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  1. Road to White House brings C-SPAN bus to BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WFMZ

    A day after Pennsylvania's primary election, the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 bus paid a visit to Berks County as it continues along the road to the White House. The cable network's visit to Conrad Weiser High School in Heidelberg Township on Wednesday was part of a five-day tour of Pennsylvania.


  2. Kutztown University mascot wins 2nd straight championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Villanova men's basketball team may be champions on the court, but Kutztown University's mascot is a champion off the court. Avalanche, KU's golden bear, earned his second-consecutive Mascot Madness championship title on Tuesday with another close victory over Rocky, the mascot of Slippery Rock University.


  3. Pennsylvania hosts dueling GOP presidential hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The state played host yesterday to dueling presidential candidates for the first time this year. It's a sign of the unsettled GOP primary race led by businessman Donald Trump barely three weeks before Pennsylvania's April 26th primary.


  4. Lehigh Valley Planners attend national transportation meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WFMZ

    The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Thursday night heard a report from planning commission staffers on their attendance at US Department Transportation meetings held Feb. 29 in Washington, D.C. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Executive Director Becky Bradley said she along with LVPC Director of Transportation Planning George Kinney were highly honored to be invited to attend and offer their input and expertise in the planning of a nationwide project. "What I learned at the meetings was that national freight transportation planning issues are nearly the same as those here in the Lehigh Valley," remarked Bradley.


  5. Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Pennsylvania's history rich in hemp production, even townships named after it, is just part of the reason Democratic Senator Judy Schwank and Republican State Representative Russ Diamond believe Pennsylvania is uniquely positioned to play a key role in the production of industrial hemp once again. "Our soil, our climate is better suited to growing hemp than most other states in the nation," Representative Diamond said.


  6. Town Hall Examines Heroin and Opioid EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Some things you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy. Heroin addiction is one. A condition where "rock bottom" is relative.


  7. Nonprofits, schools relieved by end to budget impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WFMZ

    The nine-month state budget impasse is finally over. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said he won't block the latest spending plan to reach his desk from becoming law.


  8. Details of Pennsylvania budget bills becoming lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WFMZ

    Republicans said it resolves nine months of budget gridlock that had left schools and universities warning of closures or layoffs. __ THE BIG PICTURE The main appropriations bill on Wolf's desk is an about $6 billion spending plan that completes a $30 billion spending package for the year, ending nearly nine months of partisan gridlock in Harrisburg.


  9. Parents rally for stiffer DUI penalties in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WFMZ

    "Miles will never follow in his grandfather's footsteps into medicine to become a doctor, and Charlotte will never realize her dream of studying history in Europe," said grieving mother Maggie Hannagan. Hannagan and her husband, Paul, lost both of their children in February 2015.


  10. Police: Ex-trooper kills 2 in Pennsylvania Turnpike holdup, shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A retired Pennsylvania State Police trooper killed a turnpike toll collector and a guard in a holdup attempt at a toll plaza and then was shot dead by troopers while trying to escape with money, authorities said. Police said Clarence Briggs confronted two turnpike toll collectors with a handgun Sunday morning at the Fort Littleton toll plaza, about 65 miles west of Harrisburg.


  11. 13 minutes that could make or break Kasich's campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    That amount of time may be the saving grace for John Kasich's presidential campaign strategy, one that relies heavily on Pennsylvania -- a state where Kasich's lawyers are battling to keep him on the ballot. Central to that battle is a missed deadline by a Marco Rubio supporter, who objected to hundreds of signatures filed by Kasich's campaign to get onto Pennsylvania's ballot.


  12. Rally for reform planned in HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    They plan to rally at the Capitol on Monday to support efforts to get a pair of statute of limitations bills moved to the full House of Representatives for a vote. Delilah Rumburg, the CEO of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape , will host the rally and news conference, along with Rep. Mark Rozzi , a Berks County Democrat and survivor of child sexual abuse, who will emcee the event.


  13. Pa. governor raising minimum wage for state workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is raising the minimum wage by nearly $3 an hour, to $10.15, for state government employees and workers on jobs contracted by the state. The Democrat signed an executive order at the Capitol in Harrisburg on Monday establishing the new wage minimum.


  14. Short on cash, Allentown schools borrow againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WFMZ

    "If we don't borrow some money, we won't be able to stay in business," said Jack Clark, the district's chief financial officer. The epic budget stalemate in Harrisburg has deprived the district of state money and compounds what could already be described as a challenging financial situation for the district. 1 comment

  15. Former COO and co-owner of Schuylkill Products resentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | WFMZ

    A federal judge this week resenteced the chief operating officer and co-owner of Schuylkill Products Inc. to less time in federal prison for his role in a massive fraud scheme. Ernest G. Fink Jr., of Orwigsburg, appeared in federal court in Harrisburg on Wednesday.


  16. Pennsylvania State Police academy cheating probe ensnares 29 cadetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Pennsylvania State Police said 29 cadets have left its academy in connection with an investigation into possible cheating. State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker revealed the departures Wednesday during a legislative hearing in Harrisburg.


  17. Hanger, top policy aide to Governor Wolf, leaves administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A prominent adviser to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is leaving the administration and moving to Massachusetts, where his wife is a medical school administrator. Wolf announced yesterday that Policy and Planning Secretary John Hanger will be replaced by Sarah Galbally, who has been Hanger's deputy.


  18. Pentagon supports restarting tests involving runaway blimpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter, according to the Pentagon, supports resumption of a military exercise that was suspended last October when a radar-carrying blimp broke away from its mooring and floated for hours over rural Pennsylvania, triggering blackouts as it dragged its tether across power lines. After tearing free from its base at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, the blimp soared over Berks and Schuylkill counties before eventually coming down about 80 miles north of Harrisburg.


  19. Allentown SD agrees to borrow additional $50MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    Due to a state budget left unsettled for months, Allentown School District remains financially unsettled pending general education funding allocations from Harrisburg. As a result, during its finance committee meeting Thursday evening, the Allentown School Board approved to ratify at its next regular meeting another $50 million tax and revenue anticipation loan should it become unable to pay its bills.


  20. Berks lawmaker on Wolf: 'He was insulting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WFMZ

    Republicans in Harrisburg are blasting Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf after he presented next year's proposed budget that includes nearly $3 billion in additional revenue through a series of tax hikes. "It was a campaign speech.


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