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Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post

Sleeping outside in Code Blue weather

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.

New DEA report digs deeper into Pennsylvania drug overdose death data
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 24, 2015)
Montgomery County had the third-most drug-related overdose deaths of all Pennsylvania counties in 2014, with heroin identified as being in the system of nearly half of those who died.

Pottstown man admits to sexually assaulting teen at post-prom party
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 24, 2015)
A Pottstown man was sentenced to six months of time served to 23 months in jail for partaking in the May 16 rape of an 18-year-old at a post-prom party in Upper Frederick.

Warning lights on Limerick nuke plant towers out for days
Pottstown Mercury (Nov. 24, 2015)
Blinking aviation warning lights atop the cooling towers at the Limerick nuclear plant have been out of operation for two weeks and there is no information about when they will be back on.

What You Don’t Pay Sales Tax On In Pennsylvania
Billy Penn (Nov. 24, 2015)
In Pennsylvania, right now, there are hundreds of things exempt from the state’s sales tax. That could change as legislators work out the now-four-months-late state budget.

Accomplice in Pottstown murder faces up to 18 years in prison
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 23, 2015)
An accomplice in the gunshot slaying of a man inside a Pottstown apartment garnered leniency from a judge after his testimony during a trial that resulted in the trigger man’s conviction.

Montgomery County officials prepare to protect homeless during Code Blue weather
Norristown Times Herald (Nov. 23, 2015)
As Montgomery County residents bundled up to head into a brisk Monday, county officials prepared to protect the vulnerable during extreme cold weather.

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