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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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7 hrs ago | WFMZ

Exclusive: Cellmate of woman who died in jail speaks out

A Reading woman's death at the Berks County Jail sparked outrage and calls to change Pennsylvania's truancy laws.

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11 hrs ago | WFMZ

Animal rights advocates fighting to end live pigeon shoots

With a three-day live pigeon shoot now underway in Berks County, animal rights advocates are continuing their fight to end the century-old contest.

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15 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Threat of rain moves bandshell concert from City Park to Inn at Reading

The threat of rain has prompted the Berks Arts Council to change the venue for Friday night's bandshell concert.

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18 hrs ago | WFMZ

Bright future for Opportunity House in Reading

A crane and some dedicated volunteers put a solar thermal hot water unit on the roof of the Opportunity House on North Second Street on Thursday.

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Yesterday | WHP-AM Harrisburg

Austin Jackson Traded By Detroit And Is Taken Out Of The Game

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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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WFMZ

Kits to help seniors prepare for disaster emergencies

Seniors at the Berks Encore Center in Reading learned Wednesday morning that being prepared means: have a kit, make a plan and stay informed.

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The Sanatoga Post

Flamin' Dick Band Performs Sept. 6 At Sunnybrook

Flamin' Dick and the Hot Rods, a Reading PA area rock-and-roll party band that specializes in music of the '50s and '60s, will be the featured entertainers Sept.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WFMZ

Man gave money to alleged bank robber, asked her to pay it forward

One Berks County man thought he was doing a good deed until he realized he helped the alleged getaway driver from Monday's bank robbery.

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Fox News

Tree with 40 types of fruit

Award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken grew up on a family farm in Reading, Pennsylvania, but he spent his college years and much of his early career focused on art rather than agriculture.

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WFMZ

Framing of DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Reading underway

With the concrete foundation in place, workers have begun erecting the steel frame of the DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center .

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The Ephrata Review

'Can'onizing Saint Boniface

Saint Boniface Craft Brewery Co. is expanding brew capacity, production, distribution and the size of its brew pub at 1701 W. Main St. in Ephrata.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chicago Chronicle

You said what on Facebook

Everyone knows a Facebook "oversharer" - someone who discloses his innermost feelings and posts his every thought.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Dumb Dog Runs His Face Into A Fence Every Time The Mailman Comes

Based on the average life expectancy in the U.S., if you're 18 years old, you only have about 3,160 weekends left in your life.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Reading City Council awards contracts, moves forward with projects

Reading City Council introduced the fourth addendum to the lease agreement with the Reading Area Water Authority Monday night following a press conference held by the two groups introducing the preliminary agreement.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

CASD buying automatic external defibrillators for all schools

The school board on Wednesday approved the $28,710 purchase for the AED units and the security cases in which they will be stored, plus an additional $4,350 for pediatric pads to go with each.

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WFMZ

Suspect in killings of 2 people in Idaho arrested in Reading

A Reading man being sought in the shooting deaths of two people in Idaho's capital city is now in custody.

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NWCN.com

Pennsylvania Man Arrested in Boise Double Murder

Police in Reading, Pennsylvania say they've caught the man responsible for the murder in a pair of Boise men in May. John C. Douglas, 44, was arrested Monday morning in Reading.

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Dog Is So Excited To See Woman After 4 Years It Passes Out

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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Mr. and Mrs. Dix

Patricia and Charles B. Dix III of Mountain Top celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 12, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

CASD buying automatic external defibrillators for all schools

The school board on Wednesday approved the $28,710 purchase for the AED units and alarmed cases they will be stored in, plus an additional $4,350 for pediatric pads to go with each.

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