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Exeter ambulance

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Exeter Ambulance to seek medical response allowance

When you are in dire need of help and call 911, the Exeter Ambulance Association is there, but now it needs your help.

Daniel Boone students honor teacher who passed away

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Daniel Boone students honor teacher who passed away

About 40 students at Daniel Boone High School in Union Township spent the day improving a memorial courtyard.

Exterior work on Berks services center largely complete

Exterior work on Berks services center largely complete

Improvements to the exterior of the Berks County Services Center in downtown Reading are largely complete.

Turkey Hill in Birdsboro

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Winning Pa. Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County

If you want to try boosting your chances of winning the lottery, you may want to consider where you buy your ticket.

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Berks native to open for Charlie Daniels Band in Reading

The stage is set for the Charlie Daniels Band to perform for the first time at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.

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Humane Society puts out urgent plea for donations

The Humane Society of Berks County has put out an urgent need for donations.

Patricia Castellitto sobriety test

Teacher's aide charged in alleged driving rampage near school

A Berks County teacher's aide accused of going on a driving rampage on her way to school has been slapped with a long list of violations.

Tom Wolf campaigns for Pennsylvania governor in Reading

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Tom Wolf campaigns for Pennsylvania governor in Reading

The candidates running for governor of Pennsylvania have less than a week to rally supporters.

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Blood-covered suspect arrested in shooting of man in Reading

A man has been arrested in the shooting of another man in south Reading.

Berks farm donates pumpkins culinary students at Pa Capitol

Pumpkins donated by Berks farm carved for governor's residence

Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts students are putting their pumpkin-carving skills to the test.


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  • Rumble in the Jungle, George Foreman, Muhammad Ali

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    On this day: October 30

    Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

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