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President Obama gets his groove back

With his White House on a roll and his place in history solidifying by the day after a series of important policy victories, President Barack Obama is letting Americans see more…

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Activist who took down flag OK with jail time

The woman who shimmied up a flagpole at the South Carolina state capitol last week and removed the Confederate battle flag told CNN she has no regrets about doing it, even if she…

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Wisconsin man threatens to kill POTUS

A criminal complaint and arrest warrant were issued Thursday against a 55-year-old Tomah, Wisconsin man accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama.

Brian D. Dutcher, 55,…

Pat Garrett writes song for presidential hopeful Trump

Donald Trump inspires Berks musician Pat Garrett

Garrett wrote a song titled, 'I'm Voting for Donald for President' and says he doesn't think Trump 'has anything personal against Mexicans.'

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Donald Trump's Miss USA back on TV: Reelz channel steps in

Days after the Miss USA pageant was dropped by Univision and NBC, the July 12 event has found a new home on television, the Reelz channel.

Reelz, a relatively obscure cable…

Cedarbrook Advisory Team

Cedarbrook Advisory Team submits recommendations

Lehigh County's Cedarbrook nursing homes should be renovated or replaced.

President Obama departs for Wisconsin

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Obama touts OT plan in Wisconsin

When President Barack Obama flew into La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday, he was greeted by Gov. Scott Walker, and the two were seen shaking hands and smiling.

Jim Webb, June 2015

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Ex-Va. Sen. Jim Webb announces presidential bid

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced Thursday that "after many months of thought, deliberation and discussion" he has decided to run for president of the United States.

In an…

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Pa. Gov. Wolf vetoes liquor-privatization bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has rejected a Republican-backed bill to privatize the state-controlled sales of wine and liquor amid a budget standoff.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

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Sanders' campaign raises $15M in first quarter

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has raised about $15 million since it launched in late April, aides to the campaign told CNN on Thursday.

The aides added that the 400,000…

Greek bank

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Greece's hard choice: More austerity or collapse

Greece is facing a hideous choice: A third massive international bailout with strict austerity attached, or economic collapse.

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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President Obama is having a really good month

Barack Obama at rally

CNN

In the waning years of his presidency, President Barack Obama has had an incredible month of victories.

Brash brothers: Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump

Chris Christie presidential announcement

CNN

CNN's Dana Bash looks at Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump, both straight-talking GOP presidential candidates looking to separate themselves from the pack of 2016 contenders.

Chris Christie announces presidential run

Chris Christie presidential run

CNN

Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential run.

Trump's Mexican remarks lead to Chicago protests

Trump in Chicago

WGN, pool

Demonstrators protested outside Donald Trump's campaign event in Chicago Monday after the GOP presidential candidate made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants.

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    On this day: July 3

    A major Civil War battle ends, America gains a new state, Jim Morrison overdoses, and summer blockbusters dominate theaters, all on this day.

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Eight lives to go? Cat survives ride in car engine

Rescued cat
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.

You've heard of firemen rescuing kittens trapped in trees, but how about police saving a cat trapped under the hood of a pick-up?

Donald Trump inspires Berks musician Pat Garrett

Pat Garrett writes song for presidential hopeful Trump
BETHEL, Pa.

Garrett wrote a song titled, 'I'm Voting for Donald for President' and says he doesn't think Trump 'has anything personal against Mexicans.'

Upper Milford officials OK township agreement with PennDOT

Upper Milford Supervisors
UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The agreement will allow the municipality and state agency to execute mutually beneficial highway and road-related projects.

Upper Macungie to recoup delinquent sewer, refuse accounts

Upper Macungie Supervisors
UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Currently, there is between $40,000 and $50,000 in past due sewer and refuse accounts.

 
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