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Turning $200,000 into $800,000 for farmland preservation

Two Lehigh County townships plan to preserve farmland through a new municipal partnership pilot program created by the county.

Hurricane Sandy

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Filing period reopens for Superstorm Sandy-related loans

Federal officials have reopened the filing period for Superstorm Sandy victims to apply for low-interest disaster loans.

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.

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    Japan stocks plunge as key bond yield goes negative

    The market turbulence is getting messier in Japan.

    The Nikkei plummeted as much as 5.6 percent and the yield on key Japanese government bonds sank into negative territory Tuesday for the first time as investors piled into safe haven assets.

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Lopatcong mayor, council set for courtroom battle

Lopatcong mayor council set for courtroom battle
LOPATCONG TOWNSHIP, Pa.

A battle in Lopatcong Township, New Jersey is going from council chambers to the courtroom

Baby's death was accidental in October Lehighton fire

Fire in Lehighton Babies aren t supposed to die
LEHIGHTON, Pa.

The death of a baby was accidental in a Lehighton fire last fall, ruled Carbon County Coroner Robert Miller, Jr.

Easton man gets more than 14 years in federal prison

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HARTFORD, Conn.

A 42-year-old Easton man will spend more than 14 years in federal prison for robbery and kidnapping.

Getting ready for Fastnacht Day

Fastnacht Day prep at LCTI
N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

LCTI students spent Monday making the Pa Dutch treat

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    On this day: February 8

    The Boy Scouts of America is founded, the gas chamber is first used in the United States, the first NFL Draft is held, "Good Times" premieres, and women's ice hockey debuts as an Olympic sport, all on this day.

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