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Winter weather hurting and helping restaurants

Winter weather hurting and helping restaurants

The cold snowy weather can certainly play a role on how local businesses do in Berks County.

More reports of man trying to lure girls into his SUV

More reports of man trying to lure girls into his SUV

Police hunting for a man who tried a lure a young girl into his SUV.

Jury hears testimony about Miguel Torres capture in Italy

Torres jury hears from victim's lover, defendant's daughter

After four days of grueling testimony, the prosecution is close to resting its case in the Miguel Torres murder trial.

Jason Lee Serrano - Reading bank robbery suspect

Reading bank robbery suspect identified, still at large

Police have identified the man who, they said, robbed a bank in downtown Reading on Wednesday.

Reading superintendent Slow down in school zones

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Reading superintendent: Slow down in school zones

Reading school officials are sounding the alarm about repeated speeding and aggressive driving in school zones around the city.

Christ Little Tulpehocken Church

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Crooks steal cash, gift cards from church near Bernville

Police are searching for the heartless crooks who stole hundreds of dollars in cash and gift cards from a small church near Bernville.

Jurors visit crime scene

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Torres jurors hear from victim's family, visit crime scenes

Jurors stepped out of the courtroom and onto a bus to view the scenes crucial to the high-profile case for a man who was once one of America's most wanted fugitives.

Garrison Keillor

New date set for Garrison Keillor's postponed show in Reading

Garrison Keillor is hoping better weather this spring will allow him to visit Reading.

Parents on alert for man trying to lure a girl into his SUV

Reading parents on alert for man trying to lure a girl into his SUV

A walk to school took a sinister turn for a young girl in the city of Reading.

Home heating oil prices falling

Home heating oil prices falling

It is business as usual for heating oil delivery drivers in Berks County. But one thing that is not as predictable is the price.


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  • President George W. Bush, 2002 State of the Union

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    On this day: January 29

    "The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.

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