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Pence: ‘The road to victory runs right through Pennsylvania’

The vice president urged voters to support his ticket and midstate Republican candidates.

By Anthony Orozco

Voting rights advocates in Pa. recruit interpreters, multilingual poll workers

Berks, Lehigh, and Philadelphia counties are required to recruit additional poll workers who can interpret for Spanish-speaking voters, as campaigns across the country urge people to help avert shortages.

By Alanna Elder

Updated: September 28, 2020 | 4:10 pm

One day, two cities, two shootings: While Lancaster protested, Reading was quiet. Roxanne Moore’s brother wants that to change.

Advocates suspect control of information and Moore’s identity affected response

By Anthony Orozco

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Prosecutor: Police shoot, critically wound armed person in Reading

The Berks County district attorney's office said Reading officers were called about a person with a gun and responded to the area.
By The Associated Press

Berks State House candidate and Biden campaign surrogate apologizes for past tweets

State Rep. candidate Manuel Guzman Jr.'s hopes to court the Latino vote may be affected by past misogynist and racist comments.
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Amid online-only school schedule, Reading petition calls for free WiFi

Students in the Reading School District are slated to take classes fully online during the first quarter of the school year. The decision has heightened the question of  how to ensure they have access to internet.

By Alanna Elder

Central Pa. cities lag on census response

Trump administration move to cut short census fieldwork adds pressure to already challenging effort
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Central Pa. city looks to youth for guidance, more equitable future.

A youth commission, dormant since it was created by the city council three years ago, is in the process of being filled, seen by some aspiring members as a tool that can create change beyond protests and social media campaigns.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Mothers, midwives and doulas fight to keep Reading Birth Center open

Losses due to coronavirus prompt Tower Health to consider closure or consolidation
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Midstate communities reconsider Columbus likenesses in public space

“Statues and monuments like this are about who we choose to glorify.”
By Alanna Elder