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NETCAST for Thursday 10/30/14

Morning NETCAST for Thursday 10/30/14




Feel the difference? Temps dropping back to seasonal levels

Morning fog will burn off with partly sunny skies and highs in mid to upper 50s.


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.

Patricia Castellitto sobriety test

Teacher's aide charged in alleged driving rampage near school

A Berks County teacher's aide accused of going on a driving rampage on her way to school has been slapped with a long list of violations.

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.

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Humane Society puts out urgent plea for donations

The Humane Society of Berks County has put out an urgent need for donations.

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

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

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

Halloween around the world blurb


Halloween around the world

With Halloween just around the corner, take a look at how the spooky holiday is celebrated around the world.

Kilauea lava flow


National Guard moves in as lava nears homes in Hawaii

The thick, fiery stream of lava oozing over eastern Hawaii is about to cross Pahoa's main street and could soon envelop over a dozen homes.

LIVE: Washington Ideas Forum

10 a.m. ET: Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Washington Ideas Forum.


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  • Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride


    Nurse in Ebola dispute leaves home, returns

    In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike. And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out their house in the tiny town of Fort Kent and pedaled along a long country road, law enforcement vehicles took off after her.


Missing Persons

Suicidal teen reported missing

Pa State Trooper car

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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Slideshow Of The Day

  • Robert De Niro, thumbs up

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    Celebrity New Yorkers

    Taylor Swift was recently named New York's first Global Welcome Ambassador for its "Welcome To New York" campaign, a decision that has been met with much controversy, especially from New Yorkers. Take a look at these famous New Yorkers.

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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.

LVHN physician is co-recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

Physician William L. Miller, MD, MA

A LVHN physician, William L. Miller, MD, MA  has been recognized for his lifetime contributions to research and scholarly activity in family medicine.


On this Day

  • 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

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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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