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  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    BERKS MAN'S CAR RAMS INTO HOUSE, BUT DRIVES OFF TO A CHURCH, POLICE SAY

    A Fleetwood man crashed into a house Saturday morning in eastern Berks County before he drove of and hit a utility pole before he stopped...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    NORTHAMPTON AREA STUDENTS HAVE LEARNING OPTIONS

    Students are being exposed to more diverse pathways of instruction in the Northampton Area School District, providing them, administrators...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    PA. OFFICIALS DEBATE HOW GOP HEALTH CARE BILL WOULD AFFECT STATES, PATIENTS

    As the U.S. Senate on Monday held what was expected to be the only hearing on the latest GOP plan for overhauling federal health care...

    Health, U.S., Finance
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    IN NEWLY SURFACED HOWARD STERN INTERVIEW, TRUMP JOKED ABOUT GIVING PRINCESS DI AN HIV TEST

    On Monday, newly surfaced transcripts and audio of radio host Howard Stern's interviews with Donald Trump presented a fuller picture...

    Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    ALLENTOWN ZONERS STRIKE DOWN ABE ATIYEH UNION TERRACE APARTMENT PLAN

    As it has with multiple plans that came before it, Allentown's Zoning Hearing Board struck down a controversial proposal for 120 apartments...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    FDA HALTS MONKEY NICOTINE RESEARCH DENOUNCED BY JANE GOODALL AS 'SHAMEFUL'

    The Food and Drug Administration has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better...

    Food
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 26, 2017

    PENNSYLVANIA OFFICIAL: HACKERS MAYBE SOUGHT VOTER RECORDS

    Pennsylvania's top elections official said Monday that he thinks Russian hackers who tried unsuccessfully to penetrate the state's...

    Election
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    VIOLENCE IN U.S. RISES FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

    Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year in 2016, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI data...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    SEN. COLLINS OPPOSES GOP HEALTH CARE BILL, LIKELY DOOMING OBAMACARE REPEAL PUSH

    Republicans' latest bid to roll back the Affordable Care Act appeared to collapse Monday as a third GOP senator came out against the...

    Republicans, Health
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    BETHLEHEM WOMAN BECOMES MARINE CORPS FIRST FEMALE INFANTRY OFFICER

    A Bethlehem Marine made military history Monday by becoming the service branch's first female infantry officer. The woman, whose name...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    LATEST TRAVEL BAN WILL PROBABLY AFFECT TENS OF THOUSANDS, AND IT COULD SHORT-CIRCUIT THE COURT BATTLE

    President Donald Trump's latest travel ban could block the issuance of tens of thousands of visas each year to people who want to immigrate...

    Travel, Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    TWO REPORTED STABBED IN WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP; POLICE INVESTIGATE

    A man was stabbed in the hand and a woman was stabbed in the stomach Monday evening in Whitehall Township, according to emergency radio...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    LEHIGH UNIVERSITY ENGINEERS CREATE COMPUTER PROGRAM THAT IS SAVING THE STATE PRISON SYSTEM MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

    In a typical week, the state Department of Corrections receives a list of 1,000 inmates who need to be assigned to one of its 25 correctional...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    FORMER U.S. REP. JOSEPH M. MCDADE DIES AT 85

    FAIRFAX, Va. - An 18-term congressman who helped steer hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer money to his northeastern Pennsylvania...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    MONROE COUNTY TOWNSHIPS WEIGH $5 SURCHARGE TO PAY FOR ROAD REPAIRS

    Vehicle owners in Monroe County would pay an additional $5 every time they register their vehicles if an idea the Pennsylvania Department...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    TRUMP AND REPUBLICANS BOLSTER RED STATES, PUNISH BLUE

    Political fights from health care to climate change in the Trump era increasingly look like the election itself: a raw battle for resources...

    Republicans, Congress, Donald Trump, Election, Health
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    MOORE TOWNSHIP VEHICLE FIRE SPREADS TO MOBILE HOME; NO ONE INJURED

    Flames from a burning vehicle spread to a Moore Township mobile home Monday afternoon, forcing everyone outside, according to emergency...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    'GOODBYE PITTSBURGH STEELERS, BURN IN HELL!' NFL FANS UPSET OVER NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS BURN THEIR GEAR

    President Donald Trump's criticism of NFL players who protest the national anthem has sparked strong reactions, to say the least. His...

    NFL, Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    BEN ROETHLISBERGER ON THE STEELERS REMAINING IN TUNNEL FOR ANTHEM: 'I WISH WE APPROACHED IT DIFFERENTLY'

  • By The Morning Call   -   Sep 25, 2017

    WHY NEIGHBORHOOD TOY STORES ARE THRIVING WHILE TOYS R US GOES BANKRUPT

    Ella Wiesenfelder has been coming to Barstons Child's Play her whole life, so naturally it's where she wanted to be on the afternoon...