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  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE, SENATE AT ODDS OVER BILLS GIVING CLERGY ABUSE VICTIMS MORE LEGAL RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS

    The Pennsylvania Legislature is divided over a bill that would give some adult child sex abuse victims a limited two-year window to...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BUCKS CONGRESSMAN'S CAMPAIGN PAID PHILLY MAN WHO POSED AS REPORTER TO QUESTION OPPONENT

    Ariel Benjamin Mannes toured the congressional campaign trail this summer, recorder in hand, grilling candidate Scott Wallace and saying...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    CAN NEW 'OPPORTUNITY ZONES' DRAW INVESTMENT TO ALLENTOWN AND THE LEHIGH VALLEY?

    Allentown and the Lehigh Valley are poised to capitalize on a federal tax-incentive program that provides incentives for investment...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    MCCONNELL SAYS REPUBLICANS WILL TRY AGAIN TO REPEAL OBAMACARE IF THEY HAVE THE VOTES

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said Wednesday that Republicans may try once again to repeal the Affordable Care Act...

    Republicans, Election, Democrats
  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    AMERICA IS DROWNING IN MILK NOBODY WANTS

    A decade ago, Greek yogurt was ascendant in America. In New York state, the hope among farmers and politicians was that their fortunes...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    'THE CONNERS' RATINGS: NIELSEN SAYS 10.5 MILLION WATCHED PREMIERE

    The 10.5 million people who tuned in to ABC to watch the premiere of ABC's sitcom "The Conners" is a classic half-full, half-empty...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE THINKS THE AMERICAN AIRLINES LOGO IS SO BLAH IT REFUSES TO COPYRIGHT IT

    American Airlines is taking the United States Copyright Office to court over the agency's repeated refusal to grant copyright protections...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    TREASURY EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF LEAKING CONFIDENTIAL BANKING REPORTS OF SUSPECTS CHARGED IN MUELLER PROBE

    A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    MELANIA TRUMP IN PHILADELPHIA VISITS BABIES, MOMS AFFECTED BY OPIOID CRISIS

    First lady Melania Trump toured a hospital's neonatal care unit Wednesday to learn about the treatment given to newborns suffering...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    FORMER PENNSYLVANIA PRIEST PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF 2 BOYS

    A former Roman Catholic priest charged as a result of the damning Pennsylvania grand jury investigation admitted he sexually abused...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    JUDGE: UPPER MACUNGIE NOT ON HOOK FOR $500K DAMAGES IN DEFUNCT REGIONAL POLICE UNION DISPUTE

    A state appeals court has tossed an order requiring Upper Macungie Township to pay $563,084 in damages to police officers who worked...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    RAW CHICKEN CAUSING SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IN PENNSYLVANIA AND 28 STATES

    A Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken caused illnesses in 11 people in Pennsylvania, the highest of the 29 states affected by...

    U.S.
  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    PENNSYLVANIA PRIEST DAVID POULSON PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL ABUSE

    Former Erie County, Pa. priest David Poulson pleaded guilty Wednesday to sexual assaulting one boy and attempting to assault another....

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    LEHIGH COUNTY WORK RELEASE INMATE CHARGED WITH HAVING PEN THAT HID KNIFE

    A Lehigh County work release inmate was charged with having a pen that hid a 2-½ serrated knife blade, according to court records....

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    QVC, HSN FULFILLMENT CENTER COMING TO BETHLEHEM - WITH AT LEAST 1,200 JOBS EXPECTED

    Qurate Retail Group on Wednesday announced it will open a fulfillment center in Bethlehem, a facility that will handle QVC and HSN...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    BERNIE SANDERS, ELIZABETH WARREN TARGET AMAZON OVER LABOR PRACTICES

    Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are asking Amazon to explain reports of "potentially illegal anti-union...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    POLICE: TWO MEN CHARGED IN ROBBERY DURING DRUG DEAL ALONG RAIL TRAIL

    Hellertown police charged two men in a drug deal gone wrong Tuesday along the Saucon Rail Trail. Police did not identify the victim,...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    OHIO POLICE OFFICER GIVES 'LIFE LESSON' TO BOYS FOR HAVING BB GUN: 'I COULD HAVE KILLED YOU'

    Police say a "lesson was learned" when an officer responding to a report of two young black males flashing a gun discovered one of...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    DISCOUNT CHAIN, THAI RESTAURANT AND KIDS' COOKING SCHOOL SET TO JOIN SOUTH WHITEHALL'S TILGHMAN SQUARE

    Three businesses - a Thai restaurant, children's cooking school and discount variety store - are coming soon to the Tilghman Square...

  • By The Morning Call   -   Oct 17, 2018

    SMOKE IN THE CABIN FORCES FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP'S PLANE BACK TO JOINT BASE ANDREWS

    First lady Melania Trump's plane was forced to return to a Washington area military base on Wednesday because of smoke in the cabin....