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Contractor accused of cheating customers out of thousands

Contractor accused of cheating customers out of thousands

A contractor has been charged with defrauding his customers in Berks County out of thousands of dollars.

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Up in the air: Fed rate hike remains unclear

Clarity is a rare commodity at the Federal Reserve lately.

We hoped that the August jobs report would provide a clear signal on the strength of the economy before the U.S. central…

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Maine Dunkin' Donuts: Free coffee for 'Deflategate' judge

A Dunkin' Donuts shop in Maine is offering free coffee for life to the federal judge who lifted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension.

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Unemployment rate dips, 173,000 jobs added in August

The U.S. Labor Department says 173,000 jobs were added in the month of August, and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent.

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Lower Macungie shoots down proposed cell tower

By taking no action, the commissioners shot down plans to erect a 120-foot-tall Verizon tower in their undeveloped Kratzer Farm park property near the village of East Texas.

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This jobs report is very important. Here's why

Friday is a big day for the U.S. economy.

PPL Electric customers could see rate increase

PPL Electric customers could see rate increase

The company announced a settlement in a rate case Thursday

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Kickstarter campaign that needed $20,000 got $9 million

Hiral Sanghavi needed $20,000 on Kickstarter to fund his BauBax travel jacket.

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Golf, mini-golf tournaments to benefit Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Klinger's on Carsonia is preparing to take another swing at helping children in need of serious medical care and their families.

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Bill would ban smoking in all New York hotel rooms

Welcome to New York, no smoking.

Hotels and motels in New York may no longer offer smoking rooms if a bill proposed by state lawmaker Ken Zebrowski passes.

The measure, which was…

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