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Marijuana advocates smoke pot in front of NJ Statehouse

TRENTON, N.J.

Dozens of activists and community members gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana. 

Reading fire

Federal agency assisting with Reading outlet building fire investigation

READING, Pa.

A federal agency has been called in to assist with the investigation into a fire that devastated an old Reading Outlet Center building that was in the process of being redeveloped.

Pigs shot and killed

Farm animals gunned down; police investigate

NEW TRIPOLI, Pa.

After three of his pigs were shot and killed, Todd Hedrick of Hedrick Family Farms and Produce in Lehigh County is trying to figure out how to cope with the damages.

Last Fling Pumpkin Sling

Pumpkins, instead of cars, soar at Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa.

The goal of the Last Fling Pumpkin Sling competition, held at Pocono Raceway, is to create a machine that can chuck a two to four pound pumpkin as far as possible, without using an engine.

Deadly crash in Lehigh County

Lehigh County man dies after vehicle crashes into tractor trailer

A Lehigh County man was killed after his vehicle collided with a tractor trailer.

Man dies from injuries sustained in pedestrian accident

POTTSVILLE, Pa.

A man who was hurt in a pedestrian accident in Pottsville has died from his injuries.

69 News Week In Review

It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News Week In Review.

One person shot in Allentown

Allentown police: Apparent argument over spitting leads to shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown police are searching for a man who they say shot another person in each leg after an apparent argument over whether the shooting victim had tried to spit on him.

Armed robbery

Carbon County pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

LEHIGHTON, Pa.

Police in Carbon County are on the hunt for a man who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint.

Reading fire

Fire puts Reading revitalization project on hold

READING, Pa.

The Reading Outlet Center Building 10, on the corner of 8th and Oley Street, went up in flames early Saturday morning. The structure was in the process of being restored after sitting vacant for nearly 15 years. But Saturday's fire changed those plans.

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