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Two more attempted lurings in Reading

Two more attempted lurings in Reading

Police are investigating two more reports of child luring attempts in Reading.

Backyard luge

Berks man creates backyard luge track

One Berks County man has spent weeks creating and perfecting a 400-foot luge track.

Teen killed in crash

Teen identified as victim of fatal crash on Route 309

A 17-year-old girl was identified Monday as the victim of a fatal crash in Schuylkill County.

GM students weigh in on school lunch offerings

GM students weigh in on school lunch offerings

Students were on the front lines Monday afternoon, giving the yay or nay to food served in the Governor Mifflin schools.

Snow-blowing in Fleetwood

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Snow, sleet, rain roll in with month of March

March came in like a lion over the weekend, leaving roads slushy and snow-covered Monday morning.

Developer hopes to welcome tenants to fire-ravaged building

Developer determined to welcome tenants to fire-ravaged building

The cold weather has delayed construction efforts at a former Reading outlet center building, which was ravaged by fire.

Ernest Sarao

Man charged in DUI crash that injured women, 3 children

A man is behind bars on charges he was drunk behind the wheel when he caused an accident that injured five people, including three children.

Big John Ulrich

69 News

'Big John' Ulrich, former restaurateur, councilman, dies

"Big John" Ulrich, a Reading man known both for his big heart and colorful suspenders, has died. He was 84.

Warren Street Bypass accident

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Children injured in rollover crash on Warren Street Bypass

At least two children were reported to be injured in an accident on the Warren Street Bypass in Reading.

UGI decreasing natural gas rates

The average residential heating bill for UGI gas customers will be decreasing about 3.8 percent a month -- from $85.43 to $82.20.


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  • 1893 indoor hockey game, Montreal Canada

    Public domain

    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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