• Privatize the state stores (letter) - 07/02/2015 02:14 PM EDT
  • Great medical care (letter) - 07/02/2015 02:13 PM EDT
  • Be courteous to police (letter) - 07/02/2015 02:09 PM EDT
  • Unions dominate Wolf agenda (letter) - 07/02/2015 02:08 PM EDT

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    Let's blow up Pa.'s absurd fireworks sales law (column)

    Residents can't buy aerial fireworks that dealers can sell to out-of-staters
    07/02/2015 12:59 PM EDT
    Legislators should either allow Pennsylvanians to buy and use aerial fireworks in-state, or outlaw sales of consumer fireworks to all. 
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    Go ahead and fly your Confederate flag (column)
    07/03/2015 11:53 AM EDT - At the 25th anniversary of the great battle of Gettysburg, Union veteran Gen. J.P.S. Gobin had this to say about the Confederate battle flag: "That badge meant treason and rebellion in 1861, and what it means then it means now. Full Story

  • White roses and thorns (YDR opinion) - 07/02/2015 01:19 PM EDT

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    Jim McClure: Nazis murdered downed World War II airman from York (column)

    A B-17 crashed in the Dutch hometown of Swiss author John Meurs in 1944. In fact, the bomber came down just behind the 9-year-old schoolboy's house in Apeldoorn. Full Story

    (AP Photo — Matthew S. Gunby)
    Beach Bound: Fun and sun — and death — by the ocean (Mike Argento column)

    As we celebrate everything that is Ocean City in the Beach Bound series, I took to the Internet to see what I could learn about the place, and what I learned is that Ocean City is essentially full of drunken frat boys, horny teenagers, obese people, rude tourists, rednecks, stoners and, well, a large Full Story

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    People who matter, July 5: Shilvosky Buffaloe

    07/02/2015 01:22 PM EDT
    York's interim director of economic development is an important role model for young people who have made mistakes, gotten involved with drugs and run afoul of the law. 
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    140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
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    America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: ——— IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND BEER Philadelphia started its Fourth of July celebration a little early. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.