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  1. Ex-wrestlers, including Snuka, sue WWE over head injuriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Washington Times

    More than 50 ex-wrestlers say in a Connecticut lawsuit that World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is responsible for their long-term neurological damage and failed to care for their injuries. Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Joseph "Road Warrior Animal" Laurinaitis and Paul "Mr. Wonderful" Orndorff are among the plaintiffs who filed suit Monday in federal court in Connecticut against Stamford-based WWE.

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  2. Despite ruling, Pennsylvania towns might go slow on gun lawsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Washington Times

    Under threat of costly litigation, dozens of Pennsylvania municipalities repealed their gun ordinances last year in response to a new state law that made it easier for gun owners and groups like the National Rifle Association to challenge them in court. Pennsylvania's high court recently tossed the state law on technical grounds - but towns and cities might not be so quick to reinstate their firearms measures.

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  3. Volkswagen reaches $14.7B emissions settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Washington Times

    Volkswagen diesel owners can choose to either sell their car back to the company or get a repair that could diminish the vehicle's performance under a settlement of claims tied to the German automaker's emissions-cheating scandal. The settlement will cost VW $14.7 billion, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday, but does not resolve all the legal issues stemming from its admission that nearly a half million vehicles with 2-liter diesel engines were programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road.

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  4. The Latest: Solar-powered airplane lands in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, the latest stop of its journey around the world.

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  5. Solar-powered plane's latest leg: Ohio to PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Dayton International Airport just after 4 a.m. Wednesday with a destination of Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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  6. Ex-consultant to Allentown mayor pleads in corruption probeRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Washington Times

    The former campaign manager for the mayors of Allentown and Reading pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia as part of an ongoing corruption probe in both cities. Michael Fleck pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to commit extortion and bribery and one tax evasion count.

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  7. Coroner: No trauma on child found not breathing at day careRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Washington Times

    A coroner says a 3-month-old girl who died after she was found unresponsive at an eastern Pennsylvania day care showed no signs of trauma. The Morning Call reports that an autopsy on the child was done Saturday by the Carbon County coroner's office.

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  8. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz vow to end Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Washington Times

    Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times.

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  9. Tribune Publishing names its editors as publishers, tooRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Washington Times

    Tribune Publishing's new chairman pressed ahead Wednesday with his rapid reshuffling of leadership ranks at the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and its other major U.S. newspapers, combining the roles of editors and publishers and declaring an ambition to build "the largest global audience on all mediums." The reorganization comes about a month after Chicago investor and technology entrepreneur Michael W. Ferro Jr. took over as non-executive chairman upon delivering a $44.4 million cash infusion to Tribune Publishing.

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  10. Sandoval withdraws name as Obama plots course for Supreme Court pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times.

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  11. White House says Obama a regretsI ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Washington Times

    Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times.

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  12. Mendenhall inks 24 in first year at VirginiaRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    Bronco Mendenhall makes no secret that Virginia will look much different in coming seasons, but on his first National Signing Day as the Cavaliers' coach, he lauded his predecessor's recruits as a "great starting place." Mendenhall replaced Mike London after last season, and the school announced Wednesday that it has signed 24 players, including four who are already enrolled and will be eligible for spring practice.

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  13. Council to debate no-confidence motion in Allentown mayorRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 | Washington Times

    City council members in Allentown are scheduled to vote next week on a no confidence motion calling on the mayor to resign in the wake of an FBI probe of government contracting in Pennsylvania's third-largest city. A resolution scheduled for a vote Wednesday says council members have concluded that Mayor Ed Pawlowski "is no longer an effective leader and can no longer carry out the duties of the office of mayor."

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  14. Tribune names Baltimore Sun publisher, CEORead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    The newspaper reports Tuesday that Daniels was named CEO and publisher and will oversee media groups anchored by the Sun and The Morning Call, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Daniels has been serving the role on an interim basis since September, when Tim Ryan was named CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times.

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  15. Former executive gets probation for school sports gear scamRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    The former president of a company that ripped off high school and youth sports programs by inflating invoices and forging fake bids from competitors was sentenced to probation on Wednesday after cooperating with the government. David Drill faced a maximum five-year sentence after pleading guilty in 2008 to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

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  16. As some Syrian refugees arrive, Michigan makes case for moreRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Washington Times

    For Mahmoud Karaz, there is no going back to Syria. But he feels welcome in the United States, surrounded by familiar food and culture while he learns English and trains for a job.

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