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  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools

    Human Relations Commission addresses claims of racial inequity in Bethlehem Area schools
    While complaints from community members about racial inequities in the Bethlehem Area School District brought the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to the city for its monthly meeting, district educators and other community representatives stood...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • America seen in Museum of Art's 'American Scene'

    America seen in Museum of Art's 'American Scene'
    Each still photograph — unblinking, unchanging, life distilled into a single moment — conveys a larger mystery on the viewer: What just happened? What happens next? In documenting a nation in perpetual transition during the so-called...
  • Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs

    Here come the Brown and White Wrestle-offs
    Lehigh University's wrestling team returns three All-Americans, but none of them are expected to be competing 7 p.m. today when the Mountain Hawks host the annual preseason Brown and White wrestle-offs at Grace Hall. Junior Mason Beckman, sixth at 133...
  • At Penn, students can get credit for 'Wasting Time on the Internet'

    Lucky creative writing students in a University of Pennsylvania seminar will be able to earn academic credit for wasting time on the Internet next spring. The class, appropriately titled "Wasting Time on the Internet," will require its students to spend...
  • A black teen is shot in Kekla Magoon's 'How It Went Down'

    A black teen is shot in Kekla Magoon's 'How It Went Down'
    Kekla Magoon's riveting postmortem account of a tragic shooting is as familiar a scenario in contemporary urban YA fiction as it has been in recent national headlines. "How It Went Down" opens seconds after a white bystander, Jack Franklin, guns down...
  • White tops Brown 24-13 in Lehigh wrestle-offs

    White got on a roll and Brown didn't put up much resistance until the end. Not that it mattered. Lehigh University's annual Brown and White wrestle-offs isn't about team score. It's about producing results that lead to long-term success. "These guys...
  • Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75

    Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, eminent oncologist, medical sage, policy advisor to the Obama¬†White House, outspoken defender of the Affordable Care Act — has roiled the political and policy communities, both left and right, with an essay in the Atlantic...
  • Christian university finds one college ranking too good not to tout

    Christian university finds one college ranking too good not to tout
    While many colleges and universities actively seek high rankings in publications like U.S. News & World Report, one school has shied away from such self promotion. As leaders of a Seventh-day Adventist institution, Loma Linda University administrators...