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    Rebound! Stocks erase much of October losses

    What a difference a week makes.

    Mere days ago, spooked investors were asking themselves: Is it time to get out of stocks?

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Jill Kelly McComsey Named WomenHeart Champion

Jill Kelly McComsey
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Jill Kelly McComsey, a Bethlehem lawyer who was struck with a heart attack "completely out of the blue" when she was 36 years old, has been named a WomenHeart Champion after graduating from the 2014 national WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic.

72-year-old Stroudsburg man charged with arson

STROUDSBURG, Pa.

A 72-year-old Stroudsburg resident has been charged with arson for the Aug. 2 building fire on Main Street in the community.

Kutztown Park awarded grant for new playground

Kutztown Park playground

Jace Codi/69 News

HARRISBURG, Pa.

It will soon be out with the old and in with the new at the Kutztown Park in Kutztown.

Emmaus may drop college degree requirement for police

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EMMAUS, Pa.

Emmaus is moving toward improving the hiring process for police officers.

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.

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