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Pennsylvania News - WFMZ-TV 69News

PA, NJ state capitols on high alert

With four days until President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, security preparations are underway at state capitols across the country, and battleground states like Pennsylvania are on high alert.

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WFMZ-TV 69News Weather - Allentown, Bethlehem, Lehigh Valley Weather, Maps, Radar

Tracking windy weather

There are a lot of windy days in your 7-day forecast.  Get the details.

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Latest News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Criticism mounts as more people push to get vaccinated

Health professionals urge people to be patient.

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Pennsylvania News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Saturday update: Pa. confirms 7,166 additional cases, 231 new deaths

Statewide percent positivity for the week of January 1 – January 7 stood at 14.4%.

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Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week

Some capitols are closed, fences are up and extra police are in place at statehouses across the U.S. as authorities brace for potentially v…

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Vaccine skepticism hurts East European anti-virus efforts

Across the Balkans and other nations in southeastern Europe, a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus is being overshadowed by heated…

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The Latest: Pakistan approves Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19…

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Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens

The Buffalo Bills advanced to their first AFC championship game in 27 years after Taron Johnson scored on a 101-yard interception return to…

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Players in lockdown after positive virus cases in Australia

A group of 47 elite tennis players preparing for the Australian Open will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days. They will …

Inside Your Town

Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Salisbury commissioners hear concerns about hunting at Franko park

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners Thursday night held a lively discussion regarding hunting at Franko Farm Recreation Area.

Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Allentown School District explains why it is staying virtual

While other Lehigh Valley districts are offering hybrid learning, ASD has unique challenges to consider amid COVID-19 statistics.

Berks Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Berks commissioners updated on COVID-19 vaccinations

So far, the county has received 18,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, officials said.

Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Lehigh County commissioners review jail's COVID-19 response

Since the start of the pandemic, 299 people have tested positive for COVID-19, and there are 40 active inmate cases, as of Wednesday night.

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