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Mike Argento's column is updated every Monday, Friday, and Sunday. Send comments to him at mike@ydr.com and follow him on Twitter @FnMikeArgento.

 
 
 
 
 
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Mike Argento: Dallastown grad Brent Morrison helped catch a record-breaking marlin

09/11/2014 03:15 PM EDT
Three years ago, he entered the big-time, the Mid-Atlantic out of Ocean City, the richest fishing tournament in the world. 
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Mike Argento: Pity poor Charlie.
09/11/2014 07:54 AM EDT - Here's the story of Charlie, a bunny who was entered into York Fair rabbit judging.  Full Story

Mike Argento: The NFL, the NCAA, half measures and full measures
09/10/2014 03:26 PM EDT - The NFL took a half measure, and it failed. When it tried to correct it with a full measure, it also failed. The NCAA took a different approach. It took a full measure against Penn State. Full Story

Mike Argento: The Burys - York Fair's first family of hamburgers
09/10/2014 07:55 AM EDT - There was a rumor going around that Johnny Eagle's wouldn't be at the York Fair this year. Full Story

Mike Argento: NFL players still blaming the victim in domestic violence
09/05/2014 12:29 PM EDT - The other night on "Inside the NFL" the panelists were discussing domestic violence because, as you probably know by now, this season is dedicated to domestic violence. Full Story

Mike Argento: A landmark for a local institution
09/04/2014 10:38 PM EDT - Before I get to the matter of a landmark for a local institution and why Bob Campbell is no longer allowed to choose movies for family movie night, I have to offer a bit of full disclosure. Full Story

Mike Argento: Digital highway to hell
09/04/2014 02:48 PM EDT - Doing some research, I stumbled upon a recent story from a place called Elizabeth, Colo., a town of 1,400 or so 45 miles southeast of Denver, about a woman who was impaled by a post through her buttocks while texting and driving. Full Story

Mike Argento: Want to be York Fair queen? No ink (column)
09/03/2014 12:40 PM EDT - When I returned from vacation, one of my editors handed me the rules for York Fair Queen contest and suggested that I could maybe have some fun with them. Full Story

Mike Argento: Black man felt targeted in store (column)
08/24/2014 08:15 AM EDT - Ali Johnson of Manchester Township, a personal trainer and an assistant football coach for William Penn Senior High School, said he felt that he was racially profiled by Macy's employees during a recent back-to-school shopping trip with his son. Full Story

Mike Argento: A man who actually wants to go to the dentist
08/20/2014 11:56 AM EDT - The tooth that was pulled is on the edge of his smile, he said. When he smiles, he said, you can see the gap. Full Story

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. Full Story
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'No Good Deed' slays 'Guardians' at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An evil Idris Elba and terrified Taraji P. Henson overcame a group of first-rate intergalactic misfits at theaters over the weekend. Full Story
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Kanye West calls out fan in wheelchair

Kim Kardashian’s husband refuses to play until everyone in arena stands & unless they demonstrate a handicap.