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Rally in wake of Charlottesville set for Friday in Phoenixville

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Hearing continued for OJR teacher charged with sexual assault

SOUTH COVENTRY >> A preliminary hearing involving charges related to an Owen J. Roberts teacher have been continued until September. ...

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    Cops: Ex-East Whiteland man faces charges for sex with 12-year-olds

    A former East Whiteland man is incarcerated in Chester County Prison today awaiting a preliminary hearing later this month on charges that he had sex with two 12-year-old girls, an incident that allegedly began at his 21st birthday party.

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    Flower Power: Throngs flocking to Elverson for spectacular sunflower field display

    ELVERSON >> People from across the region are flocking to a field off of Main Street to see and photograph the field of sunflowers growing next to the Please Wash Me Carwash.

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    Owen J. Roberts High School teacher faces sex charges

    SOUTH COVENTRY >> Owen J. Roberts School District officials announced Friday that charges have been filed against a 38-year-old high school science teacher for institutional sexual assault involving a student.

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    Business reps say tax hikes to balance Pa. budget will hurt

    As state officials hash out a revenue plan for the state budget, some business officials say proposed tax hikes could hurt utilities and drive growth and opportunity elsewhere.

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    Phoenixville sees rising enrollments as new school prepares to open

    PHOENIXVILLE >> As school officials prepare to open the new Manavon Elementary School/Phoenixville Area Early Learning Center for the new school year, they are also keeping any eye on enrollments.

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    New law tightens protections for dogs in Pa.

    The Humane Society of the United States, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, as well as state and local rescues have warned for years of the dangers of the chronic chaining or tethering of dogs.

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    McDonald’s partners with UberEATS to deliver food in Montgomery and Chester counties

    For anyone who has ever thought and wished that McDonald’s should deliver, consider your wish partially granted.

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    Prosecutor in Bill Cosby trial leaving Montgomery County D.A.’s Office

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden, who is part of the team that is prosecuting entertainer Bill Cosby on sex assault charges, is leaving the district attorney’s office effective Aug. 15 for a new job.

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    Variety Club hosts annual prom in Worcester

    WORCESTER>>The day had started with professional makeovers and now here they were looking resplendent in their carefully applied makeup and sparkly dresses just minutes into their big night.

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    East Norriton man convicted of smuggling heroin in car batteries

    NORRISTOWN >> An East Norriton man showed no emotion Thursday as a jury determined he transported heroin in retrofitted car batteries from Atlanta to New York City, via Montgomery County.

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