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Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post

SANATOGA PA – Sadly, The Post can’t be everywhere at once.

It’s impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan, “A man’s GOT to know his limitations.”

We don’t want you to miss a thing, however. So below find a list of editor’s selections: links to stories we think you’ll consider interesting today, along with their sources and dates they were published.

Accused killer, robber, wants separate trials for alleged crimes
Norristown Times Herald (Aug. 25, 2015)
A West Pottsgrove man accused of a robbery spree and the gunshot slaying of a Pottstown woman over a drug debt wants separate trials for the robberies and murder.

New PennDOT Website Shows Customers Active, Planned Projects
BCTV Reading (Aug. 25, 2015)
Pennsylvanians looking for information on current construction projects as well as projects scheduled through 2026 have a new resource: www.Projects.PennDOT.gov.

Democrats defeat GOP bid to override parts of Wolf budget veto
The Associated Press (Aug. 26, 2015)
PA’s budget impasse remained firmly in place Tuesday. The Republican majority failed in debate to persuade Democrats to override any portion of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto.

Pottstown teachers offering advice, free books for start of school
Pottstown Mercury (Aug. 26, 2015)
The staff in Pottstown schools are doing more than straightening up their rooms to get ready for the first day of school. They are giving away thousands of books to Pottstown students.

Spring-Ford School Board may kill per-capita tax
Pottstown Mercury (Aug. 25, 2015)
A tax collector wasted no time Monday night informing the Spring-Ford Area School Board that it has a tax collection problem. Thousands of per-capita tax bills have yet to be sent to residents.

The state Attorney General warned again Tuesday (Aug. 25) about Internal Revenue Service impostor scams. If someone calls you, or you get a recorded message, claiming you owe money to the IRS and must pay immediately, give no information. The IRS will NOT call you by phone seeking payment. Hang up. Then call the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration at 800-829-1040 and report the call.

Drive the PA Turnpike much? Here’s some travel food for thought. Renovations at the turnpike’s Valley Forge Travel Plaza in King of Prussia are complete. It now features a Sunoco station and a Starbucks drive-through, as well as other eateries. A grand re-opening of the restaurant there will be held Friday (Aug. 28) at 11 a.m., according to the facility’s management.

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