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    Report: Hamas kills 18 suspected informants

    Hamas executed 18 suspected informants for Israel in Gaza on Friday, the Hamas-run Al Aqsa TV reported.

    This comes one day after an Israeli strike in the Gaza city of Rafah killed three senior leaders of the Qassam Brigades, the Hamas military wing.

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Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading

Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading
READING, Pa.

Gone are the days of dial-up. Now mainstream America is using Wi-Fi and Reading is jumping on board.

Lower Mac commissioners approve traffic simulation study

Hamilton Blvd/222 Bypass at I-78 in Lower Macungie Twp

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LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Lower Macungie commissioner want to stay ahead of traffic congestion issues in the township.

Forks looks to slow down speeders

Forks Twp. Supervisors
FORKS TWP., Pa.

Officials in one growing Northampton County community are looking for ways to slow down speeding drivers.

Northampton County Council takes hard look at prison’s revolving door

Prison, jail, inmate, generic image
EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County has paid a national company millions of dollars to treat prison inmates with drug and alcohol problems. Was it a success?

Local Politics

Corbett camp yanks Texas governor's video endorsement

Rick Perry

Stuart Clark/CNN

Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign is seeking to distance itself from Rick Perry's legal troubles.

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

The Democratic candidate for a Congressional seat in our area says he'll fight to keep Social Security from being privatized.

Corbett, Wolf agree on 3 gubernatorial debates

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates don't see eye to eye on most campaign issues, but they have agreed on where and when they will hold their debates.

PLCB urged to boost markup on wine, liquor prices

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's finance director is advocating the agency's markup on liquor and wine be increased for the first time in two decades.

Poll: New Jersey voters split on Gov. Chris Christie

Chris Christie family

REUTERS/Mike Segar

New Jersey voters remain split on Gov. Chris Christie, but they're pretty sure he's preparing to run for president in 2016.