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  1. It's a Charlie Brown Christmas in Reading, Pennsylvania this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... and city officials called it an embarrassment and demanded it be replaced with a more suitable specimen. Instead, Reading decided to embrace the Charlie Brown theme. Workers wrapped a blue blanket around its base - a la Linus - and adorned it with a ...

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  2. Viral Secret Santa story inspires millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CBS News

    ... assaulted in the best possible way. As part of CBS News' continuing series "On the Road," Steve Hartman travels to Reading, Pa. to spend time with a special Secret Santa who helped ... There were a lot of hugs. Our body cameras took a real beating, ...

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  3. Berks woman among 20 arrested in insurance fraud sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFMZ

    ... these crimes, which increases costs for everyone, including seniors." One of the suspects, Jamilla Workman , is from Reading. She's charged with one count each of insurance fraud, attempted theft by deception and unsworn falsification to ...

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  4. Hoop Group Announces Early Bird Savings on Summer Basketball CampRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... to sign up and save $75 on any camp WHEN YOU MENTION THIS PRESS RELEASE. Held on the Albright College campus in Reading, Pennsylvania, Hoop Group Elite Camps are sleep-away camps that bring together high school players from around the world to ...

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  5. Struggling Reading embraces its 'Charlie Brown' treeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... last week, looking out his window at the towering, though tattered, tree. "It's not good times, really, in downtown Reading. It's kind of rough." In 2010, Reading was the poorest city in the country, with more than 41 percent of its residents in ...

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  6. Charlie Brown and a city's ugly Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    In this Dec. 12, 2014 photo City Councilman Jeff Waltman photographs the city's official Christmas tree in Reading, Pa. Waltman fought to save the 50-foot Norway spruce that many residents compared to the spindly tree in "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and the city is now embracing the "Peanuts" theme.

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  7. Reading embraces its ugly Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    ... the lone red ball swaying in a stiff breeze. One lifelong resident, Emma Vega, called it an unwelcome reminder of Reading's troubles. Once a mighty manufacturing hub, the city of 88,000 is among the nation's neediest, with nearly 40 percent of its ...

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  8. Lebanon County commissioners quarrel over imminent Cedar Haven saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... Jo Ellen Litz, who opposes the sale, questioned Warner if it was legal for the county to sell the nursing home. Reading from county documents, Litz reviewed the deed establishing the original county home. She also read from the Pennsylvania County ...

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  9. ALDI welcomes shoppers to new store in ExeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFMZ

    ... "ALDI is answering the growing demand for our high-quality products and responding to market dynamics with this new Reading store," said Bob Grammer, Center Valley division vice president for ALDI. "Our high-value, high-quality model drives interest ...

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  10. Reading, PA's 'Ugly' Charlie Brown-Themed Christmas Tree Has More Holiday Spirit Than MostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... the lone red ball swaying in a stiff breeze. One lifelong resident, Emma Vega, called it an unwelcome reminder of Reading's troubles. Once a mighty manufacturing hub, the city of 88,000 is among the nation's neediest, with nearly 40 percent of its ...

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  11. Trial ordered for truck driver in fatal crashRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lewistown Sentinel

    The driver of a tractor-trailer that slammed into a line of stopped cars on an eastern Pennsylvania highway last month, killing two people, has been ordered to stand trial on vehicular homicide charges. Fifty-year-old Steven Bernier of Reading is also charged with aggravated assault by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangering in the Nov. 19 crash on Route 222 in Maidencreek Township.

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  12. Lebanon police investigate gun shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... the shot after he called 9-1-1 to report the incident. Police did not name the shooter but said he is a 22-year-old Reading man who formerly lived in the city. The man told officers that he and friend were confronted by two men while they were ...

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  13. Trucker accused of causing deadly crash on 222 goes before judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WFMZ

    ... nine counts of aggravated assault while driving, and 10 counts of reckless endangerment. Bernier, 50, of Reading, was driving a tractor trailer south on 222 in Maidencreek Township on Nov. 19 when, authorities said, he fell asleep at the wheel and ...

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  14. Reading firefighters hold toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WFMZ

    Reading firefighters are making sure kids in need have a merry Christmas. Firefighters were on a mission Tuesday night at the Target in Exeter Township.

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  15. 12.16.14 -- The Utility Response To Terrorism; Invention Turns Water Into FuelRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Water Online

    ... all types of flow meters. Download your FREE copy! By Endress+Hauser, Inc. If the wastewater treatment plant serving Reading, PA, and 11 surrounding municipalities has a mission statement for its day-to-day operations, it couldn't be simpler or more ...

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  16. Lebanon men sought for taking Reading mayor's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Two Lebanon residents have been identified as suspects in the theft of a car belonging to the mayor of Reading. Police are looking for Angel Torres-Rosado and Eliezer Tirado-Ramos on charges that include conspiracy-theft by unlawful taking and conspiracy-receiving stolen property, according to a report by Channel 69 WFMZ News.

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  17. Pair charged, sought in theft of Reading mayor's carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WFMZ

    ... it was parked in the 700 block of North 13th Street, near the mayor's home, on Sept. 25. Video captured by city and Reading High School surveillance cameras show Torres-Rosado getting behind the wheel of the black 2001 Honda S2000 and Tirado-Ramos ...

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  18. It's Amazing That Taylor Swift Just Turned 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... girls in tough times to respect themselves, to public musical shade thrown at John Mayer, she's come along way from Reading, Pennsylvania in 1989.

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  19. Berks Catholic, Reading boys edged at Hoop Group showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WFMZ

    The Hoop Group showcase once again provided an entertaining evening of basketball at Reading High's Geigle Complex. The double-header included two premier contests featuring Berks powerhouses Berks Catholic and Reading.

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  20. The close: Dow tumbles 300 points amid broad selloffRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Globe and Mail

    ... That's what you have here," said Terry Morris, senior equity manager for National Penn Investors Trust Company in Reading, Pennsylvania. The S&P energy sector was down 1.3 per cent. It is down almost 16 per cent this year, the worst performing of 10 ...

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