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    Oregon standoff may end Thursday morning

    The armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon have been surrounded, the FBI said on Wednesday.

    According to the FBI, one of the remaining occupiers rode outside barricades at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. When agents tried to appr...

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Easton City Hall getting two new commercial tenants

EASTON, Pa.

The building is now fully leased.

Muhlenberg School Board approves new special education supervisor

Muhlenberg School District board meeting
READING, Pa.

The Muhlenberg School Board approved the appointment of a new Supervisor of Special Education during its meeting Wednesday night.

Schuylkill County man pleads guilty to heroin charges

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SCRANTON, Pa.

A 25-year-old Schuylkill County man involved in a large-scale heroin trafficking operation pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Scranton.

Expect delays at I-78 toll plaza in Northampton County

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WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Drivers entering Pennsylvania from New Jersey on Interstate 78 should be prepared for delays, especially during peak travel periods, at the toll plaza in Northampton County.

Local Politics

Pa. Senate fails in effort to remove AG Kane

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Matt Rourke/AP

The Pennsylvania Senate has failed in its bid to remove from office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, on grounds her lack of an active law license has made it impossible to do her job.

Old Allentown factory may become high-end apartments

Allentown apartment project

A plan to turn an old factory building into apartments got a recommendation of approval from the Allentown Planning Commission Tuesday.

Pa. Senate prepares vote on removal of AG Kane

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Matt Rourke/AP

Kathleen Kane argues lawmakers don't have the power to remove her

Pa. governor calls for $3 billion in new taxes

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf budget address

Chris Knight/AP

Despite an ongoing budget fight with the Pennsylvania Legislature, Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that the state's crisis is not about politics, but rather math.