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  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    WHAT'S THE MOST POPULAR CHRISTMAS CANDY IN PA?

    Most of us think of homemade cookies as the perfect Christmas treat to give and receive. But candy is also a a big part of the festivities...

    Boxing
  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    BETHLEHEM MAN SENTENCED TO STATE PRISON FOR BEATING HIS WIFE

    A Bethlehem man will serve a state prison sentence after pleading guilty to the attempted aggravated assault of his wife earlier this...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MAN SHOT IN ARM IN ALLENTOWN; POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING

    A man told Allentown police he was at Fifth and Liberty streets early Tuesday when a car pulled up and one of the men inside shot him...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    PAUL MUSCHICK: ALLENTOWN MAYOR SHOULD SIGN COMPROMISE BUDGET

    Allentown City Council did the right thing Monday night by taking another shot at approving a responsible budget. Now Mayor Ray O'Connell...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    ROCK SUPER GROUP THE WINERY DOGS, 1970S HIT-MAKERS FOGHAT, JAM-BAND FAVORITES UMPHREY'S MCGEE ANNOUNCED AT PENN'S PEAK

    A rock power trio supergroup that brought together members of Mr. Big and Dream Theater will perform at Penn's Peak near Jim Thorpe,...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    ON THE SEVENTH DAY OF COOKIES: THUMBPRINTS

    Whenever I'm lucky enough to receive a Christmas cookie assortment, invariably it includes thumbprint cookies. On our seventh day of...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    POLICE: MAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT AFTER ARRANGING ONLINE SALE

    State police warn holiday shoppers to conduct online sales cautiously after a victim was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night in Hanover...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    CHRISTMAS TREE FARMERS LAUNCH SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN TO LURE MILLENNIAL MOMS INTO BUYING REAL TREES

    Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    REACTING TO A SPIKE IN INCIDENTS, DELTA CLAMPING DOWN ON AIRBORNE ANIMALS

    What? No more flying puppies? Reacting to incidents involving service and support animals - biting, defecation and a notorious attack...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    ALTOONA-JOHNSTOWN DIOCESE SAYS ABUSE SCANDAL HAS COST IT $21 MILLION SINCE ‘99

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has offered details on the cost of the clergy abuse scandal. The latest edition of...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    5 MISSING MARINES DECLARED DEAD IN WARPLANES CRASH OFF JAPAN'S SOUTHERN COAST

    The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HOW THE DEMISE OF TOYS R US WILL AFFECT YOUR LAST-MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

    The whirlwind of the holidays often leaves even the most organized shoppers scrambling as Christmas draws closer, but experts say if...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    REPUBLICANS ARE BEGINNING TO WORRY ABOUT A TRUMP RE-ELECTION

    President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe...

    Republicans, Election, Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    FBI SAYS OHIO MAN WAS PLANNING SYNAGOGUE ATTACK FOR ISIS

    An Ohio man was arrested on charges that he attempted to support the Islamic State by planning an attack on a synagogue in Toledo after...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    OPINION: IN DEFENSE OF JOE BIDEN AS A 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

    Before I offer some pushback to Frank Bruni's New York Times op-ed Saturday on why Joe Biden shouldn't run for president in 2020, I've...

    Running
  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    ROAD WARRIOR: THE 10 BUSIEST ROADS IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY

    Drivers in the Lehigh Valley are putting an increasingly high burden on the region's transportation grid. In 2017, we collectively...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    'NUISANCE' SNOW EVENT POSSIBLE THURSDAY; HEAVY RAIN LIKELY THIS WEEKEND

    The National Weather Service says a weak disturbance could move through the Lehigh Valley on Thursday, bringing some accumulating snow...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    LEHIGH VALLEY WORKPLACES COLUMN: AVOID TROUBLE AT THIS YEAR'S HOLIDAY OFFICE PARTY

    As we dive into the holiday season, human resources departments everywhere begin to go on high alert for the ever-so-reliable holiday...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    READERS REACT TO CLIMATE CHANGE: FROM WAREHOUSE TRUCK TRAFFIC TO ARCTIC OIL DRILLING

    With climate change in the news, Morning Call readers had lots of thoughts on global warming issues. Here are some of the better reader...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Dec 11, 2018

    DOZENS OF FIREFIGHTERS BATTLING TWO-ALARM BLAZE IN UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

    Dozens of firefighters were dispatched to a fire on Hassadahl Road in Upper Macungie Township early Tuesday, according to a Lehigh...