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Man dies from injuries sustained in pedestrian accident

A man who was hurt in a pedestrian accident in Pottsville has died from his injuries.

Reading fire

Federal agency assisting with Reading outlet building fire investigation

A federal agency has been called in to assist with the investigation into a fire that devastated an old Reading Outlet Center building that was in the process of being redeveloped.

Reading fire

Fire puts Reading revitalization project on hold

The Reading Outlet Center Building 10, on the corner of 8th and Oley Street, went up in flames early Saturday morning. The structure was in the process of being restored after sitting vacant for nearly 15 years. But Saturday's fire changed those plans.

Sears store closing at Schuylkill Mall

The Sears store and Sears Auto Center at the Schuylkill Mall will close in mid-January, according to Sears officials.

Old Reading Outlet fire

Four alarm fire engulfs an old Reading Outlet building

A building a part of the old Reading Outlets is hit by a massive fire that started early Saturday morning.

Woman pulled from burning home in Spring Township

Woman pulled from house fire in Spring Township

A Spring Township woman in her 70s was rushed to the Reading Hospital after being pulled from her burning home.

Coach found dead in car remembered

State Police are looking for answers in the shooting deaths of two men in Washington Township, Berks County.

Colebrookdale Railroad prepares for opening weekend

Colebrookdale Railroad prepares for opening weekend

This weekend, passenger trains will travel the Colebrookdale Railroad for the first time in decades.

Exeter Township accident, spill

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Overturned tractor trailer spills load of waste on Route 422

An accident involving a tractor trailer and a car created quite a mess on a busy stretch of highway in Berks County. Images: Accident on Route 422

Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

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Candidates for Congress debate issues in 69 News studios

The candidates running in Pennsylvania's sixth congressional district faced off in our 69 News studios on Friday.


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  • Douglas MacArthur wading ashore in the Philippines, 1944, World War II

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    On this day: October 20

    Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.

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