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Man pleads guilty to string of violent hold-ups in Reading

Man pleads guilty to string of violent hold-ups in Reading

Officials say a man has admitted to his role in a string of violent hold-ups in Reading.

Muhlenberg Committee of the Whole meeting

Muhlenberg schools are making the grade

The Muhlenberg School District administrators presented their School Performance Profile (SPP) scores at Wednesday night's Committee of the Whole meeting.

Schuylkill man charged after baby found with fractured skull

Police; man fractured skull of 4-month-old baby

Charges have been filed after a Schuylkill County mother came home from work to find her four-month-old son's head covered in bruises.

October is cyber security awareness month

How to protect yourself from online hackers

Data breaches are becoming all too familiar nowadays with Acme Markets being the fifth retailer to announce it was hacked over the last year.

Oktoberfest 2014 begins in Berks County

Oktoberfest 2014 underway in Reading

Oktoberfest 2014 is now officially underway in Berks County.

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Man in custody for allegedly robbing mentally disabled man

A Berks County man who police say robbed a mentally disabled man is now in custody.

gas line struck in West Reading at 423 Museum Dr

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Contractor strikes gas line in West Reading

A contractor disrupted gas service in part of Berks County by hitting a gas line.

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Man heads to trial for alleged marijuana grow operation

A Lehigh County man accused of running a marijuana grow operation will stand trial on the charges.

More on teacher s aide case

New details emerge about teacher's aide accused of driving rampage

New details are emerging about the teacher's aide who police in Berks County say left a trail of destruction near Perry Elementary Center.

Christian Gomez heading to trial

Man accused of causing freight train to crash faces trial

A man accused of causing a crash involving a freight train in Berks County is heading to trial.


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  • Walt Disney World opening, 1971

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    On this day: October 1

    Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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