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Officials: 5 killed in Monroe County crash

Five people were killed and three injured in a three-vehicle crash in Monroe County, according to emergency communications officials.

Shelter in place warning continues in Barrett and Price Town

Police taking 'extreme' precautions in ambush suspect search

Authorities say they are taking "extreme precautionary measures'' as they search a heavily wooded region of the…

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Emerging clues may point to dark matter

Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible.

You'd probably like a device that helps you see much more of it.

Scientists workin...

Alibaba IPO

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Hot startups not following Alibaba to Wall Street

Bankers advising Alibaba on its IPO aren't charging top dollar, but they are thrilled for whatever fees they can get. That's because high-profile startups are shunning IPOs, turning to private investors for cash.

Take just two high-profile startups: U...

Joan Rivers looking glamorous

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Joan Rivers' Facebook page plugs iPhone 6

Something tells us Joan Rivers would laugh about this.

On Friday, the famed comedian, who died September 4 at age 81, appeared to post to her Facebook account, praising the new iPhone 6 and announcing her plans to buy one.

"This badass is being replace...

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

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Larry Ellison: The billionaire with the shiniest toys

Larry Ellison, the top-paid CEO and fifth-richest person in the world, now has a bit more time to live his extraordinarily glamorous life.

It's not exactly a retirement for the 70-year old Oracle founder. He stepped down as Oracle's CEO but became the...

Dipjar

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Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you

The tip jar at coffee shops is often an embarrassment for the kind of people who pay for everything with their credit cards and rarely have small change on hand.

The electronic DipJar, a device that accepts credit and debit cards for $1 tips, is here...

iPhone 6 goes on sale, Tokyo

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Apple's iPhone 6 goes on sale, and the lines are insane

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus hit stores Friday, with Apple fans around the world camping out in line to become some of the first owners of the new devices.

Buyer drops iPhone 6

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First iPhone 6 buyer in Australia drops it on live TV

Homer Simpson would give this a double "Doh!"

iPhone 6

From Apple

Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

Facebook on laptop

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What counts as a 'real name' on Facebook?

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

Amazon Voyage

Amazon

Amazon releases new Fire tablets, e-readers

Amazon has released a new set of tablets and e-readers. A $79 Kindle and the Kindle Voyage are the company's new e-reader offerings.

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says its new mobile operating system puts text messages, emails, photos and other data out of the reach of police -- even if authorities present the company with a search warrant.

iOS 8

From Apple

Apple's iOS 8 HealthKit launch derailed by bug

Apple's HealthKit needs a doctor.

Home Depot

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Home Depot: 56 million cards exposed in breach

Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach.

The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from its payment systems.

Card readers that encountered t...

iOS 8 on iPhone

From Apple

IOS 8: How to get it -- and whether you should

IPhone and iPad owners rejoice! iOS 8 is here.

Apple's new operating system isn't the radical upgrade that iOS 7 was, but it has a handful of new features that look promising.

IOS 8 lets apps display useful information in the "Today" screen, includin...

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Males tried to get middle school student into vehicle

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LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Lower Saucon Township Police are investigating a report that three unknown males tried to get a Saucon Valley Middle School student into their car as she was walking home from school Thursday afternoon.

Synthetic athletic fields proposed for Lower Macungie park

Proposed sports fields in Lower Macungie Twp.'s Quarry Park
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

A $2.7-million proposal to install two synthetic athletic fields with lighting in Lower Macungie’s Quarry Park was presented to township commissioners Thursday night.

ASD unions slam administration over listless contract talks

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

It wouldn't be an Allentown School District Board of Directors meeting if at least one person wasn't miffed about something.

Forks dealing with maintenance building headaches

Forks Twp. board of supervisors meeting
FORKS TWP.., Pa.

Forks Township officials call the township's new maintenance building "the gift that keeps on giving."

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    On this day: September 19

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