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Limerick Seeks Grant For Bomb-Sniffing Dog
The Limerick Township Police Department will be chasing down federal grant money to pay for a new K-9 partner trained in bomb detection. (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)

Royersford Gateway Receives Facelift By Year-End
By year’s end, one of the gateways to Royersford Borough will get a major facelift. Borough council accepted the low bid for the gateway enhancement project that’s part of its revitalization efforts. (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)

Added Charges Filed Against Montco Insurance Agents
Agents from the state Attorney General’s office on Friday (Sept. 17, 2010) filed additional criminal charges against insurance agents from Collegeville and Blue Bell PA. They are accused of stealing money that was to have paid for insurance policies for various businesses, public school district and other organizations. (Attorney General, Harrisburg PA)

Freedom Valley Swim Team Finishes Strong Season
The Freedom Valley YMCA Synchronized Swim Team completed its 2010 season this summer with a strong showing at the Keystone State Games in York. (Pottstown PA Herald)

West Nile Virus Returns To Montco
A 30-year-old Bridgeport woman is reportedly infected with West Nile Virus, according to the Montgomery County Health Department. The case is the county’s first this year. (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)

Public Unions Helped Craft Pension Reform Bill
Three major unions had a hand in writing Harrisburg’s latest attempt at public pension reform, but now the same unions could kill the bill if the Senate makes changes to the proposal. (The Pennsylvania Independent, Harrisburg PA)

PA Home Foreclosures, Bank Seizures Hit 5-Year Highs
The number of Pennsylvania homeowners falling behind on mortgage payments and the number of homes seized by banks hit five-year highs in August. (Harrisburg PA Patriot-News)

Schools Can Choose Graduation Exam Use
The state Board of Education on Thursday (Sept. 16, 2010) approved letting local school districts choose how they implement the state-mandated Keystone Exams for high school graduation. (Pittsburgh PA Post-Gazette)

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