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STEM Girls Become FUN Gals at Cedar Crest College

Diane Propsner | Posted 02.10.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Only a few years ago, Jessica Hile, Jenette Stadnik, Natalie Akers and Julia Kelly were STEM girls; now in college they continue to explore their interests. Jessica is in her junior year and is majoring in biodiversity and conservation biology.

US2020 STEM Mentoring Effort Gathers Momentum

Eric Schwarz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Eric Schwarz

The call was answered. Last month 52 cities self-organized to compete in a nation-wide competition designed to address one of our nation's great challenges. I am honored today to announce the finalists of the US2020 STEM Mentoring City Competition.

Bounty Hunter Catches Deadbeat Dad By Promising Fake Part In Jennifer Aniston Flick

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A man has been ordered to pay more than $32,000 in back child support after being lured back to Pennsylvania with the promise of a b...

Pure Gold: Car Thief Steals Earrings From Baby Left Inside

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Weird News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Police say a Pennsylvania thief stole an SUV with a baby inside as the mother unloaded groceries, then swiped the little girl's gold...

Mitt Romney Flip-Flops On Claim That Obama Hurt Economy

Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, speaking Thursday at a press conference in Allentown, Pennsylvania, steered away from his recent claims...

Gas Utility Connected To Explosion: Replacing Aging Pipelines Could Take 40 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The natural gas utility connected to a fatal explosion last month in Pennsylvania says it could take 40 years to replace all its agi...

Video: Grading Obama's Jobs Listening Tour

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama kicked off his jobs listening tour this morning in Allentown, Pa., by hearing from residents of this struggling region, once the seat ...

Obama In Allentown, Pa. To Discuss Jobs, Economy

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as he trumpeted a slowdown in the nation's job losses Friday, President Barack Obama put finishing touches on a proposal he'll unveil next week t...