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Powerball jackpot boosted to $535 million on brisk sales; drawing is Saturday

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No one hits Powerball; jackpot soars to $510 million

Brace yourself for a serious dose of Powerball mania! ...

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    Environmental issues will extend repair time

    AVONDALE >> The replacement of the State Street Bridge that collapsed into Indian Run on Thursday at noon will not be a quick fix, said Borough Council President Bill Shore. Among other things, the bridge sits right beside the borough sewer and water plants and has utility lines running alongside, which prompts caution and takes time to accommodate.

    Chris Barber
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    Longwood Gardens on target to shatter attendance record following completion of $90 million Main Fountain Garden

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Attendance at Longwood Gardens has seen a huge spike since the reopening of the Main Fountain Gardens in late May, and chances are good that by year’s end, more visitors will pass through the gates than in any other year.

    Fran Maye
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    Prosecutor in Bill Cosby trial leaving Montgomery County D.A.’s Office

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden, who is part of the team that is prosecuting entertainer Bill Cosby on sex assault charges, is leaving the district attorney’s office effective Aug. 15 for a new job.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Kennett Square residents getting tiered trash collection

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett Square council agreed this week to adopt a tiered trash collection system that could save residents money by switching to smaller toters.

    Fran Maye
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    State Street Bridge collapses in Avondale

    AVONDALE >> Sections of the State Street Bridge, which had been already been closed for repairs for several weeks, collapsed under the weight of a front end loader and the driver who was controlling it on Thursday afternoon.

    Chris Barber
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    Chadds Ford in an uproar over new shopping center

    CONCORD >> When Pettinaro Construction Co. attorney John Jaros approached council earlier this year about his client’s proposed Shops at Ridge Road, he indicated “several” Chadds Ford residents had expressed concern about the improvements and impact on local neighborhoods.

    By Leslie Krowchenko Times Correspondence|

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    The nation awaits the Great American Solar Eclipse

    WEST CHESTER >> The odds are good that on Aug. 21 most Americans are going to duck out of their workplaces and look up at the sky. That’s the date the moon will pass in front of the sun and create a total eclipse, which is being called “The Great American Eclipse.”

    Chris Barber
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    Intersection improvement coming to Route 896 and Appleton Road

    Kemblesville>>The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will install a high-friction surface treatment at the intersection of state Route 896 and Appleton Road in Franklin Township, Chester County, reported Rep. John Lawrence (R-Lancaster/Chester). The work will be done on the “Kemblesville curve” on Route 896 at Appleton Road as crews complete the high-friction resurfacing project. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through all work...

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    KAU Junior Little League headed to World Series in Michigan

    Kennett Square>>The KAU Kennett Square 13-14 year old baseball team has just won the East Region Championship and will head now to Taylor, Michigan to participate in the Junior League World Series featuring teams from 4 other US regions and 6 other countries.

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    Kennett Square planning to sell land, setting stage for construction of state-of-the-art library

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Kennett Square officials plan to sell property it owns to the Kennett Library at a below-market price, paving the way for construction of a new state-of-the-art library, which could begin as early as late next year.

    Fran Maye
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