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Vigil honors Easton fire victims

Vigil honors fire victims

Family and friends gathered at a vigil in Easton Tuesday evening to mark one year since a fire claimed the lives of three people.

Va. man who told officer he would "bounce" Pa. busted for DUI


An out-of-state DUI suspect's boasts and wisecracks weren't enough to keep him out the county clink, officials said.

Lower Mount Bethel man crashes, flees, twice

Pa State Trooper car

Twice during the month of September, a Lower Mount Bethel Township man crashed vehicles and then fled , according to state police.

iQor hiring 160 for its Bethlehem call center


iQor  is hiring at least 160 employees for its call center in Bethlehem.

Local Politics

Oct. 6, is last day to register to vote in Pa.

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele is reminding Pennsylvanians that Monday, Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote for the November 4, general election.

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

Pennsylvania Capitol building - sunny day

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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.