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

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Heavy Rains Expected to Douse the Delaware Valley (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
A flood watch will be in effect Sunday evening through Monday afternoon.

Smoke Alarms Should be Replaced Every 10 Years (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Twice a year, everyone who owns a home or rents an apartment is prompted to change the batteries in their smoke alarms to protect themselves and others against fire.  But when is it time to throw the smoke alarm on your wall out and get a new one?

State challenges students to make a positive environmental impact (The Inquirer, Philadelphia)
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is offering up the statewide “Earth Day 40 Challenge” for middle and junior high schools — and a school probably won’t win by phoning it in with campus-wide trash pickup.

Candidates feel the heat in top election races (Norristown PA Times Herald)
As January melts away, Pennsylvania’s election contests for governor and U.S. Senate are heating up.

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