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Plans for two massive warehouses soon going before Upper Macungie supervisors for final approval

Plans for two massive warehouses that will be built along Hamilton Boulevard just west of Mill Creek Road will be put before Upper Macungie Township supervisors for final approval next week.

Atlantic City Sandy damage

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FEMA funding for Sandy damage in New Jersey tops $6.9B

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said it has pumped nearly $7 billion into New Jersey more than two years after Superstorm Sandy struck.

Damage from Superstorm Sandy

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Insurers dogged by claims of slanted Superstorm Sandy reports

Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy are trying to prove that some engineering firms hired to inspect the damage issued bogus reports to give insurance companies ammunition to deny claims.

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.

FEMA asking for some Sandy relief money back

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

Some folks who received money from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy relief may have to give it back.

Atlantic City boardwalk

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Last Superstorm Sandy-damaged boardwalks getting fixed in NJ

The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

US denies NJ plea for relief on Sandy aid rules

The federal government has rejected a request by New Jersey officials to drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

N.J. property owners allowed to reapply for Sandy aid

New Jersey property owners who were denied relief money after Hurricane Sandy are getting a second chance.

Gas stations and hotels in NJ facing fines for price gouging

Nine more New Jersey businesses will pay up for price-gouging customers after Super Storm Sandy last year.

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    Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

    The Hood County, Texas, clerk isn't going to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, she said Tuesday, because she has rights.

    "I would like to issue a statement that I will not be issuing same-sex marriage licenses due to my religious convictio...

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Storm does damage in Honey Brook, Chester County

Severe storms through the area
HONEY BROOK TWP., Pa.

A severe storm moved through Honey Brook, Chester County Tuesday afternoon. It uprooted trees, brought down power lines and destroyed roofs.

Police: A "string of mischief" in Muhlenberg Twp.

A string of questions about mischief
MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

Residents in a quiet Muhlenberg Township community have a string of questions regarding some dangerous mischief.

Police: Man jailed for sexual assault against a child

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EASTON, Pa.

An Easton man is in custody for committing several sexual acts upon a child.

Airport authority seeks to improve customer experience

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday approved a new car rental customer charge and a state transportation grant both designed to make navigating around the airport an improved and more pleasant experience for travelers.

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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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    Crisis in Greece: What to know

    Greece announced on June 30 that it won't pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

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