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Wednesday Feb 25 | via Evening Sun
Needing a win in the play-in game of the Centennial Conference men's basketball tournament to advance to the semifinals, Gettysburg College overcame abysmal shooting during the first 18 minutes of the game and defeated McDaniel College, 53-45, on Wednesday night at Bream Gymnasium. Gettysburg shot just 5-of-21 from the field in the first 18:22 of the contest, but a layup by Kevin Gladstone with 1:38 left in the half put the Bullets ahead and Joe Emerusabe's 3-pointer, the senior's only hoop of the night, gave them a 19-15 halftime lead. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via Evening Sun
A New Oxford man was arrested on Feb. 4 in connection with domestic assault and endangering the welfare of children, according to court documents from Magisterial District Judge Matthew Harvey's office. Joe Sanchez, 36, allegedly hit his girlfriend between Feb. 1 and 2 at a residence in the 3000 block of York Road, Straban Township, according to court documents. 3 comments
Friday Feb 6 | via KTVN Reno
An emergency text notice of a shooting at the University of South Carolina led to locked and barricaded doors, but didn't stop classes at the state's flagship university. A professor who taught anatomy and physiology and was highly regarded by both his students and fellow faculty members was shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina, a coroner said... A former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided the death penalty in his 5-year-old daughter's beating death will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion
The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded will receive the Purple Hearts many have said they deserve. The Army said in a letter addressed to Congress on Friday that the circumstances of the mass shooting meet the criteria for the award. Comment?
Thursday Feb 5 | via Evening Sun
In 2012 Hanover had approximately 200 reported burglaries, compared to the national average of 670, based on towns with a similar population, according to Pennsylvania crime report that year. This was a decrease from 236 in 2011. 4 comments
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