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Collegeville woman, 20, dies during Colorado hiking trip

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Walmart remodels in time for Back-to-School shopping

WEST NORRITON>>Like hundreds of Walmart stores across the country, the West Norriton Walmart has gone through a meticulous makeover while remaining open during the entire remodeling. ...

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    Friends, family pray for justice as suspect in fatal Chesco road rage case waives hearing

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    WCU Planetarium hosting free public eclipse party

    West Chester >> On Monday, August 21, a swath of North America will experience a total eclipse of the sun, the first eclipse to cross the entire United States since 1918. Karen Schwarz, director of West Chester University’s Mather Planetarium, will host a free, public viewing party on the University’s Academic Quad from 1 to 4 p.m. Telescopes and eclipse glasses will be available for guests to safely watch the progress of the moon as it passes between Earth and the...

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    Trappe woman admits embezzling $283K from Lower Gwynedd businesses

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    BEST BETS: Next week’s concert highlights bring Jonny Lang, Miknna and others to our region

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  • Music

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