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    Pennsylvania State Police

    Police: Suspect might target more officers

    He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

    And now authorities worry the man suspected of gunning down two Pennsylvania State Police troopers may be on the hunt for more officers.

    Eric...

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Phillipsburg municipal website getting an upgrade

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PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

Phillipsburg's government website is getting ready to enter the iPad age.

“Facility Dude” to improve maintenance issues for Northampton Co.

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EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County officials are hoping a new system of computerized checklists will finally bring an end to maintenance problems that have nagged the county for years.

Parkland School District unveils three-year strategic plan

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SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

What will the Parkland School District look like over the next three years?

Bethlehem Council tables amusement tax increase

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A proposed amusement tax increase for Bethlehem was unanimously tabled by City Council Tuesday night.

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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.

Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

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Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.