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  1. Police investigating two-car crash in Rush TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police are still investigating a head-on collision between an SUV and a van in Rush Township, Schuykill County, that left several people injured. Jarih Martinez Fermin, 23, of Summit Hill, was traveling south in a 2014 Subaru Forester when he crossed over the median and into the northbound lane, police said.

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  2. Allentown man walked away from turnpike crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WFMZ

    A 40-year-old Allentown man abandoned his car after crashing it down onto a Carbon County Road from a bridge construction site on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. He climbed the embankment his car had just rolled down, then started walking along the turnpike.

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  3. PennDOT proposes plan to finish 8th Street Bridge earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WFMZ

    At Wednesday's Allentown City Council meeting, PennDOT laid out an informal proposal that would reopen the Eighth Street Bridge within the year, if it was closed completely for construction.

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  4. Allentown schools launch dropout prevention programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WFMZ

    The initiative, implemented in partnership with Communities in Schools, Lehigh Valley, kicked off this week at Allen and Dieruff high schools. The nationwide organization has worked with the ASD for the past 25 years in providing support to students who need it most, via after school programming and alternative education.

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  5. Lehigh Valley students compete at SkillsUSARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Students from around the Lehigh Valley met at Allentown's Agri-plex on Wednesday to put their talents on display at Skills USA.

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  6. Wendi Stanford: Guilty of 3rd degree murder in baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    A Lehigh County jury has decided that a former Allentown woman was guilty in the death of her two-month-old son.

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  7. Arts charter school approved by Allentown SDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    After an often bumpy ride, it looks like the Allentown Arts Academy Charter School will finally welcome students this fall. Dr. Thomas Lubben, the school's founder, said in a posting on the school's Facebook page, the school is moving ahead with a September 2015 opening.

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  8. Wendi Stanford trial goes to juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    News at Noon starts right now. >>>eve tannery: First at noon... a mother's fate is now in the hands of a Lehigh County Jury.

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  9. Tricks and treats abound at Lehigh Valley Pet ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    Ag Hall at the Allentown Fairgrounds is going to the dogs.. and cats, and reptiles, and other animals this weekend! The expo offers family-oriented events featuring educational and entertaining demonstrations, hands-on-petting opportunities, special attractions, pet adoptions and products and services pertaining to pets and families.

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  10. Liberado Peralta sentenced for tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    Liberado Peralta will spend the next 25 months in jail for defrauding the government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Federal prosecutors said Peralta was one of four people busted in Allentown for operating a tax fraud scheme from June 2011 to about April of 2012. 1 comment

  11. Army vet recalls infamous WWII Nazi massacre in BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WFMZ

    Former World War II U.S. Army battalion Cpl Harold Billow still can't believe how lucky he is after all these years. In addition to being 92, Billow is one of two remaining vets alive who can still recall his surviving the notorious Malmedy Massacre in Belgium -- the result of about 130 American soldiers cutoff by a German offensive which forced them to surrender.

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  12. ASD Directors OK lease for new High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    Thursday night before the board of directors meeting concluded, a "new business" item resulted in the approval of a five-year lease for the district's new career high school, which goes by the name Building 21 Allentown, located at 265 Lehigh Street. "This is an exciting historic move," President Robert Smith said of the decision to locate the school in the old Wachovia Bank call center.

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  13. Starbucks' arrival signals good news for Center CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    Center City Lehigh Valley announced the coffee shop will be located at the corner of Seventh and Hamilton Streets, across from the PPL Center. It's scheduled to open in June.

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  14. Police keep crowded city streets safe for people and vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    Center City Allentown is once again bustling with activity. Just visit the downtown on a game night, and you'll hear all the familiar sounds of urban life--beeping horns, screaming fans, music pouring from popular eateries.

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  15. Allentown police keep streets safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    That's the kind of behavior police are trying stop. >>nat?>>reporter: The streets are busy.. 1 comment

  16. Drunk man drives off road onto bank lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    An Allentown man will be charged with DUI after he drove his car off the road and over the curb onto the lawn of the Wells Fargo Bank on Schoenersville Road. Police were called to the scene at the bank where they found a disabled Honda Civic stuck on a grass embankment on the lawn of the property.

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  17. Local nursing home hosts its own Throwback ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    A nursing home in Lehigh County kicked it back a few decades with its very own version of Throwback Thursday. Some of the residents at Westminster Village in Allentown have never logged on to Facebook, heard of Twitter, or taken a selfie.

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  18. Local congressman meets with local veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    Dent visited the Allentown VA Outpatient Clinic to speak with veterans and staff on topics including better integration of civilian and veteran health care systems. Dent said he wants to get a sense of what's happening at local clinics, given the challenges VA clinics have been facing across he country.

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  19. Family of woman accused of killing son: 'She's no monster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ

    The family of a woman accused of killing her infant son said in court Thursday that she's no monster. "There's no way that Wendi would harm a child.

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  20. Obamacare: How it could impact your tax returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Tax experts say one of the biggest things affecting tax returns this year is Obamacare, so, how will it impact you, and what do you need to know before you file your taxes? Jaime Susko Bollinger, a CPA from Susko Wealth Management in Allentown, sat down with WFMZ's Eve Tannery on 69 News at Sunrise to share some tips.

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