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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Past comes to life in Civic Theatre's production of 'On Golden Pond'Once in the position of being intimidated, he now must play the intimidator. Fo
Arts Around Town: Past comes to life in Civic Theatre's production of 'On Golden Pond'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
Once in the position of being intimidated, he now must play the intimidator. For Allentown's Barry Glassman, playing 78-year-old Norman Thayer Jr. in Civic Theatre's production of “On Golden Pond” is a great opportunity to really sink his teeth into... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gov. Wolf ruining PennsylvaniaGov. Wolf said he did not want to tax the working middle class, yet with his ne
Gov. Wolf ruining Pennsylvania
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Gov. Wolf said he did not want to tax the working middle class, yet with his new 2017 budget, he seems to have gone out of his way to tax just about everything but the kitchen sink. He said he wants to work with the Legislature and compromise but did... Read more
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Pa. Turnpike union contract generous to workersThe article, "New contract for Turnpike workers," highlights the continuing sag
Pa. Turnpike union contract generous to workers
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
The article, "New contract for Turnpike workers," highlights the continuing saga of taxpayers being fleeced by government unions. It appears that employees will continue to receive free health coverage (say what?), a pay increase and a $500 signing... Read more
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Poblano Med Mex Grill to offer Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine in Lower MacungieYou want falafel. Your friends want tacos. Soon, you'll be able to dine in harm
Poblano Med Mex Grill to offer Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine in Lower Macungie
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
You want falafel. Your friends want tacos. Soon, you'll be able to dine in harmony at a new restaurant in Lower Macungie Township. Poblano Med Mex Grill, listed as coming soon to a space adjacent to Sleepy’s mattress store in the Shoppes at Trexler... Read more
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Fashionista finds in downtown AllentownThe days of Hess's, Leh's and other department stores in downtown Allentown may
Fashionista finds in downtown Allentown
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
The days of Hess's, Leh's and other department stores in downtown Allentown may be a distant memory, but a new lineup of smaller clothing retailers — from menswear store Assembly 88 to women's shoe shop 7th & Sole — is giving fashion-conscious... Read more
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Mack Trucks has best year since 2006Mack Trucks delivered 27,411 vehicles in 2015, its strongest year since 2006, a
Mack Trucks has best year since 2006
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
Mack Trucks delivered 27,411 vehicles in 2015, its strongest year since 2006, according to a report released Friday by the Sweden-based Volvo Group, Mack's parent company. The number of trucks Mack delivered worldwide last year was a 7 percent... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lower Macungie keeps its trash hauler rolling into 2017Lower Macungie Township residents will continue to have their trash collected b
Lower Macungie keeps its trash hauler rolling into 2017
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Lower Macungie Township residents will continue to have their trash collected by Waste Management through the summer of 2017 -- and possible for a couple more years beyond that. While the praise wasn’t universal, plenty of it was heaped on the trash... Read more
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The Morning Call
Could military service be alternative to prison?I keep seeing pictures every day in The Morning Call of young men who are being
Could military service be alternative to prison?
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
I keep seeing pictures every day in The Morning Call of young men who are being processed for felonies using guns. Perhaps a better solution than sending them off to prison would be to send them off to the military. Give them six weeks of boot camp... Read more
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New restaurant planned for former Farmhouse in EmmausEMMAUS — The former Farmhouse restaurant in Emmaus could be reopening as a two-
New restaurant planned for former Farmhouse in Emmaus
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
EMMAUS — The former Farmhouse restaurant in Emmaus could be reopening as a two-building operation called House and Barn. Carl Billera, co-owner of The Burgery Company in Emmaus and a real estate broker with Better Homes and Gardens Valley Partners,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Indian Creek developer wants emergency access to Chestnut StreetUPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP— The developer building 218 age-restricted homes on the
Indian Creek developer wants emergency access to Chestnut Street
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP— The developer building 218 age-restricted homes on the former Indian Creek Golf Course wants to put an emergency access drive off Chestnut Street at the Emmaus and Upper Milford border. "This is a better solution for... Read more
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Cousins charged with dealing drugs from homes in Bethlehem, Lower Macungie, police sayBETHLEHEM — Two cousins with lengthy criminal histories were charged Monday nig
Cousins charged with dealing drugs from homes in Bethlehem, Lower Macungie, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
BETHLEHEM — Two cousins with lengthy criminal histories were charged Monday night with trafficking heroin and other drugs from their homes in Bethlehem and Lower Macungie Township, authorities say. Police seized drugs with a street value of around... Read more
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The Express-Times
Cool Spaces: Creativity flows at Smooth-On plantHarry Potter, James Bond, Darth Vader and Batman are alive and well in the Lehi
Cool Spaces: Creativity flows at Smooth-On plant
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
Harry Potter, James Bond, Darth Vader and Batman are alive and well in the Lehigh Valley. Or at least the special effects that help make them so visually realistic are. Smooth-On, maker of rubber, plastic and foams as well as adhesives, coatings... Read more
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The Morning Call
Giant plans beer garden in Palmer TownshipIn an emailed statement, Giant spokeswoman Samantha Krepps confirmed the compan
Giant plans beer garden in Palmer Township
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
In an emailed statement, Giant spokeswoman Samantha Krepps confirmed the company is in the process of acquiring a liquor license "with the goal of opening a beer garden in the near future in Palmer Township." According to a legal notice, Giant is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Corinne Feldman: Who's really responsible for sheltering the homeless?Last Saturday morning, with 9 inches of snow already on the ground, the staff a
Corinne Feldman: Who's really responsible for sheltering the homeless?
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
Last Saturday morning, with 9 inches of snow already on the ground, the staff at the warming station in Allentown sent its overnight guests to the streets because it only operates at night. If it had not been for a local pastor, the Rev. Bob Stevens... Read more
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Montco physician charged in Lehigh prison doc's fraud schemeWhen Lehigh County's correctional medical care provider fired Dr. Dennis Erik F
Montco physician charged in Lehigh prison doc's fraud scheme
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
When Lehigh County's correctional medical care provider fired Dr. Dennis Erik Fluck Von Kiel in 2013, the longtime prison doctor turned to a friend for help in obtaining disability benefits. Federal prosecutors on Friday made public an indictment... Read more
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The Express-Times
School bus carrying 19 girls crashes into motor-coach in Lehigh County, police sayTwo buses carrying a combined 24 people crashed Wednesday afternoon in Lehigh C
School bus carrying 19 girls crashes into motor-coach in Lehigh County, police say
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Two buses carrying a combined 24 people crashed Wednesday afternoon in Lehigh County, resulting in only minor injuries, Pennsylvania State Police said Thursday night. One was a school bus carrying 19 girls ages 12 to 16 plus the driver and a second... Read more
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The Morning Call
Good Samaritans help in snowDuring the Saturday snowstorm, we were stranded a few times in snow drifts. Eac
Good Samaritans help in snow
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
During the Saturday snowstorm, we were stranded a few times in snow drifts. Each time, young people would stop and help get us back on the road and would not accept any monetary thanks. Thanks also to one young man for transferring us from the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Beware of scam IRS phone callsI have received no less than seven scam phone calls within the last week to a t
Beware of scam IRS phone calls
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
I have received no less than seven scam phone calls within the last week to a telephone number — mine — that is unlisted and registered on the Do Not Call registry with the federal government. On the call, someone is calling to advise me of a... Read more
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Mack's parent company to reorganize truck businessesMack Trucks' parent company is letting the iconic heavy-duty truck manufacturer
Mack's parent company to reorganize truck businesses
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
Mack Trucks' parent company is letting the iconic heavy-duty truck manufacturer stand on its own wheels. The Volvo Group is planning to reorganize its truck operations into four separate units — Mack Trucks, Volvo Trucks, UD Trucks and Renault... Read more
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Lower Macungie gives East Texas a zoning makeoverLOWER MACUNGIE — Lower Macungie Township Commissioners on Thursday approved a r
Lower Macungie gives East Texas a zoning makeover
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE — Lower Macungie Township Commissioners on Thursday approved a rezoning that they say will guide future development in the village of East Texas while preserving its character. But some residents are wondering if they will be hurt in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie Fire Department lauded, but told to monitor township growthLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A fire protection consultant called the Lower Macungi
Lower Macungie Fire Department lauded, but told to monitor township growth
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A fire protection consultant called the Lower Macungie Fire Department the most professional and well-trained volunteer fire department he's studied in 35 years. But impending residential, commercial and industrial growth... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie issues warning: Vehicles not moved from snow emergency routes will be towedLOWER MACUNGIE — Lower Macungie Township has a warning for its residents – get
Lower Macungie issues warning: Vehicles not moved from snow emergency routes will be towed
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE — Lower Macungie Township has a warning for its residents – get your vehicles off the road Friday night or they will be towed. That is, if they're not buried under snow first. As the Lehigh Valley braces for its first major snowstorm... Read more
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The Express-Times
Weekend winter storm: Closings and cancelations mountMunicipalities in the Lehigh Valley began declaring snow emergencies Thursday f
Weekend winter storm: Closings and cancelations mount
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
Municipalities in the Lehigh Valley began declaring snow emergencies Thursday for the winter storm forecast to hit Friday through Sunday. Event postponements and other closures were also announced. Snow emergencies Announcing snow emergencies as... Read more
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The Morning Call
Southmont shopping center near Route 33 sold for $53.7MBETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP – The Southmont shopping center near Route 33 has a new owne
Southmont shopping center near Route 33 sold for $53.7M
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP – The Southmont shopping center near Route 33 has a new owner. A joint venture involving shopping center landlord DDR Corp. has purchased the outdoor mall for $53.7 million, Northampton County property records show. DDR spokesman... Read more
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Red Robin suit claims burger chain aims to force sale of profitable Northampton Crossings restaurantThe Lehigh County company that owns Red Robin Gourmet Burger and Brews restaura
Red Robin suit claims burger chain aims to force sale of profitable Northampton Crossings restaurant
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
The Lehigh County company that owns Red Robin Gourmet Burger and Brews restaurants across Pennsylvania is suing the chain's parent company, claiming it is trying to force a sale of the local unit's most profitable location. Lehigh Valley Restaurant... Read more
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Attorney General Kathleen Kane follows through on campaign promiseAttorney General Kathleen Kane promised when she ran for office that she would
Attorney General Kathleen Kane follows through on campaign promise
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Attorney General Kathleen Kane promised when she ran for office that she would examine her office for accountability. She found members and some judges who neglected their duties, who preferred to waste time with nonsense. When she announced their... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Macungie rezoning of East Texas meant to preserve village characterLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A rezoning of East Texas attempts to protect the vill
Lower Macungie rezoning of East Texas meant to preserve village character
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A rezoning of East Texas attempts to protect the village's sense of place while allowing appropriate redevelopment of former Day-Timer Inc. property. On Thursday, Lower Macungie commissioners are expected to adopt an... Read more
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The Morning Call
PPL nearing completion of backup transmission line in Emmaus, Upper MilfordEMMAUS — Elizabeth Riccaboni still lives within Emmaus Borough limits, but her
PPL nearing completion of backup transmission line in Emmaus, Upper Milford
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
EMMAUS — Elizabeth Riccaboni still lives within Emmaus Borough limits, but her friends have renamed her block the "Land of Tall Poles." Riccaboni lives in the 1300 block of Shimerville Road, across from Emmaus Community Park. All the way down her... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman's attack on driver began with fight over cellphone, troopers sayA woman's attack on her boyfriend as he drove her to her parent's house, almost
Woman's attack on driver began with fight over cellphone, troopers say
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
A woman's attack on her boyfriend as he drove her to her parent's house, almost causing a crash, began with a fight over using the victim's cellphone, Pennsylvania State Police said. Jocelyn Nicole Ann Weaver, 23, and her boyfriend began fighting at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Southwestern Lehigh leaders want the public's help preparing for the futureLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — The substantial development in Lower Macungie Townshi
Southwestern Lehigh leaders want the public's help preparing for the future
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — The substantial development in Lower Macungie Township has served notice to its rural neighbors: Change is coming. Regional leaders want residents to help plan for it. The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission is helping... Read more
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The Express-Times
Woman bites and scratches man until he nearly crashes car, cops sayA 23-year-old woman is facing simple assault charges after biting, scratching a
Woman bites and scratches man until he nearly crashes car, cops say
The Express-Times / Posted 25 days ago
A 23-year-old woman is facing simple assault charges after biting, scratching and hitting a male driver until he nearly crashed, Pennsylvania State Police say. Jocelyn Nicole Ann Weaver, of Fleetwood, shortly before 11:30 p.m. Thursday allegedly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman assaults man as he drives, nearly causing crash, police sayLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A 23-year-old woman is being charged with assaulting
Woman assaults man as he drives, nearly causing crash, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A 23-year-old woman is being charged with assaulting a man while he drove, nearly causing him to crash in Lower Macungie Township on Thursday night, state police said. Jocelyn N. Weaver, of Fleetwood, was charged with... Read more
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The Express-Times
No Wal-Mart closures in Pa., N.J., company saysNo Pennsylvania or New Jersey Wal-Mart stores are on the list of 154 U.S. store
No Wal-Mart closures in Pa., N.J., company says
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
No Pennsylvania or New Jersey Wal-Mart stores are on the list of 154 U.S. stores to be shut. The list was added about noon to a Wal-Mart news release about closures that were decided upon after a study of the Arkansas company's more than 11,000... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wal-Mart to close 154 stores in U.S.Another 115 stores will be shut outside the U.S., the company said. Of the U.S
Wal-Mart to close 154 stores in U.S.
The Express-Times / Posted 27 days ago
Another 115 stores will be shut outside the U.S., the company said. Of the U.S. closings, 102 will be Walmart Express locations, its smallest format stores, the company said. While it will "focus on strengthening Supercenters, optimizing... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
SW Lehigh County municipalities plan for smart growthIf you're going to do it, well, do it right. That was the crux of Thursday nig
SW Lehigh County municipalities plan for smart growth
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 27 days ago
If you're going to do it, well, do it right. That was the crux of Thursday night's discussion about what at least some of the 58,000 residents in the southwestern part of Lehigh County want to see when it comes to smart growth. Hosted by the Lehigh... Read more
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The Morning Call
Can someone with a gun really protect us?They carry a gun to defend themselves and others, ready to use it at a moment's
Can someone with a gun really protect us?
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
They carry a gun to defend themselves and others, ready to use it at a moment's notice. In a full movie theater, a gunman enters and starts shooting; shooters in a car start firing at people on the street; a gunman starts shooting in a school. But... Read more
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Jaindl plan for Movie Tavern, shopping center on Hamilton Boulevard gets first reviewLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A proposed shopping center next to the Walmart Superc
Jaindl plan for Movie Tavern, shopping center on Hamilton Boulevard gets first review
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — A proposed shopping center next to the Walmart Supercenter on Hamilton Boulevard would feature the Lehigh Valley's first Movie Tavern and up to seven retailers and restaurants. But the Dallas-based theater's hope of opening... Read more
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The Morning Call
Include cyber strategy in any reactionAs a charter member of the Axis of Evil, North Korea is long overdue for an agg
Include cyber strategy in any reaction
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
As a charter member of the Axis of Evil, North Korea is long overdue for an aggressive response to its recklessness that will contain the threat and set the stage for regime change and, ultimately, reunification. The U.S. should actively pursue a... Read more
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Tyler Pipe closes Lower Macungie distribution centerTyler Pipe has closed its Lower Macungie Township distribution center, putting
Tyler Pipe closes Lower Macungie distribution center
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
Tyler Pipe has closed its Lower Macungie Township distribution center, putting 10 people out of work and ending the company's longtime presence in the Lehigh Valley. Tyler Pipe, a Tyler, Texas-based division of McWane Inc., of Birmingham, Ala.,... Read more
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Elect candidates who will tackle social issuesNot surprisingly, the majority of the respondents to the recent Morning Call op
Elect candidates who will tackle social issues
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
Not surprisingly, the majority of the respondents to the recent Morning Call opinion survey listed terrorism as the biggest challenge the U.S. faces in 2016. The tragic loss of 14 lives recently at the hands of people identified as terrorists... Read more
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Shula's Steak House closing in Allentown not a surpriseI read with interest a while ago when Shula's Steak House made the announcement
Shula's Steak House closing in Allentown not a surprise
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
I read with interest a while ago when Shula's Steak House made the announcement it was relocating from the Promenade Shops of Saucon Valley to ride the coattails of the other restaurants opening around the PP&L Center and the Neighborhood Improvement... Read more
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Road most traveled does poorly in pollWidening Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley isn't worth the high cost, even though t
Road most traveled does poorly in poll
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
Widening Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley isn't worth the high cost, even though the road is congested and drivers would benefit, a plurality of residents said in a new poll. Another concern many cited is that expanding the highway will lead to the... Read more
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Obama acts like King George IIIPresident Obama's repeated use of executive orders is a slap in the face to Ame
Obama acts like King George III
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
President Obama's repeated use of executive orders is a slap in the face to American voters. Voters elected a Congress to consider, and approve, laws and legislation. Obama's constitutional role is to enforce and administer congressional legislation,... Read more
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Not enough ridership for bus stop shelters on Hamilton Boulevard, LANTA saysLOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — An initiative to put bus stop shelters along Hamilton
Not enough ridership for bus stop shelters on Hamilton Boulevard, LANTA says
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — An initiative to put bus stop shelters along Hamilton Boulevard has been shelved. Citing a lack of ridership, LANTA has decided not to partner with Lower Macungie, Upper Macungie and South Whitehall townships in applying... Read more
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Mack Trucks OKs renewable diesel for use in its enginesWant to fill up your Mack with renewable diesel fuel? Mack Trucks just gave you
Mack Trucks OKs renewable diesel for use in its engines
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
Want to fill up your Mack with renewable diesel fuel? Mack Trucks just gave you the green light. The Greensboro, N.C.-based truck manufacturer on Thursday signed off on the use of renewable diesel in all Mack engines. The approval followed extensive... Read more

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