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Mofongo and scrambled eggs: This is not your typical election-year diner story

Reporters often head to diners in election years in search of a certain perspective: white, rural, and deeply-rooted in a small-town way of life. Spend a morning at Mi Casa Su Casa and you’ll find something else — a cross-section of diverse residents working together to put down a new set of shared roots.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

Harrisburg School District can find hope for revival in Reading: 7 lessons

“There’s financial unrest in Harrisburg that’s very similar to what we walked into in Reading in 2014,” Chris Celmer said.

By Ron Southwick/PennLive

MediaNews Group stands as lone bidder to buy Reading Eagle; auction canceled

MediaNews is controlled by New York-based hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
By Ron Southwick/PennLive

Meet the ‘crazy’ moms saying one of Pa.’s top-rated school districts can’t teach reading

"I moved to the number one school district in the state. I want them to teach my kid to read the right way.”
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Food stamp crisis looming in Pa. because of government shutdown

Early data suggest people are not budgeting early February SNAP benefits as hoped.
By Bobby Allyn/WHYY

Berks County law enforcement hope new technology can help curb gun violence

"Now, we can match those casings from one incident to the other, we can start putting those pieces together."
By Rachel McDevitt