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Pickup in police-involved shooting in Easton 10-24-14

Wilson man dead after chase, police-involved shooting

A Northampton County man was killed in a police-involved shooting that followed a chase early Friday morning.

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Police: Man provides false information about Eric Frein

State police continue their search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. Sometimes, the tips they receive don't pan out; other times, they're blatantly false.

Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

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Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

A highway was dedicated to a fallen Berks County Navy SEAL on Friday afternoon.

Issa, Ebola hearing

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4 issues raised at the Ebola House hearing

One day after the fourth case of Ebola was diagnosed in the United States, lawmakers met with administration and public health officials in an already-scheduled congressional hearing to hash out some concerns about the handling of the deadly virus.

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Officials: Doctor with Ebola had no symptoms until Thursday

A Doctors Without Borders physician who is the first diagnosed Ebola case in New York City jogged along the Hudson River, rode the subway, took a cab, went bowling, visited a coffee stand at a Manhattan park and ate at a meatball shop since returning...

Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple s 1st Ebola case

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Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple's 1st Ebola case

Questions are swirling about the latest diagnosis of Ebola, and some of those concerns have landed in Berks County.

Flu not Ebola should be bigger health concern doctors say

Doctors: Worry more about flu, less about Ebola

As medical professionals have been saying, it's highly unlikely you will contract Ebola, but the flu is a different story.

Reading Royals video board

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New video display system ready for Royals' home opener

The Reading Royals will be kicking it up a notch when they launch the home portion of their 2014-15 regular season Saturday night.

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Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD field for Andre Reed

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

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Health Beat: Over-caffeinated kids

Caffeine is in all of our favorite drinks, but it's also a drug with side-effects, and research shows kids are drinking too much of it.

Two girls after Washington school shooting

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Gunman in Washington school shooting ID'ed

The shooter who opened fire Friday morning at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School played football and was recently named to the homecoming court.

Freshman Jaylen Fryberg was in the school's cafeteria, went up to a table with students, ...

 
 
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  • Two girls after Washington school shooting

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    Gunman in Washington school shooting ID'ed

    The shooter who opened fire Friday morning at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School played football and was recently named to the homecoming court.

    Freshman Jaylen Fryberg was in the school's cafeteria, went up to a table with students, ...

 

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Police looking for missing Allentown woman

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Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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Police say a missing Northampton County teen has returned home.

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Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD field for Andre Reed

J. Birney Crum Stadium

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Easton police charge shooter with attempted homicide

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EASTON, Pa.

An Allentown man has been charged with attempted murder and the Easton man he shot has been charged with possessing drugs he intended to deliver.

Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in Bethlehem

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

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A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

 

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  • Concorde lands after last commercial flight

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    On this day: October 24

    The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

 

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Most 'appetizing' U.S. cities for zombies

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When the undead rise up, you won't want to be in paradise. Honolulu is the most "appetizing" U.S. city for zombies, according to a fun new set of rankings.

 

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