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Balloons spell out the number 2013 at an outdoor festival to celebrate the end of Allentown's 250th year Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Matt Smith)
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Balloons spell out the number 2013 at an outdoor festival to celebrate the end of Allentown's 250th year Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/The Express-Times, Matt Smith)

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