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Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

David Kessler

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A former Pennsylvania representative in Berks County is once again setting his sights on Harrisburg.

Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

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Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.

Corbett camp yanks Texas governor's video endorsement

Rick Perry

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Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election campaign is seeking to distance itself from Rick Perry's legal troubles.

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

Candidate for Congress talks Social Security in Reading

The Democratic candidate for a Congressional seat in our area says he'll fight to keep Social Security from being privatized.

Corbett, Wolf agree on 3 gubernatorial debates

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates don't see eye to eye on most campaign issues, but they have agreed on where and when they will hold their debates.


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Divide between district and teachers widens in Saucon Valley

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When you get down to it, the Saucon Valley Education Association and the school district have a serious breakdown in communication.

Parkland reaches 2-yr deal with teachers

Parkland School District administration bldg

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The Parkland School board reached a two-year agreement with its teachers union just before the first day of school.

Basketball game leads to shooting, stabbing in South Allentown park

Crime scene at Roosevelt Park

 A basketball game at an Allentown park turned violent Tuesday night.

Mario Dos Santos Perez wanted for sexual abuse of children

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A 26-year-old Stroudsburg man, Mario Dos Santos Perez, is expected to answer charges for knowingly accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

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