The Limerick Post scanned available newsfeeds during the past 24 hours and found these stories of local interest.

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Man acquitted of rape wants trespassing sentence reconsidered (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A former Limerick man and acquitted rapist says the 4- to 18-year state prison sentence he received for trespassing and probation violations is too “harsh” and he wants a judge to reconsider his punishment.

Route 422 project on Montco funding wish list (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
While Congressional leaders finalize a compromise on the economic stimulus bill, Montgomery County officials are hoping their favorite transportation projects will make the final cut for funding.

Two flown after crash in Royersford (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Police are still trying to determine what may have caused Angel Vazquez, 31, to drive the length of Main Street at speeds reaching up to 70 mph Thursday morning before smashing into another car.

Western Center set for expansion, holds groundbreaking (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
In an effort to get the dirt moving on a large expansion, leaders of the Western Center for Technical Studies turned to a shovel from the past.