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Artists' submissions requested for 2014 Christmas City seal contest

Attention all artists: now is your chance to have your original artwork used for the 2014 Christmas City seal.

Tractor trailer loses control, goes off road on Interstate 78

A tractor trailer lost control and ended up on the side of the road on Interstate 78 westbound in Lehigh County.

Easton Silk Mill project moving right along

Easton Silk Mill project moving right along

The landscape in Easton will be looking a lot different once two major construction projects are completed by the summer of 2015.

Mother of Sandy Hook victim talks gun control

Mother of Sandy Hook victim visits Allentown, talks gun control

Nicole Hockley says she is doing the work she's doing so no other parents have to stand in her position.

Industrial museum offices moving out of Bethlehem

Industrial museum offices moving out of Bethlehem

The embattled National Museum of Industrial History is getting the boot from its office space in Bethlehem.

Jolly Joe Timmer

Musikfest 2014 may be last for Jolly Joe Timmer, some say

If polka is the rock and roll of your great grandfather, then Jolly Joe Timmer is about as big of a star as it gets out there.

PPL Center scoreboard

PPL Center posts pix of its new scoreboard

A photo of the scoreboard that will hang inside the PPL Center, the new hockey arena opening in September in center-city Allentown, has been posted on the center's Facebook page.

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Tractor-trailer flips, blocks turnpike service plaza

A tractor-trailer flipped on its side and its driver was trapped inside at the Allentown service plaza of Pennsylvania Turnpike Friday afternoon.

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Berks inventor benefits from help of small business center

When Jim Saunders of Kempton, Berks County, came up with an idea to protect trees from the ravages of deer, he had to overcome one problem.

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Lehigh program helps Berks inventor, other small businesses

Lehigh University in Bethlehem wants to help small businesses and the local economy to grow. The small business development center has already helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and students.

Animals rescued from Allentown fire

Allentown pet owners had too many dogs, says city

The victims of a fire in Allentown last month won't be able to take all their dogs with them when they return home.

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Amber Washko sentenced for fatal crash in Allentown

Amber Washko was sentenced to three to six months in prison Friday in Lehigh County Court for her involvement in a fatal accident last year in Allentown.

 
 
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