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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

Bob Jagendorf

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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    Rio Olympics bring beautification projects

    In downtown Rio de Janeiro, two men are spraying graffiti on an industrial building in the middle of the day. They aren't trying to deface the city, but instead beautify it as part of the official preparation for the Olympics.

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Northampton County judge submits resignation letter

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, Pa.

A judge in Northampton County submitted his resignation letter to the governor and it is effective Monday.

Police nab suspect in car theft of 83-year-old man

Aaron Andrews
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Authorities said the Amity Twp. man hopped into the car when the driver stopped to check a door.

Food Truck Monday: Cinnamini Donuts

Food Truck Monday Cinnamini Donuts
POTTSTOWM, Pa

Who doesn't love a donut? Cinnamini Donuts based out of Pottstown, PA is a hit for its hot mini donuts and fresh squeezed lemonade in a variety of favors.

On The Run With 69 News: Meet Kristen and Amy

On The Run With 69 News Meet Kristen and Amy

It's once again time for our next installment of our "On the Run With 69 News" series.

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  • space shuttle Discovery 2005 launch

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    On this day: July 26

    The Inca civilization suffers a blow, the Postal Service, the FBI and the CIA are born, The Babe makes his last public appearance, and the space shuttle returns to space, all on this day.

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