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Albright set to host regional college fair

Albright College is set to offer a one-stop shop for local students planning their post-high school education.

Muhlenberg Twp. Commissioners deliberating

Muhlenberg commissioners shocked by office renovation costs

Office renovation costs continue to escalate for a new township building in Berks County.

Alleged church burglar faces trial

Man accused of burglarizing Berks County church 6 times

A man accused of burglarizing the same church six different times is heading to trial.

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Mission BBQ set to open first Berks County restaurant

One of the nation's newest restaurant chains is about to set up shop in Berks County.

Police Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

Police: Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

A student will be disciplined for bringing a knife to Tulpehocken Junior-Senior High School, officials said Monday.

ACE Bail Bonds search

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Detectives seize items in search of bail bonds office in Reading

The recent arrest of a bail bondsman in Bucks County has led authorities to search his employer's offices in Berks County.

Reading Outlet Center building fire

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Developer of fire-ravaged outlet building: 'Hopefully it is just a setback'

Federal investigators from across the country are traveling to Reading to investigate the massive fire that heavily damaged one of the former Reading Outlet Center buildings over the weekend.

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Home inspector accused of selling items left behind

State police have accused a property field inspector of selling the items and appliances that were left behind in a foreclosed house.

Sears at Schuylkill Mall

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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.

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.


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On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

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    On this day: October 21

    Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.

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