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WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celebrate Mardi Gras and much more

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FOOD: Fun fare for Fat Tuesday

Rio celebrates Carnival. New Orleans enjoys Mardi Gras. Venice masquerades. This Fat Tuesday, feel that festive vibe and splurge on some classic carnival food. It’s not just for summer. ...

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    Monnette Sudler’s Annual Philadelphia Guitar Summit concert returns to MCCC

    This is the 8th year of the Philadelphia Guitar Summit at Montgomery County Community College. Philadelphia’s first lady of guitar, Monnette Sudler, continues to present an interesting and diverse group of artists for this annual event. And this year she will once again deviate from strictly featuring guitarists.

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    Oasis of orchids: Horticultural display at Longwood highlights varieties of orchids

    The party is called “Orchid Extravaganza” and you can come see it through March 31.

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    Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrates George Washington’s birthday

    UPPER MERION >> Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrated George Washington’s birthday Monday at the Park Theater. Martha Washington, portrayed by Carol Spacht, presented General Washington, portrayed by John Lopes, with a special cake created by the Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College.

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    Pottstown’s ‘Trojan Men’ aid national tour to fight cancer with TV appearance

    POTTSTOWN >> In a not-so-unique “twist,” Pottstown High School’s Trojan Man mascot is gaining a reputation as a real childhood cancer fighter.

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    ‘WRAP’ initiative aims to help women offenders

    WEST CHESTER >> The woman sitting across from Jennifer Lopez was on a one-way road heading toward state prison.

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    Trial begins for man accused of raping coed in West Chester University frat house

    WEST CHESTER >> Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in Common Pleas Court for the trial of a Gettysburg man who is accused of raping a West Chester University student during a party at a fraternity house last spring.

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    County detective catches thieves, even on his day off

    EAST WHITELAND >> Chester County Detective Lt. Michael McGinnis was on his day off shopping at Home Depot in East Whiteland when store employees ran past, chasing a number of men who had taken power tools without paying. It was shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, and just like that McGinnis was on the case. He followed the suspects out to the parking lot as they got into a Mercedes 320 SUV and raced off.

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    Chesco coroner lists 2016 overdose deaths

    WEST CHESTER >> The list looks endless, although it runs only for three spreadsheet pages.

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    Photos of kids outdoors with pets can win prizes

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

    By Diane Hoffman dhoffman@21st-centurymedia.com @diane5hoffman on Twitter|

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    THEATER: ‘Paw Patrol Live!’ coming to Merriam Theater

    Ryder, Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest are going to look a lot different than they do on TV.

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