20090610-24Hours100px-ZlomekThe Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during recent days and found these stories of local interest.

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Glimpse of the future at Pope John Paul II High (Times Herald, Norristown PA)
More than 300 eighth graders from Catholic schools around the area got a glimpse of the new Pope John Paul II Catholic High School, Thursday. The trip was part of Eighth Grade Visitation Day, when eighth graders from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia visit high schools they will attend next fall. The students here are the prospective Class of 2014 — the future high school’s first freshman class.

Pa. unemployment rate remains at 8.8% in October (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Pennsylvania added 10,100 jobs last month, the largest single-month increase since July 2007, but the state’s unemployment rate didn’t budge from 8.8 percent.

Leading Indicator Reveals Economic Recovery to Start in Greater Philadelphia by End of Winter (Greater Philadelphia Business)
The Greater Philadelphia economy is projected to begin a gradual recovery from the worst recession in the post-World War II era, commencing sometime in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to Select Greater Philadelphia’s and IHS Global Insight’s Leading Index for the Greater Philadelphia region.

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