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Downtown Allentown

Allentown downtown rebirth advancing at breakneck speed, Mayor says

Allentonians are invited to share their views with city consultants on priorities for future actions shaping downtown Allentown infrastructure, land use, development policy and management, during two days in August.

Sausage company rolls out at Musikfest

Sausage company rolls out at Musikfest

If music is the star of Musikfest, then the food is the backup singer.

Motorcycle accident scene

Motorcycle operator injured in Lower Macungie crash

A motorcycle was involved in an accident about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in Lower Macungie Township.

State trooper foils strong-armed robber

Off-duty state trooper breaks up robbery

A 15-year-old boy was arrested by Bethlehem police early Wednesday after police say he knocked down and attempted to rob a 36-year-old man who was walking home from work.

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Terry Scott Souders of Trexlertown arrested

A 50-year-old Trexlertown man who was carrying drugs and a handgun in the saddlebag of his motorcycle was arrested Wednesday by the Lehigh County Drug Task Force.

Bridge construction update on Route 22

Traffic delays continue on Route 22 toll bridge

Drivers should anticipate traffic delays lasting up to 15 minutes during overnight hours along both directions of Route 22 at the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge through Aug. 8.

LVHN sued for alleged age discrimination

LVHN sued for alleged age discrimination

The Lehigh Valley Health Network is on the receiving end of a lawsuit.

Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting 1 billion from education

Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting $1 billion from education

Some local democratic leaders are calling out Governor Corbett over what they allege are big cuts to education funding.

Back to school at Liberty High School

Wrongful death lawsuit to be decided by jury

A federal judge has ordered that a jury must determine if Bethlehem Area School District and one of its physical education teachers are responsible for the 2010 death of a Liberty High School student in Bethlehem.

Surgeon general gets tough on tanning

Surgeon general gets tough on tanning

The American Cancer Society says there are more cases of skin cancer diagnosed that lung, breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.

Students homeless add color to walking trail in Easton

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Students, homeless add color to walking trail in Easton

A college in the Lehigh Valley is teaming up with a homeless shelter to add a little color to a walking trail in Easton.


Phantoms may by Steel Ice Center

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are in talks about possibly buying the Steel Ice Center.


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    On this day: July 30

    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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