People around the region are celebrating Independence Day with traditional festivities of parades, picnics and pyrotechnics.
The field at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading is ready, not for baseball, but for a Star Spangled Spectacular, featuring a patriotic performance by the Reading Symphony Orchestra and fireworks. Gates open at 6 p.m.; the concert begins at 8 p.m.
A Lehigh County commissioner’s political confession threw a monkey wrench into an attempt by commissioners to formally disassociate themselves from subjects of a federal investigation into county government.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie poured everything he had into New Hampshire, clawing his way up the polls in a crowded field and Donald Trump-dominated year while tainted by scandal back home.
And Marco Rubio threatened to take it all away.
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A student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem has tested positive for the Zika virus.
Ursinus College in Montgomery County has closed its cafeteria and snack bar following at least 100 students reporting symptoms of a stomach infection.
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.
A Lehigh County man allegedly admitted to police fatally stabbing someone as an officer was on his way to the murder scene.
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Police were pressed into service at Reading Intermediate High School on Wednesday.
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The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices.
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Some cities are just more romantic than others, but which U.S. cities provide the best chance for some Valentine's Day romance without breaking the bank?
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America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.
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