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    Emails released by Wikileaks raise questions of DNC's impartiality

    Nearly 20,000 emails sent and received by Democratic National Committee staff members were released Friday by Wikileaks, with one message in particular raising questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary.

    The revelation ...

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Police name suspect, victim in East Brunswick fatal shooting

Ambush killing in Schuykill County
E. BRUNSWICK TWP., Pa.

The shooter was found dead about 3 miles west of New Ringgold

Police nab suspect in car theft of 83-year-old man

Amity Township car theft
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Authorities said the Amity Twp. man hopped into the car when the driver stopped to check a door.

Allentown waiving pool fees in midst of heat wave

generic swimming pool, municipal pool, allentown pool, swimmers
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The waiver will remain in effect throughout the summer during excessive heat watches.

Conventions brings millions to Berks County

Jehovah s Witness Convention in Reading
READING, Pa.

Reading is hosting one of five Jehovah's Witness conventions this weekend.

Local Politics

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.

WFMZ's Karin Mallett: RNC final day

WFMZ s Karin Mallett RNC final day

Today is the big day at the convention, when Donald Trump will officially accept the nomination on stage.