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Fair funding provides small gains for districts in Wolf’s proposed budget

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TV PREMIERE: ‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel

PHILADELPHIA >> If any single image best represents the new hour-long documentary “The Obama Years,” it would probably be the close-up shot of a speech Barack Obama would deliver to Congress in 2009. ...

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    Fair funding provides small gains for districts in Wolf’s proposed budget

    A first look at the impact of Gov. Wolf’s proposed $80 billion budget for the coming fiscal year offers at peek at the effect last year’s adoption of the fair funding formula for education is having on local schools.

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    Saxton: 10th annual Dirt Track Heroes car show fast approaching

    The event staff of the 10th annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues to add the finishing touches on what will be another great event coming together as the past, present and future of auto racing joins forces together under one roof in Phillipsburg, N.J. The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will be primed and ready to go when the doors of the Phillipsburg Mall swing open to welcome the return of the show on opening day set for Sunday, March 5th. The show encompasses the...

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    WCU frat rape case set for closing Monday

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    Albert Boscov remembered during memorial service in Reading

    READING >> Giant illustrated props of Albert Boscov dressed as a superhero taking flight were displayed on stage inside Santander Arena Sunday. Those who knew the late retail giant said he truly was one in real life. His strength of character, level of compassion for others, dedication to his community and ability to make the impossible suddenly possible forged a legacy that won’t be soon be forgotten.

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  • Business

    Employers seek ways to adapt with workers getting younger

    UWCHLAN >> With baby boomers slowly but surely leaving the workplace, employers are working overtime to figure out what makes their younger counterparts tick.

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    Verizon and Aqua Pennsylvania to restrict two state highways

    KING OF PRUSSIA >> Travel restrictions are scheduled on Horace Avenue in Montgomery County and Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) in Chester County, for utility installations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Tuesday.

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    Supervisors approve open space allocations

    WEST VINCENT >> The Board of Supervisors has voted to allocate $200,000 of its Open Space Preservation Tax Fund to help preserve a highly valued, 98-acre property in the heart of what some call “the gateway to West Vincent.”

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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Snoop Doggie Dog is here looking for a new home! Snoop was surrendered due to no fault of his own. He is housebroken and previous owner says he is great with kids. We would suggest him in a home where he is the only pet and with older children as he has a lot of playful energy. He’s a great dog that is just waiting to find a permanent place in someone’s home. Release A270378

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    Cat angel network

    Hi! My name is Lei-Lei, and I am a beautiful young red-patched tabby who is looking for a new family to love.

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