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  • By The Morning Call   -   May 14, 2019

    SENATE DEMOCRATS PRESS BETSY DEVOS ON BACKLOG OF 140,000 STUDENT DEBT-RELIEF CLAIMS

    More than 140,000 applications for student debt relief are pending at the U.S. Education Department, and Education Secretary Betsy...

    U.S., Democrats
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 3, 2019

    PEEPS SEASON: NEW FLAVORS, MORE FUN WITH THE CLASSIC MARSHMALLOW TREAT

    The classic, yellow sugar-coated marshmallow Peep is ubiquitous at Easter, and for good reason - they are a classic treat loved by...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 3, 2019

    PEEPS SEASON: NEW FLAVORS, MORE FUN WITH THE CLASSIC MARSHMALLOW TREAT

    The classic, yellow sugar-coated marshmallow Peep is ubiquitous at Easter, and for good reason - they are a classic treat loved by...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 3, 2019

    BERKS JAZZ FEST'S 29TH YEAR TO PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN MUSIC GREATS, MORE: ITS 15 BEST SHOWS

    Since Berks Jazz Fest started bringing its array of jazz, blues and other artists to the Reading area for a 10-day musical run in 1990,...

    World, Running
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    NEW WHITEHALL RESIDENTS: COYOTES MAKING A HOME IN THE TOWNSHIP

    The sightings have been piling up: coyotes are encroaching on Whitehall Township. Mayor Michael Harakal Jr. said multiple residents...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    REPEATEDLY STALKED BY FRIEND'S FATHER, BUCKS COUNTY WOMAN DEMANDS ACTION ON CYBERSTALKING 

    The nightmare never ends for Maddie Zezzo, one of the millions of American children and adults who fall prey to stalkers in an increasingly...

    World
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    ROAD WARRIOR: WHAT WILL NEW YORK'S CONGESTION TAX MEAN FOR LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUTERS?

    With its Metropolitan Transportation Authority facing $15 billion of debt service payments, New York passed the nation's first congestion...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    BETHLEHEM MAN CONVICTED IN FEDERAL COURT OF DRUG DEALING

    A man was convicted Monday in a federal case involving the distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana in...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    SLATINGTON MAN CHARGED WITH DUI IN NORTH WHITEHALL CRASH INJURING FOUR

    A Slatington man was arraigned Monday on charges of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and causing a crash injuring four...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    WHITEHALL OFFICIALS COMMEMORATE COLONIAL-ERA FORT IN EFFORT TO PROTECT ITS LEGACY

    Just south of the Sheetz gas station off MacArthur Road, buried beneath about 4 feet of soil and rocky fill, likely lie the remnants...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 2, 2019

    MARINE PILOT FROM MONTGOMENRY COUNTY AMONG TWO KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH IN ARIZONA

    The names of two Marine pilots who died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona were released Monday...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    FAA SAYS BOEING NEEDS MORE TIME TO UPDATE FLIGHT-CONTROL SYSTEM FOR TROUBLED JETS

    U.S. aviation regulators say Boeing needs more time to finish changes in a flight-control system suspected of playing a role in two...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    DOG DISPUTE BETWEEN NORTHAMPTON NEIGHBORS LEADS TO HOMICIDE RULING 13 YEARS LATER

    Jennifer Strohl had just gotten home from work when she saw her neighbor creeping into her yard. She had little time to wonder why...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    REPEATEDLY STALKED BY FRIEND'S FATHER, BUCKS COUNTY WOMAN DEMANDS ACTION ON CYBERSTALKING 

    The nightmare never ends for Maddie Zezzo, one of the millions of American children and adults who fall prey to stalkers in an increasingly...

    World
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    GMAIL TURNED OUT TO BE NO JOKE - APRIL FOOL'S OR OTHERWISE

    It's difficult to remember a time when Google did not oversee, organize and mine every aspect of our existence, but in 2004, its new...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    WATCHING PENNSYLVANIA'S LATEST SPECIAL ELECTION FOR CLUES OF DONALD TRUMP'S ELECTORAL STATUS

    Pittsburgh's suburbs, perhaps the most politically poked and prodded territory in Pennsylvania recently, are under the microscope again...

    Election, Donald Trump
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    SMOKING AGE GOING UP IN NEW YORK STATE, FROM 18 TO 21

    The Democrat-controlled New York Senate passed legislation Monday putting the state a step closer to joining seven others where the...

    Democrats
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    YOUR VIEW BY STATE LEGISLATOR: IT'S TIME TO STOP ABUSING WILD ANIMALS FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT

    In the past few years, Pennsylvania has made admirable strides toward improving the lives of animals. Among other things, we've cracked...

    Industry, Entertainment
  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    JOHN FETTERMAN HEADED TO ALLENTOWN IN POT LEGALIZATION LISTENING TOUR

    Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, who is nearly halfway through a listening tour of the state's 67 counties on marijuana legalization, is coming...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Apr 1, 2019

    CATASAUQUA MAN BEAT GIRLFRIEND WITH FIREPLACE POKER, POLICE SAY

    Catasauqua police say a 50-year-old man used a fireplace poker to brutally beat his girlfriend in her Railroad Street home on Sunday...