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>>Details Expected This Morning About Raid At Alleged Illegal Gambling Parlor

(Kenhorst, PA) -- Authorities are expected to provide more details this morning about a raid at a video games-of-skill hub in Kenhorst. They raided Windfall Amusements' Seven-Seven-Seven in the Kenhorst Plaza on Thursday. A manager with business says he believes everything was done legally, and he doesn't know why the place was raided. The D-A calls the place an illegal gambling parlor.

>>Dutch Wonderland To End 2020 Season On Labor Day

(East Lampeter Twp., PA) -- Officials with Dutch Wonderland say they will end their 2020 season on Labor Day. The East Lampeter Township amusement park says it will automatically extend all 2020 Season Passes to include the 2021 season, except those who have the Summer Saver Season Pass. The park will not hold its Happy Hauntings or Dutch Winter Wonderland events this year.

>>Berks County Reading Program Hands Out Nearly 100 Bicycles

(Reading, PA) -- Nearly 100 Berks County students are hitting the pavement with brand new bikes because they hit the books this summer. The South Reading Youth Initiative’s Ready-Set-Read program went on as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal was to keep kids reading to be ready for the school year and prevent a summer slide.

>>Mariner East Pipeline Operator Fined For Construction Violations

(Harrisburg, PA) -- The Commonwealth of P-A is fining the operator of the Mariner East pipelines, which pass through Berks County. The operator will have to pay 355-grand for construction violations, when its alleged Sunoco Pipeline's horizontal drilling method caused a mixture of clay and water to flow into creeks and wetlands in multiple counties. Officials said the violations happened during construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in 2018 and 2019.

>>Sun Rich Fresh Foods Closing Buttonwood Gateway Facility

(Reading, PA) -- A food processing plant in Reading is getting set to shut down. Sun Rich Fresh Foods filed a notice with the Department of Labor and Industry saying it will close this October, laying off 125 employees. Sun Rich, which is headquartered in Canada, opened at the Buttonwood Gateway Industrial Park in 2008.

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