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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.

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Glimmer of hope in Saucon Valley contract dispute?

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LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Negotiators attempting to resolve a long contract dispute in Saucon Valley School District have scheduled a meeting for Sunday afternoon.

Man with machete arrested in center of Easton

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EASTON, Pa.

A 22-year-old Easton man was arrested after running around the center of the city armed with a machete Wednesday morning.

Incidents prompt daytime curfew for children in West Reading

Penn Avenue, West Reading

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WEST READING, Pa.

Recent incidents of disorderly behavior involving school-aged children have prompted West Reading police to implement a daytime curfew.

Vintage general store planned for Phillipsburg

Phillipsburg, NJ
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.

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