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    It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

    Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

    The former first lady, New York senator and secretary o...

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Quakertown looks to appoint, swear in new councilman

Quakertown looks to appoint, swear in new councilman
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Quakertown Borough Council will soon have a new council member.

Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance change

Catasauqua to vote on mixed-use zoning ordinance change
CATASAUQUA, Pa.

In an effort to redevelop the former iron works site on Front Street downtown, the Catasauqua Borough Council next Monday will vote on an ordinance providing for a new zoning district on the 10-acre property making it developer-friendly for mixed use.

Relief from poor road conditions in sight for Reading residents

Relief from poor road conditions in sight for Reading residents
READING, Pa.

Major renovations are in process for one of the City of Reading's most highly traveled corridors.

Reading Public Museum dino gets all $10k for repairs

RPM Dino gets all 10k for repairs
READING, Pa.

A story that captured the attention of Berks County and beyond now has a happy ending.

Local Politics

WFMZ's Karin Mallett: DNC Day 1

WFMZ s Karin Mallett DNC Day 1

The Democratic National Convention officially kicks off today and it's already being surrounded by some controversy.

Pennsylvania to get federal funding to fight the Zika virus

Zika research

IOC/Fiocruz via CNN

Pennsylvania is getting about $1.8 million from the federal government to help fight the Zika virus.

Wolf signs bill allowing production of industrial hemp

Industrial hemp

Dylan Lovan/AP

A new law is on the books that could eventually lead to the return of the production of industrial hemp in Pennsylvania.

State boards approve new guidelines for prescribing opioids

Autumn-fall exterior Pennsylvania Capitol building in Harrisburg

Matt Rourke/AP

State regulators are giving their OK to new parameters for distributing and prescribing opioids in Pennsylvania.