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Reading police officer charged in theft of money evidence

A veteran Reading police officer has put himself on the wrong side of the law, officials said.

Muhlenberg motel fire

Heavy fire reported at motel in Muhlenberg

Firefighters are battling a fire at a motel in Berks County.

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Fatal crash on Rt. 10 in Robeson Twp., Berks Co.

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Driver killed when car hits tree on Route 10 in Berks

A man was killed when his car left a road and hit a tree in Berks County early Wednesday morning.
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Fatal pedestrian accident on Race St., Hanover Twp., Lehigh Co., 4-23-14

Man killed when hit by minivan near airport

Police are investigating an accident where a car hit a pedestrian early Wednesday morning.

Truck driver pleads to lesser charges in fatal crash

A truck driver involved in a fatal accident last year has pleaded no contest to traffic charges after more serious charges were dropped.

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City of Easton

For Centre Square in Easton, change is in the air

Centre Square in downtown Easton will soon be sprouting a new look, as the city experiments with new LED street lights and new pedestrian street crossing signals.

Saucon Valley school district board meeting

Saucon Valley School Board tweaks graduation requirements

Saucon Valley High School students, beginning with the current freshman class, will need to pass Keystone examinations in three subjects in order to earn diplomas.

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After 50 yrs, JA of Berks County and Lehigh Valley folding

Junior Achievement of Berks County and Lehigh Valley is going out of business April 30.

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Life Lessons: 8 foods to buy now

Experts agree that the best way to improve your diet is with simple steps.

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Phils beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10 on Brown's RBI double

Domonic Brown doubled home the go-ahead run after Carl Crawford's miscue in left field, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles 3-2 Tuesday night.

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MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found

Australian officials say an "object of interest" in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has been found, but Malaysian authorities said it was too early to tell if it is a real lead.

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South Korea ferry search

South Korea Joint Task Force

Hope fades in South Korea ferry search

Divers retrieved yet more bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol on Wednesday as hopes of finding survivors faded on news that rescuers haven't found any air pockets inside the ship.

 
 
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    Ukraine: Pro-Russian militants to be targeted

    Pro-Russian militants will be targeted in four key cities in Ukraine's restive east, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister said Wednesday, even as a contingent of U.S. paratroopers arrived in Poland for military exercises prompted by the crisis.

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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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    Americans living in smaller towns are generally healthier than their big-city compatriots, according to a new survey.

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If you're planning ahead for an explosive Fourth of July, look no further than Coca-Cola Park.

Pen Argyl school board projects 2.7% tax increase

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PEN ARGYL, Pa.

At Tuesday’s school board meeting, Pen Argyl officials projected a 2.7 percent tax increase for the 2014-15 school year.

For Centre Square in Easton, change is in the air

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EASTON, Pa.

Centre Square in downtown Easton will soon be sprouting a new look, as the city experiments with new LED street lights and new pedestrian street crossing signals.

61-yr district employee honored for service

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

Joanne F. Hartranft, who is retiring after 61 years with Parkland School District, was honored by the school board Tuesday night.

 
 

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