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    Tyson recalls 130,000 pounds of chicken nuggets

    Tyson Foods is voluntarily recalling more than 130,000 pounds of cooked chicken nuggets because they may contain hard plastic, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service said Tuesday.

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Tip leads to Slatington child pornography arrest

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SLATINGTON, Pa.

Investigators allegedly found about 1,000 images on desktops, flash drives and a hard drive.

Police say a thermostat argument ends with a gunshot

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WASHINGTON TWP., Pa.

Roommates were allegedly fighting over the heat versus air conditioning.

Police commission meeting reveals dysfunctional partnership

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa.

Members of the Upper Perks Police Commission don’t see eye to eye. That was evident at Monday night’s meeting of commissioners which is made up of officials from the boroughs of East Greensville and Pennsburg.

Reading City Council discusses marijuana reform bill

Reading City Council discusses marijuana reform bill (Jim Vasil, 69 News)
READING, Pa.

The Reading City council discussed the introduction of an ordinance which would have mitigated penalties for possession of marijuana within the city of Reading on Monday evening.

Local Politics

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.

Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said he'll keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages.

Reading mayor threatens veto of marijuana bill

Reading mayor threatens veto of marijuana bill

Reading City Council will formally introduce Monday an ordinance that would reduce the penalties for people caught carrying small amounts of marijuana.

Rozzi pushes for statute of limitations reform

Rozzi pushes for statute of limitations reform

A Berks County lawmaker said Tuesday that victims of clergy abuse should be able to seek justice at any age.