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John Updike found lifelong inspiration in Berks County

Many of his greatest works and characters took shape in Shillington.
By Heather Woolridge, WITF

Updated: October 9, 2018 | 5:38 am

2018 Pa. election: Voter registration deadline is today

Want to vote? Here's what you need to know
By Ed Mahon

Pa. food banks: Extra SNAP work requirements could strain resources

The proposal has those working to fight hunger in central Pennsylvania concerned.
By Rachel McDevitt

Trump keynotes Flight 93 Memorial’s 9/11 ceremony

“We honor their sacrifice by pledging to never flinch in the face of evil, and to do whatever it takes to keep America safe,” President Trump told the crowd.

By Katie Meyer


Families, friends close a chapter of the Flight 93 memorial

On September 11, 2001, United Airlines Flight 93 passengers and crew diverted the plane from its likely target. All 40 were killed.

Now their loved ones have dedicated the final piece of a memorial commemorating them: the Tower of Voices.

By Katie Meyer

The State You’re In

Episode 01: Philadelphia
By Katie Meyer

What do you call the regions of Pennsylvania?

We’re all Pennsylvanians. But we don’t always agree on what to call parts of the commonwealth. Tell us your region names — and we’ll create a map that defines the state in your words.

By Lisa Wardle

At Flight 93 memorial, a dream is realized

In the years since September 11, 2001, a collection of monuments and buildings have risen up—almost like organic parts of the stark landscape.

By Katie Meyer

The long road to becoming Pa.’s first black-owned brewery

Harris Family Brewery started gaining attention this year after securing space for a brewpub in Harrisburg’s Allison Hill neighborhood, though the road to this point has been long.

By Rachel McDevitt
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