Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
2014: Actor James Garner, best known for his TV work in "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files" and for movies such as "The Great Escape," "Victor Victoria" and "Murphy's Romance," dies of a heart attack at age 86 in Los Angeles, California.
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A water main break is causing traffic troubles in Reading's western suburbs.
The Northampton County man who had his hand severed during a home invasion in July appeared before a district judge Thursday for his arraignment with the hand reattached.
A Reading man is behind bars without bail in the killing of his girlfriend just days before Christmas.
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Police are investigating the second robbery of a bank in downtown Reading and the fourth in Berks County in recent weeks.
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In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter from the US surgeon general.
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Downtown Allentown is getting a new tenant, and it's a big boost for the area's "walk-ability."
It costs $2.25 to ride a city bus in San Francisco. Uber thinks you can do better.
What do three guys, 30 instruments, and the Great Allentown Fair have in common? Those three guys, known as New Odyssey, will be playing those 30 instruments in their stage show at the fair.
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson tops Forbes' newly released highest paid actors list, but what other Hollywood leading men made the list?
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Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.
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