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  1. Utility wants to build transmission line from western Pennsylvania to NortheastRead the original story

    12 min ago | Business Journal

    Allentown-based PPL Electric Utilities Corp. is proposing to build a 725-mile power transmission line that would run from western Pennsylvania eastward into New York and New Jersey and south into Maryland.

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  2. It was 'God's will' that man died while drunken driver ...Read the original story

    42 min ago | NJ.com

    Joseph Hennessey, of the 3800 block of Broadway in South Whitehall Township, was killed in this crash on Memorial Day 2013 in Allentown.

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  3. Mom of Sandy Hook victim visits Allentown in support of mental health billRead the original story

    42 min ago | NJ.com

    While speaking today at an Allentown police station, Nicole Hockley, of Sandy Hook Promise, holds up a photo of her 6-year-old son, Dylan, who was killed in the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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  4. Penn State Basketball Makes Smart Move, Schedules Two-Game Road Series With DrexelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Statecollege.com

    ... first of the two games will be played against the Dragons on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the soon-to-open PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The second game coming next season at a location to be determined. "We are excited to play at the new PPL ...

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  5. PPL Center posts pix of its new scoreboardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WFMZ

    A photo of the scoreboard that will hang inside the PPL Center, the new hockey arena opening in September in center-city Allentown, has been posted on the center's Facebook page.

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  6. Hall of Fame weekend: Reed's time has comeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... is it ever going to happen? I don't know." What Reed did know, from the time he was a little boy growing up in Allentown, Pa., was that he was going to be a pro football star, though he had a tough time convincing his friends. "Back when I was in ...

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  7. Tractor-trailer flips, blocks turnpike service plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WFMZ

    A tractor-trailer flipped on its side and its driver was trapped inside at the Allentown service plaza of Pennsylvania Turnpike late Friday afternoon.

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  8. Allentown pet owners had too many dogs, says cityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFMZ

    The victims of a fire in Allentown last month won't be able to take all their dogs with them when they return home.

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  9. Obama pushes Hamas to release Israeli hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 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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  10. Amber Washko sentenced for fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WFMZ

    Amber Washko was sentenced to three to six months in prison in Lehigh County Court Friday, for her involvement in a fatal accident last year in Allentown.

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  11. Former firefighter gets second chance in burglary, assault casesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... spillway and injured his hand, arm and leg, records say. Then on Nov. 5 Walbert was in a white Mercedes that Allentown police stopped and he gave officers a fake name and claimed he didn't have identification, records say. An Allentown police ...

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  12. Job fair set for new downtown Allentown restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFMZ

    To help find those workers, on Tuesday, the Saylors will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Saylors will accept applications and conduct interviews for the following positions: servers, host/hostess, bartenders, server support staff, back servers/food runners, line cooks, kitchen support staff, prep cooks, dishwashers, porters and sous ... (more)

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  13. 2 separate robberies occur within hour in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFMZ

    According to Capt. William Lake, the first was reported around 2:45 a.m. in the area of 13th and Chew streets.

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  14. Pennsylvania Utility Proposes 725-Mile Transmission Line for Shale-Gas PowerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    PPL Electric Utilities, Allentown, Pa., unveiled plans on July 31 for a 725-mile, 500-kV transmission line that would carry shale-gas-generated power from western Pennsylvania's Marcellus region into New Jersey and New York and south to Maryland.

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  15. Penn State and Drexel to begin two-year series at PPL CenterRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    The Penn State men's basketball team begins a two-game off-campus series with Drexel by taking on the Dragons Saturday, Dec. 20 at the soon-to-open PPL Center in Allentown, Pa., the teams announced Thursday in conjunction with the arena.

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  16. Super-sized outpatient therapy center opens soon in University CityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... by Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a joint venture formed in 2007 by the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network of Allentown, Pa., and the University of Pennsylvania Health System . Good Shepherd Penn Partners invested $4 million in construction and ...

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  17. Allentown text 9-1-1 service covered by all major cell companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Allentown residents using all of the nation's major wireless carriers can now text information to 9-1-1 operators.

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  18. Ten Things To Do This Week in the Lehigh Valley and northwestern New JerseyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... with The Dynamic Duo -- Jake Kaligis and Michael Rauscher -- set to close out the main stage from 6 to 7 p.m. Allentown's Beachead Comics will celebrate its 29th anniversary noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the store, 1601 Chew St. Guests include ...

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  19. 'I hope I get it': Actors cope with industry challenges ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

    ... from a New York City audition held in June. Originally from southern New Jersey, Kulp recently graduated from Allentown's Muhlenberg College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. While in school, Kulp was a member of the ensemble of "Miss ...

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  20. Utility plans to build lines to tap shaleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

    The Allentown-based utility said the 500-kilovolt line would span much of Pennsylvania and reach into New York, New Jersey and Maryland, although the route has not been determined.

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