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Black Friday brings out shoppers in search of holiday deals

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Black Friday brings out shoppers in search of holiday deals

While Black Friday is still a busy time to be out shopping, a lot of the usual chaos associated with the day moved to Thanksgiving this year.

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'Charlie Brown' Christmas tree backdrop for couple's wedding photos

From "atrocious" to "ugly," many of the words used over the last week to describe Reading's official Christmas tree have not been nice.

Surveillance of barbershop shooter

Surveillance video shows gunman in barbershop shooting

Police on Friday released surveillance video that, they said, shows the man who opened fire inside a crowded barbershop in northeast Reading.

Muhlenberg accident scene

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Woman flown from rollover accident in Muhlenberg

A Fleetwood area woman was seriously injured in an accident near the Walmart in Muhlenberg Township.

Maxatawny accident

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Coroner responds to crash of truck hauling hay bales

The coroner has been summoned to the scene of an accident in Berks County.

Shopper hit by SUV at Walmart

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Thanksgiving shopper hit by car at Walmart in Wyomissing

The early Thanksgiving shopping sent a woman in Berks County to the hospital.

Barbershop owner on shooting victim I just pray for him

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.

'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.

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.


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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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