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It's happened again: another terror attack. The scene this time: Turkey's Istanbul Ataturk Airport, one of the busiest airports in Europe.

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Coroner identifies NJ man killed in I-80 crash

Officials have released the name of the man who was killed along Interstate 80 in Monroe County Tuesday morning.

Man busted in theft of Mercedes from dealership

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Unsafe lead levels found in House office building

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Northampton County man accused of stealing 4 handguns from Hellertown home

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HELLERTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said one of the guns turned up during gang-related drug investigation.

Police say liquor store burglary was an inside job

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L. SAUCON TWP., Pa.

An unlocked front door and deactivated alarm pointed investigators to the store manager.

LVIA continues push to attract out-of-state aviators

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport authority wants state to extend tax break as it works to diversify revenue sources

Allentown takes part in nationwide cancer summit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Vice President Joe Biden says cancer research needs a boost and Wednesday he launched a new initiative to do just that.

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    Turkey airport witness: 'It was like hell'

    Terrified travelers tucked into alcoves and hid behind pillars.

    As the attackers fired shots and detonated explosives at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday, people scattered to get away from the chaotic scene.

    "There's been a bomb!" travelers war...

 
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Northampton County man accused of stealing 4 handguns from Hellertown home

handcuffs

freeimages.com

HELLERTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said one of the guns turned up during gang-related drug investigation.

Police say liquor store burglary was an inside job

Pa state liquor store, liquor, wine, spirits, generic

AP

L. SAUCON TWP., Pa.

An unlocked front door and deactivated alarm pointed investigators to the store manager.

LVIA continues push to attract out-of-state aviators

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Airport authority wants state to extend tax break as it works to diversify revenue sources

Allentown takes part in nationwide cancer summit

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Vice President Joe Biden says cancer research needs a boost and Wednesday he launched a new initiative to do just that.

 
 

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    On this day: June 29

    Pelé helps Brazil to their first World Cup title, Jayne Mansfield dies in a car crash, the Supreme Court rules against the death penalty, and Apple releases the first iPhone, all on this day.

 
 

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