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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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Friday | WFMZ

Xavier Lacosta-Franco arrested in 2010 rape of child

Members of the Berks County sheriff's office fugitive task force and detectives with the district attorney's office apprehended Xavier Lacosta-Franco without incident at a home in the 1300 block of North 10th Street in Reading, officials said Friday.

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Friday | NBC Philadelphia

Local Woman Earns Scholar Award for Ph.D. Work

Alvernia University student and Audubon native Tracey Brown was recently awarded the $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

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Friday | Daily Mail

Men can't make their voice sexy and alluring but women CAN

Last-minute reprieve: Incredible moment an Iranian killer is spared execution by his victim's parents while he had the noose round his neck Want to sound sexy? Sorry guys, it's IMPOSSIBLE: Men can't make their voice alluring but women CAN, reveals study Women lower the pitch of their voice and increase their hoarseness to sound sexy but men who try ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Berks Bard Fest 2014, the 16th annual poetry festival

It is that time of year again for the Berks County Bard Festival 2014. This is the 16 years the poetry festival which is held in April to coincide with National Poetry Month.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Arts Around Town: Caricature carver Pete LeClair creates from ?eggs-aggeration?

Pete LeClair is surrounded by eggheads small enough to be put all in one basket before he hops a plane in Florida and heads north.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

$5.5 million tax credit to help fund residential, commercial development in Reading

Pennsylvania has added the final piece of the financing puzzle for the proposed redevelopment of a former Reading Outlet Center building.

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NJ.com

HoneyBaked Ham hoping to head back to Lehigh Valley

That's when she's hopeful the company will have a HoneyBaked Ham franchise back in the Lehigh Valley area, focusing on the Easton area.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

First Person View Of New Downhill Bike Course

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WFMZ

Police: Reading man admits to burglarizing three churches

Disbelief in the house of God; pastors in Reading and Mount Penn say they were stunned when their churches were burglarized.

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WFMZ

Officials working to get new street lights in Reading neighborhood

Neighbors in the Wyomissing Park section of the city told 69 News a few weeks ago that they felt their pleas for help were being ignored.

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WFMZ

Customers Bank invests $2 million in fund for loans to small businesses

The announcement was made Tuesday at the Journey Fellowship Day Care on Alton Avenue in Reading.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WFMZ

Car goes up on sidewalk in West Reading

Police are investigating a wild set of circumstances involving a car that struck several parked vehicles before hitting a pole and coming to rest on a sidewalk in West Reading.

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WFMZ

Images: Wild crash on Penn Avenue in West Reading

Police said they suspect the driver of a car was under the influence of alcohol when he struck several parked vehicles before crashing onto a sidewalk on Penn Avenue in West Reading.

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WFMZ

Heavy rain briefly floods Spring Street Subway in Reading

Heavy rain that fell in Reading late Tuesday morning was again too much for the Spring Street Subway to handle.

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WFMZ

Police: Man tries to run away with baby inside state building

Nevin Walls tried to lift the baby from her stroller while her mother stood in line at the welfare office on the 3rd floor of the state office building at 625 Cherry St. in downtown Reading around noon Monday, according to court documents.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

April 15, 2014: Things You Need to Know

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas, who you know better as Snow White and Prince Charming on "Once Upon a Time," were married over the weekend.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WFMZ

Police: two charged after meth bust in Reading

Residents in a Reading community are still in shock after learning that one of their neighbors was arrested on serious drug charges.

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WFMZ

Unused playground finds new home at school in Reading

That is, until the school partnered with Wood-to-Wonderful to move the existing playground at Thomas Ford Elementary over to 10th & Green.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WFMZ

'It's the Wild West out here,' Reading man says following shooting

Residents in one Reading neighborhood are on edge after a man was shot in the neck.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

Berks County Man Charged In Craigslist Murder

Police charged a Berks County man with homicide and other offenses in the April 8th 2014 fatal shooting of an Allentown man.

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