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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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23 hrs ago | WFMZ

Reading residents turn to a higher power to stop the violence

Dozens of people gathered near Fifth and Penn streets Saturday afternoon for a prayer for peace rally.

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Yesterday | Philly.com

After small crash, a long, costly court battle

Sherri Berg's Jeep Grand Cherokee was hit hard by a car as she pulled onto a highway.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

The Week's Best Free MP3s, including The Afghan Whigs, Milton and more

Reading, PA resident Milton stopped by for this week's Key Studio Session. The Maryland native surrounded himself with a full band that brought his jazzy, soulful compositions to life.

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WFMZ

Friday full of free Chick-fil-A chicken, 7-Eleven Slurpees

We found some folks taking advantage of 7-Eleven's deal for a free small Slurpee at the store on Lackawanna Street in northwest Reading.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WFMZ

Police warn of spike in summertime burglaries

Burglars are on the prowl this summer, and you may be inviting the thieves inside your home without knowing it.

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WFMZ

Church youth group members help spruce up Reading

Youth group members from the West Lawn United Methodist Church and Zion Church in Hamburg spent this week doing community service projects in Reading.

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WFMZ

New general manager named for Santander Arena, Santander Performing Arts Center

SMG, the company that manages the Santander Arena and the Santander Performing Arts Center in downtown Reading, has hired a new general manager for the two event venues.

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WFMZ

Threat forces evacuation of workers from business in Reading

Several officers were dispatched to Reading Truck Body Manufacturing at 201 Hancock Blvd. as employees were told to evacuate the building for their safety.

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WFMZ

Snapping turtle found in Reading relocated to Angelica Park

Bruce Ream, a recycling foreman, and Michael Pappas, an equipment operator, were at Pike and Mulberry streets on Wednesday when they found the turtle, according to the city's Facebook page .

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WFMZ

Warrant issued for suspect's arrest in Reading homicide

A warrant was issued Friday for the arrest of a suspect in one in a series of homicides in Reading in recent weeks.

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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFMZ

Neighborhood fighting for 4-way stop in Reading

Residents said drivers dangerously speed through the West Greenwich and Tulpehocken streets intersection, often failing to stop at the two stop signs already there.

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WPXI

Channel 11 investigates flipping houses in Pittsburgh

House flipping has quickly become the newest booming industry in Pittsburgh. In fact, it's getting national attention.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHP-AM Harrisburg

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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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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Flash Flood Watch for Berks County was issued at July 14 at 3:54AM EDT

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