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Lopatcong mayor, council set for courtroom battle

Lopatcong mayor council set for courtroom battle
LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A battle in Lopatcong Township, New Jersey is going from council chambers to the courtroom

Baby's death was accidental in October Lehighton fire

Fire in Lehighton Babies aren t supposed to die
LEHIGHTON, Pa.

The death of a baby was accidental in a Lehighton fire last fall, ruled Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller, Jr.

Easton man gets more than 14 years in federal prison

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HARTFORD, Conn.

A 42-year-old Easton man will spend more than 14 years in federal prison for robbery and kidnapping.

Getting ready for Fastnacht Day

Fastnacht Day prep at LCTI
N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

LCTI students spent Monday making the Pa Dutch treat

Local Politics

Questions grow in Pa.'s confusing budget situation

Harrisburg state capital

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will release his 2016-17 budget plan Tuesday even as he fights to get his major priorities into this year's budget.

Pa. Senate plans vote on AG Kane removal

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

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The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate said the chamber will vote this week on whether to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who's been without a valid law license since October.

Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one

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Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will release his 2016-17 budget plan even as he fights to get his major priorities into this year's budget.

Court rejects Kane's request to reinstate law license

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is declining to reinstate the suspended law license of Pennsylvania's attorney general as she fights criminal charges she leaked secret grand jury material and lied about it under oath.