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Reading students return to school on new schedule

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Reading students return to school on new schedule

The school bell rang at a new time for public school students in Reading on Monday.

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Health Beat: Pros and cons of milk

It used to be a no-brainer. Almost everyone drank milk. Now, not so much. The reasons why are creating a healthy debate.

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Sale of Warren County nursing home has begun

Warren County's $16.1-million sale of the Warren Haven nursing home to WH Holdings is not yet completed.

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New child safety seat law begins today in New Jersey

A more stringent New Jersey law regulating child safety seats begins  today.


Narcan saves three in three days in Hunterdon County

Narcan has saved three drug overdose victims  in three days in Hunterdon County, N.J.

Annadora Shirk

Annadora Shirk, former first lady of Reading, dies

A former first lady of Reading and a longtime professor at Albright College has passed away.

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Fit kids do better in school, especially math

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

A longer day in store for Bethlehem s kindergarteners

A longer day in store for Bethlehem's kindergartners

This year, there is one major change in the Bethlehem Area School District, kindergarten classes are now a full day instead of a half day

Auditor general launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General DePasquale launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district

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N.J. football players get probation for sexual hazing

Six then-football players from a New Jersey high school known for its gridiron victories have been placed on probation -- but have been spared from being labeled sex offenders -- for sexually hazing freshmen in a locker room during the 2014 season, a...

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Columbia: Obama not returning to teach

The head of Columbia University ignited a wave of speculation Monday about President Barack Obama's post-White House activities, though the school later said there were no plans for the commander-in-chief to return to a teaching job.

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