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Allentown Continues Its 2020 U.S. Census Counting Efforts Amid COVID-19

The U.S. Census every 10 years is important for every resident of the Lehigh Valley. The Director of Economic and Community Development for Allentown, Leonard Lightner, sat down with WDIY to give insight into the importance of Allentown's efforts despite the pandemic.

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Economic Pulse: Week of 6/26/2020

Jul 3, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Despite a drop in income, personal expenditures rose in the month of May. Dr. Kamran Ashar discusses this and more from the Bureau of Economic Analysis' newly released income and expenditure report for May 2020.

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2020-07-09

Jul 3, 2020
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Bill Fox / WDS Productions

The latest show's playlist (July 2 - show #1213) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Modulator ESP continues.

Economic Pulse: Week of 6/19/2020

Jun 30, 2020
Shamus McGroggan| WDIY

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Rep. Maureen Madden (PA-115) joins WDIY's James Johnson to discuss the reopening of Monroe County and the Poconos, primary voting in her district, thoughts on Black Lives Matter and the recent protests, and more.

Summer Movie Preview | At the Movies

Jun 29, 2020
Jeff Piatt

What’s coming soon to a movie theater near you? Here’s what’s opening--and when--in the Lehigh Valley, including your favorite multiplex. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press previews the summer movie scene.

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After starting out in pop music, singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright spent a decade writing operas and classical pieces. For his new album, "Unfollow the Rules," he returned to his first love.

From airlines to paper mills, the job news is grim, and there are growing signs it won't be getting better anytime soon.

United Airlines is warning that it may have to furlough as many as 36,000 employees this fall. Demand for air travel has collapsed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Two crises collided this spring in Michigan. The state was already under a coronavirus lockdown when a catastrophic storm hit and a pair of dams failed, flooding the city of Midland.

The local hospital, MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland, hired a disaster recovery company to clean up the mess, including a water-logged basement and morgue. More than 100 workers — many of them recent immigrants — were brought from as far away as Texas and Florida. Bellaliz Gonzalez was one of them.

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