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 2021-02-21 02:47 

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Trump House creator Leslie Baum Rossi wins Republican nod for western Pennsylvania House seat...

Leslie Baum Rossi, the Unity woman who created the Trump House, was chosen Saturday to be the Republican candidate in the May 18 special election to fill the vacancy in the 59th District State House seat created by the death of Mike Reese....

 2021-02-21 02:14 

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Westbound lanes on Route 22 closed after pedestrian injured...

Authorities closed lanes on Route 22 westbound Saturday night after a pedestrian was struck near MacArthur Road....

 2021-02-21 00:26 

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Coroner makes report on Catasauqua man shot by police officer...

The Lehigh County coroner's office confirmed Saturday that Catasauqua man Ryan Shirey, 27, died from gunshot wounds. Shirey was shot and killed by a Catasauqua police officer Friday after he refused to drop a gun in the basement of the home he shared ...

 2021-02-21 00:13 

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Following tire tracks in snow leads to arrest of father and son for shooting into Monroe County gas station...

Both face counts of attempted homicide and related charges, according to a news release from state police at Stroudsburg....

 2021-02-20 23:47 

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Notre Dame, Saucon Valley on top of District 11 2A wrestling tournament after first day...

Notre Dame dominated the first day of the PIAA District 11 2A wrestling tournament....

 2021-02-20 21:48 

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Notre Dame nabs No. 1 seed in Colonial League boys tourney with Senior Day win over Southern Lehigh...

High-scoring Notre Dame-Green Pond reaches 80 points for the sixth time in 13 games this season to improve to 11-2...

 2021-02-20 18:48 

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Lebanon County police officer charged in U.S. Capitol riot. Posted that he ‘may need a new job’ but has ‘no regrets’...

North Cornwall Township officer Joseph Fischer, listed as a patrolman on the department's site, is charged with obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder, entering a restricted building, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol groun...

 2021-02-20 18:34 

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Penn State President Eric Barron to retire in 2022...

Penn State President Eric Barron announced plans to retire in June 2022 when his contract runs out....

 2021-02-20 18:04 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Lehigh Valley sees 174 new cases, 7 deaths; Wolf renews disaster declaration...

The Pennsylvania Health Department updated statistics on the state's coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-02-20 17:30 

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Readers React: Rioters were not patriots but Benedict Arnolds...

Reader: These self-acclaimed "patriots" were more akin to Benedict Arnold than the minutemen at Lexington and Concord....

 2021-02-20 16:30 

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Readers React: Senators could be featured in ‘Profiles in Cowardice’...

Reader: What we saw on display on Feb. 13, was "Profiles in Cowardice" by 43 Republican senators unwilling to protect our democracy from someone who incited an insurrection....

 2021-02-20 15:30 

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Readers React: Toomey and 6 other GOP senators show integrity...

Reader: I would like to commend the seven Republican senators who voted to convict, putting their principles above the fear of being voted out of office...

 2021-02-20 15:00 

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Retail Watch: Comics cash cow: Superheroes lead to super sales, store expansion in Lower Nazareth...

JAF Comics, which opened in 2015 at Lower Nazareth Township's Trolley Station Outlet Center, in December completed an addition that nearly doubled the comic book shop's footprint and gave the business its own exterior entrance on the lower level o...

 2021-02-20 14:33 

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Pop-up drive-in theaters flourish during pandemic...

Pop-up drive-in theaters flourish during pandemic...

 2021-02-20 14:30 

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Readers React: Governor should not have commuted life sentences...

Reader: I believe all law-abiding citizens want and deserve a safe society. The actions of Gov. Wolf and the Board of Pardons appears to ignore that desire....

 2021-02-20 14:00 

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Could Texas’ power woes happen here? Pennsylvania grid monitor says no...

DALLAS (AP) — The power outages tormenting Texas in uncharacteristically Arctic temperatures are exposing weaknesses in an electricity system designed when the weather's seasonal shifts were more consistent and predictable — conditions tha...

 2021-02-20 13:30 

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Readers React: History will judge many Republicans harshly...

Reader: The GOP put party loyalty (and a promise of reelection) ahead of loyalty to nation, the Constitution and U.S. citizens....

 2021-02-20 13:00 

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Fast start means gold-star grades for improving Flyers...

In these different times, report cards might not be what they once were but when it comes to the Flyers, we're old-fashioned....

 2021-02-20 13:00 

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Historically Speaking: Why concept of ‘multiracial whiteness’ is condescending...

Op-ed: Well-intentioned, lower-melanin Americans telling me how much of a victim darker-skinned Americans are was bad enough. The patrimony and condescension of "multiracial whiteness" is even worse....

 2021-02-20 12:45 

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Without stars, Flyers face another tough challenge at Lake Tahoe...

Facing the Boston Bruins without Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Travis Konecny & Co., coach Alain Vigneault might as well be playing Tiger Woods down a stroke with one hole to play....

 2021-02-20 12:00 

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It’s too cold and snowy for social justice marches in the Lehigh Valley, but that doesn’t mean the summer’s movement has ended...

The movement for social justice may not be as visible as when thousands marched in support over the summer, but the coalition of Black activists who led the Lehigh Valley efforts is working in various ways to keep momentum going through the winter....

 2021-02-20 05:01 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley Flashback Feb. 20: In 2001, former Lehigh QB Phil Stambaugh signs with NFL Europe’s Rhein Fire...

A look back at Lehigh Valley sports stories over the years from Feb. 20, featuring Phil Stambaugh, Linda Atiyeh, Drake Minder, Doreen Mercks, Vicki Jaskuta, Debbie Christman, Debbie Pysher, Charlie Norelli, Tracy Tripucka...

 2021-02-20 03:21 

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[ Allentown ]

Vehicle hits, kills person in Tobyhanna Township...

One person was killed when hit by a vehicle Friday night in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County emergency dispatchers said....

 2021-02-20 03:21 

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[ Allentown ]

Joel Embiid drops career-best 50 points in win over Bulls...

All-Star Joel Embiid scored a career-high 50 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 112-105 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night....

 2021-02-20 03:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Friday’s Lehigh Valley Varsity Results and Saturday’s Schedule...

Local schedule for Saturday, Feb. 20 and local results for Friday, Feb. 19...

 2021-02-20 02:10 

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[ Allentown ]

Bill that could loosen cannabis logjam advances in NJ...

A bill in the New Jersey Legislature aimed at breaking up a logjam delaying marijuana legalization legislation got approval in a state Senate committee on Friday, setting up additional votes on Monday....

 2021-02-20 02:06 

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[ Allentown ]

Osaka eyes 4th Slam title in Australian Open final vs Harrisburg Pa. native Brady...

Osaka eyes 4th Slam title in Australian Open final vs Harrisburg Pa. native Brady...

 2021-02-20 01:43 

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[ Allentown ]

Blood supplies critically low in the Lehigh Valley as pandemic, relentless snow hinder donations...

The Lehigh Valley's major blood donation agencies, the Miller-Keystone Blood Center and American Red Cross, are on red alert as blood supplies have dipped to alarming lows. At Miller-Keystone, the blood type most in demand by hospitals, O negative, is...

 2021-02-19 23:33 

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[ Allentown ]

Fatal police shootings rare but not unheard of across Lehigh Valley...

Fatal officer-involved shootings in the Lehigh Valley region are rare, but have happened before. Here is a timeline....

 2021-02-19 23:25 

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[ Allentown ]

Eagles release DeSean Jackson...

The Eagles release wide receiver DeSean Jackson...

 2021-02-19 22:55 

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[ Allentown ]

St. Luke’s administers 100,000th COVID-19 vaccination; begins clinic at Hispanic Center of the Lehigh Valley...

St. Luke's University Health Network opened its two-day vaccination clinic at the Hispanic Center of the Lehigh Valley on the same day it announced it had administered its 100,000th vaccination....

 2021-02-19 21:35 

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[ Allentown ]

Neighbors object to proposed Atiyeh senior care facility in Lower Macungie...

Lower Macungie residents speak out about planned senior care facility...

 2021-02-19 21:23 

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[ Allentown ]

84-year-old woman who was attacked, abducted at Wind Creek is suing casino for negligence...

The Wind Creek Casino did nothing to intervene and help the 84-year-old victim despite video that showed the suspect following her around the casino floor and into the parking garage and her screams for help while she was attacked, according to the lawsui...

 2021-02-19 20:32 

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Police on scene in Catasauqua where person has been ‘shot multiple times,’ according to radio reports...

Emergency dispatchers indicated a person was shot multiple times at a home in the 100 block of S. 14th St. in Catasauqua....

 2021-02-19 19:44 

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[ Allentown ]

Boys basketball: A more complete Kody Kratzer has been at the center of Palmerton’s hot streak...

Palmerton's Kody Kratzer is a 1,000-point scorer, but he's doing much more than that for the streaking Blue Bombers...

 2021-02-19 19:16 

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Lehigh University cracks down on ‘COVID Party’ during outbreak, could expel students...

Lehigh University's coronavirus outbreak has bloated Northampton County's infection rate and led to fears that the campus may have to shut down, but officials say that hasn't stopped some student groups from throwing parties. The university ci...

 2021-02-19 18:47 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Northampton County tops state in infection rate even as numbers dwindle...

The leading indicators in the state's pandemic are at a three-month low while Northampton County leads the state in new infections, fueled by an outbreak at Lehigh University....

 2021-02-19 18:41 

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[ Allentown ]

Lehigh Valley area movie theater, shuttered since last spring, finding new life under new owners...

The show will go on at a recently shuttered movie theater in Carbon County....

 2021-02-19 18:34 

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[ Allentown ]

Montgomery County man charged with shooting into Democratic office in Norristown on Inauguration Day...

A Montgomery County man who said he was stressed over losing his family, the COVID-19 shutdown and the "theft of the election" acknowledged firing three shots into a local Democratic Party office last month, prosecutors said....

 2021-02-19 18:16 

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[ Allentown ]

South Whitehall public works employees remain on strike; roads were cleared by subcontractors...

Friday marks two weeks that South Whitehall Township's public works employees have been on strike, as the union and township management have not yet agreed to the terms of a new three-year contract....

 2021-02-19 17:58 

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[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem couple to appear on ‘Relative Race’ reality TV show...

Elizabeth and Devin Dobson of Bethlehem will appear on the BYU TV series "Relative Race" at 9 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release....

 2021-02-19 17:46 

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[ Allentown ]

Money falling from the sky: Private plow operators reap rewards from snowy winter, but work is still a risky bet...

The snow just keeps coming this winter, and for private plow operators like Kenny Ahrens, that can be a mixed blessing....

 2021-02-19 17:42 

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[ Allentown ]

Pa.’s new auditor general says his election was fair, but he won’t talk about the others...

Because Timothy DeFoor may be asked to investigate the 2020 election, his office said he "must maintain his independence."...

 2021-02-19 16:38 

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[ Allentown ]

Rodale Institute involved in $500 million partnership to grow U.S. organic farming...

The Rodale Institute for research in farming has partnered with two agribusinesses, one also in Pennsylvania, to expand U.S. production of organic corn and soybean....

 2021-02-19 15:40 

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[ Allentown ]

South Whitehall planners reject proposed development of former ParkView Inn site...

A conditional use application for Premier Center Luxury Apartments, a mixed-use development for at the former ParkView Inn site at 1151 Bulldog Drive, was shot down by a 5-0 vote Thursday after nearly two dozen residents spoke out against it....

 2021-02-19 15:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: How could most Republicans vote not guilty?...

Reader: After watching the second impeachment trial and hearing the final outcome, I'm wondering: Who are these Republicans in the Senate who heard the facts and voted not guilty?...

 2021-02-19 15:01 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Saving a parking spot after shoveling out may be a tradition, but it's illegal...

Saving parking spots with chairs, cones or trash cans after a heavy snowfall may be a tradition, but it's totally illegal....

 2021-02-19 15:00 

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[ Allentown ]

Restaurant Review: Sean Gall’s Dublin Pub & Grill brings Irish-inspired eats and good vibes to Nazareth...

Sean Gall's Dublin Pub & Grill is the new place where everybody knows your name. Everyone on staff makes you feel as if you are the most important person in the room....

 2021-02-19 14:45 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Story about Jenn’s House was inspiring...

Reader: I am writing to congratulate The Morning Call (Feb. 8) for the article on Jenn's House and Richard Dillman....

 2021-02-19 14:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Bill White: The flying sandwich, $45 wine bottle and other dating disasters...

Bill White: Welcome to the Doctor of Love's Valentine's Day edition of the Looove Connection, only a week late....

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