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  1. Sixers top Magic in preseason game at PPL CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Philadelphia 76ers picked up their second win of the preseason on Saturday night, topping the Orlando Magic, 95-84, at the PPL Center in Allentown.

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  2. Lehigh Co - Schreiber's Bridge Project in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Schreiber's Bridge at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Lehigh Parkway East in the city of Allentown will be closed for approximately five weeks for repairs. Project crews will remediate the arch ring supports and provide scour protection around the base of the piers.

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  3. New officers sworn in to Allentown Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WFMZ

    Four new police officers were sworn in to the Allentown Police Department at City Council chambers on Friday. Two other officers were given their badges.

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  4. Sunrise Chef: Drew StarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It's only been open since July, but already The Hamilton Kitchen and Bar has become a hot spot in downtown Allentown. Located across from the new PPL Center, it's a great place to go before catching a Phantoms game or concert.

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  5. Organizers for trail honoring 9/11 heroes seeks Lehigh Valley inputRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WFMZ

    Four days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a plan to commemorate the tragic events was born with the creation of a national biking, hiking and driving trail. The September 11th National Memorial Trail would provide a physical linkage of the three memorials erected to mark the devastation that occurred that fateful day at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon and crash site of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa.

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  6. Car catches fire near home in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WFMZ

    The owner of a car had to make a quick escape after the vehicle caught fire when it was started Thursday night, Allentown Police said.

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  7. Trail honoring Sept. 11th heroes seeks Lehigh Valley residents' inputRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | WFMZ

    Four days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a plan to commemorate the tragic events was born with the creation of a national biking, hiking and driving trail. The September 11th National Memorial Trail would provide a physical linkage of the three memorials erected to mark the devastation that occurred that fateful day at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon and crash site of Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pa.

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  8. Plosser wants interest rates to rise "sooner rather than later"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WFMZ

    At a Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation breakfast speech made at Allentown's new PP&L Center arena Thursday morning, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Charles Plosser, urged the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates "sooner rather than later." Plosser's suggestion was based primarily on the significant growth in labor markets across the nation and a currently low inflation rate.

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  9. Parkland girls, Emmaus boys win EPC soccer titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Parkland girls and Emmaus boys each won EPC championships Thursday night in Allentown. Parkland beat Whitehall, Emmaus beat Liberty.

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  10. Police looking for missing Allentown womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFMZ

    Police said they were notified of the disappearance in September.

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  11. Cedar Crest College receives $3.5 million giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFMZ

    Verna Orcurto Canova, a lifelong Allentown resident, philanthropist and community volunteer, has left $3.5 million to Cedar Crest College to fund many of the things she loved best about the liberal arts institution from which she graduated in 1938. "Mrs. Canova was a source of inspiration and service to the college during her lifetime.

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  12. Essence James going to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFMZ

    An Allentown woman convicted in connection with the death of her toddler son is heading to jail. Essence James was sentenced Monday morning to 3 and a half to 7 years in prison. 5 comments

  13. Bull Riders take over PPL CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ

    Thousands of people headed to the PPL Center for a Professional Bull Riding Competition on Friday featuring 35 of the world's best cowboys and their bulls. "It's so exciting because these fellas risk their lives and it's their livelihood and they have to stay on to get any money," said Jane Kohler who came from Pittsburgh to watch the show.

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  14. Old Hess mansion in Allentown for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Hess's Department Store chain is long gone, but the former home of its charismatic owner is still very much around. And so is the history of the 9,000-square-foot Dutch colonial mansion set in the west end of Allentown. 4 comments

  15. Will Bethlehem councilwoman step down? Husband says yesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ

    Just a day after a scathing grand jury report found Dolan used her position to help her nonprofit, her husband is reportedly confirming that she will step down. The grand jury ruled Dolan used her influence as a Bethlehem councilwoman to advance the financial interest of Fox Environmental Center.

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  16. Woman honors friend with Relay for Life fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A Lehigh Valley woman who lost a friend to cancer hopes she can take what she's learned through the experience to help others. Kirsten Almeida of Hellertown lost her best friend, Beth, to melanoma in 2011.

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  17. Chickie's and Pete's practicing for opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WFMZ

    Some lucky diners were able to dig into crab fries and cheesesteaks at the new Chickie's and Pete's in downtown Allentown Thursday. The restaurant, located inside the new PPL Center, is not yet open to the public but it's holding a series of "test runs" to practice before opening day.

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  18. Sudden settlement brings end to Boy Scouts civil trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WFMZ

    The announcement was made before the case made it to court at the Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown on Thursday, though details regarding the settlement haven't been released. The now-20-year-old blamed the nonprofit for sexual abuse he said he suffered at the hands of a scout volunteer when he was just 14. The suit accused the Minsi Trails Council and Boy Scouts of America of not enforcing its own policies within its youth protection program, more specifically, a rule that prohibited one-on-one interactions between scouts and leaders.

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  19. LifeTrail at Trexler Park opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WFMZ

    The new "LifeTrail" is ready for walkers in Allentown. The city hosted a kickoff event at the trail at Trexler Park on Thursday.

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  20. Cops on Bikes fundraiser in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Organizations within the Allentown Presidents Council are sponsoring a fundraiser campaign called Bike-a-Cop. The council's goal is to purchase 10 new bikes for the police department.

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