Good morning everyone! Here is today's Daily Briefing.
In local news, arbitration began yesterday for firefighters in Allentown. In Easton, the school district will turn a profit of $4 million out of a Tax Increment Financing deal for a interchange on Route 33.
In state-wide news, the big story is the scandal at Penn State: effective immediately, Joe Paterno has been fired and Penn State President Graham Spainer has resigned. Students rioted in reaction to the news. In other news, Governor Corbett signed a law that bans texting while driving, making it a primary offense.
In national news, oil prices jumped to nearly $100 a barrel. Republican Presidential candidates debated yesterday in Michigan.
We have three Chamber events today: the Bethlehem Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a breakfast meeting with Mayor Callahan and there are two grand openings: one at Honeycomb Salon and one at Valley Implants and Periodontics.
That's it for now! Have a good one and we'll see you later.