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Role models share advice wisdom with Reading students

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Role models share advice, wisdom with Reading students

Boys in the Reading School District are taking lessons from their role models.

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Tentative agreement finally reached in Saucon Valley

The Saucon Valley School District Board and leadership of Saucon Valley Education Association have reached a tentative agreement on the teachers contract that has been the subject of long and bitter negotiations since January 2012.

Health Beat: Spinal injury? REACT to the rescue

They are devastating injuries. A fall, a sports accident and suddenly, your spinal cord is damaged. It happens 300,000 times a year in the United States. Some people give up, but many are fighting back.

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Health Beat: SBRT for pancreatic cancer

Stereotactic body radiation, or SBRT, is a radiation therapy designed to treat tumors and protect healthy tissue at the same time. It's been used successfully in patients with lung, brain and spinal cord tumors, but now, researchers say SBRT may also help some patients with pancreatic cancer, traditionally one of the deadliest and most difficult cancers to treat.

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Pair of AEDs donated to Hope Rescue Mission in Reading

The Hope Rescue Mission is expressing its appreciation for a pair of donated automatic external defibrillators.

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California offers good news for Corinthian student debtors

Ever since Corinthian Colleges went bankrupt earlier this year, some former students have been fighting to have their student debt wiped out. Even if they win, they could end up with an unwelcome surprise: a bigger tax bill.

Most forgiven debt is trea...

Food bank to support Kutztown University students

Food pantry to help hungry Kutztown University students

Kutztown University's Food Pantry Committee is trying to make sure college students do not go hungry.

Penske donation to Riverside Elementary

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Penske employees donate supplies to Reading schools

Students at Riverside Elementary School in Reading welcomed a bright yellow Penske truck with open arms, which were quickly filled with donated school supplies.

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Health Beat: 3D printing saves children's hearts

3D printing is used to make car parts, phone cases and even fashion accessories. The process is also being used successfully in medicine. Now, 3D printing is making heart surgery safer for a growing number of pediatric patients.

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Easton Area School District honors three employees

Three employees have been honored by Easton Area School District for their dedication and commitment toward helping others in need.

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Bethlehem Council hears Moravian College proposal

Changes that will allow Moravian College to construct a new Hall of Health Sciences on its campus in Bethlehem were the subject of two public hearings held by City Council Tuesday night.

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