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Outfielder Kelly Dugan was a second round pick of the Phillies in 2009.(photo credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin Phils)

Kelly Dugan Swinging Hot Bat For Double-A Reading

KYW’s Matt Leon talks to Kelly Dugan of the Reading Fightin’ Phils.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/08/2014

Aaron Nola delivers his first pitch at the Double-A level on Wednesday night vs. Harrisburg (Photo credit: Matt Leon/KYW)

Aaron Nola Thrives In Double-A Debut

Aaron Nola was impressive in his debut for the Reading Fightin’ Phillies (AA).

08/07/2014

(credit: Berks County District Attorney)

Berks County School Employee Accused Of Body Slamming Student Multiple Times

Officials in Berks County say an employee at a school in Reading has been accused of physically assaulting a student and his co-worker accused of trying to cover up the incident.

08/05/2014

(credit: PA State Police)

Berks County Inmate Fails To Return From Work Release

Randy Allen Robertson, a 24-year-old from Reading, did not show up at the Berks County Prison at the scheduled time following work release.

08/01/2014

(File Photo: The Pennsylvania Turnpike.)

PA Turnpike Rolls Out 70 MPH Speed Limit A Day Ahead Of Schedule

A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.

07/23/2014

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Mayor Of Reading Being Investigated Over Campaign Donations

State prosecutors are investigating allegations of campaign finance violations by the mayor of Pennsylvania’s fifth-largest city, Reading.

07/16/2014

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The Thrill Of Learning To Read

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – John Kelly remembers when he first learned to read. And judging from his photo in The Washington Post, that was many years ago. While Kelly’s mom always read […]

07/16/2014

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Delaware County SPCA Looking For Kids To Read To Shelter Cats

It’s a symbiotic relationship between homeless animals and young children.

07/08/2014

(File photo of a school bus)

Writing Centers Support Student Creativity

Twelve years ago at 826 Valencia Street in San Francisco, a single writing center opened. Now, 826 National reaches 30,000 students, mostly from underserved communities.

06/25/2014

File photo of jail cell. (credit: Thinkstock)

Mother Of 7, Jailed Over Truancy Fines, Found Dead In Jail Cell

A Pennsylvania mother of seven died in a jail cell where she was serving a two-day sentence for her children’s absence from school, drawing complaints from the judge that sent her there about a broken system that punishes impoverished parents.

06/12/2014

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Guide To Summer Reading: D-Day Plus 70

Books beyond count have been written about World War II – it’s cause, execution and effect.

06/05/2014

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Police: College Student From Pa. Drank Wine Mixed With LSD Before Jumping From Window

Vermont State Police say a student who suffered severe injuries after falling from a fourth-floor dormitory window at Green Mountain College had been drinking wine that contained LSD.

04/30/2014

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NJ Man Now On Trial For Murder After Dragging Girlfriend Behind Pickup Truck

A New Jersey man already serving a prison sentence for dragging his girlfriend behind his pickup truck is now on trial for murder in her death from injuries police say resulted from the same incident.

04/28/2014

Reading Fightin’ Phils closer Ken Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin’ Phils)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says He Has To Think About Bringing Ken Giles Up Now

Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters

04/15/2014

SchoolBus

Finland Gets Kids Off To Good Start

Students in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.

03/31/2014

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