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Bob Jagendorf

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.

Christie - Sandy anniversary

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NJ governor helps many towns mark Sandy anniversary

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson joined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in a visit to a town ravaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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    Cease-fire between Hamas, Israel starts

    A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas started Saturday morning as diplomats worked to create a longer truce in the conflict that has killed more than 900 people -- mostly civilians.

    The cease-fire started at 8 a.m. Saturday (1 a.m...

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Penn Forest Twp. closes Friday after workman's comp issue

Penn Forest Twp closes Friday after workman s comp issue
PENN FOREST TWP., Pa.

The offices of a Carbon County municipality were closed for business Friday.

Theresa Hanley of Sellersville killed in accident

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NEW BRITAIN TWP., Pa.

Thirty-seven-year-old Theresa Hanley of Sellersville was killed in a two-vehicle accident in New Britain Township at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Damaris Rivera of Allentown arrested for knife attack

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

An Allentown woman who attacked a man with a large knife and punched and slapped him in the face was arrested by city police Thursday.

Two Lehigh Valley men arrested on child porn charges

Two arrested on child porn charges
HARRISBURG, Pa.

Two Lehigh Valley men were arrested Tuesday on child pornography charges.

On this Day

  • Carousel, merry-go-round, carnival ride

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    On this day: July 25

    America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

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  • Lethal injection

    Reuters

    History of the death penalty in America

    The alleged botched execution of Arizona prison inmate Joseph Wood has put capital punishment -- specifically, the manner in which criminals are executed -- back in the spotlight. Take a look at the history of the death penalty in America.

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