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Ceremony honors woman who helped create Hispanic Center

Ceremony honors woman who helped create Hispanic Center

One of the founders of The Hispanic Center was on the receiving end of a surprise Friday.

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Email to school: Pay $1 million or be hacked

State police are investigating $1 million hacking threat against a local school.

Reading police officer suspended with intent to dismiss

Reading police officer suspended with intent to dismiss

A Reading police officer is in hot water.

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Berks woman among 20 arrested in insurance fraud sweep

Twenty people across Pennsylvania, including one in Berks County, have been arrested for a variety of unrelated insurance fraud offenses, the state's attorney general announced Friday.

Mail carrier hero

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Mail carrier a 'hero' for saving elderly man's life, police say

A local mail carrier is being hailed a hero after potentially saving an elderly man's life.

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PSU committee OKs proposal to acquire St. Joseph health network

A Penn State University proposal to acquire the Berks County-based St. Joseph Regional Health Network took another step forward Friday.

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Injured driver freed from wrecked car in Exeter

At least one person was taken to the hospital following an accident in Exeter Township.

Power outage in Exeter area

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Fallen line knocks out power to hundreds in Exeter area

A downed power line sparked some trouble in and around Exeter Township on Friday.

Concerns growing over safety of Route 222 in Berks

Concerns growing over safety of Route 222 in Berks

Safety concerns are growing about a dangerous stretch of Route 222.

Candlelight vigil held for Lancaster teacher

Candlelight vigil held for Lancaster teacher, shooting victims

Community members in Lancaster city gathered around the word peace spelled out in candles in Penn Square on Thursday night.

 
 
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    On this day: December 19

    "A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

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