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8 hrs ago | News Observer

Feeding a huge chocolate craving

That chocolate Easter bunny you're buying - or, if that isn't your thing, that artisanal dark chocolate, that chocolate milk, or that chocolate chip cookie - chances are that, no matter what it is, no matter whose name is on it, Blommer Chocolate Co.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, East Greenville, PA, Recipes, Philadelphia, PA, Agriculture, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Philly.com

Person hit by SEPTA train in Montco

A person was struck by a SEPTA Regional Rail train Friday night in Montgomery County, an agency spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Norristown, PA

Patch.com

202 Travel Restrictions Planned

The following was provided by PennDOT: Two overnight travel restrictions are scheduled on U.S. Route 202 in Chester County for improvements at the Route 29 and Route 401 interchanges, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Chester County, PA

Business Journal

Rothman Institute making no bones about opening new office in Limerick

The 15,000-square-foot facility in Limerick, Pa., is opening next door to Physicians Care Surgical Hospital off Route 422 in Western Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Bensalem, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, Phoenixville, PA, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine

CBS Local

Man Pleads Guilty To Scam That Ripped Off Comcast For Over $2-Million

The man who prosecutors say was the ringleader in a scam that ripped off Comcast for nearly $2.5-million has admitted his role in the crime in a Montgomery County courtroom.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Philadelphia, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Want to vote in primary for governor or congress? Register by Monday

It is also the deadline for a voter to change his or her name, address and/or party affiliation ahead of the primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Franklin County, PA, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Patch.com

PECO Expanding Natural Gas Availability in Lower Merion

The following was provided to Patch: PECO will spend approximately $2.1 million on 12 projects to expand natural gas availability and improve service for customers in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Wynnewood, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA

WFMZ

Michael Hinton found guilty in March Pottstown cafe shooting

Michael Hinton has been found guilty of first degree murder following a shooting in Pottstown, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Pottstown, PA, Norristown, PA

Philly.com

Judge nixes claim of coerced confession

NORRISTOWN Montgomery County prosecutors will be allowed to present written and videotaped confessions in the trial of a man accused of killing a grandmother and baby in King of Prussia.

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Related Topix: Norristown, PA, King of Prussia, PA

CBS Local

Court Defeat For Man Accused Of Killing Little Girl, Grandmother During Botched KOP Kidnapping

A Montgomery County judge has delivered a crucial defeat to a man accused of murdering a ten-month-old girl and her grandmother during what prosecutors say was a botched kidnapping in King of Prussia in October 2012 .

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Related Topix: King of Prussia, PA

Patch.com

Put Down the Phone, It's Distracted Driving Awareness Month in MontCo

Hang up and drive. That's the message from Montgomery County officials and they've created an awareness month to get the word out.

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Erie Times News

Ex-children's advocate gets prison for tax fraud

An attorney who once served as a court-appointed children's advocate has been sentenced to a year in prison on tax charges.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Lafayette Hill, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

6 ABC

Chester man missing after leaving medical facility

Officials in Delaware and Montgomery counties are looking for a man who went missing after he was discharged from a medical facility.

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Related Topix: Chester, PA, Delaware County, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Donations No Longer Needed for Sick K-9

The Jenkintown Police Department is resting easy about their sick K-9 Rocky. The department announced it has stopped accepting donations for the dog's medical bills on the borough's website yesterday.

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Related Topix: 9, Jenkintown, PA, University of Pennsylvania

CBS Local

Cops: Montgomery County Man Furnished Alcohol To Minors At 'Sweet 16' Party

A Montgomery County man is facing charges after investigators allege he provided alcohol to minors during a Sweet 16 party at his home.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Lafayette Hill, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Ambler Savings In Limerick Hosts Local Food Drive

A canned and non-perishable food drive to benefit Philabundance will be a featured activity this month at the Limerick, Schwenksville and Fairview village branch offices of Ambler Savings Bank , as they observe Community Banking Month, spokesperson Leann Pettit said.

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Related Topix: Ambler, PA, Schwenksville, PA, Royersford, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Pottsgrove Grad Reddick Seeks Votes in Song Contest

Jazmin Reddick, a 2012 graduate of Pottsgrove High School, has been named to the list of Top 12 finalists in the second annual "Montgomery County Idol Music Competition" presented by Forge Recording and Digital First Media, the parent company of The Mercury newspaper.

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Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA, Pottstown, PA

Times News

Beauty quickly turns to danger when hikers misstep at Glen Onoko Falls

Poised at the top of Glen Onoko Falls, hikers drink in a panoramic view of Lehigh Gorge.

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Related Topix: Catasauqua, PA, Carbon County, PA, Lehighton, PA, Allentown, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WFMZ

Trial for deadly home invasion suspects underway

A trial is underway for three men who are charged in a deadly home invasion and robbery in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA

Philly.com

Corbett: I never made decision on sting case

Gov. Corbett on Tuesday said it was "misleading" for Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane to suggest he had decided not to pursue charges in the sting investigation that captured Philadelphia elected officials on tape accepting money and gifts.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Philadelphia, PA, Ambler, PA

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