climate change
Which of the following statements best reflects your views on the climate-science issue?
 Man-made climate change is a major challenge facing the world today and it is critical we address it no matter what the cost.
 I believe the climate is changing, but it is too early to tell how serious a problem it is.
 I don't trust government scientists who have created this "crisis" to further their own agenda.
 Global warming? Hah! Feels pretty cold to me.
 I don't don't know what to think, so I don't spend much time thinking about climate change.

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Give us the gift of integrity, lawmakers (editorial)

01/30/2015 03:38 PM EST
Gov. Tom Wolf set the correct tone when, just minutes after taking the oath as the 47th governor of Pennsylvania, he signed an executive order forbidding members of his administration from accepting gifts. 
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White roses and thorns (YDR opinion)
01/30/2015 03:35 PM EST - WHITE ROSES >> To Summer Britcher for her career-high luge finish at the World Cup races in Winterberg, Germany, last weekend. Full Story


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Jim McClure: Zuckerberg and his 'Year of Books' should come to York County (column)

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is reading Book No. 2 in his "A Year of Books" group based on a suggestion from York countian Cindi Greco. Full Story

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Mike Argento: The five, make that six, stages of dealing with the Snowpocalypse (column)

In 1969, Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross came up with a model of the five stages of grief, the emotions people go through as they face their mortality. Full Story

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People who matter, Jan. 18: Thomas Shelley

01/16/2015 03:12 PM EST
Who: Thomas Shelley Why: The Springfield Township pastor has a long local history of public service as a police chaplain with various agencies — Penn Township, York city, the state police, etc. 
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