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NETCAST for Thursday 10/30/14

NETCAST for Thursday 10/30/14




Feel the difference? Temps dropping back to seasonal levels

It's starting to feel more like late October.


2 years post Sandy New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

2 years post Sandy: New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

It has been two years since the wrath of Superstorm Sandy was felt across the region.

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Montgomery County monitors 1st travelers from W. Africa

Two recent travelers from West Africa are being monitored for Ebola in Montgomery County.

Lower Macungie Commissioners

Most Lower Mac commissioners favor synthetic athletic fields

Residents may not agree, but 3 of 5 commissioners want to spend $3.3 million to install two synthetic turf athletic fields at Quarry Park.

Kaci Hickox

Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

Dollar General robbed in Lower Pottsgrove

Dollar General robbed in Lower Pottsgrove

Police in Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County are on the hunt for an armed robber.

Woman using computer, laptop

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Sign up for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101

You can now get college credit for watching all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet," in which students will "focus on the alchemical recuperation of aimless surfing into substantial works of literature."

Classroom, school, education, desks

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History Channel to teach college history

Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

Life Lessons Hidden health benefits of honey

Life Lessons: Hidden health benefits of honey

You can do more with honey than put it in your tea!

Event helps kids who live in rural areas trick or treat safe

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Event helps kids who live in rural areas trick or treat safely

Concerns over student safety during Halloween have prompted teachers in the Owen J. Roberts School District in Chester County to get creative.

Wichita plane crash


Chief: 4 now dead in Wichita airport crash

The death toll in Thursday's crash of a small airplane into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas has risen to four, officials said.


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    Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino, dies at 71

    Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer, according to his spokeswoman, Dorothy Joyce. He was 71.

    Menino, who served more than 20 years as mayor and presided ...


Missing Persons

Suicidal teen reported missing

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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

Police looking for missing Allentown woman

Jamie Metzger

Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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  • Ferguson protests

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    Teen's shooting death sparks protests in Ferguson

    The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the Police Department, mostly stemming from criticism of the department's handling of Michael Brown's shooting death in August. Take a look at images of the protests surrounding Brown's death.

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Winning Pa. Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County

Turkey Hill in Birdsboro

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If you want to try boosting your chances of winning the lottery, you may want to consider where you buy your ticket.

Superintendent stands by decision to cancel CB West's football season

Superintendent stands behind decision to cancel football

The Central Bucks School board canceled the football season at Central Bucks High School West and players, parents and community members blasted that decision.

Most Lower Mac commissioners favor synthetic athletic fields

Lower Macungie Commissioners

Residents may not agree, but 3 of 5 commissioners want to spend $3.3 million to install two synthetic turf athletic fields at Quarry Park.

BlackOUT8 is at the new PPL Center this year

Blackout8 event, coming up

The LVHN will host its eighth BlackOUT dance party event at Allentown's Center City PPL Arena on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.


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  • Rumble in the Jungle, George Foreman, Muhammad Ali

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    On this day: October 30

    Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.


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Foreign celebrities you thought were American

Christian Bale red carpet cropped

Reuters/Lucas Jackson

Some celebrities are such a part of American culture, it's easy to forget that they aren't actually American. Take a look at a list of foreign actors you thought were American.


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