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Tell Us: What Was the Biggest Story of 2012?

A hurricane, presidential election and mass shootings made headlines in 2012. Which story do you think was the biggest?

We'll ring out the old after recalling some of the major stories of 2012 and asking you to tell us in the comments section below which was most significant.

The Lehigh Valley went the way of the majority of voters in re-electing President Barack Obama. We weathered Hurricane Sandy and mourned the victims of mass shootings in Connecticut, Colorado and Wisconsin.

What other events will stay in your memory as we begin 2013?

NO More December 30, 2012 at 04:51 PM
SWT backstabbing the residents with a 58 dollar trash increase as well as increasing fees for permits while giving ALL of their employees an across the board 2.5 to 4 percent raise for the next 4 years
William Whipple December 31, 2012 at 02:52 AM
The election was the biggest story. Ordinary people came out in front, ahead of billionaires. Money tried to buy the election but failed. This often is not the result. It also showed we are making slow but steady progress on our 236 year journey to actually live out those first words of the Declaration of Independence: "All men are created equal." God bless us everyone.
Joe Sommers January 02, 2013 at 04:09 AM
William....Money did buy the election.....It was Taxpayer money in the form of entitlements which sealed the election for Obama.

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