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EXPOSURE Photo Blog: Tin Hau Festival — ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP/Getty Images, Apr. 22, 2014

Philadelphia Eagles: Tougher schedule looms this year — DeSean Jackson may not be a member of any gang, but he sure is a member of the Washington Redskins, who signed him shortly after the Philadelphia Eagles dumped the enigmatic wide receiver last month without giving a reason. The NFL naturally was particularly mindful of this strange offseason development when putting together its 2014 schedule, which was unveiled moments ago.

Filmmaker Adam Rifkin wants to make a Peeps candy movie — Peeps, the marshmallow candy made in Bethlehem, may be headed for the big screen. is reporting that filmmaker Adam Rifkin has optioned film and TV rights to the chick-shaped candy made by Just Born. An animated Peeps film would follow the success of this year's "The Lego Movie," which grossed $441 million worldwide and is set for a sequel in 2017.

The Easton Area School District sent a letter to more than 70 teachers warning about staffing cuts — More than 70 Easton Area School District teachers have received notification that their positions could be eliminated next year if the teachers union does not make contract concessions. Teachers union President Jena Brodhead and Superintendent John Reinhart both said Tuesday afternoon that about 75 teachers received letters last Thursday about their positions.
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PPL Power plant sale talks prompt high-stakes union negotiations — PPL is considering a sale of its supply business, which includes the PPL Martins Creek power plant in Martins Creek. At the same time, PPL is negotiating a new contract with the Local 1600 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents about 1,700 PPL workers.

Allentown woman accused of stealing $95,000 from Lehigh County Conference of Churches clients — An Allentown woman has been charged with theft after police say she stole $95,000 in Social Security payments from dozens of the area's poorest residents. Sheri Denise Lopez, 43, of the 2000 block of Tilghman Street was working for the Lehigh County Conference of Churches when she allegedly wrote and cashed more than 150 checks drawing on funds intended for clients of the conference's Homelessness Prevention Program.

Udderly ridiculous? — No way! Milking machine makes Williams Twp. dairy business possible. After four generations of dairy farming, dating to the 1800s, Doug Seipt broke with family tradition and sold his herd of cows. It was an October day in 2006, the year his parents retired from the farm.

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski to participate in canonization celebration — Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will be in New York City this weekend to participate in a canonization celebration for Popes John XXIII and john Paul II at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The event, which will be held in conjunction with a similar ceremony in Vatican City earlier on Sunday, will include musical performances and readings in Italian, Polish and English to reflect the native languages of the two popes.
Allentown mayor to participate in canonization celebration for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II…