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  1. Shock, Resolve in Air Products AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | PaintSquare

    L'ISLE-D'ABEAU, FRANCE--"Horrified and saddened" by a terrorist attack on one of its French facilities, the CEO of coating raw-materials supplier Air Products & Chemicals Inc. has announced increased security at the firm's locations worldwide. All employees of the Allentown, PA-based company were safely evacuated after a delivery van rammed gas canisters at the Air Products gas plant warehouse at 10 a.m. Friday , setting off an explosion.

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  2. Truck team takes top titleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... in a rigorous hands-on event," said Mack Trucks Academy director Matthew Flynn. Those five teams convened in Allentown, Pennsylvania for the head-to-head matchup in Mack's state of the art factory. "This performance-oriented portion of the ...

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  3. Murderous attacks: Militants spread terror on three continentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... southern France, a 35-year-old worker beheaded his manager at a plant owned by Air Products and Chemicals Co. of Allentown, Pa., then tried unsuccessfully to cause a major explosion. The attacker left Islamic inscriptions at the scene and was ...

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  4. Supreme Court will hear Allentown's appeal in dispute with road builderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    The state's highest court has agreed to hear portions of the city of Allentown's latest appeal in a lengthy legal battle over an arsenic-laden construction site that halted a $2.9 million project to construct New England Avenue on the East Side. The state Supreme Court says it will consider whether a Lehigh County judge should be required to award attorney fees to contractor A. Scott Enterprises of Saylorsburg and impose interest on a nearly $1 million damage award after a jury found the city breached a contract and acted in bad faith.

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  5. Drumming up competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Monday night the sounds of drums and cheers could be heard echoing throughout the west end of Allentown. J. Birney Crum Stadium was once again the site for a major drum and bugle corp competition, with a show titled "Drum Corps: An American Tradition."

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  6. LVH surgical resident waives hearing on indecent exposure chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Jeffrey Zapora, a resident of plastic surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital, charged with exposing himself to two women outside Muhlenberg College heads into hie preliminary hearing in Allentown. Jeffrey Zapora, a resident of plastic surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital, charged with exposing himself to two women outside Muhlenberg College heads into hie preliminary hearing in Allentown.

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  7. FBI arrest, charge Warren County man for role in 14 bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... 14 banks in five states from November 2013 to November 2014. Those robberies include locations in Fogelsville, Allentown, Tannersville and several others. Authorities said he was identified by witnesses and surveillance video. He is also accused of ...

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  8. Wanted Bethlehem man jumps from moving car, Allentown police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... lights, and driving with a suspended license. Whitaker was sent to Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bail. Allentown police said an officer tried to stop Whitaker at 11:50 p.m. Sunday on North 10th Street. Whitaker made a right onto Gordon ...

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  9. Victim's family chases down man after he exposes himself, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Allentown police say a city man exposed himself to a woman and tried dragging her into an alley ear;y Saturday morning. An Allentown man exposed himself to a woman while trying to drag her into an alley Saturday, city police said, and the victim's family chased down the attacker.

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  10. Man hopes seed he planted will grow into community effortRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Richard Gordon lives on Reading Road in Allentown. He moved there in 2004, and he quickly had enough with an eyesore right across the street.

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  11. Coroner: Manner of prisoner's death undeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township. He then was transferred to the Hospice Inpatient Unit along 17th Street in Allentown, where he remained until his death. Upon notification of his death, the staff in the Lehigh County coroner's office ...

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  12. Talen nonchalant about Supreme Court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Talen Corp. shrugged off Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. That's because the newly created Allentown power generator is already on track to meet more stringent environmental standards, according to company spokesman Todd Martin.

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  13. NJ Man Charged With Robbing 14 BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    A New Jersey man is charged with robbing 14 banks and two businesses over five states, the US Attorney's Office said Monday. Francis Simmons, 41, allegedly held up banks in Allentown, Wyomissing, Tannersville in Pennsylvania and Swedesboro, New Jersey over a yearlong span between Nov. 2013 -2014, federal prosecutors said.

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  14. Allentown man accused of exposing himself to womanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WFMZ

    He allegedly accosted the woman just after midnight Saturday in the area of Hall and Chestnut streets, according to court records. District Judge Karen Devine arraigned the 30-year-old Saturday morning and he remains free on $5,000 unsecured bail.

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  15. Victim takes cellphone photos of woman who opens fire on SUV, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Allentown police say a woman opened fire early Sunday morning, hitting an SUV near where two people were standing. (Sarah Cassi An Allentown woman is accused of firing a handgun at an SUV where two people were standing, and one of the victims has the cellphone photos to prove it, police said.

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  16. Valley Preferred wins communications awardRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Valley Preferred of Allentown was named a winner in the 32nd Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, the health care industry's largest marketing communications competition,. Sponsored by national monthly Healthcare Marketing Report of Atlanta GA, the 2015 awards program drew more than 3,700 entries.

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  17. Allentown woman allegedly fires shots at occupied parked carRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Allentown police arrested Edith Galarza on Sunday morning at her home in the 1000 block of Allen Street after she was identified by two victims as the woman who shot at their car, according to court records. District Judge Karen Devine on Sunday arraigned Galarza on several misdemeanor charges, including disorderly conduct, simple assault and reckless endangerment.

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  18. Talen unloads renewable energy assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Newly established Talen Energy of Allentown is selling off its Talen Renewable Energy subsidiary to California-based Energy Power Partners. The sale, announced Friday, will include 25 projects in four states with a total of 65 megawatts of nameplate generating capacity.

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  19. Allentown becoming 'dining hotspot of the Lehigh Valley' with surge of new restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The neighborhood is undergoing a restaurant boom, with 11 new eateries opening in the last year and another half dozen coming in the next two months. In just that short time, the new restaurants have transformed Center City Allentown into a dining destination, Mayor Ed Pawlowski said.

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  20. Drunken Allentown man allegedly fires gun to 'scare' kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    An Allentown man was arrested Thursday after he fired a shotgun to scare off kids he claims were harassing him, city police said. Michael Edward Morrow, of the 2200 block of South Fountain Street, is charged with a misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment and summary counts of disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and no carrying or discharging of firearms or weapons.

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