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Gov. Tom Wolf at Hamburg Area High School

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Wolf makes first official visit to Berks as Pa. governor

Fresh off his first budget proposal to a joint session of the state Legislature, Tom Wolf made his first official visit to Berks County as Pennsylvania governor.

John Adams at Pennsylvania Capitol

Berks DA, officer's widow speak out against death penalty moratorium

Berks County District Attorney John Adams is among Pennsylvania prosecutors who are taking a stand against Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty.

Rock salt shortage in Berks County

Rock salt shortage in Berks County

It was a mad dash for salt Tuesday evening at some stores in Berks County.

Police investigating Pottsville homicide

Police investigating deadly shooting inside Pottsville home

Police in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, have a homicide investigation on their hands.

Wintery mix leads to slick roads

Wintery mix leads to slick roads

It was a slippery ride home Tuesday for hundreds of drivers across Berks County.

Mrs T s issues recall

Mrs.T's issues recall

Pennsylvania pierogie manufacturer Mrs. T's is issuing a recall.

Landmark cemetery entrance removed in name of progress

Gregory Didyoung/69 News

Landmark cemetery entrance removed in name of progress

Anyone driving by the Laureldale Cemetery in Muhlenberg Township may notice something different.

Teen charged in stabbing of ex-girlfriend in Reading

Teen charged in stabbing of ex-girlfriend in Reading

Police have charged a teenager in the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend in Reading.

Wintry mix of precipitation puts road crews to work

Wintry mix of precipitation puts road crews to work

It may be March, but old man winter is rearing his ugly head again.

Tilden house fire

Jace Codi/69 News

Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire near Hamburg

Firefighters managed to save a home in Berks County from going up in flames.

 
 
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    On this day: March 4

    The U.S. Constitution goes into effect, FDR reassures the nation, John Lennon gets into a popularity contest with Jesus, and Martha Stewart gets out of prison, all on this day.

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