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The Lehigh County Coroner's Office said an 86-year-old South Whitehall woman died of hypothermia and a 48-year-old Lower Macungie woman of carbon monoxide poisoning in wake of Sandy.
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Hurricane Sandy caused only minor flooding in the area. However, high winds brought down many trees and power lines, and the outage could last into the weekend.
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Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc across Pennsylvania and left four people dead including an 8-year-old boy killed when a tree limb fell on him
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Lower Saucon Township Police say Barry L. Gebhart also allegedly pushed and shoved Cindie K. Sabich after they became involved in an argument. Police said Sabich wanted to listen to talk radio, while Gebhart wanted to listen to music.
Drivers who ignore "road closed" signs and barriers - such as those in place because of flooding or downed trees - now face a fine in Pennsylvania
The first Lehigh Valley shelter for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy will open at noon Monday in Bethlehem.
National Hurricane Center forecasters caution the public to not underestimate Hurricane Sandy based on its storm category or projections on where it will come ashore.
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