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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.

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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.

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New Jersey to fund eligible Sandy-damaged homes

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

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.

Fears arise over escalating flood insurance costs

High waters and widespread flooding barely phase John Marquette, who moved into his apartment on Conestoga Street in Bethlehem in June 2011. But the affects of the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) are hitting him where his money is.

Program helps local homeowners recover from Superstorm Sandy

A year after Superstorm Sandy, local residents are thankful they were able to get help with expensive storm cleanup.

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Superstorm Sandy: Volunteers big part of NJ shore's comeback

The New Jersey coastline was one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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    Stepped-up effort to replace exploding airbags

    Federal safety regulators and Toyota Motor are stepping up efforts to get car owners to bring in cars whose airbags might explode, sending metal fragments into the driver and other passengers.

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Cook from Palmer Township competes on reality TV show

Ashley Sherman
PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township resident Ashley Sherman is talking about her experience on a cooking reality show.

$7.7 million replacement of key bridge begins

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COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.

A $7.7-million project to replace the Arcola Road Bridge in Montgomery County had its official kick-off Monday.

New Jersey man arrested for promoting prostitution

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Northampton County, Pa.

Police set up a sting operation to arrest a New Jersey man  who was promoting prostitution out of a Northampton County motel.

Organizers for trail honoring 9/11 heroes seek Lehigh Valley input

9\11 bike trail
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Four days after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a plan to commemorate the tragic events was born with the creation of a national biking, hiking and driving trail.

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    On this day: October 20

    Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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