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Reading shopping center shooting

Chad Blimline/69 News

Gunman opens fire inside barbershop; 4 people shot

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

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.

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.

Reading School District board meeting

Public expresses frustration with alternative education at Reading SB meeting

Discontent with the Reading School District's alternative education program resurfaced Tuesday night for the third month in a row.


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  • Concorde's last flight, 2003

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    On this day: November 26

    Thanksgiving Day becomes an official holiday, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published, the NHL is formed, "Casablanca" premieres, and the Concorde lands for the last time, all on this day.

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