With Earth Day coming up, find out which 25 cities are considered the "greenest" in America.
Finance site Nerdwallet.com ranked the country's 95 largest cities on their environmental friendliness using a formula that accounts for the median Air Quality Index, number of parks per 10,000 residents, the percentage of commuters not using cars and wasted fuel as a result of traffic congestion. Here are the resulting 25 greenest cities in America:
Showers and thunderstorms will pass through the region early tonight with the potential for damaging wind gusts and heavy rain.Links: Local radar | Hour-by-hour forecasts
The man accused of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third near the Santander Arena in Reading early Wednesday morning is now in police custody.
Hundreds of law enforcement specialists swept through the Northampton County Prison in Easton on Wednesday.
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Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.
Ron Angle has won the Republican nomination for county controller.
Recording artist and Berks County native Taylor Swift sent flowers to a grieving Lehigh County family of an 11-year-old fan who died last week after being struck by a car.
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A retired grain silo that has towered over the rolling farm fields of Lancaster County for the last century has been given a new home and a new life, thanks in part to a Berks County company.
A bear has been spotted roaming the streets of Richmond Township in Berks County.
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Parts of Houston saw more than 11 inches of rain Monday and Tuesday, turning normally bustling highways to rivers. Check out select images from Houston news station KPRC.
U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.
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