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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is located in Dauphin County. Zip codes in Harrisburg, PA include 17109, 17106, and 17125. The median home price in Harrisburg is $72,900 which is roughly $48/per square foot. More Harrisburg information.

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1 hr ago | Scientific American

Coal Ash Blamed for Cancers at Pennsylvania Prison

A high rate of cancer among inmates at a southwestern Pennsylvania prison is linked to a nearby coal ash dump, and the correctional facility should be closed down, according to a report made public on Tuesday.

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5 hrs ago | ABC 27

Ex-doctor gets 5 years for distributing child pornography

A former pediatric oncology resident at Penn State Hershey Medical Center will spend five years in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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9 hrs ago | Pocono Record

ESU student doing internship in Harrisburg

Leah Majdic, a junior political science and philosophy major and communications minor at East Stroudsburg University, is working for the state Department of Environmental Protection as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education .

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10 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Harrisburg City Council now taking applications for vacant city treasurer job

Harrisburg city council members are now taking applications for the vacant city treasurer position, which they hope to fill in three weeks.

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11 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Photo Credit: Swatara Township Police Department

SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are searching for a man who they believe is responsible for two armed robberies that occurred just hours apart in Swatara Township.

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14 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Life without a car in central Pa.? I wouldn't recommend it: Cyndie Watkins #HBGNext

Editor's note: Through #HBGNext, readers have expressed concern about how well the region's transit system serves city residents.

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18 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

An Amazing Swarm Of Locusts

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

SFGate

5 differences between Gov. Corbett, opponent Wolf

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The Citizens' Voice

New efforts in Harrisburg to decriminalize liquor buys

A Pennsylvania resident is less likely to be nabbed these days for making out-of-state liquor purchases by an undercover border patrol, but a key state lawmaker is introducing legislation anyway to abolish fines for an offense still on the books.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Local History: Toll bridges a thing of the past

Around the same time as the region's toll roads were being bought up with local governments and made free, state legislators were waging battle on toll bridges.

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O-R Online

Alzheimera s exacts a toll in Pennsylvania

Alzheimer's disease is going to be an increasingly acute problem both around the world and in this country as life spans stretch even further and the large cohort of baby boomers march into senescence.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Erie Times News

Conservative lawmaker aids medical marijuana push

Folmer pored over studies and news articles while his wife, Sheila, wondered why he lingered at their computer all weekend.

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The York Daily Record

Veterans' Thrift Store needs $10,000 truck to deliver furniture to veterans in need

Jeffrey Hutcherson of York, left, shakes the hand of Jahmeare McCowin, an Air Force veteran who works at the store, after McCowin helped Hutcherson look for an item at Veterans' Thrift Store in York.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

News Minute: Latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf have agreed to square off in three debates.

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PennLive.com

Burned building proves a problem for Duncannon

What to do about a burned structure along Church Street in Duncannon was debated at Duncannon Borough Council's Aug. 19 meeting after it was confirmed the owner could not be found.

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The York Daily Record

'Susquehanna To Freedom' at York College explores the journey of freed slaves

Every year, Penn State Harrisburg commissions a play to be performed on Martin Luther King Day to highlight some aspect of African-American heritage and culture and to honor the late civil right leader's commitment to diversity and equality.

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WPMT-TV York

Mayor repeats call for Commissioners to suspend museum funding

Mayor Eric Papenfuse repeated his call for Dauphin County Commissioners to exercise their authority to suspend payments to the National Civil War Museum for misuse of hotel tax funds, noting Section 12 of the hotel tax ordinance clearly mandates the Commission's approval of all disbursements.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Morning Call

Will legislature act on health bills?

Pharmacist Frank DeGroot holds a bottle of OxyContin at the Belvidere Pharmacy in Belvidere, N.J. OxyContin is one of the prescription drugs Pennsylvania physicians would like to moniitor through a prescription drug database.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Corbett tries new TV ad attack strategy on Wolf

The latest TV ad by Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is opening a new front in the Republican's mass communication strategy, making President Barack Obama a central figure in the attack on Democratic front-runner Tom Wolf.

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PennLive.com

Judge sides with trust managed by prominent developer in demolition dispute on Hamilton Street in Harrisburg

A Dauphin County judge has sided with a trust managed by a prominent developer and ordered the city of Harrisburg to condemn a home on Hamilton Street by the end of this week.

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