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The heroin epidemic: Fighting back from addiction (Mike Argento column)

10/01/2015 07:52 PM EDT
Vreeland said he wanted to share his story to let people know that they can get help, that they can come back from addiction. 
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Wounded Vietnam vet from York reaches out to soldiers suffering from PTSD (Mike Argento column)
09/29/2015 03:10 PM EDT - Thomas Murray read a piece in The New York Times about the high number of suicides among members of a Marine battalion that had served in Afghanistan. It sparked something. It sounded familiar, the story about the never-ending agonies of war. Full Story

Francis: The worst Pope ever? Not by a long shot. (Mike Argento column)
09/18/2015 11:56 AM EDT - The worst popes ever were described in E.R Chamberlain's 1969 classic "The Bad Popes." Full Story

Sherman Lauther has too much money and is busy giving it away (Mike Argento column)
09/18/2015 09:56 AM EDT - He told the York County Food Bank, "I'll tell you what, I'll pay for the turkeys on the condition that you use the money that frees up to pay for renovations to the Shipley building." Full Story

Brantley Gilbert song hits home at the York Fair (Mike Argento column)
09/18/2015 04:04 PM EDT - Carlyn Crowl met Danny Carbaugh through a mutual friend. The friend thought the two had a lot in common. Full Story

York Fair: 250 years of weirdness (Mike Argento column)
09/10/2015 05:41 PM EDT - From the midway, to the grandstand, to the barns, strange things have happened. Full Story

Fred Burkins' untold story of World War II: The Merchant Marines (Mike Argento column)
09/10/2015 04:06 PM EDT - The Merchant Marines had the highest casualty rate of any service. One in 24 died during the war — 8,651 of the 215,000 who served. Full Story

Here's why your favorite NFL team will stink this year (Mike Argento column)
09/09/2015 05:38 PM EDT - As the NFL season kicks off, it's time to preview the upcoming season and determine whether your team is going to be merely terrible or moderately awful. Full Story

Losing was a tough life lesson for Red Land Little League team (Mike Argento)
09/08/2015 11:34 AM EDT - I felt terrible for those kids. They had worked so hard and put forth their best effort and they still fell short. And then I thought, it's probably the best thing that could have happened to them. Full Story

A hero cat? Just what we need. (Mike Argento column)
09/03/2015 01:29 PM EDT - Editor's note: As is the case when animals are in the news, Mike asked his neurotic greyhound Lester to weigh in on a story about a hero cat. Full Story