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Phoenixville man’s laptop battery explodes, causing fire damage

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VIDEO: Jaguar cubs at Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown learn to play

NORRISTOWN >> The jaguar cubs at Elmwood Park Zoo are one month old today, and the zoo is celebrating by introducing them to toys. ...

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    Wild and Scenic Film Fest slated for Feb. 23-24

    The 10th Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival, hosted by Trail Creek Outfitters, is set for Thursday and Friday, Feb. 23 & 24 at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester.

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    Meehan votes against seeking Trump tax returns

    WASHINGTON >> U.S. Rep Pat Meehan, R-7th Dist., was among 20 Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee who rebuffed an attempt by Democrats to get a look at President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Phoenixville School Board delays waiving fee for town hall at school

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Conflicting information over whether a proposed town hall meeting at Phoenixville Area High School would be political in nature forced officials to hold off on granting a request to waive the fee associated with using the space.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrates George Washington’s birthday

    UPPER MERION >> Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrated George Washington’s birthday Monday at the Park Theater. Martha Washington, portrayed by Carol Spacht, presented General Washington, portrayed by John Lopes, with a special cake created by the Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College.

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    Pottstown’s ‘Trojan Men’ aid national tour to fight cancer with TV appearance

    POTTSTOWN >> In a not-so-unique “twist,” Pottstown High School’s Trojan Man mascot is gaining a reputation as a real childhood cancer fighter.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    ‘WRAP’ initiative aims to help women offenders

    WEST CHESTER >> The woman sitting across from Jennifer Lopez was on a one-way road heading toward state prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Trial begins for man accused of raping coed in West Chester University frat house

    WEST CHESTER >> Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in Common Pleas Court for the trial of a Gettysburg man who is accused of raping a West Chester University student during a party at a fraternity house last spring.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    County detective catches thieves, even on his day off

    EAST WHITELAND >> Chester County Detective Lt. Michael McGinnis was on his day off shopping at Home Depot in East Whiteland when store employees ran past, chasing a number of men who had taken power tools without paying. It was shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, and just like that McGinnis was on the case. He followed the suspects out to the parking lot as they got into a Mercedes 320 SUV and raced off.

    By Pete Bannan pbannan@21st-centurymedia.com @petebannan on Twitter|

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    Chesco coroner lists 2016 overdose deaths

    WEST CHESTER >> The list looks endless, although it runs only for three spreadsheet pages.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Building a better robot: Students compete in robotics tournament

    ROYERSFORD >> Robots took over Spring-Ford High School, and they weren’t leaving without a fight.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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