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(Undated) - Here's the latest news: One person has died after their car was hit by a semi-truck in Lancaster County. A Reading Councilwoman is asking for more officers to be added to the city's police force. The U.S. Postal Service is hiring and will be hosting a job fair next month in Lancaster.

>>One Killed in Car Accident In Lancaster County

(Lancaster County, PA) -- One person has died after their car was hit by a semi-truck in Lancaster County. East Hempfield Township police say it happened just before noon Tuesday at Route 72 and Lititz Road. The person who died was a passenger in the car. Their name has not been made public. State police would like any witnesses to come forward with details of what they saw and talk to Sgt. Joshua Sandman.

>>Reading City Leader Asks for More Police, Face-To-Face Contact

(Reading, PA) -- A Reading Councilwoman says her colleagues can do more to get involved in helping prevent violence in their city. In addition to urging city officials to talk to people on the streets, Donna Reed is also asking for more officers to be added to the Reading police force. City leaders are also encouraging residents to download an app called 'iRequest,' which lets people anonymously report issues.

>>City To Raise Transgender Flag This Week

(Reading, PA) -- The City of Reading has announced it is holding its first transgender flag raising ceremony this Thursday.  The group Reading Pride Celebration says the event is part of honoring the Transgender Day of Visibility this week. The ceremony will take place at the Washington Street entrance to Reading City Hall at 5:30 p.m.

>>U.S. Postal Service To Host Job Fair Next Month In Lancaster

(Lancaster Co., PA) -- The United States Postal Service is hiring. They'll be hosting a job fair next month to answer questions about the positions, because applications are only being received on line. In Lancaster, the information session will take place Tuesday April 19th at the Lancaster Post Office. A news release says postal carriers start at nearly 19-dollars per hour for city routes and those who take rural routes make 19-50 per hour.

>>Wildcats To Be Without Leading Scorer During Final Four Game

(Philadelphia, PA) - A top scorer for the Villanova Wildcats won't be able to play in the team's Final Four match against Kansas this weekend. The school says Justin Moore will have to have surgery after he suffered a torn Achilles tendon in the final minute of the game against Houston Saturday. Prior to that Elite Eight game, Moore had averaged nearly 15 points per game in the NCAA Tournament.


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