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69 News week in review

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Nov 10 2012 10:16:40 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 10 2012 10:21:29 AM CST

Week in Review

 It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News week in review.

Tuesday, President Obama defeated Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania en route to winning re-election.

The president picked up 52 percent of the vote in the Keystone State.

In other statewide races, Kathleen Kane became the first woman and Democrat to be elected Attorney General.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey turned back Republican challenger Tom Smith.

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A Berks County battery maker will be laying off  150 employees.

Exide Technologies announced that it's stopping its lead recycling operations in Laureldale by the end of March.

Exide will continue to operate the plastics recycling business in Laureldale.

Exide is one of the largest lead-acid battery companies in the world.

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A man wearing a fake beard robbed a Bucks County bank and later eluded police and SWAT teams, officials said.

The robber hit the TD Bank in Quakertown on Thursday.

Police thought he fled to a home at Route 309 and Fairmont Street in Upper Saucon Township.

Police and SWAT teams surrounded the house, but after searching inside, they discovered the man had gotten away.

He has not been identified.

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A teenager who was wanted for murder in Puerto Rico was collared while trying to hide in the city of Reading.

Luis Santiago Castro, 18,  was nabbed in the 1200 block of Mulberry Street on Friday.

Castro had been on the lam since April when he killed another man in front of two young kids, authorities said

He was sixth on Puerto Rico's most-wanted list.

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