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3 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

MontCo Cafe Fights Landlord

A group of ten boys are eating cheese-covered omelets with sides of bacon at The Corner Caf in Abington, Montgomery County while 34-year-old Rebecca Hagelin has lunch with her mom across the restaurant.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, King of Prussia, PA, Huntingdon Valley, PA

7 hrs ago | Law.com

Will Pennsylvania Legalize the Use of Medical Marijuana?

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz concerning the issue of whether to legalize medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Lebanon County, PA, Healthcare Law, Law

10 hrs ago | The Sanatoga Post

What Are You Good At? Show It Off At County Fair

Everyone's good at something, and there's a prize category for almost everyone's something during the annual Montgomery County 4-H Fair.

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14 hrs ago | Philly.com

Thousands lack power after Philadelphia-area thunderstorms

The roof and side of a barn at Whitecombs Farm Market & Greenhouse in York was blown off and plants knocked over during Tuesday's storm.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Weather, Delaware County, PA

19 hrs ago | MyFoxPhilly

PECO Reports 204,000 Customers In Philadelphia Region Without Power

PECO reports 204,000 customers are without power in the Philadelphia region due to downed trees and power lines from Tuesday's storm.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Weather, Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia County, PA, Bucks County, PA

19 hrs ago | Philly.com

Future of estate divides developer and neighbors

After a decade of negotiations over the future of an old family estate, Montgomery County neighbors have a plan they hope will benefit everyone: "Let us buy it."

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Related Topix: Gladwyne, PA, Frederick, PA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Patch.com

More Than 30,000 in Montco Without Power Following Storm

More than 30,000 people in Montgomery County are without power following a severe thunderstorm Tuesday night, PECO said.

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Philly.com

More than 100,000 lose power amid storms

The bulk of the outages were in Chester County, where Peco reported more than 67,000 homes and businesses were without electric service as of 9:15 p.m. About 20,000 lacked power in Delaware County, 16,000 in Montgomery County, 4,500 in Philadelphia, and 1,200 in Bucks, the utility said.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, PA, Philadelphia, PA

CBS Local

Pa. Lawmakers Reviewing Last May's 'Boil Water' Advisories in Montco

Pennsylvania House lawmakers put the Pennsylvania American Water Company on the hot seat today during a legislative hearing in Montgomery County on water issues that affected several thousand residents and businesses earlier this year.

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SBWire

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in PA Announces Water Heater Installation for Summer 2014

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing in PA has announced water heater installation in Montgomery County for summer 2014.

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Related Topix: Levittown, PA

Patch.com

Thank Goodness: Lancaster Repaving Starts Wednesday

The following was provided to Patch by PennDOT: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will start construction Wednesday, July 9, on a $1.7 million project to resurface four miles of deteriorated pavement on U.S. Route 30 in Tredyffrin and Easttown townships, Chester County, with funding from the state's new transportation plan .

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Related Topix: Chester County, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Enough with the school funding guessing games

The $29 billion budget passed by the state General Assembly delivers some good news and some bad news to area schools.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Wedding crasher thief sentenced to 4 to 13 years in prison

A Montgomery County man accused of crashing weddings and stealing gifts has learned his fate.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Upper Providence Township, PA

CBS Local

Man Wearing Skeleton Mask Robs Hundreds Of Oxycotin Pills From Montgomery County CVS

Police are searching for the suspect who wore a skeleton-style mask while he stole nearly 600 pain-killing pills from a Montgomery County pharmacy.

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The Sanatoga Post

Monday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

Schools' Funding A Hostage In State Budget Stand-Off Gov. Tom Corbett has limited options in dealing with the $29 billion state budget delivered to his desk, and which so far he refuses to sign.

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Related Topix: Sanatoga, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pottsgrove, PA, Pottstown, PA, Trappe, PA

Philly.com

Chemical research takes artsy turn

Melinda H. Keefe shared the world's horror when a painting by Mark Rothko, one of her favorite artists, was defaced with graffiti.

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Related Topix: Spring House, PA, Chemistry, Science, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Philly.com

Tibetans in the Phila. area celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday

In March 1959, Lobsang Shawu was among a group of men who helped guard the Dalai Lama's summer palace during the Tibetan uprising against the Chinese government.

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Related Topix: Prison, Philadelphia, PA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Police: State trooper narrowly avoids being run over by theft suspect's vehicle

State police say a trooper narrowly avoided being run over by a theft suspect during a pursuit in Trappe Borough, Montgomery County.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

CBS Local

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Throughout Suburbs

While many New Jersey shore points had to postpone their fireworks due to weather, many shows in the Pennsylvania suburbs launched on Independence Day without a hitch.

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Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA, Chester County, PA, Norristown, PA

Click2Houston

Man sought in sexual assault of child case in Montgomery County

Investigators want you to be on the lookout for the man in the sketch they released on Thursday.

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