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Log cabin fire in Washington Twp.

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Fire destroys log cabin in Berks County

Fire destroyed a log cabin in Berks County Monday morning.

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Lehigh County doc who attacked son-in-law in Ohio gets early release

A Lehigh County doctor imprisoned in Ohio for attacking his daughter's estranged husband with a clawed pry bar has been granted early release.

Route 145 wreck

Northampton County woman sentenced in fatal crash blamed on lack of sleep

Courtney Quinn was sentenced to one to two years in jail after a fatal crash a year ago that authorities said was due to lack of sleep.

Discussion continues over seven-story high rise in Bethlehem

South Bethlehem Historic Board tables developer's plan

On Monday night, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District tabled a proposed seven-story building at Third and New streets.

Lunch ladies protest possible job outsourcing

"Lunch ladies" protest possible job outsourcing

Lunch ladies in the Daniel Boone Area School District could soon be out of work. But they are not going down without a fight.

Life Lessons Healing power of forgiveness

Life Lessons: Healing power of forgiveness

Let past wrongs go-- forgiveness is not only good for the soul, but even better for our health.

Edward Bullock in court

Former sheriff could face trial in child sex charges this summer

A former sheriff accused of sexually abusing young boys may head to trial this summer.

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake; local Berks doctor stays to help

The number of people killed in this weekend's earthquake in Nepal has now climbed above 4,000 and a Berks County doctor is stranded there.

Mom hit by woman

Baltimore mom smacks masked son amid riots

A mom furious at her son for apparently taking part in the Baltimore riots has become a sensation online.

Obama, Baltimore violence

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Obama: 'No excuse' for violence in Baltimore

President Barack Obama on Tuesday condemned the "criminals and thugs who tore up" the city of Baltimore on Monday night, after rioting and looting paralyzed the city and overwhelmed local officials.

LIVE: James Holmes trial

10:40 a.m. ET: Day two of the James Holmes trial. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in July 2012.

 
 
 
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Missing Persons

17-yr-old reported missing from group home

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Police are looking for a teen who apparently didn't return to a group home in Carbon County.

Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez reported missing

Krysten Mendez was located in New York City and was unharmed. 

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    2015 Kentucky Derby preview

    The 2015 Kentucky Derby is this Saturday. Click through to see the top contenders for "the most exciting two minutes in sports."

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"Lunch ladies" protest possible job outsourcing

Lunch ladies protest possible job outsourcing
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Lunch ladies in the Daniel Boone Area School District could soon be out of work. But they are not going down without a fight.

South Bethlehem Historic Board tables developer's plan

Discussion continues over seven-story high rise in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

On Monday night, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District tabled a proposed seven-story building at Third and New streets.

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake; local Berks doctor stays to help

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake
WEST READING, Pa.

The number of people killed in this weekend's earthquake in Nepal has now climbed above 4,000 and a Berks County doctor is stranded there.

No staff or program cutbacks in East Penn's 2015-2016 budget

East Penn school board mtg 4-27-15
EMMAUS, Pa.

East Penn School District hopes to retain all staff and programs in the current proposed budget.

 

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    On this day: April 28

    Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.

 
 

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How much some CEOs earn hourly

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Fight for $15 is a growing national protest movement that represents fast food workers' demand for higher wages. Take a look at what average restaurant and retail CEOs earn, broken down as if they got paid hourly.

 

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