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Probe of Reading mayor's campaign finances ongoing, AG says

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The investigation of alleged finance violations by Vaughn Spencer's 2011 campaign for Reading mayor is ongoing, a spokeswoman for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Tuesday.

Charter presented for new Berks County community

Antietam Valley meeting

Mount Penn and Lower Alsace Township officials presented a home rule charter for the proposed municipality of Antietam Valley during a meeting Monday night.

One Northampton County official sues another... again

One Northampton County official sues another again

It's a case of deja vu for Northampton County Executive John Brown.

Illegal children will more than likely be allowed to stay in US

Experts weigh in on immigration crisis

As President Obama asks Congress for billions of dollars to help with the immigration crisis, local experts said it's not enough and add the majority of children may end up staying in the country regardless.

Toomey addresses veterans services, immigration reform

Toomey addresses veterans services immigration reform

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United States veterans may soon have easier access to services, thanks to suggestions from veterans in Berks County.


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Wilson Area School District hires new teachers, staff member

Wilson Area School District board meeting

Despite continuing cuts to public education throughout the state, the Wilson Area School District has added a number of new staff for the 2014-15 academic year.

Residents raise concerns over Perkasie Woods townhomes

Perkasie Borough Council

Perkasie Borough Council's meeting Monday night sounded more like a court trial rather than a municipal meeting.

Emmaus geese honk at lights designed to scare them off


It appears the geese have the upper hand so far in one Emmaus park.

Coroner: 2 males struck, killed by passing train in Upper Milford Twp.

Emmaus train accident kills 2 pedestrians

Two men have died after they were struck by a freight train in Upper Milford Township.

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