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US gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep on coming

The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that's not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls.

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Berks company puts century-old grain silo in motion

A retired grain silo that has towered over the rolling farm fields of Lancaster County for the last century has been given a new home and a new life, thanks in part to a Berks County company.

Police Bad batch of heroin may make its way into Berks

Police: Bad batch of heroin may make its way into Berks

Authorities are putting out an urgent warning about a batch of heroin, potentially laced with dangerous chemicals, that may make its way into Berks County.

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Change certain on Pennsylvania's top court; three seats to fill

Change is inevitable on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, with six nominees vying for three open seats and campaign dollars already flowing by the millions.

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State collecting photos for Vietnam veteran "Faces Never Forgotten" initiative

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, in partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc., is hoping to locate more than 600 photos of Pennsylvanians who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War

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Pennsylvania unemployment rate at 5.3 percent in April

Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent

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Hersheypark cuts ribbon on 13th roller coaster

Hersheypark is laughing its way into summer 2015 with its 13th roller coaster.

 

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  • Spanish Armada, 1588

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    On this day: May 28

    The Spanish Armada sets sail for England, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club, Volkswagen is founded, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass dominate the charts, and "The Last Supper" goes back on display after a two-decade restoration, all on this day.

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