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NWS confirms tornado touched down in Honey Brook area

A path of damage and destruction on the border between Berks and Chester counties was caused by a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.

Straight line winds, no tornado in Whitehall, NWS says

The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a microburst and straight line winds, not a tornado, that tore through Lehigh County near Whitehall on Tuesday

Farmers assessing damage after crops damaged by storm

Farmers assess storm damage; 'I don't know how we're going to recover'

Farmers were assessing the storm damage to their crops Wednesday.

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Budget meeting between Pa. Gov. Wolf, lawmakers ends quickly

A budget meeting between Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and the state's legislative leaders ended less than a half-hour after it began.

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More Spanish speakers in US than Spain

The United States is now the second largest Spanish-speaking country, second only to Mexico, according to a new report by the Spain-based nonprofit Instituto Cervantes.

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Two arrested on prostitution charges in Stroudsburg

STROUDSBURG, Pa.

As part of an  investigation into widespread prostitution in the Stroudsburg area, Monroe County detectives arrested two people last week.

Easton police arrest Shyheem Smith on drug charges

EASTON, Pa.

About $30,000 worth of suspected cocaine and a large sum of money were recovered by the Easton Police Department's vice unit after Shyheem Smith was arrested at the Holiday Inn Express in Palmer Township Wednesday morning.

Disaster emergency declared in Hanover Township

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Hanover Township

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County, Pa.

A disaster emergency has been declared in Northampton County's Hanover Township, which was  hard hit by Tuesday afternoon's violent storm.

One block of Bethlehem's Pierce Street closing

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem's Pierce Street will be closing early next week between Third and Fourth streets.

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    Sweat: I got frustrated with breakout partner

    After convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt pulled off their brazen escape from an upstate New York prison, their relationship quickly began to sour, according to a law enforcement official briefed on Sweat's interviews with investigators....

 
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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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    Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

    The United States and Cuba are officially restoring diplomatic relations and opening embassies in each other's countries. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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Two arrested on prostitution charges in Stroudsburg

STROUDSBURG, Pa.

As part of an  investigation into widespread prostitution in the Stroudsburg area, Monroe County detectives arrested two people last week.

Easton police arrest Shyheem Smith on drug charges

EASTON, Pa.

About $30,000 worth of suspected cocaine and a large sum of money were recovered by the Easton Police Department's vice unit after Shyheem Smith was arrested at the Holiday Inn Express in Palmer Township Wednesday morning.

Disaster emergency declared in Hanover Township

Hanover Twp., Northampton County admin bldg

Hanover Township

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County, Pa.

A disaster emergency has been declared in Northampton County's Hanover Township, which was  hard hit by Tuesday afternoon's violent storm.

One block of Bethlehem's Pierce Street closing

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem's Pierce Street will be closing early next week between Third and Fourth streets.

 
 

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    On this day: July 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg begins, America's first zoo opens, the first Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day.

 
 

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