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  1. County begins advance votingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    Early voting for the November general election began Monday, Franklin County clerk Janet Paddock said.

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  2. Incumbent challenged in 193rd districtRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... in York, Adams and Cumberland counties. Bart, a computer science professor at Penn State Mont Alto in Franklin County, said he wants to correct the state's emphasis on property taxes. Bringing accountability back to the district is one of Bart's ...

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  3. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Pennsylvania State Police, Carlisle, said Bryan C. Mansell, 23, Fayetteville, was driving north on Pa. 233 Friday afternoon when he tried to make a left turn into Oak Flat Elementary School.

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  4. Letter: Wolf doesn't support gunowners' rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    According to www.theblaze.com , on 8/31/14, Franklin County is the 15th highest in gun ownership in the country; 48.5 percent of residents own guns. With this is mind, those voting gunowners should be selecting those who support the Second Amendment and gun rights in general.

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  5. Absentee voters can apply for ballots until Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Election, an absentee ballot application must be completed, signed by the elector, and received by the Franklin County Voter Registration Office no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28. There are provisions for individuals who need an emergency ...

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  6. Local emergency responders prepare for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The Franklin County Department of Emergency Services is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Emergency Health Services Federation to prepare for Ebola and other infectious diseases. "While there are currently no identified Ebola risks for our area, and this disease is rare, we are making sure to be prepared," said Meghan O'Brien, emergency services assistant director.

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  7. Columbus Division of Police bike patrol aims to be more accessible than cruisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lantern

    ... Jr., that night and charged him with rape and kidnapping. His case is still active but was moved over to Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. He faces three counts of rape and one count of kidnapping, all of which he's pleaded not guilty to, and ...

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  8. Candidates forum to be held at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | This Week Community News

    A Meet the Candidates forum, part of a series coordinated by the Franklin County Consortium for Good Government, will be held at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St. Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives 3rd district; Ohio Senate 15th district; Ohio House 18th district; Franklin County Court of Common Pleas ; Ohio Court of Appeals, 10th district ; and Ohio Court of Appeals, 10th district will take written questions from the audience. The program will begin with a half-hour reception, during which citizens can meet and talk with the candidates.

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  9. Franklin County Young Republicans reorganizeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The YR elected new officers on Oct. 11. Chris Ardinger, a Republican committeeperson from Montgomery Township and a member of the Tuscarora School Board, was selected chairman. "We cannot wait to hit the ground running and help to engage fellow Republican young professionals in Franklin County," Ardinger said.

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  10. 'Early Accountability' Plea Program Altered Amid Ethical ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Law.com

    Reducing backlog is a priority in all court systems, but a program aimed at efficiency in Franklin County had some attorneys crying foul that efforts to move cases along potentially threatened their clients' rights.

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  11. Man inhaled aerosol spray before crashing car into building in Shippensburg, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    Timothy Hofe, 28, of Orrstown, is accused of inhaling aerosol spray and crashing a vehicle into a building in Shippensburg, according to police. Shippensburg police announced Monday they have filed criminal charges against a Franklin County man accused of inhaling aerosol duster spray and crashing a vehicle into a building earlier this year.

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  12. Eco-friendly fashion show raises money for women's shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Fred Young, chairman of the Antrim Township Supervisors, models a sweater and scarf made from alpaca wool at the eco-friendly Fall Fashion Show Sunday in Mercersburg, held to benefit Women In Need. MERCERSBURG >> Eco-friendly fashions and live alpacas made an appearance at the first Fall Fashion Show at the Star Theatre in Mercersburg on Sunday.

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  13. Sen. Rand Paul to speak at local GOP luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a potential GOP presidential candidate for 2016, will speak Oct. 31 at a local Republican fundraiser. "He's a person we've been after for a long time," Franklin County Republican Committee Chairman Robert Wollyung said.

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  14. Mystery Photo: Where in Franklin County is this?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Last week's mystery photograph was a picture of the interior of Miller's Drug Store, located at 21 N. Main Street in downtown Chambersburg where Gypsie is now, circa 1910. We seemed to have stumped some people this week but we had a lot of people reply.

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  15. State education funding issues politicize growth pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    FRANKLIN COUNTY >> Growth is good right? It opens doors to more revenue. But what if the system that determines how much money you get from that growth is outdated? That's the problem facing some of the state's 500 school districts today.

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  16. Principal for a Day showcases technology's takeover of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... Area School District and has the technology to match. Hicks, executive director of United Way of Franklin County, spent about two and a half hours there Friday as a participant in CASD Foundation's Principal for a Day program. This is the third time ...

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  17. Crisis hotlines in demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | ABC 27

    Some experts credit increased awareness in crisis intervention due to big names like Robin Williams, Ray Rice, and Jerry Sandusky. Others point out that an increased need is never anything to boast.

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  18. Editorial: New advocacy center helps young victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Kudos to Franklin County District Attorney Matt Fogal and the folks who have made possible a new advocacy center for the county's children. The goal of the new Over the Rainbow Children's Advocacy Center is to provide a safe haven for child crime victims.

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  19. Pa. ag preservation hits milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... as Pennsylvania. Because of this teamwork, we're keeping Pennsylvania growing for generations to come." Franklin County has a total of 127 farms and 16,573 acres protected under the farmland preservation program, according to the Franklin County ...

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  20. Cumberland Valley sweeps Chambersburg to clinch first outright girls' volleyball division title since 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PennLive.com

    ... rolled by scores of 25-20, 25-11, 25-17 against a Trojans team that trumped the Eagles 3-2 last month in Franklin County. Outside hitter Elizabeth Scott , who's headed to NCAA Division I IUPUI in Indiana next year, accumulated 13 kills for the ...

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