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  1. Santander Arena, Santander Performing Arts Center general manager nominated for industry awardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... nual conference in Nashville between Oct. 10 and Oct. 13. Other nominees include executives from the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania; the BOK Center arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida.

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  2. PA: When Will the Lehigh Valley See $2 Gas?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... can take," said Ben Brockwell, director of data, pricing and information at the Oil Price Information Service. In Allentown, the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline on Thursday was $2.40, according to gas-price website GasBuddy. That's 97 ...

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  3. 2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... Hall and on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and a Sept. 27 Mass on the parkway. A spokesman for the Diocese of Allentown told 69 News on Thursday that the diocese expects to receive up to 200 tickets for both the Festival of Families on Sept. 26 and ...

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  4. Closing out the summer with the Great Allentown FairRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer, and the Great Allentown Fair has become a long-standing part of that tradition. The Allentown Fairgrounds will host the 163rd edition of the fair through Labor Day.

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  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | B104

    ... been charged with resisting arrest. McCullers has filed a civil suit against the state, Lehigh County, the city of Allentown, the Lehigh County Constables Association, Altemos and a second constable, who was not charged in the shooting. Pope Francis ...

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  6. Regional briefs, Sept. 4, 2015Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    U.S. marshals nabbed a convicted sex offender from Scranton at his job as a carnival worker in Allentown and charged him with failing to register for his crime. Back in June, Scranton police learned that Frank Piccolo, 27, was no longer living at his most recently known address on Pittston Avenue.

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  7. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:09:03 10:48:10Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... When they caught it, they had to say one thing they were looking forward to learning this year. Originally from Allentown, Sister Angeline most recently taught in Bernardsville, New Jersey, and said she was excited to be the new school's first ...

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  8. Do Yankees, ESPN even realize their glaring hypocrisies?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... all the inside and ex-inside sources spoke or wrote a variation of, "What about the Snuka girlfriend murder in Allentown?" and "What about the cover-up?" Apparently, there was a ton of evidence to almost immediately indict Snuka, but then something ...

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  9. Two former Circle System Group executives sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WFMZ

    Two former executives of an Easton area athletic equipment company have been sentenced for their roles in swindling dozens of schools in 12 states. Mitchell Kurlander of Allentown and his father-in-law Alan Abeshaus pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a New Jersey court in 2013.

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  10. Eric Church's "Like a Wrecking Ball" Has Become an Anthem for the Military Co...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... military looking forward to getting home to their significant other. "It's amazing the stories I get," Eric tells Allentown, Pennsylvania's The Morning Call . "You just don't expect when you write something -- specifically soldiers and soldiers' ...

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  11. Radford is Ryder's top techRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fleet Owner Magazine

    With the keys to a brand new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 3LT sports car and trophy in hand, Stephen Radford officially cinched the title of "2015 Top Technician" during Ryder System's annual truck technician skills competition held at Mack Truck's Customer Center in Allentown, PA.

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  12. Ex-athletic equipment company heads sentenced for roles in scheme that defrauded N.J. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    Two former executives of an athletic equipment company in Pennsylvania were sentenced Thursday in federal court for their roles in a decade-long scheme that bilked more than $1 million from schools and colleges in New Jersey and 11 other states. Mitchell Kurlander, 57, of Allentown, Pa., the former chief financial officer of Circle System Group Inc., was sentenced to 41 months in prison while his father-in-law, Alan Abeshaus, 83, of Highland Beach, Fla., once the company's chief executive officer and largest shareholder, was given three years probation, including given nine months of house arrest.

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  13. PPL Center concourse to get a touch upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority Wednesday approved allocating $500,000 from its capital reserve for repairs and improvements to the now one-year-old arena at Seventh and Hamilton streets. The board will now search for a flooring specialist to repair the cracks and divots in the arena's concourse walkway.

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  14. Allentown police chief a finalist for second jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    Already a finalist for a position in Kansas, Allentown's police chief is also a finalist to head a department in Texas. Allentown police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Sr. is one of six finalists for the police chief position in Forth Worth, Texas.

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  15. Ahmed Zayat: American Pharoah to continue racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... only to be caught by the late-running Keen Ice surging on the far outside to get up by three-quarters of a length. ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- All of IndyCar continues to send its prayers to Justin Wilson as the England-born driver continues to fight for his ...

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  16. Eric Church's "Like a Wrecking Ball" Has Become an Anthem for the Military CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Now that the song is on the radio, Eric is honored that the song is now becoming an anthem for members of the military looking forward to getting home to their significant other. "It's amazing the stories I get," Eric tells Allentown, Pennsylvania's The Morning Call.

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  17. Small Banks Aim to Snag Business from BB&T's Pennsylvania PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | On Wall Street

    Bankers always tout market disruptions, such as acquisitions, as a prime opportunity to lure highly talented lenders and anxious customers. BB&T's recent purchase of Susquehanna Bancshares in Lititz, Pa., and its pending acquisition of National Penn Bancshares in Allentown, Pa., has the potential of providing such a chance.

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  18. City Council approves new Allentown finance directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    Allentown City Council unanimously has approved hiring Brent A. Hartzell, Detroit's former budget director, as the city's next finance director. Mayor Ed Pawlowski made a rare appearance before City Council to introduce his nominee at a confirmation hearing Wednesday evening.

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  19. Allentown plans to spend $1.3 million on Cedar BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    Allentown plans to spend about $1.3 million to recreate its Cedar Beach pool by next summer - with new attendance-boosting features including water slides, in-pool climbing walls and designated lanes for swimming laps. It also plans to improve the filtration system at Mack pool and upgrade Bucky Boyle spray park - including adding new water features.

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  20. Lawyer asks DA to drop charges against singing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A lawyer representing the Allentown man who was busted while singing a Beach Boys song outside a center-city restaurant last month is asking Lehigh County's district attorney to drop the charges against him. James W. Ochse was arrested by Allentown police outside Shula's Steak House on Aug. 14 and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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