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(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: Planned Parenthood Keystone held a Bans Off Our Bodies rally with coalition partners in Harrisburg on Saturday. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a pedestrian's death after being hit by several vehicles Saturday night. Kimberton Whole Foods will open a new location at The Kitting Mills in Wyomissing. 

>>Bans Off Our Bodies Rally Held

(Harrisburg, PA) -- Planned Parenthood Keystone held a Bans Off Our Bodies rally with coalition partners in Harrisburg on Saturday. They heard from speakers on the Capitol steps before a march. President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Keystone Melissa Reed said their message is clear and want no laws against abortion or reproductive rights. Among the partners were the YWCALancasterand Cumberland Valley Rising.

>>Pedestrian Hit, Killed InLancasterCounty

(East Drumore Township, PA) -- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a pedestrian's death after being hit by several vehicles Saturday night. The crash happened on Route 272 south of Deaver Road in East Drumore Township. The victim was thrown into the southbound lane after being hit by a northbound vehicle and then hit by a late 1990s blue Jeep Cherokee with Maryland plates. No vehicles stayed at the scene.

>>LancasterCounty Man Charged After Wife Found Dead

(Elizabethtown, PA) -- A 39-year-oldLancasterCounty man is facing aggravated assault charges after his wife was found dead at their home in Elizabethtown. Christopher Mello was arrested Friday. Police were called to the home Thursday after Mello's father called and said his son was "acting crazy" and "must have hit her too hard and killed her." She was found dead in a bathtub.

>>Motorcycle Driver Killed In Berks County Crash

(Bethel Township, PA) -- The Berks County Coroner's Office says 57-year-old Todd Spencer has been killed in a crash between his motorcycle and another vehicle. Police say it happened Saturday afternoon in Bethel Township atLancasterAvenue and Fort Henry Road. Spencer died at the scene and was wearing a helmet. The other driver was also taken to the hospital.

>>Kimberton Whole Foods To Open In Wyomissing

(Wyomissing, PA) -- Kimberton Whole Foods will open a new location at The Kitting Mills in Wyomissing. The grocery store will be its largest to date at 13-thousand square feet. Co-founder and CEO Terry Brett says the property will be "a prime location, walkable from the downtown area, with ample parking and floor-to-ceiling windows that fill the interior with natural light." The store will open in the fall of 2022.


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