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  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 28, 2017

    TRUMP'S SPEECH TO CONGRESS ON TUESDAY

    Listen for these topics •Budget plans - Trump wants to boost defense spending by 10 percent, to be offset by a 10 percent cut in most...

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    • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 28, 2017

      POLICE: UPPER NAZARETH MAN ACCUSED OF STEALING $9,000 FROM MOM WHILE SHE SLEPT

      A 26-year-old Upper Nazareth man stole more than $9,000 from his mother's bank account while she slept, according to police. Robert...

      • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 28, 2017

        MOTORCYCLIST AND PASSENGER BADLY HURT IN POCONOS CRASH

        A Monroe County motorcyclist and his passenger were injured seriously Friday evening when his bike collided with a car on Route 209...

        • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 28, 2017

          SPACEX SAYS IT WILL FLY 2 PEOPLE TO MOON NEXT YEAR

          SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA's Apollo heyday close to half a century...

          Tech
          • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 28, 2017

            PEN ARGYL MAN CHARGED WITH CHUBBY'S ROBBERY IN FORKS; CAR PHOTO LED TO ARREST

            A Pen Argyl man, tracked down after police say a tipster noticed his car fit the description of a getaway car, was charged Monday with...

            • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

              STUDY FINDS PECULIAR TIE BETWEEN WARM CLIMATE, SLOW SNOWMELT

              Global warming could mean that mountain snow melts at a slower pace, researchers said Monday, a peculiar finding that might be bad...

              • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                LAWMAKERS LISTENING FOR POLICY DETAILS IN TRUMP'S SPEECH TO CONGRESS

                Obamacare. Infrastructure. Taxes. Medicare. Local lawmakers say they're hoping to hear more details from President Donald Trump on...

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                • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                  MAN BADLY BURNED AS HE LIT CIGARETTE AT PALMER PARK MALL DIES 5 DAYS LATER

                  The Phillipsburg man burned badly last week as he lit a cigarette at Palmer Park Mall died Sunday in the burn unit of Lehigh Valley...

                  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                    CHILD RAPE TRIAL OPENS IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY COURT

                    She was just a little girl when the sexual assaults began, a teenager testified Monday in Northampton County Court. At the time, she...

                    • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                      TAKATA PLEADS GUILTY TO DEADLY AIR BAG SCHEME, WILL PAY $1 BILLION

                      Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly...

                      • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                        PENNSYLVANIA CLEANS UP AFTER WEEKEND WINDS DAMAGED BUILDINGS

                        LANCASTER, Pa. - Pennsylvanians were cleaning up Monday from high winds that caused millions in property damage, scattered tree limbs...

                        • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                          MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CAUSING ROUTE 22 CRASH THAT SENT MOTORCYCLIST SLIDING 100 FEET

                          A Moore Township man pleaded guilty Monday to being drunk when he rear-ended a motorcycle on Route 22 in Hanover Township, Lehigh County...

                          • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                            WHITE HOUSE: TRUMP'S UPCOMING BUDGET TO ASK FOR $54B INCREASE IN DEFENSE BUDGET

                            The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and...

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                            • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                              7-FOOT-7 'GAME OF THRONES' ACTOR NEIL FINGLETON DIES AT 36

                              Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club...

                              World
                              • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                12 SUPERBUGS THAT POSE THE GREATEST THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH

                                The World Health Organization announced its first list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" on Monday, detailing 12 families...

                                World, Health
                                • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                  THE BEACH BOYS TO PLAY PENN'S PEAK NEAR JIM THORPE

                                  The Beach Boys, who according to Billboard magazine is the moste successful American band ever, will perform at Penn's Peak near Jim...

                                  • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                    WHEN SAMMY DAVIS JR. MESSED UP HIS OSCARS ANNOUNCEMENT, HE DID IT IN STYLE

                                    Jordan Horowitz handled Sunday night's Oscar flub with grace. Five decades ago, Sammy Davis Jr. handled his wrong-envelope incident...

                                    World, Style
                                    • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                      JUDGE: ZONERS WILL DECIDE IF TURBINES CAN BE BUILT ON BETHLEHEM'S WATERSHED

                                      The emotionally-charged hearings over whether turbines could be built on the land surrounding Bethlehem's water supply may move from...

                                      • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                        EASTON MAN ADMITS LEAVING GUN NEAR BABY'S BASSINET

                                        Eugene Owens III says he is done with guns. Arrested in September after Easton police were twice called to his apartment complex for...

                                        • By The Morning Call   -   Feb 27, 2017

                                          BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR WILBUR ROSS CLOSE TO CONFIRMATION AS COMMERCE SECRETARY

                                          Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is headed toward confirmation as Commerce secretary in President Donald Trump's administration. The...

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