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Ursinus College says number of sick students is at 185

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Pennsylvania details protection from abuse figures

Chester County has far fewer temporary protection from abuse orders granted by its Common Pleas Court judges than counties whose populations fall behind it, according to statistics released Friday by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

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

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    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan has tax hikes to plug budget deficit

    NORRISTOWN >> Gov. Tom Wolf’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal aggressively proposes tax increases to address structural budget shortfalls caused by the failure of Wolf and the Legislature to reach an agreement on the fiscal 2015 budget.

    By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-centurymedia.com @CarlWriter on Twitter |

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    Great Valley Middle School student named 2016 Chester County Spelling Bee champion

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Great Valley Middle School student Aakash Narayan was crowned on Monday as the county champion for the second consecutive year.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@21st-centurymedia.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

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    Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School students advance to state academic competition

    EAST WHITELAND >> Students from Tredyffrin/Easttown Middle School placed first during the local portion of the MathCounts competition Saturday.

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    Suzy-Jo Donuts in Bridgeport is ready for an early Fastnacht Day

    BRIDGEPORT >> It’s that time of year when all of us are Pennsylvania Dutch for a day, regardless of our heritage, and even if we can’t say “fastnacht.”

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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    Lower Pottsgrove Police confirm car in river belongs to missing man

    NORTH COVENTRY >> A vehicle belonging to a missing Lower Pottsgrove man was recovered with a body inside from the Schuylkill River early Tuesday afternoon.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@pottsmerc.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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    Budget impasse could cost Phoenixville taxpayers $3M

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Taxpayers could be left to foot a $3 million bill in the Phoenixville Area School District thanks to Harrisburg’s failure to pass a budget.

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

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    Philadelphia region under Winter Storm Warning starting at midnight

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm warning for the Philadelphia region starting at midnight Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The Winter Storm Warning includes the following counties:

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    Underdog Phoenixville High School physics team takes 3rd in tourney finals

    Phoenixville >> Standing toe-to-toe with some of the most prestigious schools in the world, the underdog Phoenixville Area High School physics team was a dominant force at a recent tournament.

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

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    Authorities warning of yet another tax-related scam

    HARRISBURG >> Hot on the heels of renewed warnings from law enforcement authorities about the prevalent “Taxman” scam comes an alert from Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane about a new tax-related email “phishing” scam from perpetrators claiming to be with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

    By Michael Goldberg mgoldberg@21st-centurymedia.com @mg_thereporter on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford official: Study shows weight room, music room too small

    ROYERSFORD >> The music wing and weight room at Spring-Ford Area High School are too small for student needs and female student athletes do not get as much time to use the weight room as their male counterparts, one official said recently, citing a new study.

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

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