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  • Vincent Harding dies at 82; historian wrote controversial King speech

    Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement. In a...
  • 5 educators charged with fostering cheating in Philadelphia schools

    The computers that grade standardized tests of students in Pennsylvania noticed something odd in 2011. While the average third-grader in the reading section erased a wrong answer and successfully choose the right one about once, nearly half of the about...
  • You can curb, but not stop pooch from barking at squirrels

    You can curb, but not stop pooch from barking at squirrels
    This week, your questions are answered by renowned veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall, the Philadelphia, PA-based contributing author to "Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change...
  • Vet miffed over scheduling mix-up at Allentown clinic

    The Wilkes-Barre veterans hospital and its related clinics, including Allentown, scored well in last week's report that examined whether veterans are waiting too long for medical care. That doesn't mean, though, that every veteran gets seen without...
  • Metra engineers OK new contract

    Members of the locomotive engineers union at Metra have approved a new contract that gives them a cumulative wage increase totaling 21.2 percent over seven years, union officials said Wednesday. The agreement, which runs through 2019, provides for...
  • Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader

    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, railroader
    Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91. The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
  • 89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case

    89-year-old Philadelphia man charged in Holocaust death camp case
    An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested and charged with serving as an armed guard at a Nazi death camp, aiding in the slaughter of more than 200,000 Jewish men, women and children during World War II, according to court filings released Wednesday....
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  • Police blotter

    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Trevor Bryant Lilley, 25, of the 400 block of Plaza Court, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged speeding, driving while his license was suspended and...
  • 'Modern Family' cast gathers for Cam and Mitch's wedding reception

    'Modern Family' cast gathers for Cam and Mitch's wedding reception
    The fifth season finale of "Modern Family" on Wednesday promises to finally bring fans the long-awaited wedding of Cam (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson), an event that seems extremely timely considering the news of gay marriage bans...
  • "SuperFoods" shot in Bethlehem to debut on PBS

     
    Chef Walter Staib, owner of City Tavern Restaurant in Philadelphia and host of PBS' "A Taste of History," brings his newest PBS show "SuperFoods" to Bethlehem. Staib partnered with PBS39 and Hype413, Inc. to create 13 episodes of "SuperFoods," in......