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Images: The Berks County Courthouse at night

Posted: 9:01 AM EDT Aug 06, 2014   Updated: 2:08 PM EDT Jun 23, 2014

The top of the Berks County Courthouse in downtown Reading has been illuminated since shortly after construction of the building was completed in 1932. The lights used to forecast the next day's weather depending on the color combination that was used. Story: Lights out! Berks courthouse darkened to save money

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