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

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Borough Manager puts on light show (The Phoenix, Phoenixville PA)
Jean Krack of Glen Farms Drive in Collegeville PA has been putting on his own Christmas light show for the past five years, inspired by a moment passing through an airport during the holidays.

Montgomery County approves 2010 budget in 2-1 vote (The Phoenix, Phoenixville PA)
Montgomery County adopted its 2010 general fund budget that reflects about 3 percent in cost cuts over last year and spares taxpayers a tax increase.

Exelon gets violation notice from Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
A supervisor’s decision to allow unqualified contractors perform work at Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station has resulted in the company receiving a notice of violation from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Phone Apps Are Coming to Radio’s Rescue (Poynter Institute)
Radio stations have seen their online listening skyrocket lately because of — believe it or not — cell phones. Stations have developed smartphone apps and are discovering that listeners love them.

Manpower: Hiring flat for Q1 of 2010 (Philadelphia Business Journal)
The jobs outlook for the first three months of 2010 isn’t rosy, with 73 percent of about 28,000 employers surveyed by Manpower Inc. expecting no changes in hiring plans.

Comcast to pay up to $16 million to end lawsuit (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay up to $16 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that it impaired its Internet customers’ ability to perform some types of peer-to-peer file sharing.

Home sales in region rebound (Philadelphia Business Journal)
More homes are selling in the Greater Philadelphia region, though the price they’re fetching is less than a year ago and the amount of time they are spending on the market is slightly longer.

New Federal Fund Setup for Pa. Homebuyers (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Governor Rendell has announced a federally-funded program that will provide affordable mortgages in Pennsylvania.

Understanding the Seven Days of Kwanzaa (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
The seven day holiday that celebrates the African American culture began on Saturday around the world.

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