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'Star Wars' Day is a force with brands on Twitter

Welcome to Star Wars Day.

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Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball.

Steve Jobs with first iPhone, 2007

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Steve Jobs' favorite project from 1996 is officially dead

One of Steve Jobs' favorite projects from two decades ago has officially been abandoned by the company he founded.

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Video game could help spot dementia

A new mobile game, Sea Hero Quest, could help spot dementia by gaining insight into spatial navigational abilities.

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Boy wins $10,000 reward for finding Instagram bug

A 10-year old boy has just become the youngest person ever to receive a reward from Facebook after he uncovered a bug on its Instagram platform.

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Sprint unveils 'The Last Emoji,' to fight texting while driving

Sprint has unveiled the ultimate emoji as a statement against texting while driving.

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Hulu closes in on 12 million subscribers

Hulu expects to pass the 12 million subscriber mark sometime this month.

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4 U.S. governors on jobs: Not enough workers

America's governors -- one a former presidential candidate -- share at least one major concern: lack of skilled workers to do the job.

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Brazil blocks WhatsApp

A judge has ordered WhatsApp service be reinstated across Brazil, granting an appeal by the messaging app's parent company, Facebook.

It unclear when the WhatsApp service will be…

INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Quakertown police K-9 Jynx officially retires

K-9 Jynx
QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Quakertown Borough police K-9 Jynx has formally retired after serving eight years.

Muhlenberg School District discusses preliminary budget

The Muhlenberg School District Committee of the Whole began its preliminary budget discussions for the 2016-17 school year Wednesday night.

South Whitehall approves agreement with Dorney Park

Dorney Park

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Two South Whitehall Township Police Department officers will be spending their summer at an amusement park, but their assignment is all business.

Lower Saucon redefines township’s assistant manager position

Lower Saucon Township has decided to recast the name and redefine the job description of its former assistant township manager’s position; the new position will be called "assistant to the township manager" and will include more human resources duties as part of the new position.

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On this Day

  • Alan Shepard, Project Mercury, Freedom 7 capsule

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    On this day: May 5

    Napoleon dies in exile, Mexico wins a historic battle, the first Three Stooges short premieres, and Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, all on this day.

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