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Severe weather hammers region; funnel clouds reported

Severe storms moving through the region Tuesday afternoon packed a punch of heavy rain, strong winds and funnel clouds.

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Video: Mark Shanaberger, Keleigh Gibbs report in Whitehall, Coplay

69 News meteorologist Mark Shanaberger and reporter Keleigh Gibbs surveyed storm damage in the Whitehall Township and Coplay areas of Lehigh County.

Gov Christie officially announced run for White House

Gov. Christie officially announces his run for the White House

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially threw his hat into the presidential ring Tuesday with a formal announcement of his candidacy.

Video Jennifer Joas reports on storm in Honey Brook area

Video: Jennifer Joas reports on storm in Honey Brook area

WFMZ's Jennifer Joas reports near the border between Berks and Chester counties, where at least one funnel cloud was reported Tuesday afternoon.

Berks hotels booked for pope s Philly visit it s unreal

Berks hotels booked for pope's Philly visit; 'It's unreal'

Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia is generating excitement all around the region.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Airport authority seeks to improve customer experience

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday approved a new car rental customer charge and a state transportation grant both designed to make navigating around the airport an improved and more pleasant experience for travelers.

PennDOT's first female secretary speaks at Mack Trucks

PennDOT secretary transporation, Leslie Richards
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female Secretary of the Department of Transportation, visited Mack Trucks, Allentown, Tuesday afternoon to present an update on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation during the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Transportation Forum.

Ronald Possinger to stand trial on homicide charges

Poconos man charged in deadly DUI wreck
STROUSBURG, Pa.

Twenty-two-year-old Ronald William Possinger waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday and will stand trial in Montgomery County  Court on charges that he killed a 35-year-old man in July 2014.

Crafters busy at the Kutztown Folk Festival

Kutztown Festival
KUTZTOWN, Pa.

It's a busy week in kutztown as hundreds of thousands of people come for the annual Kutztown Folk Festival.

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U.S. and World News

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    US and Cuba to announce embassy openings

    The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, officials said.

 
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Missing Persons

Police searching for missing Exeter man

Police are looking for a missing Exeter man who was last seen on May 10, 2015.

Colonial Regional Police searching for missing Hanover Township woman

Colonial Regional Police say they are searching for a Hanover Township woman who has been missing since Wednesday.

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    Crisis in Greece: What to know

    Greece announced on June 30 that it won't pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Airport authority seeks to improve customer experience

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday approved a new car rental customer charge and a state transportation grant both designed to make navigating around the airport an improved and more pleasant experience for travelers.

PennDOT's first female secretary speaks at Mack Trucks

PennDOT secretary transporation, Leslie Richards
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania's first female Secretary of the Department of Transportation, visited Mack Trucks, Allentown, Tuesday afternoon to present an update on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation during the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Transportation Forum.

Ronald Possinger to stand trial on homicide charges

Poconos man charged in deadly DUI wreck
STROUSBURG, Pa.

Twenty-two-year-old Ronald William Possinger waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday and will stand trial in Montgomery County  Court on charges that he killed a 35-year-old man in July 2014.

Crafters busy at the Kutztown Folk Festival

Kutztown Festival
KUTZTOWN, Pa.

It's a busy week in kutztown as hundreds of thousands of people come for the annual Kutztown Folk Festival.

 
 

On this Day

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    On this day: June 30

    Abraham Lincoln sets aside Yosemite Valley as public land, "Gone with the Wind" is published, the first Chevy Corvette rolls off the assembly line, and Tonya Harding is stripped of her national championship, all on this day.

 
 

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