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Douglass (Berks) >> Renee Talkington grew up at Jay Lanes Bowling on Ben Franklin Highway in Douglass (Berks). Not literally of course, but the Pottstown native has been bowling at the center since she wa...

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    VIDEO: Schwenksville man’s models in Perkiomen serve as a love letter to his hometown

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