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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Officials' time out

Tired of all the personality conflicts and bickering that overshadow issues in Pottstown, the Mercury decided to give local governing bodies a time out, focusing only on the facts of what goes on at meetings, not the squabbling of officials.


Escape plan

The safey of U.S. nuclear facilities came under scrutiny after the Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan following the March tsunami that struck the island and damaged the plant's electrical systems. While there are evacuation routes in place if a disaster were to occur at the Limerick Nuclear Generating Station near Pottstown, those routes are often packed with backed up traffic on a regular day, making the above escape plan possibly one of the best ways to get out of town when the time comes.

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