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Reading Regional Airport terminal

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Shuttle service resumes between Reading, Philadelphia airports

If you live in the Berks County area and are flying out of Philadelphia International Airport, you can now leave much of the driving to someone else.

Trucker charged in fatal crash

Trucker charged with vehicular homicide in crash that killed 3 on I-78

The driver of a tractor trailer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly causing a fiery crash that killed three people on Interstate 78 in Berks County.

Reading shopping center shooting

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Gunman opens fire inside barbershop; 4 people shot

Four people were shot Wednesday when a man walked into a barbershop in Reading and opened fire, police said.

Koch Turkey

Koch's Turkey Farm provides turkeys to governor

Koch's Turkey Farms, located in Schuylkill County's Walker Township, has presented two of its signature organic whole turkeys to Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett.

One Tank Trip Hess Toy Truck mobile museum

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Hess Toy Truck mobile museum rolls into Berks

It's the golden anniversary of a holiday tradition.

Al Boscov - 1983

'Boscov: An American Story' airs Thanksgiving on 69-WFMZ-TV

He's the peddler's son turned retail rock star: Albert Boscov transformed his family's modest, single store enterprise into a billion dollar department store chain.

Two shot in Tamaqua

Two teens wounded by gunshot in Tamaqua

Two teenagers were wounded by a gunshot in Tamaqua late Tuesday afternoon.

Reading mayor presents turkeys to families in need

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Reading mayor presents turkeys to families in need

Some students at 12th and Marion Elementary School in Reading got a surprise Tuesday.

RHS students treat school staff to Thanksgiving feast

RHS students treat school staff to Thanksgiving feast

Students treated staff members to an early Thanksgiving meal at Reading High School on Tuesday.

Jack knifed tractor trailer on Route 309, West Penn Twp., Schuylkill Co.

Jackknifed truck closes snow-covered road in West Penn

The snow is making travel trecherous for motorists Wednesday, especially in the higher elevations.


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    On this day: November 27

    Alfred Nobel establishes the Nobel Prize, Baby Face Nelson dies in a shootout with the FBI, Harvey Milk is assassinated, MTV bans Madonna, and Tiger Woods crashes his SUV, all on this day.

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