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    Harry Reid, Senate minority leader, to retire

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a surprise move that's certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic party in the chamber.

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Study: Goods transported by truck through LV will double in next 25 years

LVCP Planning Commisson
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

By the year 2040, the freight tonnage being transported over Lehigh Valley's most traveled highways will double from the amount currently transported.

ASD administration under fire at directors' meeting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

For the last four years, the month of March has brought madness to the Allentown School District.

Activists call on attorney general to close immigration facility

Activists call on SAG to shut down immigration facility
READING, Pa.

A group of attorneys and activists are calling on PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane to shut down an ICE residential center.

Quakertown full-day kindergarten pilot program results favorable

Full-day kindergarten flourishes in Quakertown
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

The Quakertown Community School District's full-day kindergarten pilot program is producing positive results and making a visible difference in the lives of early learners.

PaG&E to refund $2.3 million to state consumers

Electric meter, generic image, electricity

A proposed settlement has been reached with an electric generation supplier accused of deceptively marketing its variable electric rates to Pennsylvania consumers, many of whom filed complaints about spikes in their rates during the winter of 2014.

NJ Gov. Christie: Tax revenue from pot sales is 'blood money'

Chris Christie

AP

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reiterating his opposition to legalizing marijuana for recreational use and said tax revenue from sales of the drug amount to "blood money."

Should voting be mandatory? Reviews are mixed

Should voting be mandatory Reviews are mixed

Locals are reacting to President Obama's newest idea: mandatory voting for all eligible citizens.

GOP lawmakers chafe at Wolf's plan to award school tax cuts

Matt Rourke/AP

Raising taxes promises to be a battle among Pennsylvania state lawmakers.