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Survivors of a tragic fire said they did all they could after two women were forced to jump from the third floor of a burning building in Berks County.

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Italy earthquake leaves 247 dead; towns ruined

[Breaking news update, posted at 12:30 a.m. ET on August 25]

At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy's Civil Protection Department.

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Biden calls on Turkey to be patient in Gulen case

Biden calls on Turkey to be patient in Gulen case

Turkish authorities are trying to get the United States to extradite a cleric who's accused of masterminding last month's failed military coup

Police renew plea for help to ID parking lot shooter

Police renew plea for help to ID parking lot shooter

Police have released a picture of a man they said is responsible for firing several shots in the air outside of a convenience store in northwest Reading.

Human remains found in Monroe County

Human remains found in Monroe County

The skeletal remains were discovered Monday morning in a wooded area near 7 Mile Road in Coolbaugh Township

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A flag raising ceremony was held Wednesday morning at City Hall Plaza in Allentown

Family sues Navy over contaminated drinking water

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A Bucks County family is suing the Navy, alleging its drinking water has been tainted by firefighting foams once used at two former bases.

Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark

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Authority officials are weighing a more than $2 million project that includes upgrades and leasing surrounding land.

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Police allege the Lower Macungie man skimmed thousands from cash registers.

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    Italy earthquake leaves 247 dead

    At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy's Civil Protection Department.

    The powerful earthquake hit 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) southeast of Norcia at 3:36 a.m. (9:36 p.m. Tuesda...

 
 
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Community gathers in Allentown for Ukrainian flag raising

Community gathers in Allentown for Ukrainian flag raising
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A flag raising ceremony was held Wednesday morning at City Hall Plaza in Allentown

Family sues Navy over contaminated drinking water

NORRISTOWN, Pa.

A Bucks County family is suing the Navy, alleging its drinking water has been tainted by firefighting foams once used at two former bases.

Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Authority officials are weighing a more than $2 million project that includes upgrades and leasing surrounding land.

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Police allege the Lower Macungie man skimmed thousands from cash registers.

 
 

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