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Deer Wanders Into Sporting Goods Store, Gets Tackled

AP | Posted 12.27.2013 | Weird News

READING, Pa. (AP) — Shoppers looking for post-Christmas bargains have gotten a surprise at a northeastern Pennsylvania sporting goods store after a ...

Ice Cold Soda Closes Major Roadway

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Weird News

READING, Pa. -- Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too. Hundreds of gallons of...

Reading School District Millions Short From Auditing Error, Jeopardizing Payroll

Posted 01.04.2013 | Education

Pennsylvania's Reading school district is facing a $11 to $15 million shortfall due to an auditing error, potentially leaving thousands of school staf...

Joy Resmovits

Chasm In The Classroom: Poorest Cities Back To School Amid Massive Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.05.2012 | Education

READING, Pa. -- The day before school starts, 8-year-old Tianna wakes up worried. She's worried about the cafeteria food that she receives for free, b...

O Little Town of Reading: Site For 2012 Nationally Televised Christmas Eve Celebration

Rev. Eric C. Shafer | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Rev. Eric C. Shafer

The story of Reading is about revitalization and recovery and what can happen anywhere when people of faith begin to work together.

Joy Resmovits

America's Poorest City Axes Teachers, Pre-Kindergarten

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.15.2012 | Education

Eighth-grader Selena Karner lined up in her Reading, Pa., middle school auditorium last week to receive an award for language arts. But during what wo...

WATCH: Anonymous 'Santa Claus' Hands Out $100 Bills

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.01.2011 | Impact

He's just like the real Santa Claus except he's a bit slimmer, doesn't have the huge beard and, rather than leaving gifts under the tree, he gives awa...

George Maddox And Unidentifed Man Injured In Fiery Teterboro Plane Crash

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TETERBORO, N.J. — Two men walked away from a fiery small-plane crash Friday morning and were found by emergency responders at a bus stop minutes...