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Landmark cemetery entrance removed in name of progress

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Landmark cemetery entrance removed in name of progress

Anyone driving by the Laureldale Cemetery in Muhlenberg Township may notice something different.

Teen charged in stabbing of ex-girlfriend in Reading

Teen charged in stabbing of ex-girlfriend in Reading

Police have charged a teenager in the stabbing of his ex-girlfriend in Reading.

Wintry mix of precipitation puts road crews to work

Wintry mix of precipitation puts road crews to work

It may be March, but old man winter is rearing his ugly head again.

Tilden house fire

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Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire near Hamburg

Firefighters managed to save a home in Berks County from going up in flames.

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Massage parlor operated as house of prostitution, officials say

Law enforcement officials are sending a message to owners of massage parlors in Berks County.

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Wintry weather not stopping 'A Good Thyme for Life' fundraiser

A number of local restaurants aren't letting the wintry weather stop them from dishing up food for a good cause.

Wolf unveils bold budget proposal Berks lawmakers leery

Wolf unveils 'bold' budget proposal; Berks lawmakers leery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his budget proposal Tuesday morning, receiving mixed reviews from Berks County lawmakers.

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Lawmakers representing Berks react to Netanyahu's address

U.S. lawmakers who represent Berks County responded to the address delivered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint gathering of Congress in Washington on Tuesday.

Protests against police inspire unique project at PSU Berks

Protests against police inspire unique project at PSU Berks

Protests against police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and other parts of the country have inspired a unique project at Penn State Berks.

Pottsville police car

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Police investigating deadly shooting inside Pottsville home

Police in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, have a suspicious death investigation on their hands.

 
 
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  • 1893 indoor hockey game, Montreal Canada

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    On this day: March 3

    Alexander Graham Bell is born, ice hockey goes indoors, AT&T is formed, Time magazine debuts, and the beating of Rodney King is caught on tape, all on this day.

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