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Mild, sun-filled Easter weekend on the way

The Easter weekend looks to be pleasant and dry.

Greenwich accident

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Seriously injured woman freed from wrecked car near Kutztown

A woman was seriously injured when her car was hit head-on by a truck near Kutztown late Friday morning.

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Cresco man ID'd as victim of fiery crash in Paradise

The Monroe County coroner has identified the victim of a fiery crash Thursday.

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Authorities apprehend Reading man in 2010 rape of child

A Reading man is locked up on $1 million bail on charges he raped a child in 2010.

Hamilton Crossings gets green light from township planners

No traffic impact fees for Hamilton Crossings developers

Lower Macungie Township can’t collect more than $2.5 million in traffic impact fees from the developers of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

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Ongoing work on Route 422 snarls traffic into, out of Berks

Road work along part of Route 422 is leaving some drivers fed up, although the completed project will eventually shorten commutes, officials said.

Pope Francis, first day

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Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

Later Friday, he will take part in a nighttime ceremony marking the Stations of the Cross, ...

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Christians mark Good Friday with reenactment of Christ's crucifixion

For most Christians, this is the most important week of the year.

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Trucker ‘dispatched by God’ to deliver baby at Denny’s

A man believes he was "dispatched by the Lord" to help deliver a baby in the lobby of a Denny's restaurant.

Health Beat: Weekend warriors: Train like Olympians

More and more Americans are on a quest to get fit — biking, running, swimming, and even competing in marathons and triathlons, but more often than not, most weekend warriors don't know the limits of their abilities.

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Captain in ferry sinking charged, in custody

The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea was formally charged and is in custody, state-run media reported early Saturday, citing prosecutors and police.

 
 
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  • Kansas city highway suspect

    Man charged in Kansas City highway shootings

    A man accused of shooting at cars on Kansas City, Missouri, highways has been charged with 18 felony counts covering nine incidents.

    On Friday, authorities identified the suspect as Mohammed Pedro Whitaker. He is 27 and lives in Grandview, south of Ka...

 

Missing Persons

Police look for missing Monroe Co. teen

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Police are asking the public's help to track down a missing Monroe County teenager.

Lower Macungie woman missing, police ask for help finding her

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A Lower Macungie woman is missing and State Police are asking for your help finding her.

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  • Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott

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    Affairs to remember: High-profile cheating

    Actress Tori Spelling recently spoke publically about her husband and fellow actor Dean McDermott's affair. But he's not the first celebrity to get in hot water over extramarital activities. Check out this list of high-profile celebrity affairs.

 
 
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Sexual assault reported on Lehigh University campus

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

A report of a sexual assault on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem is being investigated by the campus police department.

Two arrested in raid of Lehighton meth lab

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LEHIGHTON, Pa.

Two people were arrested in a police raid on a methamphetamine lab Friday in the 100 block of South First Street in Lehighton.

No traffic impact fees for Hamilton Crossings developers

Hamilton Crossings gets green light from township planners
LOWER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa.

Lower Macungie Township can’t collect more than $2.5 million in traffic impact fees from the developers of the Hamilton Crossings shopping center.

Forks approves plan for medical office, fast food restaurant

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FORKS TWP., Pa.

Forks Township supervisors have given their blessing to a new commercial development that will house a medical office, a bank and a fast food restaurant.

 
 

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  • 1906 San Francisco earthquake

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    On this day: April 18

    Paul Revere rides, an earthquake and fires ravage San Francisco, Albert Einstein dies, Grace Kelly becomes a princess, and the U.S. embassy in Beirut is hit by a deadly car bomb, all on this day.

 

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