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  1. Injury Update on 2 Hurt in Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

    Two men were hurt when their small plane crashed and caught fire after slamming into a field on the 100 block of Amity Park Road in Amity Township, Berks County Wednesday afternoon.

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  2. Woman pleads guilty in theft of puppy from pet store in BoyertownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... puppy caught on camera has concluded with the suspect admitting to the crime. Diane Taglieber pleaded guilty in Berks County Court to retail theft. She was sentenced by a judge to three years of probation. Taglieber, police said, was seen on ...

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  3. Ex-color guard instructor pleads guilty in student sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... e gave the boy a drink of whiskey and Coke before engaging in sexual activity, according to detectives with the Berks County district attorney's office.

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  4. Commissioners OK application for courthouse lights grantRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFMZ

    The Berks County Commissioners have endorsed a plan to seek funds to help put lights back on top of the courthouse in downtown Reading.

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  5. Reading SD makes change to alt. ed programRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... attacked a student, and then fled to New York. While it's still not clear why the district has decided to put Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) in charge of its alternative education, Camelot Schools issued this statement: "We're grateful to ...

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  6. Derivative deals making comeback for municipalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... an interest-rate swap on a deal that helped settle the debt of the once-insolvent state capital, Harrisburg. Berks County, which in 2009 spent roughly its parks and library budgets to end swaps, agreed to a new contract in March. The governments are ...

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  7. Visitors bureau seeks new ways to market Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... And hopefully this study will help us determine that," said Seitz. Many of the people we spoke with agreed Berks County needs something more. "I think it does need more visitors," said Michael Whalen. "I think it is a great idea that they are trying ...

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  8. Passenger pigeons found in various collections across PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    ... a glass dome enclosing four taxidermy-mounted passenger pigeons, including one acquired from a collection in Berks County in 1876, and one mounted mourning. They pulled that display piece from the backroom collection to use as part of an ...

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  9. Exeter boys, Fleetwood girls have the talent to compete againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    ... girls soccer teams don't expect anything to change in 2014. The Eagles and Tigers figure to compete in both Berks County and District III this season. Exeter (8-2, 14-7 in 2013) lost some very skilled seniors, especially Division I product Sam ...

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  10. Exeter boys, Fleetwood girls excited for coming seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    wendy davis: The Exeter boys soccer team was one of three divisional champs within Berks County last year. But the Eagles ended up grounded in the postseason.>>> It was the 4th Berks i title in the last five years for Exeter...led by Division i ...

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  11. GIANT Taking Action Against Hunger This SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... Food Bank of Lehigh Valley, FeedMore - Central Virginia Food Bank, Food Bank of Western Maryland, Greater Berks County Food Bank, Water Street Rescue Mission in Lancaster, Food Resources of Washington County, Maryland, and the Blue Ridge Area Food ...

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  12. Pennsylvania Localities Tap Swaps for Upfront Cash: Muni CreditRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... an interest-rate swap on a deal that helped settle the debt of the formerly insolvent state capital Harrisburg. Berks County, which in 2009 spent about the equivalent of its parks and library budgets to end swaps, agreed to a new contract in March. ...

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  13. On Native GroundCHRISTIAN Neocons Want a Whiter WorldRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... pigeon except put it out of its misery," says Comroe. Prior to an order in 2002 by the Court of Common Pleas in Berks County, most of the wounded were picked up by trapper boys and girls, some as young as eight years old, who killed the birds by ...

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  14. When is a bottle ready to sell? Releases depend on a number of factorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    ... to the variables that come into play. The owner of Pinnacle Ridge, a stone's throw from I-78 as it crosses the Berks County farmland about 30 miles west of Allentown, has been making wine commercially since the mid-1990s. It remains one of the ...

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  15. Investigation continues into small plane crash in Amity Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMZ

    Two people were taken to the hospital following the apparent crash of a small plane in eastern Berks County.

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  16. Pius X is focusing on quality rather than quantityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... extra depth. I am excited to see the kids take on the challenge." There are road trips to Jersey, Wyomissing in Berks County, West York, Carson Long in the Harrisburg area and Columbia-Montour, near Bloomsburg. "The kids don't worry about the travel ...

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  17. Theater: Pines nabs new musical before its Off-Broadway debutRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... and illegal business. The Reading Theater Project's mission is to make new theater inspired by Reading and Berks County. "We wanted to find interesting characters, unique to the city of Reading and use their lives as a starting point to create a ...

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  18. Wyomissing boys eye deep playoff run this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    Even with the loss of leading scorer Andrew Miller, the Wyomissing boys soccer team is considered one of the early favorites in Berks County.

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  19. Local police pushing for right to use speed radar in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    Police across Berks County are fighting for radar use, arguing that the method is a safer, cheaper and more efficient alternative for speed enforcement than currently-used methods.

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  20. Small plane goes down in AmityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFMZ

    Two people have been taken to the hospital following the apparent crash of a small plane in eastern Berks County.

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