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  1. Rascal Flatts cancel concert, restaurants are left reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFMZ

    Rascal Flatts fans who were looking forward to a concert at Allentown's new PPL Center are singing the blues. Friday's show has been cancelled.

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  2. LCA head issues public apology for missing meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFMZ

    Aurel Arndt, chief executive officer of Lehigh County Authority, has issued a public apology for not showing up at Wednesday night's Lehigh County commissioners meeting. Arndt had agreed to attend the meeting to explain why LCA isn't accepting financial responsibility for a blocked sewer line that caused thousands of dollars of damage in the basements of three west Allentown homes earlier this year.

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  3. 1 injured in shooting in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    He told police he'd been shot in the 300 block of Gordon Street but police say the weren't able to locate any evidence in that area.

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  4. LCA head doesn't show up to explain sewage backup in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WFMZ

    The head of the Lehigh County Authority was a no-show at Thursday night's Lehigh County commissioners' meeting, which he had been asked to attend to explain why LCA is not accepting financial responsibility for raw sewage that flooded the basements of three west Allentown homes. The commissioners will look into whether they have the authority to issue a subpoena requiring Aurel Arndt, LCA's chief executive officer, to appear before them.

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  5. UGI alerts public to road closures in the Allentown-Whitehall areas.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WFMZ

    UGI is informing the public to expect delays and road closures in the City of Allentown and Whitehall Twp. areas.

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  6. Love Our City initiative aims to beautify AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Another set of beautification projects are getting underway in Allentown. Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced Wednesday the second round of mini-grants for the "Love Our City" initiative.

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  7. Box truck hits pedestrian; victim suffers head injury police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WFMZ

    Allentown police said a man was walking in the parking lot of ETI trucking company at 2202 26th Street SW when a box truck hit him just before 7 a.m. The man was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township with what was described as a very serious head injury.

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  8. Local Syrians react to airstrikes against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    So far the United States and its Arab allies have launched more than 200 strikes against ISIS militants. Officials say the strikes have hit about a dozen militant targets in Syria.

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  9. Three people shot in two days in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Police said they were called out to the scene for a report of shots fired, but found nothing. A little while later, a 25-year-old man with a gunshot would walked into St. Luke's Hospital Allentown.

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  10. Lehigh Co - South Albert Street Bridge replacement in AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The South Albert Street Bridge replacement project will begin on Tuesday, September 23. The bridge over Trout Creek was damaged during Hurricane Irene in August 2011. FEMA funding was sought and acquired to replace the original bridge.

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  11. Two men shot in downtown AllentownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | WFMZ

    Allentown Police are investigating a shooting which occurred in the 800 block of Maple Street just before 11:00 Friday night. Officers told 69 News that a 23 year-old man and a 22 year-old man both showed up at local hospitals with gunshot wounds.

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  12. History's Headlines: The great West End Allentown mystery of 1929Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    On September 14, 1929, most of Allentown was celebrating the opening of the Tilghman Street Bridge; a city project that had been planned for years was finally completed. But State Police Cpl.

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  13. ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something. On Thursday night you could add another 140 people or so to the ranks of the malcontent as members of three Allentown School District unions who don't have a contract made their displeasure known in a way that was as subtle as a kick to the groin.

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  14. LVHN to offer free flu-shots to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    The Lehigh Valley Health Network will administer free seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children six months and older during two community sessions in November. Shots will be all drive-thru at Dorney Park on Saturday, Nov. 8 and at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m each day.

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  15. Judge dismisses lawsuit against Allentown Police againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    The city of Allentown has notched a victory in a legal battle involving a veteran police officer. In 2012, Officer Leif Henry sued the city and then-Police Chief Roger McClean.

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  16. Scots decide whether to declare independence from EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    An independent Scotland could soon become a reality, so is the playing of bagpipes the sound of a revolution or the continued soundtrack of 300 years of tradition? The people of Scotland were deciding Thursday to either stay in the United Kingdom or go it alone and become an independent country. "It's a pretty exciting day.

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  17. Allentown unveils new downtown gift cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ

    On Thursday, officials with the Hamilton District Main Street Program unveiled a new gift card that patrons can load with cash. The Allentown Merchant Payment card can then be used at 35 restaurants and attractions downtown, including Phantoms hockey games and the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley.

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  18. Allentown council hires 4 cops, advances "Andre Reed Park"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Allentown City Council approved hiring four more police officers Wednesday night and advanced a proposal to rename an East Side park for pro football Hall of Famer Andre Reed. During its Wednesday night meeting, council also heard a resident offer some environmental advice about creating a dog park in the city, although doing that has not been publicly discussed by council recently. 1 comment

  19. Hanover Township likes proposed shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WFMZ

    There were no plans to approve or even a resolution to vote on, but Hanover Township supervisors Wednesday said they are willing to close Lloyd Street, a cut through between Airport Road and Irving Street, to help clear the way for a proposed shopping center at American Parkway and Airport Road. Attorney Lisa A. Pereira from Bethlehem and developer Rick Albertson outlined the "sketch plans" for the supervisors, who seemed receptive to the proposal and the possible closing of Lloyd Street.

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  20. Police, family search for missing Northampton teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Jessenia Velez, 17, of Northampton has been away from home since August 30 and her parents fear she ran away after an argument with her mother that morning. According to police, Velez was dropped off by her mother at 8 a.m. for work at the CVS in Northampton.

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