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Selected Media Coverage: February 24, 2004

**Lehigh in the News** {online press clippings from other news sources}

The Associated Press (242 bureaus worldwide)
Cincinnati Enquirer (Circulation: 218,514)
Akron Beacon Journal (Circulation: 141,181)
Kansas City Star (Circulation: 273,723)
Hartford Courant (Circulation: 241,635)
Oakland Tribune (Circulation: 67,702)
NEPA News (Northeastern Pennsylvania Largest News Team)
The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
ISG Positioned to Become Steel Industry’s Savior

Mary Beth Deily, an associate professor of economics at Lehigh University, commented in an article about International Steel Group. In business for just two years, ISG has catapulted to the top of the industry by buying bankrupt steel makers at bargain prices. ''ISG has been pretty successful, more successful than any time in the past,'' said Deily, who follows the steel industry. ISG has succeeded at ''dealing with the union and getting everybody on board and moving ahead and getting the workers to kind of buy into what sacrifices they have to make to keep this capacity running.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Dr. Benjamin G. Wright, professor of religion studies at Lehigh University, will be giving a series of five lenten lectures/discussions at Midway Manor Moravian Church. The series, entitled ''Jesus and Those Who Wrote About Him'' will run Sunday evenings through Lent. A Biblical scholar of international repute, Dr. Wright specializes in Early Christianity and Second Temple Judaism.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Stephen Wohlrab has joined Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, as assistant audio coordinator. Previously employed by The College of New Jersey, Trenton, and Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, N.J., as an audio and sound technology teacher, he is a recording engineer and wrote the books ''Fretboard Basics for Guitar'' and ''Anthology of Jazz Guitar Solos.'' He earned a bachelor's degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass., and a master's degree in music from the University of Miami.
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**Alumni in the News

The Express Times (Circulation: 50,522)

John Cusick, who earned his bachelor’s degree in math from Lehigh University, has secured the necessary signatures and will challenge the nine-term Democratic incumbent in November for the 136th House District.
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**News of Interest

The Express Times (Circulation: 50,522)
Fourth Street Project to Cause Mess in Bethlehem

Lehigh University’s parking lot at Brodhead and Packer Avenues and the parking garage at Morton and New Streets were mentioned as alternate parking when PENNDOT plans to reconstruct Fourth Street from Wyandotte to William Streets over the next two years.
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The Express Times (Saturday Circulation: 45,199)
Ben Franklin Gives Loans to Businesses

Four local businesses will share in approximately $500,000 worth of low-interest loans through Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania which is based at Lehigh University.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Valleydawgs Will Move into Liberty High

Even though Lehigh University’s Stabler Arena seats more, the Pennsylvania Valleydawgs will make Liberty High School their home for the 2004 season. The professional basketball team, which played at Stabler Arena last season, will play 15 home games April 25-June 20 at Liberty.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2004

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