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Pitts honored by friends and local Republicans

By Chris Barber|

Area artists paint donkeys to be displayed in Philadelphia for Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA >> A colorful herd of 57 painted donkeys in a Philadelphia warehouse awaits its debut. The fiberglass donkeys, each painted by an artist, will be scattered around the city in time form the Democratic National Convention in July. ...

By Linda Stein lstein@21st-centurymedia.com @lsteinreporter on Twitter |

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    New KACS resource center to aid those living in poverty

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The quality of life for thousands of people living in poverty in southern Chester County just got better.

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    waiting game

    Online: For updates on Friday’s game, follow @jeff_kerr and @NeilMGeoghegan on Twitter and visit papreplive.com.

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  • Sports

    LIVE: Avon Grove vs. Hempfield in PIAA Class AAAA Championship game

    The Avon Grove softball team plays Hempfield in the PIAA Class AAAA championship game today at 1:30 and you can follow everything that happens live. Daily Local staff writers Jeff Kerr, Neil Geoghegan and Pete Bannan will be on the scene. Check in above or follow them on Twitter for up-to-the-minute details.

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  • Crime

    East Marlborough drug kingpin gets 27 years in jail

    WEST CHESTER >> Whether he is or is not the drug-dealing kingpin that authorities made him out to be when announcing his arrest, Salvador “Sal” Lemus-Lopez will still serve a sentence in state prison worthy of a big player in the cocaine trade.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Local grad to compete on ABC’s hit series ‘BattleBots’

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Since he was 15 years old, Alex Horne has been fascinated with building robots and now, six years later, he will be starring in ABC’s hit summer series “BattleBots.”

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    Kaolin farmworkers win legal victory upholding decision to eject union

    Thanks to the efforts of National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys, Kaolin Mushroom Farms employees have won a decision upholding their vote to remove the Kaolin Workers Union (KWU). The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court unanimously ratified the results of a March 2015 union decertification election that evicted the KWU.

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    Upland County Day School holds commencement

    Upland Country Day School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2016 on Friday, June 10, 2016. Among the graduates: Alex Kiviniemi, Daniel Dai, Ville Wilpola, Griffin Dolata, Carson Davis-Tinnell, Heidi Marttila, Ceci Fralick, Rachel Hyzny and Alix Gow.

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    Kennett firefighter aims to become Catholic priest

    Austin Robuck is making progress on attaining one of his life goals, becoming a Catholic priest.

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  • Crime

    Police Log

    State Police Avondale Barracks Careless Driving >> Patricia Buonocore, 48, of West Grove struck a light poles while trying to enter a parking spot at the Acme n the 800 block of Gap-Newport Pike in London Grove Township on June 6 at 11:44 a.m., police said.

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    Kennett man narrowly escapes close encounter with black bear

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> A man planting flowers at the front of his house narrowly escaped into his home after an encounter with a black bear.

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