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  1. Lawyer asks DA to drop charges against singing manRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... I'm pretty good at it." He said he especially loves singing songs from his youth, particularly Beach Boys songs. Reading from his statement, Ochse said: "I am not anti-cop." He said many cops on the Allentown police force are his friends and that "a ...

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  2. County Gives Out Free Heroin Overdose KitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    ... overdose deaths nearly double last year's total. "The problem is not going to go away," said George Vogel with the Reading-based Council on Chemical Abuse. " If this prevents a person from dying it's well worth the investment." The nasal injection ...

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  3. Reading High boy's soccer eager to make statementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFMZ

    The Reading High boy's soccer team rolled their way into the history books last season. The Red Knights brought home the program's first District 3-AAA title.

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  4. Loan OK'd for purchase, development of former Glidden Paints site in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WFMZ

    The money will be used to acquire and develop the old Glidden Paints property on Bern Street, between Centre Avenue and North Fifth Street, in Reading. The 19.4-acre site, which once had 67 buildings situated on it, was used for the manufacturing of latex, solvent-based paints and resins.

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  5. Penske employees donate supplies to Riverside, Lauer's Park elementary schools in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WFMZ

    Students at Riverside Elementary School in Reading welcomed a bright yellow Penske truck with open arms, which were quickly filled with donated school supplies. Representatives with Berks County-based Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics pulled up Wednesday morning to the school on Centre Avenue to deliver the boxes of supplies, which were collected during an employee-organized donation drive.

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  6. Alleged police impersonator arrested in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    "He was stopping people and approaching people, and asking them for their I.D., and just giving them a hard time," said Rivera. "Especially women.

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  7. Redner's Warehouse Market in Trexlertown closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    All 74 full and part time employees will be given assignments at other Redner's locations in the area and none will lose their job, said officials of the Reading-based company. Opened in 1990, the Trexlertown store is located within Trexlertown Plaza Shopping Center along Hamilton Boulevard in Upper Macungie Township.

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  8. Charlotte pest-control company acquired for $425MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    ... acquired by a Pennsylvania company that also specializes in pest control. The buyer is Rentokil North America of Reading, Pa. The acquisition will strengthen Rentokil's position as the third-largest pest-control business in the country, a market ...

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  9. 'Partnering with the Creator' takes introspective look at CreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... Author Donald R. Repsher was born in the small town of Bangor, Pennsylvania and is an alumnus of Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, with a BS degree in psychology and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio, with an MDiv. degree in ...

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  10. Man Killed In Reading ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Q102.com

    A man is dead following a shooting in Reading. Authorities say the shooting happened yesterday afternoon on Douglass Street.

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  11. Man shot multiple times in Reading, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ

    Reading police said they are following "good leads" in their investigation of a fatal shooting in the city's Centre Park neighborhood. The gunfire was reported shortly before 12:45 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Douglass Street, about a block west of Centre Avenue/Route 61. "I ran over to the window, I looked outside and I saw a body lying on the sidewalk," said Luke Saint, who lives on the block where the shooting happened.

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  12. Reading students return to school on new scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WFMZ

    The Reading School District debuted a staggered bell time schedule for the 2015-2016 school year. The goal, officials said, is to improve student safety.

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  13. Police investigate early morning armed robbery in LyonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WFMZ

    Pennsylvania State Police say an assailant donning a ski mask robbed the man at gunpoint early Friday morning. Troopers with the Reading barracks are investigating the armed robbery that occurred just before 5 a.m. Friday on Ash Street just north of State Street in the borough.

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  14. Police reveal new details of prisoner's escape from Berks constableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... ner's clothes, admitted to planning the escape, changing his appearance and attempting to have the taxi drive him to Reading, police said.

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  15. Reading man charged with risking catastropheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A witness told police that Hector Samot-Kuilan was acting irrationally Sunday when he began stacking bags of items on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of Locust Street and lit them on fire, according to court documents released Monday. Samot-Kuilan, 34, faces charges that risking a catastrophe and disorderly conduct.

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  16. Mary's Shelter in Bethlehem: A home for moms in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Morning Call

    ... three locations in the region, with the other two sites in Berks County. The first Mary's Shelter opened in 1995 in Reading, offering food, clothing and items such as furniture for low-income families. Mary's Home, also in Reading, opened in 2001 ...

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  17. AmericanMuscle Mustang Celebration Goes Off With A BangRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | MotorAuthority

    ... ttin, Jr. In 2016, the AmericanMuscle.com crew hopes to go even bigger, so if you're a Mustang fan and anywhere near Reading, Pennsylvania, aim to be there next year.

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  18. Kozloff Stoudt Attorneys Handle Personal Injury Cases That Deal with Uninsured MotoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SBWire

    ... i.e. under insured or uninsured motorist. For many years, the Kozloff Stoudt law firm has served the area of Reading and Philadelphia with auto accident law services concerning uninsured drivers. The personal injury lawyers are adept at uncovering ...

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  19. Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Reading's Big League Exhibition GamesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | PR Log

    READING, Pa. - Aug. 31, 2015 - PRLog -- Barnes & Noble to Host Book Signing for Reading's Big League Exhibition Games Brian Engelhardt and Charles J. Adams III will be available to sign copies of book In Reading's Big League Exhibition Games , author Brian C. Engelhardt showcases more than 125 years of exhibition games played in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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  20. Berks County Courthouse in Reading evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A drill prompted the evacuation of the Berks County Courthouse and Services Center in downtown Reading on Monday, according to District Attorney John Adams. A 69 News viewer reported that she was in line to get hunting tags when everyone was suddenly told to leave the buildings, which are two of Reading's tallest.

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