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Road rage report ends with police-involved shooting in East Stroudsburg

The driver led police on a chase that ended in the Wendy's parking lot in East Stroudsburg, authorities say.

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National Weather Service confirms 2nd Lehigh County tornado

In total, nine tornadoes were confirmed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from the Thursday night storms.

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American star Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals

Simone Biles is returning to competition in Tokyo. The 2016 Olympic champion will compete in the balance beam finals on Tuesday.

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Discounted tickets available ahead of Great Allentown Fair

The Allentown Fair Box Office will be open Thursdays in August from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for discounted tickets for fair admission and rides.

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Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

The Biden administration is expanding efforts to evacuate Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead of the U.S. …

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Activists: Belarus Olympian plans to seek asylum in Poland

An activist group says a Belarusian Olympic sprinter plans to seek asylum in Poland after alleging that her team’s officials tried to force…

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Olympics Latest: Krajewski wins individual eventing gold

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavi…

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Running mates: Chubb, Browns sign 3-year extension

Nick Chubb has signed a three-year, $36.6 million contract extension with the Cleveland Browns. The deal is an indication of the team's reg…

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The Latest: Hong Kong updates travel rules to fight virus

HONG KONG — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says authorities would reclassify countries into high, medium and low-risk, and update quarantine r…

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Berks County Commissioners hear what was anticipated to be the final COVID-19 data report

Thursday, Gottschall said he now wasn’t so sure of that because of the rise in cases due to the Delta variant of COVID-19.

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Hearing for Williams Township Turkey Hill put on hold until August

The appeals application for a dimensional variance would allow for an expansion of the current convenience store and gas station at 55 Morgan Hill Road.

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Lehigh County commissioners forward 5-year capital spending plan

The five-year spending plan, which totals $116.87 million, is designed to address the county's major capital needs and provide a sound infrastructure. 

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Hanover Township to seek public input on pool, reinstate mask requirement

Supervisors hired BKP Architects earlier this year for an evaluation and a feasibility study of options regarding the Hanover Township pool's restoration.

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