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3 min ago | ABC 27

Pa. congressman to introduce medical marijuana bill

Rep. Scott Perry says it's time for the federal government to help the thousands of American children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, York County, PA, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, PA

3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

New Forest, Hampden Township Pool Snack Bar and other Cumberland County restaurant inspections: June 29 - July 5

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture oversees restaurant inspections in the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

5 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Cumberland County men arrested after robbing 'large sum of cash' from victim, police say

Joseph Michael Bortz Jr., 18, of Lemoyne, and Dameon Anthony Noaker, 19, of East Pennsboro Township, are charged with robbery and theft by unlawful taking.

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Related Topix: Lemoyne, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

PennLive.com

Storms blow through the Mid-State

Police close Market Street in Camp Hill at 27th St. due to a downed tree branch.

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Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA

PennLive.com

More than 2,500 in Cumberland County without power; most outages in...

About 2,000 customers in Cumberland County are without power as of 7 p.m. Sunday, according to estimates from West Penn Power and PPL Electric.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

PennLive.com

Carlisle to hold public meeting July 28 on new 911 dispatching

Inside the 911 call center at the carlisle Department of Public Safety dispatchers take calls and monitor various information systems.

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Related Topix: Carlisle, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Police log: Cumberland County man critical after Swatara crash

Andrew Koch, 23, of Newville, Cumberland County was listed in critical condition Saturday at Hershey Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Quentin, PA, Jonestown, PA

The York Daily Record

Families at Project Big Love 717 event given gifts of food, clothing, ...

From left, Christa Lees of East Pennsboro Township helps her son Conor, 5, put on his new shoes as Christian, 7, and Angelina, 10, each try on a pair of shoes and Lennon, 7, awaits his new pair at Project Big Love 717, a free back-to-school event that was the result of collaboration among Dillsburg-area churches, business and citizens, held ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dillsburg, PA, Adams County, PA, York, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC 27

North Middleton man charged after shooting incident

Police have arrested a Cumberland County man in connection with an incident where gunshots were fired Sunday in North Middleton Township.

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Related Topix: Halifax, PA, Newville, PA, Lebanon County, PA

PennLive.com

Double jeopardy: Mechanicsburg man's civil rights breached in license suspension case, court rules

The constitutional rights of a Cumberland County man were violated when he was improperly tried twice in the local courts on the same driving while under license suspension charge, the state Superior Court has ruled.

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Related Topix: Mechanicsburg, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

4 charged in Cumberland County robbery, assault

SOUTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP >> Four people, including two men from Chambersburg, have been charged in an April robbery in South Middleton Township.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

4 charged in Cumberland County robbery, assault

SOUTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP >> Four people, including two men from Chambersburg, have been charged in an April robbery in South Middleton Township.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC 27

Legislators hold town hall about legalizing medical cannabis

Dozens of parents who want their children to be able to take the drug came together in Cumberland County to ask questions and get answers.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Franklin, PA, Pennsylvania, Criminal Defense Law, Law

PennLive.com

Decade-old Upper Allen Twp. theft case over cell phone account ends in probation sentence

An Enola woman was sentenced Tuesday to more than a year of probation for using another person's name and social security number to open of a cell phone account over a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Enola, PA, Social Security, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PennLive.com

Camp Hill bicyclist wins 'Dump the Pump' contest

LeeMarie Fisher of Camp Hill bicycles weekly to her job at Holy Spirit Health System in Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA

PennLive.com

Rising inmate population, staffing costs, plague Cumberland County Prison

Increasing costs at the Cumberland County Prison may be locking up the county's efforts to save money all around.

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Related Topix: Prison

WFMZ

Speed limit upped to 70 mph on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Morgantown, Blue Mountain

The turnpike commission unveiled roads signs Wednesday morning, officially increasing the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph for the first time in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Morgantown, PA, Reading, PA, Berks County, PA

PennLive.com

Cumberland County man, 20, accused of sexually assaulting girl, 14, near Dickinson Twp. watering hole

Cofer Norman Lybrand, 20, of Dickinson Township, is charged with several felony sex crimes after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

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PennLive.com

Accident slowing traffic on Interstate 81 south in Cumberland County

The accident occurred at about 9:20 a.m. near mile marker 56 in Silver Spring Township, just south of the exit for Route 114, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Border children to arrive at Mechanicsburg shelter

The federal government is looking to place tens of thousands of children who have come across the border in the past year, and some will be coming to a Cumberland County children's home.

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Related Topix: Mechanicsburg, PA, Camp Hill, PA

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