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John Calvaresi, 'redrum' killer, dies behind bars

A former Berks County man has died while serving a life sentence for committing one of Reading's most infamous murders.

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It's official: McGinty running for US Senate

The former top aide to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that she will seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate next year.

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Look out, Trump. Bush and Christie vow to double economic growth

Donald Trump vows to "make America great again." His rivals on the Republican ticket Jeb Bush and Chris Christie have gone even further and claim they can grow the U.S. economy by 4% a year.

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Reading man killed in crash in Chester County

A Reading man lost his life in a two-vehicle crash in Chester County on Tuesday.

Influx of visitors to township park prompts changes

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Influx of visitors to township park prompts changes

Besieged by another round of complaints, Palmer Township supervisors Monday night took the unusual step of closing Pen Pump Park to the public on weekends, effective this weekend and continuing…

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Former Stroud Township supervisor sentenced

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STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa.

James Decker, a former supervisor and roadmaster in Monroe County's Stroud Township,was sentenced to six months probation Tuesday morning in Monroe County Court.

Lawyer steps away from Allentown investigation

Allentown City Council meets amid FBI investigation
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Atty. Robert Goldman has stepped down from working with Allentown on the FBI investigation.

LGBT Business Council raises $500 for shelter

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The LGBT Business Council is donating $500 to Allentown's Sixth Street Shelter.

Schuylkill County music teacher competes for supplies

Joel Guldin
TOWER CITY, Pa.

A Schuylkill County elementary school teacher may win $2,500 for school supplies next month.

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    Picasso worth $27 million seized by French customs

    A painting by Pablo Picasso said to be worth 25 million euros ($27 million) was seized by French authorities last week, the French customs office announced Tuesday.

    The work of art entitled "Head of a Young Woman" has been ruled a Spanish cultural as...

 
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Fountain Hill Police investigating possible abduction of two children

UPDATE: Police say both children have been returned safely to their mother.

Reading police locate missing 10-year-old girl

Camryn Corcoran was located by police around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday evening

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

Former Stroud Township supervisor sentenced

istock

STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa.

James Decker, a former supervisor and roadmaster in Monroe County's Stroud Township,was sentenced to six months probation Tuesday morning in Monroe County Court.

Lawyer steps away from Allentown investigation

Allentown City Council meets amid FBI investigation
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Atty. Robert Goldman has stepped down from working with Allentown on the FBI investigation.

LGBT Business Council raises $500 for shelter

LGBT
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The LGBT Business Council is donating $500 to Allentown's Sixth Street Shelter.

Schuylkill County music teacher competes for supplies

Joel Guldin
TOWER CITY, Pa.

A Schuylkill County elementary school teacher may win $2,500 for school supplies next month.

 

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    On this day: August 4

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