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Stahley sentenced to life in prison for killing girlfriend

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No public comments on proposed $371M Montgomery County budget

NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners set two different times on Thursday for the public to make comments about the proposed 2015 budget, and no one came. ...

By Dan Clark dclark@21st-centurymedia.com @Danclark08 on Twitter |

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    Lower Frederick man convicted of possessing child porn

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Frederick man potentially faces jail time after he was convicted of possessing child pornography on his home computer.

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    No tax hike in 2015 Chester County budget

    WEST CHESTER >> The Chester County Commissioners on Monday approved a $522 million 2015 budget that decreases overall spending and keeps property tax rates the same, while still providing what the commissioners said was a high quality of government services to residents, from courts to parks and in between.

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    By Digital First Staff |

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