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DA: Teacher had improper relationship with student

A former teacher is under arrest for allegedly having an improper relationship with one of her students.

Health Beat: Toxins relax rigid muscles

Upper limb spasticity is a painful condition caused by extremely tight muscles the person cannot control. It's often a side-effect of stroke, neurological disease or brain injury. Now, a new type of toxin, similar to Botox, may provide relief.

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Officers take 2-wheel approach to patrolling schools

Officers are being given another tool in their efforts to keep safe one school district in Berks County.

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Fire alarm delays Northeast MS dismissal

A fire alarm delayed the dismissal of students at Northeast Middle School in Reading on Tuesday.

Bill to raise pediatric cancer research funding clears committee

A Berks County lawmaker's bill to boost funding for pediatric cancer research in Pennsylvania moved forward in Harrisburg on Tuesday.

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Laundromat with a classroom: Charleston's outreach to underserved kids

Laundry Matters in Charleston, South Carolina looks like a traditional laundromat with aisles of washers and dryers. But hidden in the back is something surprising: a classroom.

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Auburn's iconic oaks attacked again

Auburn University's revered oak trees can't catch a break.

The trees -- as much a part of the east Alabama school's tradition as they are the landscape -- were poisoned by an Alabama Crimson Tide fan in 2010 and replaced last year. Early Sunday, one o...

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Ancient Roman coins found in ruined Japanese castle

When archeologist Hiroyuki Miyagi heard that a bunch of ancient Roman and Ottoman coins had been unearthed from the ruins of an old castle in Okinawa, he initially thought it was a hoax.

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Crossing guard saves 8-year-old from kidnapping

For one little girl, Adrian Young turned out to be more than a crossing guard. Young became her guardian angel.

Voters weigh in on first Presidential Debate

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KU students weigh in on first presidential debate

As the two top candidates for president squared off for the first time in a debate Monday night, voters were intent on watching the entire show.

Whitehall School Board favors full feasibility study

The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its facilities at a cost of $74,000 as opposed to a partial study costing less than half that amount.

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