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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.

Pa. lawmakers take questions at chamber breakfast

Berks legislative breakfast

Chad Blimline/69 News

Pennsylvania lawmakers who represent parts of Berks County faced off with members of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

Sen. Boscola asked to leave bar after 'animated discussion'

State Senator Boscola

A Lehigh Valley lawmaker admits that she was asked to leave a Harrisburg bar after what she called an "animated discussion."

Tom Wolf makes campaign swing through Lehigh Valley

Tom Wolf makes campaign swing through Lehigh Valley

Meghan Packer/69 News

One of the Democrats who would like to be the next governor of Pennsylvania made a stop in the Lehigh Valley on Tuesday.

Eagleton Institute addresses inaccurate poll results

After the Eagleton Institute of Politics produced inaccurate results in two New Jersey election polls, it wanted to find out why.


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Property owners say they can’t afford city-ordered sidewalks


One by one they shared their stories of financial hardship, lost jobs, hours cut, and just being flat out broke in Allentown, where even the mayor admits, poverty is the city’s biggest problem.

Bethlehem City Council will consider a hiring freeze

Bethlehem Finance Committee meeting

The Bethlehem City Council took a proactive step in attempting to tighten city government's spending belt by passing a proposed hiring freeze ordinance by a 2-1 margin Tuesday night.

"NO" to Merger, "YES" to Sharing Services

Exeter school board votes no to merger

A decision has been made in the long-debated merger between the Exeter Township and Antietam school districts.

Easton schools present plan to avoid teacher cuts

Superintendent John Reinhart

Easton Area school administrators say they have a way to balance the 2014-2015 budget without anyone losing their jobs.


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