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Two suffer gunshot wounds in Tamaqua

Schuylkill County officials say two people have suffered gunshot wounds in Tamaqua.

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Rain to start early Wednesday before change to snow

Cloud cover will quickly thicken overnight.

Thanksgiving Eve snow prompts some to change travel plans

Thanksgiving Eve snow prompts some to change travel plans

Transportation officials have urged travelers to change their plans ahead of snow on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Rush on for Thanksgiving feast staples before snow starts

Rush on for Thanksgiving feast staples before snow starts

The impending storm has people rushing to buy their Thanksgiving Day groceries.

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Prosecutor: Double homicide a contract killing; Reading man held

A Reading man has been ordered held without bail after an Idaho prosecutor said he traveled to the state and carried out a contract killing that left two men dead.

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DA, police to hold news conference on I-78 crash that killed 3

We are set to learn new details regarding a crash that killed three people on Interstate 78 in Berks County last spring.

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Airfare is still going up, even as costs go down

Some airline costs are going down, but ticket prices are still going up.

The biggest expense for any airline is fuel, and the price of jet fuel is down 18% since August. Still, airfares are up 3% this year according to the industry trade group Airlin...

2nd and Penn Christmas tree

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Christmas tree put in place at Reading gateway, then removed

The ongoing saga of Christmas trees in Reading continued Tuesday.

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Bank robber heading to jail after guilty plea

A man who police said robbed a bank in Lehigh County and was then caught by an off duty security guard at a hotel is heading to jail.

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'Boscov: An American Story' airs Thanksgiving on 69-WFMZ-TV

He's the peddler's son turned retail rock star: Albert Boscov transformed his family's modest, single store enterprise into a billion dollar department store chain.

Local protesters take stand against grand jury s decision

Local protesters take stand against grand jury's decision

Demonstrations broke out across the country after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect in suburban St. Louis.

Fire in Ferguson

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Ferguson braces for more unrest

As night began to fall in Ferguson on Tuesday, authorities scrambled resources in a bid to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted in the wake of the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered additional...

 
 
 
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DA meets with state police about missing woman case

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Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a missing Lehigh County woman entered its third day.

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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    The announcement of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown was met with chaos Monday night.

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'Boscov: An American Story' airs Thanksgiving on 69-WFMZ-TV

Al Boscov - 1983

He's the peddler's son turned retail rock star: Albert Boscov transformed his family's modest, single store enterprise into a billion dollar department store chain.

Christmas tree put in place at Reading gateway, then removed

2nd and Penn Christmas tree

Matt Roth/69 News

READING, Pa.

The ongoing saga of Christmas trees in Reading continued Tuesday.

Bethlehem Township declares snow emergency

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Northampton County's Bethlehem Township is declaring a snow emergency,

Chene Mejias pleads guilty to killing grandfather

Chene Mejias

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Chene Mejias pleaded guilty to third degree murder Tuesday in Lehigh County Court.

 

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    Woody Woodpecker makes his debut, the "Hollywood Ten" are blacklisted, JFK is buried, The Band performs its "Last Waltz," and a British supergroup sings for Ethiopia, all on this day.

 

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