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Customers stand by barbershop after shooting

Customers stand by barbershop after shooting

As police search for the shooter in Wednesday's shooting at a barbershop in Reading, the owner is speaking out exclusively with 69 News.

Shoppers out for Black Friday deals in Berks

Shoppers out for Black Friday deals in Berks

Many excited shoppers lined up early to score some good deals when stores opened their doors on Thanksgiving.

Churches serve up Thanksgiving feast fellowship

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Churches serve up Thanksgiving feast, fellowship

A Thanksgiving feast in Exeter Township keeps getting bigger.

Reading school students shake it off in video gone viral

Reading school students, staff 'shake it off' in video gone viral

Students in the Reading School District say they hear some of the negative things people say about them, but they're just going to shake it off.

Hope Rescue Mission Thanksgiving in Reading

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Thanksgiving meals served with side of encouragement

Dozens of volunteers helped serve a Thanksgiving feast to about 300 people at the Hope Rescue Mission in Reading on Thursday.

'Ugly' Christmas tree lit in Reading

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Reading's 'Charlie Brown' tree continues to draw national attention

Reading's official Christmas tree continues to generate a fair share of publicity across the country and around the world as the holiday season gets into full swing.

Reading Regional Airport terminal

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Shuttle service resumes between Reading, Philadelphia airports

If you live in the Berks County area and are flying out of Philadelphia International Airport, you can now leave much of the driving to someone else.

Trucker charged in fatal crash

Trucker charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed 3 on I-78

The driver of a tractor trailer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly causing a fiery crash that killed three people on Interstate 78 in Berks County.

Reading shopping center shooting

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Gunman opens fire inside barbershop; 4 people shot

Four people were shot Wednesday when a man walked into a barbershop in Reading and opened fire, police said.

Koch Turkey

Koch's Turkey Farm provides turkeys to governor

Koch's Turkey Farms, located in Schuylkill County's Walker Township, has presented two of its signature organic whole turkeys to Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett.


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    On this day: November 28

    Magellan reaches the Pacific, William Shakespeare gets hitched, the Grand Ole Opry debuts, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci defects, and Jeffrey Dahmer is killed in prison, all on this day.

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