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    Zoning board rules against proposal for new funeral home

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    Swatara Township's zoning board has ruled against a controversial plan for a new funeral home. More>>

    Speed limit increased on Pa. Turnpike Video included

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    Motorists can now travel 70 mph in a stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. This is the first conversion to 70 mph in Pennsylvania. More>>

    Man wanted for criminal homicide in York

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    York City Police have issued an arrest warrant for Jeffrey Reid, 27, wanted on charges including criminal homicide.
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    Cumberland Co. children's home will foster immigrant children

    Cumberland Co. children's home will foster immigrant children Video included

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    The United Methodist Home for Children in Lower Allen Township is now preparing to host a group of immigrant children currently held at the United States border with Mexico. More>>

    Police officer charged with stealing from charity she ran Video included

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    Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced charges Tuesday against Harrisburg City Police Officer Jennie Jenkins. More>>

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    • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

      Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:21:11 GMT
      By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.More >>
      By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...More >>
    • With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

      With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:43:45 GMT
      Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn...More >>
      Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that...More >>
    • First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

      First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:17 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:17:09 GMT
      The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
      The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
    • BusinessMore>>

    • Despite sanctions call, UK exports arms to Russia

      Despite sanctions call, UK exports arms to Russia

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:40:56 GMT
      British lawmakers say the country is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine.More >>
      British lawmakers say the country is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine.More >>
    • Oil falls to near $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

      Oil falls to near $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:40:49 GMT
      By The Associated Press The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions...More >>
      By The Associated Press The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine and after Europe imposed additional sanctions on...More >>
    • Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

      Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:21:11 GMT
      By The Associated Press Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.More >>
      By The Associated Press When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots...More >>
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    • Sunscreens for Kids

      Sunscreens for Kids

      Monday, July 21 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:48:12 GMT
      When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids. And many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer Reports survey.More >>
      When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids. And many choose one that’s doctor-recommended, according to a Consumer Reports survey.
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    • Poor-Performing Portable Air Conditioners

      Poor-Performing Portable Air Conditioners

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:14:48 GMT
      Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can’t accommodate a window air conditioner, but many are returned by unhappy customers. So Consumer Reports tested 8 from Honeywell, Haier, Frigidaire and Sunpentown, ranging in price from $250 to more than $500.More >>
      Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can’t accommodate a window air conditioner, but many are returned by unhappy customers. So Consumer Reports tested 8 from Honeywell, Haier, Frigidaire and Sunpentown, ranging in price from $250 to more than $500.
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    • Protecting Electronics on Vacation

      Protecting Electronics on Vacation

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:10:28 GMT
      Vacation coming up? Chances are you’ll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But if you are thinking of checking them as baggage think again.More >>
      Vacation coming up? Chances are you’ll be packing a lot of electronics like smart phones, tablets, e-readers, laptops, GPS devices, cameras, iPod and speakers. They practically need their own suitcase! But if you are thinking of checking them as baggage think again.
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    • Teenagers Earn Their Wings in Lebanon County

      Teenagers Earn Their Wings in Lebanon County

      Teenagers Earn Their Wings in Lebanon County

      Monday, July 21 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-21 13:20:20 GMT
      At Farmer's Pride Airport in Fredericksburg, it was a summer school like none other. Nine days of learning about and flying glider planes. A unique chance for 16 Civil Air Patrol cadets to expand their abilities in aeronautics and in life.James Linker, Director, Civil Air Patrol Northeast Region,said the participants learn critical thinking skills that carry over into any walk of life."Primarily, it's an aviation exercise," said Linker, "but it's a great skill-building exercise too."Before, d...More >>
      At Farmer's Pride Airport in Fredericksburg, it was a summer school like none other. Nine days of learning about and flying glider planes. A unique chance for 16 Civil Air Patrol cadets to expand their abilities in aeronautics and in life.James Linker, Director, Civil Air Patrol Northeast Region,said the participants learn critical thinking skills that carry over into any walk of life."Primarily, it's an aviation exercise," said Linker, "but it's a great skill-building exercise too."Before, d...More >>
    • Autoharp Gathering in Perry County Draws Worldwide Participants

      Autoharp Gathering in Perry County Draws Worldwide Participants

      Autoharp Gathering in Perry County Draws Worldwide Participants

      Friday, July 11 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:08:08 GMT
      For five days at the end of June, it was all things Autoharp at Little Buffalo State Park near Newport."We have people from Germany, Italy, Japan, France, Canada and from almost every state," said Neal Walters, Director of the 24th Annual Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering.Throughout the festival, workshops focused on playing techniques geared for all talent levels for the multi-stringed instrument from the zither family. There was even a seminar on how to play in front of an audience.Worksho...More >>
      For five days at the end of June, it was all things Autoharp at Little Buffalo State Park near Newport."We have people from Germany, Italy, Japan, France, Canada and from almost every state," said Neal Walters, Director of the 24th Annual Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering.Throughout the festival, workshops focused on playing techniques geared for all talent levels for the multi-stringed instrument from the zither family. There was even a seminar on how to play in front of an audience.Worksho...More >>
    • Dickinson College Experience Includes Cows and Plows

      Dickinson College Experience Includes Cows and Plows

      Dickinson College Experience Includes Cows and Plows

      Monday, July 7 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-07-07 13:54:09 GMT
      At first glance, it just looks like another beautiful farm in Cumberland county. But this 50 acre spread near Boiling Springs has roots in academia.It's Dickinson College Farm. 12 acres of organic vegetables and 18 acres of animal pasture with supervised student employees and volunteers tackling the daily chores.Farm Manager Jenn Halpin says working on the farm has many benefits for the students involved."I think, through the work in the hot sun and in all the elements, whether it's a beautif...More >>
      At first glance, it just looks like another beautiful farm in Cumberland county. But this 50 acre spread near Boiling Springs has roots in academia.It's Dickinson College Farm. 12 acres of organic vegetables and 18 acres of animal pasture with supervised student employees and volunteers tackling the daily chores.Farm Manager Jenn Halpin says working on the farm has many benefits for the students involved."I think, through the work in the hot sun and in all the elements, whether it's a beautif...More >>
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