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

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Peco Energy plans $500M in capital spending this year (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Peco Energy Co. said Monday it plans to spend more than $500 million on capital projects this year, up about 25 percent from 2009.

Uncertainty About I-80 Tolls Continues (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
Despite a meeting between Gov. Ed Rendell and federal Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood this week, a decision on tolling Interstate 80 might still be weeks or even months away. The delay, Montgomery County officials say, will further hinder their hopes of obtaining more funding to fix area highways, including U.S. Route 422.

Tax Increases Divide Pennsylvanians (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
Pennsylvanians are divided on a number of tax increases that could be on the way, according to the latest statewide poll conducted by Franklin and Marshall College.

Dorney Adds Another Thrill To Mix (WFMZ-TV, Allentown PA)
Dorney Park, the amusement park in Lehigh County, officially confirmed what thrill ride enthusiasts have been speculating for months.

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