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Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

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Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

Emmaus learns of state pension crisis

Pa. Depart. of Revenue Sec., Dan Meuser speaks to with members of the Concerned East Penn Taxpayers Assoc.

The public employee pension system in Pennsylvania is in need of repair, Emmaus residents learned Tuesday night.

Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

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The candidates running in Pennsylvania's sixth congressional district faced off in our 69 News studios on Friday.

Plosser wants interest rates to rise "sooner rather than later"

Plosser speaks about the economy in Allentown

The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says the Fed should raise interest rates "sooner rather than later."

New Jersey voter registration deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.

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Brown says he won't let council hold county hostage for 'political gain'

John Brown

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EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County Executive John Brown Thursday said county council will be shirking its duty if it continues to table resolutions as a way to criticize his proposed changes to the county's health care system.

The IronPigs are putting their money where their snout is

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

Quakertown School Board meeting
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

Reading Mayor, Vaughn Spencer

69 News

READING, Pa.

Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.