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  • Download new YDR mobile app - 11/24/2015 09:53 AM EST
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    Two police incidents; two very different outcomes (Mike Argento column)

    10/23/2015 12:03 PM EDT
    The bottom line is one man — a man in the throes of a mental health crisis armed with a knife — is dead. 
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    York College student fined $136.50 for skateboarding on the street (Mike Argento column)
    10/15/2015 02:20 PM EDT - A skateboard, the officer explained, is considered a vehicle because it propels people or property. As such, its operator is required to abide by the laws that apply to all vehicles on public roads. Full Story

    Freedom Caucus member Scott Perry governing US like a high school clique (Mike Argento column)
    10/14/2015 02:01 PM EDT - The Freedom Caucus demands ideological purity and believes that any attempt to compromise is akin to treason. Full Story

    $500 reward if you can help Larry Fawber find dinosaur footprints on the Conewago Creek (Mike Argento column)
    10/08/2015 01:31 PM EDT - As a child in 1944, he found tracks in rocks that he believes were dino prints. Now he's trying to track them down again. Full Story

    Keep your 'thoughts and prayers,' politicians, give us gun control (Mike Argento column)
    10/07/2015 03:46 PM EDT - Is there an emptier, more meaningless, more pointless rhetorical flourish than a politician offering his or her "thoughts and prayers" to the victims of a horrific tragedy? Full Story

    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. Full Story

    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