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 2021-01-19 17:06 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Biden picks Rachel Levine, who drew credit and criticism for handling of Pa.’s COVID-19 crisis, as assistant health secretary...

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate....

 2021-01-19 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Impeachment is a waste of time...

Reader: Congress is wasting its time impeaching President Trump....

 2021-01-19 16:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Duke vs. Pittsburgh college basketball odds and pick: Bet the Panthers’ moneyline...

Duke looks to rebound after dropping its first conference game of the season last week as it battles Pittsburgh Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 15:36 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania statewide row officers to be sworn in Tuesday...

Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro was elected to a second term in November and will take the oath in the Pennsylvania Judicial Center....

 2021-01-19 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Those 65 and older should get vaccine first...

Reader: I have perused Gov. Wolf's vaccination plan. It patently discriminates against those 65 and older (and highest risk of death)....

 2021-01-19 15:23 

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[ Allentown ]

Inauguration Day: How to watch, what to expect as Joe Biden is sworn in as president...

How to watch the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden, and what to expect, on Wednesday....

 2021-01-19 15:01 

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[ Allentown ]

‘Make the weeknight the new weekend’: Easton Main Street Initiative launches campaign to encourage mid-week dining...

Easton Main Street Initiative, a program of the Greater Easton Development Partnership nonprofit, this week is launching a new marketing campaign aimed at encouraging mid-week dining as a way of supporting local restaurants as they continue to operate wit...

 2021-01-19 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Kudos for using social workers in justice system...

Reader: As a Lehigh County resident, I was pleased to read in a recent edition of The Morning Call about the county's increased use of social workers in the criminal justice system....

 2021-01-19 13:49 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Who is Dr. Rachel Levine? Here’s what we know about Biden’s pick for assistant secretary of health...

Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania's Health Secretary, has been tapped by president-elect Joe Biden to serve as his assistant secretary of health....

 2021-01-19 13:47 

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[ Allentown ]

Authorities arrest Pennsylvania woman accused of stealing Pelosi’s laptop during riot...

Federal authorities arrested a woman whose former romantic partner says she took a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month....

 2021-01-19 13:39 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Josh McDaniels to Eagles? The pros and cons...

Why the Eagles should hire Josh McDaniels as head coach ... and why they shouldn't...

 2021-01-19 13:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Bill would undermine judicial independence...

Reader: HB 38 undermines judicial independence, opening opportunity for gerrymandering....

 2021-01-19 13:25 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Boys Basketball: EPC Mountain Division features a towering figure and several teams trying to climb the mountain...

Pocono Mountain West's Christian Fermin stands above all of the rest in the EPC's Monroe Division...

 2021-01-19 13:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Biden inauguration: 3 priorities for our new president (including COVID-19 relief)...

Column: Joe Biden will take office at one of the most trying times in American history. Here's what he should focus on....

 2021-01-19 12:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: State senator should resign...

Reader: State Sen. Doug Mastriano should resign or be removed from office, as should the others who acted in the same way....

 2021-01-19 11:03 

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[ Allentown ]

Chocolate bombs: Get ready for an explosion of sweetness...

The 'chocolate bomb' food trend hits the Valley. We tell you what they are, where to get them and how to make them at home....

 2021-01-19 01:52 

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[ Allentown ]

At least four injured in Monroe County shootings; police investigating...

At least four people have been hurt in multiple shootings Monday night in Coolbaugh Township in Monroe County....

 2021-01-19 00:42 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

‘Peaky Blinders’ to end after sixth and final season...

The series follows the story of Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) and his notorious family's rise to power against the backdrop of working-class, post-WWI Birmingham....

 2021-01-18 23:32 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley high school wrestling rankings, like the COVID-crippled season, are unpredictable...

High school wrestling rankings, like the COVID-crippled season, are unpredictable...

 2021-01-18 23:20 

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[ Allentown ]

Feds seeking Harrisburg woman whose ex says she stole Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during Capitol riot...

Federal authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for a Harrisburg woman they suspect may have stolen House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the Jan. 6 Capitol siege with the intent of selling the device to Russia's foreign intelligence serv...

 2021-01-18 21:35 

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[ Allentown ]

Americus Hotel now scheduled to open this spring, delayed by COVID-19 resurgence...

Americus Hotel owner Albert Abdouche and his management team on Monday showed off their restoration of the historic property, the opening of which has been delayed a few more months because of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-18 21:35 

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[ Allentown ]

For Penn State football coach James Franklin, the adjustment process and tough decisions continue...

Penn State football coach James Franklin talks about obstacles and adjustments for 2021....

 2021-01-18 20:07 

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[ Allentown ]

Man living in the Bucks County woods charged with threatening Biden, Gov. Wolf and other Democrats...

State police say Kris John Kinsey, 61, who was living in the woods in Bucks County, posted multiple messages, images and videos where he threatened violence or death to President-elect Joe Biden, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, Vice President-elect Kamala Har...

 2021-01-18 19:46 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Hellertown teen robs gas station, steals ambulance before getaway stalls, police say...

A 19-year-old Hellertown woman robbed a gas station of cigarettes and Mentos but couldn't drive the ambulance she stole for her escape, according to borough police....

 2021-01-18 17:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: two-week low 4,045 additional cases; Forest, Elk counties surge...

Pennsylvania added 4,045 additional coronavirus cases and 80 deaths Monday, the lowest numbers in two weeks. The total cases for Sunday and Monday was 10,068 cases and 202 deaths....

 2021-01-18 17:53 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Lehigh County man arrested in U.S. Capitol riot...

A 29-year-old Lehigh County man has been arrested for his involvement in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots....

 2021-01-18 17:43 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

COVID is fueling an eviction crisis in Berks County, but help is available...

In Berks County, evictions have been rising, but agencies have been trying to help...

 2021-01-18 17:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Rioters don’t know meaning of patriotism...

Readers: Was the desecration of the Capitol building "patriotism"?...

 2021-01-18 17:01 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Information on Pa. student loans is literally below ground, in an abandoned Butler County mine...

Pennsylvania student loan information is securely held in an abandoned coal mine in Western Pennsylvania...

 2021-01-18 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Tennis player offers winning example...

Reader: My sleep-deprived spirits were buoyed reading the article about Naomi Osaka recently in The Morning Call....

 2021-01-18 16:24 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

After backlash, Luzerne County town reconsiders hastily approved dog-killing ordinance...

A town in Luzerne County is backing off an ordinance that allows loose dogs to be killed in at little as two days....

 2021-01-18 16:22 

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[ Allentown ]

‘It was a surreal feeling’ says Notre Dame’s Brendan Boyle of becoming area’s latest 1,000-point man...

Notre Dame's Brendan Boyle wants wins and championships more than milestones...

 2021-01-18 15:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Pelosi makes a wild charge...

Reader: Nancy Pelosi's implication that President Trump might start a war in the last days of his presidency is an unfounded incitement of the American people....

 2021-01-18 14:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Our differences are no reason to hate...

Reader: We must accept that Americans are vastly different from one another but that is not a reason for hate....

 2021-01-18 14:06 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Over 2,000 Allentown School District homes to get free internet in partnership with T-Mobile...

Allentown School District will tap into T-Mobile's 10 Million Project, enabling 2,025 households in the district to receive high-speed internet access with wireless hot spots and free unlimited data....

 2021-01-18 13:37 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

2 pregnant women injured in hit-and-run crash on I-78 in Bethlehem, police say...

Pennsylvania State Police are searching for a motorist who caused a rollover crash that injured two pregnant women and their husbands Saturday night on Interstate 78 in Bethlehem....

 2021-01-18 13:33 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

SWIMMING PREVIEWS: Emmaus boys loaded, while Hornets and Trojans should battle it out on girls side...

There are high hopes that the 2021 high school swimming season will end with a PIAA championship weekend in March....

 2021-01-18 13:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Trump should seek pardon from Pence...

Reader: If President Trump were smart, he would leave office so that Vice President Mike Pence could pardon him....

 2021-01-18 13:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Your View: Martin Luther King Jr.’s message in an era of white anger directed toward Black and brown people...

Op-ed: As we celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, it's clear we have much more to achieve in seeking to create his vision of a "Beloved Community."...

 2021-01-18 13:00 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Are we at the beginning of the end of COVID-19? The tricky road to herd immunity, explained...

Can we start to look forward to when life returns to normal? The answer hinges on that often-misunderstood concept of herd immunity, made all the more complicated by the emergence of two variants of the coronavirus that seem to spread more rapidly....

 2021-01-18 12:36 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem Township’s engineer overcharged developer of Traditions of America community, arbitrator rules...

The number of employees assigned and the amount of time it took them to review plans for the Traditions of America age-restricted housing community along Green Pond Road in Bethlehem Township resulted in the developer being overcharged $40,865, an arbitra...

 2021-01-18 02:52 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Man stabbed Sunday in North Catasauqua; woman arrested...

North Catasauqua police arrested a woman after a reported assault Sunday that left a man with a stab wound....

 2021-01-17 21:07 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

In the midst of pandemic, Catasauqua boy gets a new heart, new lease on life...

A Catasauqua boy is looking forward to getting back on the ballfield after undergoing a heart transplant last summer....

 2021-01-17 20:34 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

A pogo stick saved him and then it took him around the world...

When Nic Patino's dad died in a motorcycle accident a month before his 13th birthday, he pulled an old pogo stick out of his family's garage and put all of himself into it....

 2021-01-17 20:14 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Jim Thorpe man charged with participating in U.S. Capitol riot...

Andrew Wrigley, who lists his home city in court paperwork as Jim Thorpe, is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, acc...

 2021-01-17 19:39 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

1 dead, another injured in head-on crash in Upper Macungie...

The two-vehicle wreck occurred about 4:35 a.m. at the intersection of Hamilton Boulevard and Farmington Road, Upper Macungie police said....

 2021-01-17 15:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: State GOP lawmakers undermine democracy...

Reader: Pennsylvania Republican senators show their disregard for democracy by refusing to swear in Democratic incumbent senator who won close race in November....

 2021-01-17 15:15 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Ashton Campbell shines in Bethlehem Catholic wrestling debut...

Sophomore transfer Ashton Campbell shines in Bethlehem Catholic wrestling debut, beating a two-time PIAA medalist in Saturday's victory over Easton....

 2021-01-17 14:30 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Make Election Day a national holiday...

Reader: Make Election Day a national holiday....

 2021-01-17 14:04 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Wilson police investigating after borough home is struck by gunfire...

Police were dispatched at 10:08 p.m. to a home in the 1500 block of Northampton Street, where a second-floor bedroom window was damaged, Chief Christian Meehan said in a news release....

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