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Reading Royals eager to play for home fans

Reading Royals eager to play for home fans

The Reading Royals are back in town and ready for a fresh start to this season.

Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

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Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

A highway was dedicated to a fallen Berks County Navy SEAL on Friday afternoon.

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Pair jailed in theft of money from Rita's Water Ice in Reading

Two men have been arrested in the theft of more than $2,000 from a Rita's Water Ice store in Reading.

Route 422 accident in Exeter

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Tractor trailer accident stops traffic on Route 422

For the second straight Friday, an accident involving a tractor trailer wreaked havoc on Route 422 travelers in Berks County.

Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple s 1st Ebola case

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Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple's 1st Ebola case

Questions are swirling about the latest diagnosis of Ebola, and some of those concerns have landed in Berks County.

Moody's upgrades Reading's credit rating on long-term debt

Reading City Hall has reason to celebrate.

Reading Royals video board

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New video display system ready for Royals' home opener

The Reading Royals will be kicking it up a notch when they launch the home portion of their 2014-15 regular season Saturday night.

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Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

Fundraiser planned for dog s operation

Family makes plea for help to save their puppy

A Berks County family is making a desperate plea for help to save their puppy

Deaths in Washington Township ruled murder-suicide

Police: Deaths of 2 men inside car a murder-suicide

The deaths of two men found shot inside a parked car in eastern Berks County last week have been ruled a case of murder-suicide.


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  • Bill Buckner, 1986 World Series

    On this day: October 25

    Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.

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