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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.

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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.

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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.

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ASD Directors OK lease for new High School

Allentown School board
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lately the Allentown School District has a penchant for pulling surprises.

Police are looking for a Whitehall credit card fraudster

Police are looking for this man for credit card fraud
WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

The Whitehall Twp. Police Department is asking for help in identifying a man who used a counterfeit credit card with a compromised account number in multiple stores in the area.

Police: Drunk man drives off road onto bank lawn

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

An Allentown man will be charged with DUI after he drove his car off the road and over the curb onto the lawn of the Wells Fargo Bank on Schoenersville Road.

County commissioners blast Exec. Tom Muller as uncooperative

Lehigh County commissioners 1-28-15 meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller is being blasted for refusing to meet with the leaders of the nine county commissioners.

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    On this day: January 29

    "The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.

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