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Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

The debt is piling up in Pennsylvania and legislators blame pension plans.

Parents schools police unite against attempted abductions

Parents, schools, police unite against attempted abductions

Parents, school officials and law enforcement in Berks County are uniting to taking a stand against attempted child abductions.

Exeter luring report

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Exeter parents advised of reported attempt to abduct girl, 7

Police are investigating the third report of an attempted child abduction in Berks County this week.

Reading school bus

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Reading police boost patrols around school bus stops

Students getting on and off their school buses in Reading will now be under the watchful eye of more city police officers.

Marshall Glenn McGinty

Suspect in violent kidnapping, robbery apprehended in Wyoming

A man being sought in a violent kidnapping and robbery in Berks County has been apprehended more than 1,800 miles away.

Alexander Morges-Castro and Miguel Angel Castillo

Charges filed against men in house with fugitive shot by police

Two men who were found inside a house where a fugitive was shot and killed by state police have been arrested.

Grateful Dead

Band to celebrate 50 years of Grateful Dead with concert in Reading

The Santander Performing Arts Center is preparing to pay tribute to the Grateful Dead and its 50 years of music.

Another attempted abduction in Reading

Parent to Reading School Board: 'I am here with heightened fear'

Wednesday evening's meeting of the Reading School Board featured discussion of an attempted abduction of a 13-year-old middle school student.

Reading teacher finds himself in sticky situation

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Reading teacher finds himself in sticky situation

Some students at an elementary school in Reading got to "stick it" to their teacher for a good cause.

Pa House passes Eileen s Law sends it to Senate

Pa. House passes Eileen's Law, sends it to Senate

A bill named after a mother who died at the Berks County Jail is moving forward.


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    On this day: February 26

    The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.

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