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    Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

    From a globally lauded athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius' fall from grace culminated Tuesday with a five-year sentence in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

    The sentence was imposed for the charge of culpable homicide, which in South Af...

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Wilson Junior High School cheerleading program established

Wilson Junior High School gets cheerleading squad
WILSON, Pa.

Parents and students at Wilson Area Junior High School now have a reason to cheer.

BASD reaches agreement with former parent it sued

Joseph Roy, BASD Supt.
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

The Bethlehem Area School District Board of Directors approved a settlement in a case Monday night in which the district had filed a complaint against a former district parent.

Refinancing could save Bangor $260,000 a year

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AP

BANGOR, Pa.

With interest rates at historic lows Bangor Area School District officials have been crunching numbers and believe they can save $260,000 a year if the district refinances a $9.1 million bond, business manager Mark Schiavone said Monday night.

Bethlehem Township investigating kennel parking

Bethlehem Board of Supervisors hears kennel parking complaint
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

One Bethlehem family says it is dogged by a kennel parking problem.

Local Politics

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.

Report: Democrats pull ads in race for Gerlach's US House seat

US Capitol

John R. Coughlin/CNNMoney

With less than a month to go until the general election, some higher-ups in the Democratic Party seem ready to concede several races for Congress.