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 2021-04-18 13:02 

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Five places around the Lehigh Valley to get out and walk...

Sunday's weather could not be nicer. Get out and walk at this spots in the Valley....

 2021-04-18 13:00 

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Weekend Reads: A look at stories you might have missed...

Weekend reads featuring the best of The Morning Call stories and opinion of the week....

 2021-04-18 12:06 

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Work week weather: A temperature crash and chances for rain...

For the upcoming week, you'll need to have everything from heavy fleece jackets to short sleeves ready....

 2021-04-18 12:02 

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Boys Basketball All-Area Team: Parkland’s Nick Coval is The Morning Call rookie of the year...

Scott Coval was one of the area's all-time greats in boys basketball and his son is well on his way to follow in his father's footsteps...

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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From the editor: Some stories we don’t want you to miss...

There are a lot of ways we try to get your attention to view our journalism. Here are some examples from the last week....

 2021-04-18 11:00 

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Vulnerable immigrants, refugees in Lehigh Valley struggle to get COVID-19 vaccine...

Lehigh Valley health officials say reaching the refugee and immigrant population about the COVID-19 vaccine has posed special challenges, from language barriers to gaining their trust and helping them understand the need for widespread vaccination....

 2021-04-18 04:01 

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Lehigh Valley Flashback April 18: In 1999, John Andretti earns second NASCAR victory...

A look back at sports stories in the Lehigh Valley over the years from April 18, featuring Patti (Heffner) Sikorski, John Andretti, Jeff Burton, Diane Decker, Sister Ida Marie, Mark Schlaffer, Bill Peet...

 2021-04-18 02:15 

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

Local results for Saturday, April 17 and local schedule for Sunday, April 18....

 2021-04-18 01:46 

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Liberty’s Matthew Vital breaks Sam Snead’s course record at Philadelphia Junior Tour event...

Bethlehem's Matthew Vital breaks Sam Snead's course record...

 2021-04-18 00:38 

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Yadier Molina homers twice, Phillies fall to Cardinals...

Yadier Molina hit two home runs, doubled and drove in four runs, and Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong also homered in the St. Louis Cardinals' 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday....

 2021-04-18 00:23 

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Tractor-trailer sparks multivehicle crash in Upper Macungie Township, police say...

Police believe a big rig driver started the crash when he failed to stop for a line of traffic on Hamilton Boulevard in Upper Macungie Township Saturday afternoon....

 2021-04-17 23:15 

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Phillies taxi squad: Baseball and fans return to Coca-Cola Park...

Phillies, Yankees taxi squad: Baseball, fans return to Coca-Cola Park...

 2021-04-17 20:56 

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With Hart a late scratch, inconsistent Flyers lose again...

Goaltender Carter Hart was a late scratch, as the inconsistent Flyers fell to Washington, 6-3, on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center....

 2021-04-17 20:24 

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Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 5,114 new cases, 30% of the Valley fully vaccinated...

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 5,114 new cases...

 2021-04-17 17:58 

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Colonial League softball’s ‘Play Day at Pates’ brought back welcome sights, sounds and smells after a year away...

The Colonial League "Play Day" marked the return of high school softball to the Lehigh Valley's mecca for the sport....

 2021-04-17 17:02 

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Just over half of Pennsylvania’s nursing home staff have been fully vaccinated, according to state’s Department of Health...

Data from the state suggests about half of staff members at Pennsylvania's nursing homes haven't been vaccinated for COVID-19....

 2021-04-17 15:30 

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Readers React: Republicans are not a party of fiscal restraint...

Reader: A recent letter in The Morning Call claimed Republicans are the party of "fiscal restraint." What a bunch of malarkey....

 2021-04-17 14:33 

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The Martin Luther King Jr. mural in State College was defiled by a hate group. What’s being done...

Reward offered for defacing of MLK Mural in State College...

 2021-04-17 14:30 

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Readers React: Kleptomania may be reason for candy theft...

Reader: Kleptomaniacs steal on the spur of the moment and not for financial gain....

 2021-04-17 14:13 

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Worldwide death toll from COVID-19 tops a staggering 3 million...

The number of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is bigger than Chicago's population and equivalent to Philadelphia and Dallas combined....

 2021-04-17 14:00 

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Retail Watch: ‘Greatest of all taverns’: Brothers and friends opening Stockertown pub, The GOAT, specializing in Detroit-style pizza...

It's a tall order, but a group of brothers and friends are looking to bring the "greatest of all taverns" — or GOAT, for short — to Stockertown....

 2021-04-17 13:56 

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Pa. woman killed by elderly father after she had moved in to help parents, prosecutors say...

A woman moved in to help her father, but he killed her, prosecutors say....

 2021-04-17 13:30 

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Readers React: Trump unfairly labeled racist for ‘China virus’...

Reader: It appears that one is only racist in calling a disease by its origin if one's name is Trump....

 2021-04-17 12:58 

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GoFundMe raises over $18K for family of man who died in road rage incident in Schuylkill County...

GoFundMe raises more than $18,000 for road rage victim...

 2021-04-17 12:53 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Weekend weather: Starts off cool but stays dry...

It's a great weekend for a walk in the Lehigh Valley....

 2021-04-17 12:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Faith & Values: I See You...

Faith & Values: The failure to respect the value and dignity of another human being is a sin....

 2021-04-17 12:00 

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Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker seeks COVID Freedom Act with prohibition on ‘vaccine passports’; Gov. Wolf’s office calls it ‘dangerous’...

With Pennsylvania in its 14th month of fighting COVID-19, Republican state Rep. Dawn Keefer wants to free the state from what she describes as the mistake-riddled approach of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf — and Wolf's office calls Keefer's propos...

 2021-04-17 11:00 

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[ Allentown ]

As vaccination numbers climb, Lehigh Valley’s public markets turning the corner...

Lehigh Valley's public markets: How are Easton, Downtown Allentown and the Trolley Barn doing during the pandemic....

 2021-04-17 04:05 

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Lehigh Valley Flashback April 17: In 1979, no hits by either team in Freedom’s 1-0 baseball victory over Easton...

A look back at sports stories in the Lehigh Valley over the years from April 17, featuring Dave "Whitey" Williams, Jamie Hibell, Billy McCaffrey, Gus Steiner, Jeff Frey, Bryan Kostishion, Rich Harold, Stu Murray, Jim Radcliff...

 2021-04-17 03:09 

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Firefighters respond to multi-alarm residential fire in Berks County...

Firefighters responded Friday night to a multi-alarm residential fire in the first block of Washington Street in Topton, Berks County....

 2021-04-17 02:26 

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[ Allentown ]

Zach Eflin pitches into 8th, Phillies pound Cardinals...

Zach Eflin pitched into the eighth inning, J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 on Friday night....

 2021-04-17 02:24 

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Joel Embiid pours in 36, Sixers edge Clippers...

Joel Embiid had 36 points and 14 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Clippers 106-103 on Friday night, snapping Los Angeles' seven-game winning streak....

 2021-04-17 02:05 

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[ Allentown ]

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

Local results for Friday, April 16 and local schedule for Saturday, April 17....

 2021-04-16 23:43 

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Northwestern Lehigh walks away with an 11-1 win over Notre Dame in battle of unbeatens...

Northwestern Lehigh had seven hits and benefitted from 13 walks in winning a Colonial League showdown with Notre Dame-Green Pond...

 2021-04-16 23:22 

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We deserve the truth about Lehigh Valley mail delays, and we aren’t getting it...

Column: Customers shouldn't be willing to cut the Postal Service any slack if it keeps cutting corners, fudging the numbers and faking deliveries....

 2021-04-16 23:17 

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Why Hart’s winning effort means so much in Flyers’ stretch drive...

Struggling Flyers goalie Carter Hart comes up huge in a shootout win over the Penguins Thursday night....

 2021-04-16 22:14 

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High school track & field bests: Saucon Valley’s Matt Chaikowsky’s school record among Week 3 highlights...

High school track & field: Saucon Valley's Matt Chaikowsky's school record in 1,600...

 2021-04-16 21:13 

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[ Allentown ]

Free walk-up/drive-thru COVID testing site opens Monday in Easton, accommodating up to 450 people daily...

Residents will be able to get tested for COVID free of charge at a site opening Monday in Easton....

 2021-04-16 20:25 

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Philadelphia prepares for potential unrest following Chauvin verdict; mayor says they’ve learned from last summer’s mistakes...

Philadelphia officials say they have learned from their mistakes in responding to the protests against police brutality and racial injustice after George Floyd's death in late May....

 2021-04-16 20:00 

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A Lehigh Valley farmer got his COVID-19 vaccination. Here’s why he said others should consider getting the shot, too...

John Good, who co-owns The Good Farm in Heidelberg Township with his wife, Aimee, was one of three Pennsylvania farmers to discuss their reasons for getting the vaccine Friday afternoon during a Facebook Live discussion with state Agriculture Secretary Ru...

 2021-04-16 17:27 

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Former Temple business dean indicted in US News & World Report rankings scandal...

The federal indictment unsealed Friday charges Moshe Porat, 74, with conspiracy and wire fraud for allegedly submitting phony information about its graduate business programs to U.S. News & World Report....

 2021-04-16 17:15 

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[ Allentown ]

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Lehigh Valley hits vaccination milestone, while state pushes past Minnesota, New York City to rank 4th in infection rate...

Pa. moves up to fourth-highest coronavirus population-adjusted case rate after Michigan, Rhode Island and New Jersey...

 2021-04-16 17:00 

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Allentown NIZ sustains moderate tax revenue dip amid pandemic...

Amid a lack of activity last year in downtown Allentown during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Neighborhood Improvement Zone sustained a moderate drop in total tax revenue but steered clear of financial calamity....

 2021-04-16 16:36 

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[ Allentown ]

Attorney: Man shot Bethlehem Township neighbor in self defense...

Joshua Leone's attorney, Robert Goldman, called the killing "a classic case of self defense" and asked that homicide charges against his client be thrown out. A judge disagreed, and held Leone for trial....

 2021-04-16 16:30 

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[ Allentown ]

Readers React: Urge legislators to support redistricting bill...

Reader: The Legislative and Congressional Redistricting Act would produce voting districts based on common sense and geography....

 2021-04-16 15:57 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

In final State of the City address, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez recounts year upended by pandemic...

Mayor Robert Donchez gave his final "State of the City" address Friday, recounting a year that was upended by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-04-16 15:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

How a tiny Slate Belt community is a microcosm for big gains in Lehigh Valley home prices...

The housing market in tiny Martins Creek is being replayed throughout hamlets, cities, townships around the Lehigh Valley, where the pandemic and other factors have created a sellers' bonanza of multiple offers at higher-than-normal prices....

 2021-04-16 15:30 

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Readers React: Natural gas is no cure-all...

Reader: I hope we start investing in solar and wind energy, since natural gas isn't the cure-all many hoped it to be....

 2021-04-16 15:24 

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FEMA COVID-19 funeral assistance won’t bring loved ones back, but it can help with the costs of an unexpected death, Lehigh Valley funeral directors say...

Earlier this week, FEMA opened applications for their COVID-19 funeral assistance program, and Lehigh Valley funeral directors are spreading the word....

 2021-04-16 15:22 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Help for gardeners: Zinnias in pots...

Help for Gardeners about zinnias and boulder walls....

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