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  • Classical: Allentown Band to play tribute to Rosa Parks

    It's Thursday evening, Dec. 1, 1955, and Rosa Parks, a seamstress for a Montgomery, Ala., department store, boards a city bus to go home. She walks past the first few rows of seats — the "Whites Only" section — and finds a spot in the middle of the bus, where blacks are allowed to sit as long as no white person is standing. But the bus becomes full after a few stops, and the driver orders those sitting in Parks' row to move to the back, where there are no seats left. No one moves at first, but when the driver barks again, they all get up — except for Rosa Parks.
  • Northampton students give German counterparts a taste of America

    Northampton students give German counterparts a taste of America
    They played laser tag, learned the macarena, ate spaghetti and saw the Liberty Bell. But it wasn't all for fun. Students at Northampton Area High School have been playing host to 24 students from Germany, introducing them to teen life, American-style....

    Miley Cyrus presents a spectacle on 'Bangerz' tour

    Miley Cyrus presents a spectacle on 'Bangerz' tour
    She has a reputation as a wild child, but Miley Cyrus seems pretty controlled by her handlers in a recent interview about her current tour, which comes to Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on Monday. Not only is the interview conducted via a telephone...

    Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed

    Sue the T. rex's voyage to space delayed
    ¬† Sue the T. rex has waited 67 million years to blast into space, so what’s a few more days at this point? ¬†NASA officials have scrubbed today’s launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9, which is slated to carry microbes collected from the Field...

    Group to keep pushing to keep Lower Milford Elementary open

    A grass-roots group is mounting a campaign to overturn Southern Lehigh School Board's decision last month to shutter Lower Milford Elementary School. The school board voted 6-3 on March 10 to close the rural school and to demolish, then rebuild...