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14 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Shooter had been turned away from a Shippensburg party

Shippensburg>> A man fired a handgun three times around 3 a.m. on April 13 after he was denied admittance to a private party at College Park Apartments.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

19 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Mechanicsburg's new seed library will lend herb, vegetable seeds: George Weigel

Patrons of Mechanicsburg's Joseph T. Simpson Public Library will be able to "borrow" garden seeds this spring in addition to books, becoming the area's first to start a "seed library."

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Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

PennLive.com

Roundabout work to begin at Sterretts Gap in Perry County

The roundabout will be built at the intersection of state Route 34, Sunnyside Drive and Mountain Road at Sterretts Gap.

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PennLive.com

Supreme Court rejects appeal of driver who wanted 'mulligan' on refusal of DUI blood test

Pennsylvania's highest court won't consider an appeal by a motorist who claimed he was wrongly denied a "mulligan" after repeatedly refusing to provide a blood sample during a drunken driving investigation.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

PennLive.com

Chambersburg man charged in shooting last weekend near Shippensburg University

A 20-year-old Chambersburg man was facing charges including aggravated assault after state police said he was linked to a shooting near Shippensburg University early Sunday.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA

PennLive.com

Good Friday 2014: What's open, what's closed

Friday is Good Friday. In the midstate it is a mixed bag. Most schools are closed but banks, the post office and state offices are open.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Annville, PA, Myerstown, PA

WPMT-TV York

Dover man charged in series of copper piping thefts

West Shore Regional Police charge a York County man in a series of copper piping thefts.

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Related Topix: Dover, PA

PennLive.com

Carlisle police, drug task force arrest three men on drug charges

Keith Boyer 56, Bryan Boyer, 24, and Marty Robinson, 35, were all arrested this week by Carlisle police and the Cumberland County Drug Task Force.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Sen. Rich Alloway hosts local handgun seminar

Fayetteville>> Sen. Richard Alloway II, R-Chambersburg, is hosting a concealed carry seminar to educate gun owners about state laws.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, PA, Guns, Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Police: Carlisle official accused of harassing neighbor with weed killer

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Related Topix: Carlisle, PA

ABC 27

Walmart hiring 200 for new Camp Hill store

Walmart has opened a temporary hiring center to fill jobs at a new store slated to open this summer in Camp Hill.

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Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA, Lebanon County, PA, York, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

PennLive.com

Pennsylvania's voter ID law, barriers to voting will be topic at ...

The status of the voter ID law and barriers to voting will be among the topics of a panel discussion at the Cumberland County Bar Association's annual Law Day program April 21 in Apfelbaum Auditorium at Penn State Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle.

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Related Topix: Carlisle, PA, Dickinson College

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Easter egg hunts in Franklin County and region

Spring is here, and so is the season for hunting Easter eggs. Here are some scheduled egg hunts in the area: Southampton Park, Airport Road: By Mongul Church, 10 a.m.-noon ; for ages 10 and younger, a hunt for 10,000 eggs, as well as games, crafts, food and give-aways; start times staggered; www.mongulchurch.com .

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Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, North East, PA, St. Thomas, PA, Opinion

PennLive.com

Convicted funeral director pleads guilty to DUI, gets new lawyer

Former Mechanicsburg funeral director Boyd Lee Myers Jr. appeared Tuesday in Cumberland County Court to plead guilty to driving under the influence in October in North Middleton Township.

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Related Topix: Mechanicsburg, PA

PennLive.com

Corbett challenger Robert Guzzardi will stay on Republican primary ballot

Commonwealth Court Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt has ordered that conservative insurgent-turned-gubernatorial candidate Robert Guzzardi stays on the ballot in the May 20 Republican primary.

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ABC 27

Police: Stolen phones led to theft suspect

Police made an arrest in a string of thefts from vehicles at a York County business when the GPS capability on some stolen phones led them to a suspect's house.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Lewisberry, PA, Youngstown, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC 27

Fire marshal rules Susquehanna Township fire arson

According to officials, fire crews were dispatched to a fully-involved house fire in the 3500 block of Elmerton Avenue on Sunday at around 6:30 p.m. First responders had to retreat due to the structural integrity of the building being compromised, and one firefighter was treated for burns at Hershey Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Fire, Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA

ABC 27

Dauphin County officials want to get illegal guns off streets

Dauphin County and Harrisburg officials unveiled a new plan to help crack down on illegal guns and lower violence throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Violent Crime

ABC 27

April 21 is deadline to register for Pa. primary

Voters will nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, and representatives in Congress and the state Senate and House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Kevin Clash

WPMT-TV York

Watchful eyes help thwart TV theft in Cumberland County

A York County man was arrested after he tried to steal a 55" inch flat screen TV from a Walmart in Cumberland County, police said.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Glen Rock, PA

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