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

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Expensive lesson in using the ER (Philadelphia PA Inquirer)
Pain from a finger jammed playing flag football prompted Phoenixville PA resident Michael Lubas, 15, to ask his mom to call the doctor. Their 30-minute emergency room visit cost $1,500. Was he rooked?

Geist Offers Sweeping Transportation Reforms (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
When Gov. Ed Rendell calls his promised special session of the General Assembly to deal with transportation issues, state Rep. Rick Geist (R-Blair) has a package of bills ready to keep his colleagues very busy.

Federal Government Denies I-80 Tolls (Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)
There will be no tolls on Interstate 80 across Pennsylvania. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a division of the federal Department of Transportation, last week formally rejected Pennsylvania’s application for the right to toll I-80.  The decision leaves a gaping hole in the state’s transportation budget.

Montco man charged in road-rage incident (Philadelphia PA Daily News)
Residents living along Ruby Circle in the small Montgomery County hamlet of Gilbertsville weren’t surprised when they learned of their neighbor’s arrest last Friday in connection with a road-rage shooting earlier in the day in Oaks PA.

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