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Heat and humidity sticking with us today

Started a heat wave on Thursday, three consecutive days with 90 degree highs, and now this afternoon we will continue this heat wave going with temperatures reaching the 90s.

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Early morning barn fire in North Whitehall under investigation

Fire officials are investigating a large fire at a hay drying facility in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

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Crews respond to small fire at South Whitehall synagogue

Fire crews responded to Temple Beth El in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County Sunday afternoon.

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Bethlehem firefighters union raises staffing, safety concerns

A letter from the City of Bethlehem firefighters local union, issued Saturday, claims that the Bethlehem City Fire Department is not adequately staffed.

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700+ migrants missing or feared dead

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week, and officials fear that number could soar above 700.

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    Local area high school students perform during the 2016 Freddy Awards at The State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton, Pa. Video clips from the show can be viewed in WFMZ.com's Freddy Awards section. [ Photos courtesy of Thomas Kosa ]

 
 

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Whitehall Township man missing since Friday found safe

A Whitehall Township man, who police say had not been seen or heard from since Friday morning, was located Sunday afternoon.

Police in Monroe County searching for 15-year-old autistic boy

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State police are searching for Shane O'Neil who was last seen on Wood Oak Court in Saylorsburg

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    Indy 500 drivers gear up with Carb Day

    Drivers got in one more day of practice for Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 with Friday's traditional "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Solar Impulse 2 event at LVIA adds tickets after high demand

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The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down at Lehigh Valley International Airport earlier this week, and now you can see it up close.

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It appears the Fourth of July celebration is anything but a done deal

Military get free admission to Crayola this weekend

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EASTON, Pa.

This Memorial Day weekend, Crayola Experience is inviting active and retired military personnel to enjoy a free day of colorful fun through the family destination's "True Blue Heroes" program.

Allentown seeks retail entrepreneurs

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown still is accepting applications for a Retail Mosaic program that offers access to downtown retail space, capital and professional support to prospective business owners.

 

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    On this day: May 29

    Constantinople falls, Bing Crosby records "White Christmas," Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reach the top of Mount Everest, and Janet Guthrie becomes the first woman to race in the Indy 500, all on this day.

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