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Fingerprint left on wine bottle leads to Skippack burglar

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

Spring-Ford Area School District to rename TV studio after late educator Steve Bonetz

ROYERSFORD >> After the unexpected passing of the man who was instrumental in building Spring-Ford’s television production brand, the school community has found a fitting tribute to his legacy. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


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    Marijuana extract gives ‘Hope’ to girl with seizures

    It’s 4 a.m. and you’re standing by helplessly while your six-week old is having seizures — it’s every parent’s nightmare.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Pottstown Half Marathon returns for third yar

    POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown Half Marathon returned Saturday for its third year and runners were giving it their all.

    Digital First Media|

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    ‘The Blob’ takes over Phoenixville for the weekend

    PHOENXIVILLE >> Sixty years after screen icon Steve McQueen saved an entire town from being eaten alive by a giant, red, gelatinous monster, Blobfest oozed into Phoenixville again. Events ran all weekend long to celebrate Phoenixville’s part in the legendary cult film, “The Blob.”

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media|

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    Summer exhibit highlights overlooked world of science outside

    “Who loves summer?,” asked George Gephart, the President and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    EAT & DRINK: Beer lovers’ alert; dine at the farm and more

    Calling all beer lovers! Wet your whistle at several new spots like Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company’s Borough Brewhouse in Jenkintown.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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    Man charged in sucker-punch incident now charged with flight

    WEST CHESTER >> The Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday a criminal complaint against Barry Baker Jr. for flight to avoid apprehension after he allegedly led law enforcement on a two-week manhunt.

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    Sunoco stops drilling until water issues are resolved

    WEST WHITELAND >> After hearing assurances from Sunoco and the township that their drinking water had tested safe, about 160 concerned residents at Thursday’s special meeting on water learned that Mariner East 2 Pipeline drilling had stopped until all water issues are resolved, according to Jeff Shields of the Sunoco public relations department.

    By Bill Rettew|

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    Collegeville woman punished for taping Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> A Collegeville woman says her only goal was to have a video “go viral” when she recorded a portion of Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial and posted it to a popular social media site.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Cost of Bill Cosby trial in Montgomery County climbs to more than $200K

    NORRISTOWN >> Comedian Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial, which ended in a mistrial last month, cost Montgomery County taxpayers more than $200,000, the bulk of which went toward juror expenses and overtime for court personnel.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Upper Providence man faces prison for canal drowning deaths

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man is on his way to state prison after he admitted to engaging in reckless conduct that caused the deaths of two passengers in a vehicle he was operating when it ended up overturned in a township canal.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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