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Volunteers lend helping hand to Macungie residents after flooding

People hit hardest by deadly Tropical Storm Isaias are facing the trying task of cleaning out their homes and rebuilding -- and on Saturday, some of those people received a lot of help.

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Thousands join prayer ride for missing Amish teen

Thousands of bikers from across the country traveled to Lancaster County this weekend. They were all wearing yellow, which is 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos' favorite color.

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Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

President Donald Trump has issued executive orders to revive an expired unemployment benefit and defer some payroll taxes, contending he must act because lawmakers have failed to agree on a new coron…

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Saturday Update: State officials confirm 813 new cases, brings total above 118,000

State officials have released the latest data in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

The Japanese city of Nagasaki has marked its 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging wor…

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LEADING OFF: WS MVP Strasburg makes '20 debut, A's streaking

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to make his season debut for Washington after being sidelined by a nerve problem in his pit…

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Columbus hopes for Game 5 bounceback after historic collapse

No team in NHL history with a chance to win a playoff series had blown a three-goal lead in the final four minutes — until the Columbus Blu…

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Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs

Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart and made the tying and go-ahead baskets as the Denver Nuggets beat the U…

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Tiz the Law wins Travers, likely Derby favorite in Kentucky

Belmont winner Tiz the Law won the $1 million Travers Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths at Saratoga, and heads to Kentucky for next month’s Derby as …

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Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Upper Macungie police brief supervisors on program to get people help

The program brings communitywide resources to residents who need assistance before they become part of the criminal justice system.

Berks Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Berks Military History Museum's leaky roof given free fix

A new exhibit on the Holocaust is being readied to debut under the new roof next month for the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Lower Macungie OKs preserved farmland pact

The agreement completes a lengthy process to combine two farms to preserve 283 acres.

Lehigh Valley Regional News - WFMZ-TV 69News

Northampton County doles out nearly $4 million to businesses for COVID relief

More than 300 small businesses were awarded grants funded through the federal government. Some local nonprofits also received money.

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