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  1. Corbett leaves governorship with unsettled legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The York Daily Record

    In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett delivers his budget address in Harrisburg, Pa. Corbett will go down in history as the first Pennsylvania governor to be denied re-election.

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  2. Capital BlueCross funds Naloxone overdose rescue kits in southcentral Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The York Daily Record

    York County District Attorney Tom Kearney is looking for a health care provider who will write him a prescription for 300 doses of Naloxone, a drug that can save the life of someone suffering from a heroin overdose. Monday in Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and Capital BlueCross announced that the health care company will provide the initial funding to supply Naloxone to York County police departments and departments in 20 other Pennsylvania counties, including Franklin, Adams, Lancaster and Lebanon.

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  3. Start Pa. political year on a high note: OK medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The York Daily Record

    A demonstrator holds a sign in support of medical marijuana during a cannabis reform rally at the Capitol rotunda in Harrisburg in March. The state's financial situation is dire - and both Republicans and Democrats are playing the blame game.

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  4. New Pa. lawmakers bring fresh eyes problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The York Daily Record

    Twenty-eight are Republicans, five are Democrats. Six are women. And once they're sworn in next month, all of them will get a vote in the Pennsylvania Legislature.

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  5. Staying sober for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The York Daily Record

    OffCenter Grill food and beverage service manager Amanda Rohrbaugh muddles some berries Wednesday at the bar at the Yorktowne Hotel. Non-alcoholic drinks can be much more than simply fruit juice or soda.

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  6. Former Gettysburg attorney sentenced in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The York Daily Record

    A former Gettysburg attorney was sentenced to 15 years in prison and more than $12 million in resitution and forfeiture Tuesday, according to the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. Wendy Weikal-Beauchat, 47, was charged in November 2013 with defrauding more than $6 million from 2007 through 2013 from a trust bank account she maintained for her clients, according to a news release.

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  7. Accountability needed for corporate welfare in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The York Daily Record

    In a perfect world, there would be no need for corporate welfare - no grants or loans paid by taxpayers to entice private companies to open new plants, offices or stores in particular communities. The audit examined grants and loans totalling $212.9 million provided by the state Department of Community and Economic Development from 2007 to 2010.

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  8. Family of man shot in Wal-Mart to join DC marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    The parents of a 22-year-old Ohio man fatally shot by an officer while carrying an air rifle in a Wal-Mart plan to join a weekend march in the nation's capital to protest police violence. Twenty-two-year-old John Crawford III was shot at the Beavercreek store Aug. 5 after a 911 caller reported someone waving a rifle.

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  9. Dozens of shots fired at Israeli embassy in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    Unknown attackers fired dozens of bullets at the facade of the Israeli embassy in Athens without causing any injury in a pre-dawn, drive-by attack Friday on one of the Greek capital's best-guarded buildings. Police said 54 bullet casings from an AK-47 assault rifle - a weapon favored by Greek anarchist militant groups - were recovered outside the embassy, on a busy road junction that was closed to traffic for hours.

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  10. Chinese lawyer detained for invoking constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    At least 260 Chinese lawyers signed an open letter of protest on Friday after a fellow attorney was detained by police for defying a judge by invoking the constitutional rights of free speech and religion in court. Zhang Lei, a lawyer who drafted the open letter condemning the police action in the northeastern province of Jilin, said Zhang Keke was hauled away from the court on Thursday and detained for six hours over his statements in court while defending a member of the banned spiritual group Falun Gong.

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  11. 'Magic mushroom' in Queen Elizabeth II's gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    A mushroom with hallucinogenic properties has been found growing at Buckingham Palace but no one suspects Queen Elizabeth II of cultivating the magic mushroom. Palace officials said Friday there are several hundred species of mushrooms growing in the palace gardens, including a number of naturally occurring Amanita muscaria.

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  12. Thousands of Italian workers march against reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    Thousands of striking workers marched Friday through more than 50 Italian cities to protest government reforms that they say erode their rights. The general strike, which has shut down basic services across Italy, is the first-ever by two of Italy's largest union confederations against a center-left government, which has traditionally cozied up to unions.

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  13. Father held, 4 sons safe after California confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    A Southern California man was arrested during a standoff on a freeway bridge, days after he vanished with his four sons and his wife, whose body was found in a car trunk. Daniel Perez, 43, of Montebello is considered a person of interest in the death of his wife, Erica, 39, and could also face child endangerment charges, authorities said Thursday.

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  14. UK leader leaves Belfast peace talks without dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The York Daily Record

    British Prime Minister David Cameron has left Northern Ireland peace talks after making a conditional offer of extra money for the region's Catholic-Protestant government, but local leaders dismissed his pledge as bogus. Friday's early exit by Cameron from the talks dashed hopes of reaching a wider agreement to sustain power-sharing, the central achievement of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord.

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  15. German opposition loses Snowden hearing bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The York Daily Record

    Germany's highest court has thrown out a bid by opposition parties to force the government to allow former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to come to Berlin to testify about the agency's activities. Members of the opposition Greens and Left Party want a parliamentary panel investigating the National Security Agency's activities to hear Snowden in person.

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  16. Quotations in the NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    "These actions have gone from boneheaded to a downright irresponsible use of U.S. taxpayer money." - Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., a longtime critic of the USAID's programs in Cuba.

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  17. China's factory output growth declines in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The York Daily Record

    Growth in China's factory output declined further in November in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy. Government data on Friday showed industrial production rose by 7.2 percent over a year earlier.

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  18. Washington Post photojournalist dies in LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The York Daily Record

    Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who recently chronicled Ebola patients and their caretakers, has died in Liberia while on assignment for The Washington Post. He was 58. Executive Editor Martin Baron sent a statement to the newspaper staff informing them of du Cille's death.

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  19. Shots fired at Israeli embassy in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The York Daily Record

    Greek authorities are investigating a pre-dawn, drive-by gunfire attack on the Israeli embassy in Athens, which caused no injuries or damage. Police closed off a major road outside the embassy early Friday and forensics experts in white protective clothing were searching the area.

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  20. Chinese leaders affirm commitment to slower growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The York Daily Record

    Chinese leaders have affirmed their commitment to a "new normal" of slower economic growth next year and promised to promote market-oriented reforms and help the poor. An official statement Friday following an annual planning meeting led by President Xi Jinping gave no growth target for 2015.

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