating the agency's markup on liquor and wine be increased for the first time in two decades.

Poll: New Jersey voters split on Gov. Chris Christie

Chris Christie family

REUTERS/Mike Segar

New Jersey voters remain split on Gov. Chris Christie, but they're pretty sure he's preparing to run for president in 2016.