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3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Mid Penn Bank to merge with Schuylkill County bank

A familiar name in Dauphin County is about to merge with a Schulkill County financial instituition.

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Related Topix: Millersburg, PA

7 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Hummelstown man gets 6 to 12 years in state prison on child rape plea

A Hummelstown man who pleaded guilty to repeatedly molesting a girl will spend the next 6 to 12 years in state prison.

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Related Topix: Hummelstown, PA, State Prisons, Prison

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pennsylvania Localities Tap Swaps for Upfront Cash: Muni Credit

Pennsylvania municipalities are turning once again to the kinds of derivative deals that backfired during the credit crunch as the lure of upfront cash and the potential to cut costs prove too hard to resist.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Berks County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Education Etc.

16 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Judge sets hearing on Highspire plea to split from Steel-High schools

Dauphin County Judge Bruce F. Bratton has scheduled an Oct. 15 hearing on a petition by Highspire residents to withdraw from Steelton-Highspire School District.

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Related Topix: Highspire, PA, Education Etc., Middletown, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PennLive.com

Upper Dauphin Area School District voters will have say in shifting...

The $250 occupation tax would be replaced with an additional 0.6 percent in the earned income tax, starting in the 2015-16 school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Tax, Berrysburg, PA, Lykens, PA, Elizabethville, PA

ABC 27

Mayor: Museum spends most tax revenue on salaries

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse says the National Civil War Museum spends most of its funding from the hotel tax on salaries.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA

WPMT-TV York

44 DUI Arrests & 433 Citations issued during a oeOperation Flooda 72-hour crackdown in Dauphin Co.

Police say the fruits of their labor paid off after they took part in a massive 72- hour crackdown.

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Related Topix: Dauphin, PA

Evening Sun

PA Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 sold in Hanover

MIDDLETOWN >> One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 from the Tuesday, Aug. 26, drawing was sold at Newcomer's Candynut Shoppe, 1055 Baltimore St., Hanover.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Hanover, PA, York County, PA

PennLive.com

Three-day enforcement effort by police in Dauphin County leads to 44...

Officials from various law enforcement agencies in Dauphin County on Wednesday announced that 44 driving under the influence arrests were made last week during a three-day operation that targeted drunken driving.

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Related Topix: Drugs

PennLive.com

Dauphin County commissioners still investigating mayor's...

City council voted Tuesday to back Papenfuse's efforts to freeze the one-quarter of one percent the museum receives through Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau out of hotel tax funds until the agreement can be revised.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Officials say city money going to museum is misused

THE MAYOR SAYS THE MONEY IS BEING MISUSED. NEWS 8 MORNING REPORTER ANNE SHANNON JOINS US WITH MORE.

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Statecollege.com

Attorneys File Slew of Sealed Documents in Spanier, Curley, Schultz Case

Attorneys have been filing a slew of documents in the criminal case against three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

PennLive.com

Derry Township supervisors pursuing county-wide energy savings plan

Derry Township supervisors didn't take long to decide they would like to participate in a county-wide project that would help municipalities use energy savings to build capital projects.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

Harrisburg, Penn. treasurer allegedly embezzled from nonprofit

The treasurer of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital city which nearly went bankrupt three years ago, on Tuesday was accused by prosecutors of embezzling from a nonprofit organization he ran.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Economics News, Bankruptcy

ABC 27

Police in Lower Paxton Township investigating attempted robbery

Police say he's described as a thin, white man, about 6-feet tall, with a beard and large tattoo on his chest.

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WPMT-TV York

CivilWarMuseum

Harrisburg City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to ask Dauphin County to suspend funding from hotel tax revenues to the National Civil War Museum after Mayor Eric Papenfuse cited concerns with the museum's financing in recent weeks.

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WPMT-TV York

Crews from three counties fighting barn fire

Someone called 911 just after 4:45 p.m. to report the fire on the 100 block of West Ridge Road.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA

PennLive.com

Harrisburg teen charged with homicide escaped from juvenile custody...

A 15-year-old who escaped from juvenile custody one week before he allegedly fatally shot his cousin got away from Dauphin County detention officers during a bathroom break, District Attorney Ed Marsico said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

New York Daily News

Convicted kidnapper accused in plot to abduct judge

Anthony Marcus Davis, 29, of Harrisburg, who is serving 20-1/2 to 40 years for the 2005 kidnapping of a Pennsylvania family, was accused of soliciting a former cellmate to carry out the crime, Dauphin County District Attorney Edward Marsico said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Lancaster County, PA

PennLive.com

Southern Dauphin County residents asked to complete PennDOT survey

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is asking people who live and work in southern Dauphin County to share information about their travel needs and habits through a survey at www.research.net/s/SDCBusSurvey.

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Related Topix: Hummelstown, PA, Middletown, PA

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