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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

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.

ATV accident in Upper Hanover sends three to hospital

Officials said two ATVs were involved in the crash shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Gerryville Pike

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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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Quakertown begins planning for community center

Quakertown Council advances with plans for community center
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Plans are under way for the Borough of Quakertown to offer its residents a community center focused on senior citizens and youth.

Robesonia Community pool in dire financial straits

Pool in jeopardy
ROBESONIA, Pa.

The community pool is struggling to stay afloat.

Rash of car break-ins and car thefts in several communities

Rash of car break-ins and car theft in several communities
LOWER POTTSGROVE TWP., PA

police are sounding the alarm about a rash of car break-ins and cars being stolen in chester and montgomery counties.

Yard sale limits considered in South Whitehall

Crack down on yard sales
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

It could be said that yard sales are as American as mom, apple pie and baseball. But in South Whitehall Township on Wednesday night the board of commissioners considered placing restrictions on them on the eve of a holiday where we honor America.

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    Trump offers rare praise for President Obama

    Bombastic GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump offered a rare spot of praise for President Barack Obama on Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon. He also said improving race relations would be a priority for him if elected president.

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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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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Quakertown begins planning for community center

Quakertown Council advances with plans for community center
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Plans are under way for the Borough of Quakertown to offer its residents a community center focused on senior citizens and youth.

Robesonia Community pool in dire financial straits

Pool in jeopardy
ROBESONIA, Pa.

The community pool is struggling to stay afloat.

Rash of car break-ins and car thefts in several communities

Rash of car break-ins and car theft in several communities
LOWER POTTSGROVE TWP., PA

police are sounding the alarm about a rash of car break-ins and cars being stolen in chester and montgomery counties.

Yard sale limits considered in South Whitehall

Crack down on yard sales
SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

It could be said that yard sales are as American as mom, apple pie and baseball. But in South Whitehall Township on Wednesday night the board of commissioners considered placing restrictions on them on the eve of a holiday where we honor America.

 
 

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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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