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    Seychelles: US sisters died of excess fluid in lungs

    Two American sisters found unresponsive in their resort in the Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to authorities in the island nation off Africa's east coast.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Motorcycle club, Home Depot team to help local veteran

Motorcycle club Home Depot team to help local veteran
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Friday in Bethlehem, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Nam Knights America Motorcycle Club and the Home Depot came together to install a ramp to the home of William Putar

Crews return to scene of Bethlehem sinkhole

Crews return to scene of Bethlehem sinkhole
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem city’s Water and Streets department were back along the 700 block of New Street a day after big problems lead to evacuations and power outages

Second guilty plea in 2012 Comfort Inn shooting

Michael L. Hendrix
EASTON, Pa.

Michael Hendrix will serve up to 14 years for his role in attempted robbery

Drunk P'burg man lays in middle of road, spits on cop

EASTON, Pa.

Easton police said he was almost struck by passing cars along Route 611.

Local Politics

Bill to raise pediatric cancer research funding clears committee

A Berks County lawmaker's bill to boost funding for pediatric cancer research in Pennsylvania moved forward in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said he'll keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages.

Reading mayor threatens veto of marijuana bill

Reading mayor threatens veto of marijuana bill

Reading City Council will formally introduce Monday an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for people caught carrying small amounts of marijuana.

Rozzi pushes for statute of limitations reform

Rozzi pushes for statute of limitations reform

A Berks County lawmaker said Tuesday that victims of clergy abuse should be able to seek justice at any age.