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

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As Gerlach drops back in, Schroder drops out (Norristown PA Times Herald)
The decision of U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach’s, R-6th Dist., of West Pikeland, to run for re-election to his U.S. House seat has caused another Sixth District Republican candidate to call it quits.

Public Backlash Against Red-Light Cameras Grows (Poynter Institute)
Since they were introduced 20 years ago, red-light cameras have been billed as safety devices. Drivers are rebelling against the devices, however, believing them to be honeypots of money for local governments.

Walgreens to offer fresh, prepared food (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Walgreen Co. is looking to drive more shoppers to its more than 7,000 stores nationwide by offering fresh foods and prepared meals.

Study Finds Kids Using Electronic Media 7½ Hours a Day (KYW-AM, Philadelphia)
A new study finds children and teens are spending an average of 7½ hours a day on electronic media, and, in some cases, using more than one media device at a time.

Teachers petition board about principal (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
A petition signed by 79 teachers expresses their opinion about the recent principal change at Phoenixville Area High School.

Historical Society of the Phoenixville Hosts Flea Market Jan. 30 (Around Phoenixville)
The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area will hold its Winter Flea Market on Saturday, January 30th from 9 am. to 2 pm in the sanctuary area of the Society’s building at Main & Church Streets.

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