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Congressman Dent introduces bill for permanent authorization of National Heritage Areas

WASHINGTON

Congressman, Charlie Dent (PA-15), and Democratic Congressman, Paul Tonko (NY-20) have introduced a bill-H.R. 445, that would permanently authorize the current 49 National Heritage Areas (NHA), and require new Heritage Areas to have a viable management plan in place before any designation by Congress.

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Road closure in Whitehall Township

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Motorists traveling through a busy Lehigh County area will have to change course while a road is under construction.

Palmer Township supervisors

DA’s call for no driver’s licenses for “illegal aliens” gets little attention in Palmer

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township officials heard a plea Tuesday night not to endorse the idea of giving driver’s licenses or any kind of ID cards to “illegal aliens.”

Monocacy Park, Bethlehem

Updating Bethlehem park rules is a work in progress

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Regulations for city parks are only as good as the enforcement that backs them up, and Bethlehem officials are reviewing rules for local parks.

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Police: Dead baby found in trash; charges possible

NEW HOLLAND, Pa.

Authorities are working to determine what charges should be filed in the case of a premature baby found dead and disposed of in the trash.

Derrick Redcay homecoming

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Derrick Redcay welcomed home by crowd of supporters

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

Derrick Redcay arrived home Tuesday to a crowd of family, friends and other supporters holding red balloons and wearing "Redcay Strong" t-shirts.
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Homeowners jump to action after truck slams into their house

Homeowners jump to action after truck slams into their house

BRECKNOCK TWP., Pa.

Homeowners in Brecknock Township jumped into action Tuesday night after a pick-up truck slammed into their house.

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Last Enola Gay crewman dies; was frequent WWII Weekend guest

ATLANTA

The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia.

Easton Area School Board meeting

Easton's Strong Foundations charter school rejected for second time

EASTON, Pa.

For the second time in four months, the Easton Area School Board has said no to the idea of a charter school opening within the school district.

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

Cancer-fighter bikes with dogs to spread message of hope

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A man passing through the Lehigh Valley is hoping to spread a message of hope and encouragement.

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