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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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Back Talking Goats

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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Candy Industry

TPC Acquires Tray-Pak, Names Scott Myers CEO

TPC Partners, LLC, an affiliate of Archbrook Capital Management, LLC in Reading, Pa., has acquired a majority interest in Tray-Pak Corp., one of the leading manufacturers of custom, thermoformed plastic packaging products for the confectionery, bakery, food and other industries.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Man burned in industrial accident released from hospital

John Wolfe III, 53, Lebanon, suffered critical injuries on July 10 while operating a machine containing highly pressurized air at Brentwood Industries, 2101 Lehman St., West Lebanon Township.

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Evening Sun

5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday: German prosecutors had hoped to extradite 89-year-old Johann "Hans" Breyer to face trial for his alleged service as a Waffen SS guard at Auschwitz in 1944.

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WFMZ

Vehicles carrying HS football players involved in rollover accident

Two of three vehicles carrying high school football players to a practice session were involved in an accident with a tractor trailer on Thursday.

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WFMZ

Police charge man for pointing gun at bicyclist

Police in Berks County say they've found a man accused of pointing a gun at a cyclist on a popular bike path last month.

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Times Observer

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The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest.

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WFMZ

Berks woman leaves Israel after flight ban

The conflict between Israel and Hamas is hitting close to home in Berks County. One local woman found herself in the midst of the chaos and managed to catch a flight out just in time.

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