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    Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

    Hundreds of environmental activists plan to "flood" Wall Street on Monday to protest the role Big Business plays in climate change.

    The #FloodWallStreet campaign is part of a series of demonstrations taking place this week as world leaders gather in ...

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Bridge replacement project set to begin in Lehigh County

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WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

PennDOT will begin work Monday, Sept. 22 to replace the 2nd Street Bridge over Spring Creek in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

Mural honors World War II veterans in Northampton County

Mural honors World War II veterans
PEN ARGYL, Pa.

A new mural in Pen Argyl, Northampton County honors those who fought in World War II.

Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

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LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.

Synthetic athletic fields proposed for Lower Macungie park

Proposed sports fields in Lower Macungie Twp.'s Quarry Park
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A $2.7-million proposal to install two synthetic athletic fields with lighting in Lower Macungie’s Quarry Park was presented to township commissioners Thursday night.

Local Politics

Scots decide whether to declare independence from England

Scotland independence referendum, voters at polling place

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An independent Scotland could soon become a reality, so is the playing of bagpipes the sound of a revolution or the continued soundtrack of 300 years of tradition?

Pa. Senate committee approves property tax reform bill

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A measure to reform Pennsylvania's property tax system moved forward in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Bethlehem leaders seek ways to close $5.9 million budget gap

Bethlehem City Hall

A $5.9 million budget deficit is looming in Bethlehem, but the mayor said he has a plan to fix it, and it's going to require some belt-tightening at City Hall and from residents themselves.

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa. governor

Poll shows Wolf maintaining lead in race for Pa governor

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is falling further behind in his bid for re-election.

Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

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69 News

A former Pennsylvania representative in Berks County is once again setting his sights on Harrisburg.