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Spotlight: Emily MURCH, Court Dressmaker

Emily was born on 2 December 1837 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England to Samuel MURCH and his wife, Joanna YATES.  The MURCH family have so far lived, worked and died in the same small Devonshire town, but gradually, the outside world and its inventions have entered their sphere and impacted their lives, with the advent of the railway in 1844 and the many developments within the textile industry. 214 more words


Man eats out of dumpsters to highlight Americans wasting food

Rob Greenfield has eaten out of more than 600 dumpsters across the country in the last three months. “I’m just as happy as you could possibly imagine because I’m living simply and I’m not bogged down by all the things it turns out I don’t need anyway,” said Greenfield. 269 more words


Teachers sue Pennsylvania's largest teachers union on religious grounds

Retired teacher Jane Ladley is a Christian who says her faith guides her through life. It’s also the reason why she’s objecting to dues and fees that she pays to the Pennsylvania State Education Association. 286 more words


Virus that's sending hundreds of kids to the hospital now in Pennsylvania

There have been three confirmed cases of enterovirus in Philadelphia, but some doctors believe more kids may have fallen ill because of it. “Almost certainly there are many more than three cases that we haven’t recognized,” said Pinnacle Health’s infectious disease specialist Dr. 213 more words


Carlisle police get new K9 bite suit that FOX43 reporter tries

The Carlisle Police Department has gotten a brand new bite suit for its K9 named Pedro. The suit was donated by the Carlisle-Sunrise Rotary Club and costs about $1,400 dollars. 46 more words


Massive fire at storage facility in Penn Township, York Co.

Witnesses could see smoke from three miles away. It was coming from a storage facility, which used to be a potato processing plant, at the intersection of Black Rock and Baer roads in Penn Township, York County. 208 more words


West Manchester Mall under multimillion dollar renovation

By Spring of next year all the construction will be done and the West Manchester mall will be complete at a cost of $47 million dollars. 207 more words