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Reading, Pennsylvania is located in Berks County. Zip codes in Reading, PA include 19604, 19606, and 19601. The median home price in Reading is $49,900 which is roughly $37/per square foot. More Reading information.

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Americans Try Thai Street Food- Including Fish Balls

Senator Rick Santorum will be in for a book signing of his Blue Collar Conservatives on Tuesday, July 22nd at Tremendous Life Books in Mechanicsburg from 6pm-8pm.

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Yesterday | People

Murdered Teen's Remains Given to Her Family 46 Years Later

It took 46 years, but Sandra Ann Stiver was finally reunited with her family this week.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WFMZ

Residents left without air conditioning after copper theft

The surveillance picture of a man on a bike is what police are hoping will help lead them to the person accused of stealing copper, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WFMZ

Firefighters battle multi-alarm blaze in Reading

The fire was first reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Mineral Spring Road.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Family of teen slain in '68 appeals for information on killer

From left, Tom Stiver, brother of Sandra Stiver and husband of Martha Stiver, Elizabeth Stiver, mother of Sandra and Hazel Stiver DeMoss, sister of Sandra attend a news conference on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Bern Township, Pa.

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WFMZ

Police: DUI suspect crashes van with unrestrained children inside

Tests were underway Monday to determine the extent to which a man was under the influence when he crashed a van with four unrestrained children inside, police said.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Family of '68 murder victim appeals for info

The family of a teenager whose bullet-riddled remains were recently identified in eastern Pennsylvania 46 years after she ran away from home say they won't be satisfied until they find out the identity of her killer.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The News Item

Chamber duck drop approaching

The Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual duck drop is fast approaching. On Sunday, July 27, volunteers from the chamber will drop more than 400 plastic ducks into the Shamokin Creek behind Original Italian Pizza on Water Street.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Reading police: Copper thief causes $80K in damage to school, apartments

Reading police are trying to track down the person responsible for causing $80,000 in damage to a school and apartment complex while stealing copper from air conditioning units.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Man Caught With Assault Rifles Said He Wanted to Die in Combat, Police Say

A man who was driving the wrong way on Seventh Avenue early Wednesday was caught with assault rifles , hundreds of rounds of ammunition and several knives - and police found a note in his car saying he wanted to die in combat, police said.

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PowerPulse

Yuasa Announces Increased Capacity of PL-150 PowerLock Battery

Yuasa Inc. announced it has increased the capacity of its popular industrial front termination PowerLock battery to 150Ah within the same footprint.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Strong storms cause flash flooding in Reading

Rain pounded the region Wednesday afternoon as severe storms swept across our area.

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WFMZ

Reading police seek bike-riding copper thief

On June 23, and again on Monday, the thief caused extensive damage at Silk Mill Apartments, 1200 N. 11th St., Reading.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Court: Lebanon County judge sends bank robber to prison

A Lebanon County jury decided in May that Shannon DeGeorge robbed a Lebanon bank in February 2013, not buying DeGeorge's alibi that he was at his Reading apartment when the robbery occurred.

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WFMZ

Chief: 'It is times like this when the RPD is at its best'

The deadly shooting of a man in Reading early Wednesday morning brings to five the number of homicides committed in the city over the past month.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WFMZ

22 suspects still sought in countywide drug sweep in Berks

Berks County authorities continue their search for 22 of 48 suspects who were targeted in a countywide drug sweep last week.

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WFMZ

Pennsylvania law aims to deter scrap metal thefts from railroads

A new law aims to improve public safety by making it harder for thieves to sell stolen railway materials and require stronger credentials to be a scrap dealer or recycler in Pennsylvania.

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PowerPulse

Yuasa Expands Independence NP Series of VRLA Batteries with NP8.5-12 & NP-20-12

Yuasa Inc. has expanded its line of Independence NP Series of VRLA batteries with two new units claimed to deliver significantly improved performance over other batteries with the same footprint.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Corbett signs execution warrant for man who killed Lebanon County woman in 2008

Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday signed an execution warrant for a Reading man who was convicted of killing a Lebanon County woman in Berks County six years ago.

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WFMZ

Memorial dedicated to Kyle Pagerly, fallen sheriff's deputy

A new monument was dedicated Monday to Kyle Pagerly, who was killed in the line of duty three years ago.

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