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Lancaster County boy with rare form of bone cancer fighting for his life

10-year old Chase Armstrong said getting chemotherapy feels like “crashing into a pit of lava.” Chase, who’s from Lancaster County, has had to go through more than 30 rounds of chemotherapy. 246 more words

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Local UFC fighter heading to Brazil for upcoming match

Charlie ‘The Spaniard’ Brenneman trains hard, but before he was a fighter he was something else. “A junior and senior high school Spanish teacher. I would see some of my friends, my colleagues from wrestling started to fight professionally,” said Brenneman, who trains with Tim Pollock in Hummelstown, Dauphin County. 166 more words

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Man takes anti-panhandling message to the streets

York County resident Jason Mangus doesn’t like panhandling. That’s why he regularly holds up a sign that says in part “don’t give money to these scamming panhandlers” in West Manheim Township. 265 more words

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Harrisburg police officer accused of theft makes deal with the state

After years of tracking down criminals to bring to court, Officer Jennie Jenkins finds herself going before a judge. The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office said Jenkins took $7,000 from the Harrisburg Athletic Fund, which is a program that gives local kids the chance to play sports. 245 more words

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‘Large, muscular feline’ seen in residential area in Dillsburg

A York County man who lives on Pheasant Ridge Road said he saw a “large, muscular feline” near his house on Monday afternoon in Dillsburg. He described it as brown in color and big. 209 more words

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Parents furious after kid leaves school without anyone knowing

The parents and grandparents of 7-year-old Ahkeem Brown Jr. are glad he’s home safe today. On Tuesday afternoon, Brown left Steelton Elementary school in the middle of the day. 255 more words

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Harrisburg's City Council's pick for treasurer resigns

Timothy East does not want to be considered for the job as Harrisburg’s treasurer. That was confirmed at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. East resigned because it came to light that he filed for personal bankruptcy in 2011. 148 more words

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