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  1. White Neighbor Gets Prison for Harassing Black FamilyRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A neighbor accused of harassing and using racial epithets against a black Pennsylvania family for years has been sentenced to prison. A Northampton County judge sentenced 45-year-old Robert Kujawa to the term Friday after a jury convicted him of ethnic intimidation, harassment and stalking, the Morning Call reported.

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  2. Telecom Tower Climber Gets $30M Settlement in Fall SuitRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | US News & World Report

    A telecommunications tower climber who suffered severe injuries when a ladder rung dislodged and sent him hurtling 50 feet to the ground has reached a settlement with AT&T and others for $30 million. The June 2013 fall in Allentown, Pennsylvania , left then-23-year-old Thomas Jeglum in a coma for months with multiple fractures to his pelvis, spine, arm and legs.

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  3. Prosecutors Urge Convicted Pennsylvania Mayor to Resign FastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | US News & World Report

    Federal prosecutors on Friday urged a Pennsylvania mayor convicted on dozens of corruption charges to resign immediately, calling him unfit to serve even before a jury determined he had sold his office to campaign donors. Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski was convicted of strong-arming city vendors for campaign cash in a wide-ranging scheme meant to fuel his political ambitions for statewide office.

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  4. 2 Teens Face Juvenile Charges in Alleged School ThreatRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Authorities say two teenagers face a hearing in juvenile court following an alleged threat to an eastern Pennsylvania high school. The Lehigh County prosecutor's office and South Whitehall Township police said Parkland High School "received information of possible threatening action" by two students sometime before the Christmas break.

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  5. Turnpike Bridge Replacement Finished, Road ReopensRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | US News & World Report

    A section of the highway that was closed Friday night, forcing motorists to detour between the Lehigh Valley Interchange and the Pocono Interchange, reopened Monday morning. Workers replaced the 60-year-old bridge over Crackersport Road outside Allentown.

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  6. Motorists Warned of Delays for Turnpike Bridge ReplacementRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Motorists heading to the Poconos will face delays and a detour because a bridge replacement will close a long section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeastern Extension. The detour will begin for northbound traffic at the Lehigh Valley Interchange and at the Pocono Interchange for southbound traffic at 9 p.m. Friday.

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  7. Energy Secretary Took Charter Flight Day Before Price ResignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | US News & World Report

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry took a chartered jet to Ohio last week, according to an airport management company, the day before fellow Cabinet member Tom Price resigned over his use of private charter flights for government business. Perry took the private plane from Hazleton Regional Airport in Pennsylvania to the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport in southern Ohio on Sept.

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  8. Pennsylvania Turnpike Plans Weekend-Long Bridge ReplacementsRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | US News & World Report

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike is replacing two bridges using a construction method that will close sections of the heavily traveled interstate for a single weekend in each instance. The agency said Thursday it will replace a bridge on the Interstate 76 main stem near Rochester in Beaver County the weekend that starts Friday, Sept.

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