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Pa. DEP: Lyme disease risk now present in all 67 counties

Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth.

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Singer Avril Lavigne on having Lyme disease: 'I thought I was dying'

When singer Avril Lavigne went missing from the music scene, there was tons of speculation.
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Bethlehem police nab drug dealer with long rap sheet

Bethlehem police said they've arrested a substantial drug dealer.

A-Treat soda at Redner's

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A-Treat has a new owner, new lease on life

Fans of a locally made soft drink can rejoice. A-Treat sodas will be back on area shelves in a few months.

Crane truck fire in Reading

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Truck fire spreads to homes, displaces 4 Reading families

Four families are displaced after a truck fire spread to nearby homes in Reading on Tuesday.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Washington DC

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NJ Gov. Christie looks beyond North American trade pact

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said it's time to look into the "next generation" of North American free trade.

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Gas price fallout: People trading in hybrids for SUVs

With gas prices low, more people are trading in their hybrid and electric cars for purely gasoline-powered vehicles, including SUVs.

So far this year, only 45% of people that traded in an environmentally-friendly hybrid car purchased another, accordin...

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Berks DA donates drug forfeiture money to Crime Alert

Berks County is putting to good use the money its law enforcement officers have seized from drug dealers.

Health Beat: Is it strep or something else?

A scratchy, swollen throat with a high fever is the signal to parents that it's time for doctors to test for strep throat: a common childhood infection that can make a kid miserable for days. New research shows that, in some cases, what looks like strep may really be another bacterial infection with the potential for deadly complications.

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Where are 'Who's the Boss?' stars now?

With Tony Danza marking his 64th birthday on Tuesday, join us for a look at what he and the rest of the cast of "Who's the Boss?" are up to today.

Rally for Freddie Gray Baltimore

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DOJ investigating Freddie Gray death

The Department of Justice said Tuesday that it is investigating the death of a Baltimore man from spinal injuries a week after he was arrested.

 
 
 
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  • Rally for Freddie Gray Baltimore

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    DOJ investigating Freddie Gray death

    The Department of Justice said Tuesday that it is investigating the death of a Baltimore man from spinal injuries a week after he was arrested.

 

Missing Persons

Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez reported missing

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

Suicidal teen reported missing

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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

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    Brian Williams controversy timeline

    "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003. Here's a timeline of what happened.

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Berks DA donates drug forfeiture money to Crime Alert

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WYOMISSING, Pa.

Berks County is putting to good use the money its law enforcement officers have seized from drug dealers.

Pen Argyl Borough building burglarized; suspect sought

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PEN ARGYL, Pa.

Police in Northampton County are looking for the suspect who broke into a borough building last week.

A night of restructuring at the Muhlenberg Twp. Commissioners meeting

READING, Pa.

A public hearing for rezoning was held at Monday night's Muhlenberg Township Board of Commissioners meeting.

Tax hike, fewer teachers surface in Bangor school district budget

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BANGOR, Pa.

Real estate taxes may increase about two percent and four or five teaching positions may not be filled, according to preliminary estimates for the 2015-16 Bangor Area School District budget

 

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  • Elvis Presley, Heartbreak Hotel

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    On this day: April 21

    John Adams becomes the first U.S. vice president, Mark Twain dies, Elvis hits No. 1 for the first time, and Geraldo Rivera opens Capone's vaults, all on this day.

 

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