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

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Limerick Nuclear Power Plant to Undergo Major Facelift (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
The first phase of the upgrade or in industry terms “uprate” involves installing equipment to get better readings and allow the plant to operate closer to its legal capacity.

Events for the enviro-conscious (WhatsThe422.com)
Over the next eight days there will be events for “greenies” in Royersford, Pottstown and West Chester.

Phoenixville man headed to jail on drug dealing charges (Norristown PA Times Herald)
A Phoenixville man has received a jail sentence for participating in illegal drug activity in Pottstown and the Schwenksville area.

PennDOT Changes Age Requirement for Photo ID Cards (gvftma.com)
Beginning Tuesday, PennDOT said it would make photo identification (ID) cards available to Pennsylvania residents ages 10 and older. The previous minimum age requirement to obtain a photo ID card was 16.

Pew Study Finds Recession Delaying Marriages, Births and Independent Living (Poynter Institute)
The Pew Research Center has found that the recession is strongly altering how younger adults live.

$75 Fine for Handheld Yakking (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Following a one-month grace period, Philadelphia police on Tuesday began actually enforcing the city’s new ban on handheld cell phones while driving.

Computer Glitch Trips Up Pa. Unemployment Claims Filers (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
It’s been an especially rough couple of days for those recently lost their jobs in Pennsylvania.

Lost Something on SEPTA? They Probably Found It (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Every day, dozens of commuters leave things behind on SEPTA vehicles. Many of them write the items off, believing they’ll never see them again. But most lost items are turned in, and SEPTA does its best to get them back to their owners.

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