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Alvernia University students take part in day of service

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Alvernia University students take part in day of service

Before they hit the books, Alvernia University students are sprucing up their new community.

Freshman students arrive at Penn State Berks

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Freshman students arrive at Penn State Berks

The Class of 2018 has arrived at Penn State Berks in Spring Township.

Convicted killer sentenced to life in prison

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Convicted killer sentenced to life in prison

A man convicted of first degree murder in Reading will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Section of park dedicated to Reading war hero

Section of park dedicated to Reading war hero

Stonecliffe Park in Reading has been dedicated to a man who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War.

Lightning strike startles couple damages radio equipment

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Lightning strike startles couple, damages radio equipment

It was too close for comfort for a Berks County couple after lightning struck just feet from where they were sitting.

Muhlenberg trench rescue

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Fallen pipeline worker rescued from trench, flown to hospital

A fallen pipeline worker has been hospitalized following a difficult operation to rescue her from a trench.

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Reading mayor vetoes council, water authority agreement

Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer has vetoed the agreement between City Council and the Reading Area Water Authority.

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Police: Masked teens rob bar for Hersheypark money

Four teenagers are facing charges for allegedly robbing a bar after closing time.

Bean Funeral Home fire

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Firefighters make quick work of funeral home fire in Sinking Spring

Firefighters have gotten control of a fire at a funeral home in Sinking Spring.

Group sets up wifi hotspot in downtown Reading

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Group sets up WiFi hotspot in downtown Reading

Gone are the days of dial-up. Now mainstream America is using Wi-Fi and Reading is jumping on board.

 
 
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  • Teddy Roosevelt riding in car, 1902

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    On this day: August 22

    Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

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