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CHEAP EATS: $10 dinners to try tonight

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North Coventry Police seek suspect in bank robbery

NORTH COVENTRY >> Police are searching for a suspect after responding to a bank robbery on Route 100 Friday evening. ...

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  • News

    Saturday, April 22, packed with lots of spring activities

    You have no excuse to be bored this Saturday.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Costello’s office again target of protesters

    WEST CHESTER >> Protesters gathered again outside the Historic Chester County Courthouse Wednesday evening in support of the Affordable Care Act. Despite a drop in temperature, picketers still turned out with signs, many wearing the pink “pussy hats” made popular at the Women’s March which took place in January. The demonstrators urged U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, to support the ACA, also known as Obamacare.

    By Kacey Stewart For Digtal First Media|

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    Spring-Ford School District officials seek changes following death of student

    ROYERSFORD >> Still reeling from last week’s reported suicide of a ninth grade student— an alleged victim of cyber bullying, Spring-Ford Area School District officials promised to look at what could be done to try to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Business

    Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board launches social media campaign

    King of Prussia >> Just in time for the summer season, the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board is kicking off a new social media campaign touting all the great things Montgomery County has to offer.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

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    3 more Boyertown High School students join transgender lawsuit against district

    BOYERTOWN >> Three high school students have been added to a federal lawsuit against the Boyertown Area School District over its bathroom and locker room policy for transgender students, the Alliance Defending Freedom and Independence Law Center announced Tuesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Beware of this pretty invasive

    Around Easter time, there are always a lot of ads advising parents against giving their children adorable chicks and bunnies as gifts unless they are prepared to bear the responsibility of caring for the animals. I think that there should be other public announcements each spring that warn homeowners of the risks of planting particular trees, shrubs, and vines. Too many of the most popular plants are invasive.

    By Pamela Baxter|

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    Phoenixville Tires Plus helps out busload of stranded veterans

    PHOENIXVILLE >> A local business is getting a lot of praise lately for a good deed that helped out some stranded veterans.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Get ready for Brick Fest Live! in Oaks; International Spring Festival in Lansdale and more

    Build it! Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: Founded by a pair of area dads, Brick Fest Live! returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 22 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23. Explore more than 75,000 square feet of life-size Lego models, Lego villages, “Super Heroes & Super Villains,” a Ghostbusters Slime Lab, a Guinness World Record-holding Lego floor mosaic, Lego Play Zone, movie cars and more. Tickets are $27.50, $54.50 for VIP...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    The Chesco Pops presents: ‘All that Jazz!’

    The Chesco Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Joseph Gehring, will perform its spring 2017 concert series on Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m., at Downingtown High School West, 445 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, and on Sunday, April 23, 3 p,m,, at Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1330 Main St., Phoenixville, PA 19460.

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    Lansdale man sent to prison for fatal church shooting

    NORRISTOWN >> Calling it a “sad, sad situation,” a judge sent a Lansdale man to prison for at least a decade after a jury determined the man had no legal justification to fatally shoot a fellow parishioner during a disturbance at a Montgomery Township church.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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