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  • Danwon high school students pay tribute

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    Back at school, S. Korean teens grieve

    First days back at school are usually filled with optimism about what's ahead, but many students at Danwon High School near Seoul, South Korea, are looking back in mourning.

    On Thursday, a series of hearses made a slow crawl toward the school in the c...

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Brush fires reported in Northampton County

Dry windy conditions help fuel brush fires around region
HAMILTON TWP., Pa.

Two brush fires were reported Thursday afternoon in Northampton County.

Pottstown company helping with ferry search

Pottstown company helping with ferry search
POTTSTOWN, Pa.

More than 130 people remain missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea more than a week ago.

Allentown teachers' union president: Lights over learning?

Allentown School District

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Are Allentown School District's priorities misplaced?

Quakertown School Board names Dr. William Harner permanent superintendent

New superintendent of schools Dr. William E, Harner, Quakertown school district
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Months of divisive wrangling within the Quakertown Community School District Board of School Directors finally ended Thursday night when directors voted by a 5-3 margin to offer acting Superintendent of Schools, Dr. William Harner, the position permanently.

Local Politics

Pa. Gov. Corbett ramps up pitch to education, women voters

John Heller/AP

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points: his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education.

Allentown School Board loses member

Joanne Egan Bauer

The Allentown School District school board will soon have an empty seat.

Public school advocates call for funding changes in Pa.

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Advocates for Pennsylvania public schools are demanding more money and a fairer funding formula.

Candidates for Congress hold second debate in Bucks

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Democratic primary candidates Kevin Strouse and Shaughnessy Naughton faced off for their second debate Tuesday afternoon as they continue to vie for their party’s nomination this May.

Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

Corbett signs child protection bills

Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania.

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