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You’re reading News Feed for Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, a news experiment from The Post. It focuses on articles curated from and linked to a variety of sources. They’re anticipated to be of interest to Post Publications’ readers, but could not be covered by The Post staff.

Sanatoga Edition

Upper Pottsgrove woman admits stealing from employer
An Upper Pottsgrove woman has admitted to stealing cash from the Douglass (Montgomery) gas station where she was once employed, a theft recorded by surveillance videotape. (The Mercury)

Pottstown Edition

Family, friends gather to remember teen homicide victim in North Coventry Township
Dozens of people turn out to honor the memory of David M. Doyle III, 17, who was shot and killed Sunday. (Reading Eagle)

Police receive commendation for arrest in Pottstown man’s slaying
Police received a District Attorney’s Commendation for solving a homicide that occurred less than a block away from the Benner School, where police were recognized on Monday. (The Mercury)

Limerick Edition

Royersford man faces prison for ‘brutal assault’ of sleeping woman
His “brutal assault” of a sleeping Lower Pottsgrove woman during a drug-fueled burglary of her home has landed a Royersford man behind state prison bars.  (The Mercury)

Spring City World War II veteran receives French Legion of Honor in Philadelphia
He made a tenderhearted, war-torn decision that day in France that earned him a Bronze Star from the U.S. Army, and now, at long last, the French government is acknowledging his compassion too. (Phoenixville News)

Limerick Fire Company’s new station provides amenities for volunteers
There’s no place like home, the old adage goes, but Limerick Fire Company’s new state-of-the-art station is about as close as you can get. (Phoenixville News)

Schwenksville Edition

State Correctional Institution Phoenix opening delayed until summer 2018
Opening the new $350 million Phoenix state correctional institution in Graterford has been delayed until next summer. The opening had been set for Sept. 29. Although some officers’ buildings have been approved, the state has not issued occupancy permits for cellblocks. (Reading Eagle)

Missing Pennsburg doctor found dead off Perkiomen Trail
A missing Pennsburg doctor being sought by police was found dead “in a wooded area just off the Perkiomen Trail Wednesday morning,” according to police.  (The Mercury)

Gilbertsville Edition

Students in Boyertown transgender lawsuit file appeal
The plaintiffs in Joel Doe vs. Boyertown Area School District have appealed a judge’s ruling to uphold the district’s controversial bathroom and locker room policy that allows transgender students to choose the facility of the gender to which they identify.  (The Mercury)

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