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  1. Berks hotels booked for pope's Philly visit; 'It's unreal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WFMZ

    "As soon as the announcement came through, the phone started ringing and we started getting emails and inquiries," said Jennifer Quick, director of sales at the Courtyard Marriott in Wyomissing. The Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Reading is also reaping the benefits.

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  2. NJ Man Charged With Robbing 14 BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | NBC Philadelphia

    A New Jersey man is charged with robbing 14 banks and two businesses over five states, the US Attorney's Office said Monday. Francis Simmons, 41, allegedly held up banks in Allentown, Wyomissing, Tannersville in Pennsylvania and Swedesboro, New Jersey over a yearlong span between Nov. 2013 -2014, federal prosecutors said.

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  3. BARTA reveals details of park-n-ride shuttle for Buttonwood Street Bridge closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Bus service between the VF Outlets in Wyomissing and downtown Reading will begin Mon., July 13, a week before PennDOT closes the bridge on July 20. Commuters can ride for free during the first two weeks of the service; the regular $1.70 base fare per trip will apply starting Mon, July 27, officials said. Riders can also buy a 31-day park-n-ride pass for $31.

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  4. I Love Everything About This Criminally Drunk Pennsylvania WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Gawker

    ... responding officers called for backup. Lots of backup. Units from the Fleetwood, Hamburg, Penn State Berks and Wyomissing departments responded, along with Bern, Spring, Tilden and Muhlenberg police and two Reading police K-9 units. The Berks County ...

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  5. Eder Flag not alone in dropping Confederate flag production, salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Business Journal

    ... Dixie Flag Manufacturing Co. of San Antonio; Annin Flagmakers of Roseland, N.J.; and Valley Forge Flag Inc. in Wyomissing, Pa., Reuters reported . The flag of the South that many believe symbolizes bigotry and racism has been in high demand since a ...

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  6. People on the MoveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Metal Center News

    ... Gibbs Metals , Southington, Conn. Mintun has been with Gibbs for more than 30 years. Carpenter Technology Corp ., Wyomissing, Pa., has appointed Tony Theune as president and CEO. He had been serving as senior vice president and chief financial ...

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  7. Cronheim Hotel Capital Secures $15.2M Financing for Hampton Inn AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hotel Business

    David Turley, Janet Proscia and Jeffrey Pacailler have secured $15.2-million financing for the acquisition of the 142-room Hampton Inn in Wyomissing, PA. The 10-year, non-recourse loan was funded at 79% loan-to-cost and carries a 30-year amortization schedule.

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  8. Major Pa. flag manufacturer won't make Confederate flag anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A major flag maker whose products have accompanied soldiers into battle and astronauts to the moon said Tuesday it will no longer manufacture the Confederate battle flag and other manufacturers may follow suit. The Valley Forge Flag Co., based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday joined companies including Wal-Mart, Amazon and eBay in banning the flag following the killings last week of nine black people at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  9. Major flag maker in Berks County to halt Confederate flag productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Business Journal

    As South Carolina lawmakers pledge to debate whether the southern state should continue to fly the Confederate flag in the wake of the deadly Charleston church attack, a Berks County flag maker made a firm decision to halt sales of the flag. Located in Wyomissing, Pa., Valley Forge Flag made the announcement Tuesday, a move that several other flag manufacturers and sellers throughout the country followed, according to Reuters .

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  10. Justices in Ohio hear arguments in slots challengeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... e its two horse racing tracks to other locations to avoid competition between tracks and casinos. Under the deal, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Penn National agreed to pay the state $150 million in relocation fees.

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  11. Slots Case Heard In OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Intelligencer

    ... e its two horse racing tracks to other locations to avoid competition between tracks and casinos. Under the deal, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Penn National agreed to pay the state $150 million in relocation fees.

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  12. Flag falloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WFMZ

    The Confederate flag may still be flying high in South Carolina, but a Berks County company is pulling it from the assembly line. "The flag represents the old times and this is the generation that everything is new, people should not be showing prejudice," said Tyrone Carr in Wyomissing.

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  13. 16 different police departments respond to wedding brawl in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... public drunkenness. The involved officers came from departments in Fleetwood, Hamburg, Penn State, Berks County, Wyomissing, Bern, Spring, Tilden, Reading and Muhlenberg, among other locations. Four officers from Northern Berks Regional and ...

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  14. Sales of Confederate Flags Spike on AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | MSNBC

    ... events in Charleston and, in some small way, help to foster racial unity and tolerance in our country," the Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, based company said in a statement. The retailers' decision came after widespread protest following the massacre at ...

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  15. Taylor Swift speaks and Apple listens, how the superstar became music's most powerful voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... so much more than just her social media following." At 11, she persuaded her parents to travel from their home in Wyomissing, Pa., to visit Nashville so she could pursue her interest in songwriting. She released her self-titled first album when she ...

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  16. Video slots suit goes before Ohio Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | WTVN-AM Columbus

    ... e its two horse racing tracks to other locations to avoid competition between tracks and casinos. Under the deal, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Penn National agreed to pay the state $150 million in relocation fees.

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  17. Justices In Ohio Set To Hear Arguments In Slots ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | TheCourier.com

    ... e its two horse racing tracks to other locations to avoid competition between tracks and casinos. Under the deal, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based Penn National agreed to pay the state $150 million in relocation fees.

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  18. Crowds still going strong on Firefly day threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Cape Gazette

    ... face at the third day of Firefly Music Festival. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria) Laura Thompson and Kevin Kusmierz of Wyomissing, Penn., relax on the lawn in front of The Coffee House at Firefly on Saturday. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria) North Carolina ...

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  19. Olympic medalist Kristy Kowal runs clinic for swimmers at Colonial Golf and Tennis ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | PennLive.com

    ... 8-year-old Allison Leonard. Last summer, Allison was visiting family when she went to a pool near Kowal's home in Wyomissing, and the Olympian couldn't take her eyes off of the small girl darting around in the water. "She was swimming like a little ...

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  20. PA: BARTA Sunday Service Could be Running by End of SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Mass Transit

    ... which runs from Reading's Hampden Heights neighborhood to the Berkshire Mall through the city, West Reading and Wyomissing. That route's had low ridership for a while, officials said, and the areas it serves are also handled by other routes. And the ...

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