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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is located in Dauphin County. Zip codes in Harrisburg, PA include 17109, 17106, and 17125. The median home price in Harrisburg is $72,900 which is roughly $48/per square foot. More Harrisburg information.

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Local news for Harrisburg, PA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

17 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Pennsylvania would stagnate with Wolf at the helm

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, we will all have the opportunity to choose the next governor of this great commonwealth. My choice is Tom Corbett.

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22 hrs ago | CBS Local

Another Try: Pa. House Committee Approves Phila. Cigarette Tax for Schools

After a key committee vote this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House is poised to vote within the next week on a bill to authorize a cigarette tax to fund Philadelphia schools. For some, it was dA©jA vu: the House passed a bill more than two months ago to authorize the cigarette tax for city schools.

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Yesterday | PennLive.com

Harrisburg police look for vehicle and motorcyclists who were near fatal motorcycle crash

Harrisburg police are looking for the drivers of a car and several motorcycles they believe were in the area of a fatal motorcycle accident around 9 p.m. Aug. 10 on the State Street bridge. Police are looking for the driver of an older model two-tone, light over dark, four-door sedan.

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Yesterday | PennLive.com

From the East Shore to Harrisburg: A look at commuting in the midstate #HBGNext

When we asked readers what their commute is like , we anticipated that Harrisburg would figure into readers' responses in a big way, be it as a destination or an obstacle. Here are the reports from those commuting from across the East Shore who go to work in the capital city every day: how they get there, what issues they face and what could be done to make their commute better.

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Yesterday | Philly.com

#PhillyFive Developing Stories: Sept. 16, 2014

3. Prostate cancer screening: The Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition is holding a rally in Harrisburg today to promote a pro-screening law. The group has launched a "Don't Fear the Finger" campaign in an effort to counter a decline in PSA screening rates.

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Yesterday | Philly.com

Efforts to get cigarette tax passed for schools rampup

With tens of millions of dollars and more than 1,000 Philadelphia School District jobs on the line, all eyes shifted to Harrisburg on Monday as lawmakers returned from their summer break. District leaders say they need a $2-per-pack cigarette tax passed quickly to help fill an $81 million deficit, and prevent mass layoffs and larger class sizes.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Pollution Online

Pennsylvania DEP Announces Listening Session On EPA Proposal To Lower ...

The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a listening session to obtain public input on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing fossil fuel-fired power plants and the proposed standards for modified and reconstructed units on Thursday, Sept. 25. The listening session is being held prior to the finalization of the department's official comments to EPA on the proposed guidelines and standards.

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PE Hub

Jobs of the week: Bison, OrbiMed, PennSERS, Susquehanna hiring

This week there are analyst, associate, chief investment officer, partner and senior associate positions up for grabs at Bison Capital , BoldPointe Partners , OrbiMed , the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System and Susquehanna Growth Equity . Bison Capital is hiring a full-time pre-MBA associate based in the greater Los Angeles area.

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Philly.com

DN Editorial: Harrisburg's neglect of our schools must end

AS THE Pennsylvania General Assembly returns to session today, we like to imagine their reaction if they returned to the statehouse finding the place hadn't been cleaned over the summer, that there were no security guards at the doors, and half their staff had been cut so they had to answer their own phones. Yet those are largely the circumstances awaiting schoolchildren in Philadelphia when they began their school year last week: cuts to staff including cleaning and security, made by Superintendent William Hite to assure the schools would open on time.

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WPMT-TV York

Arrest warrant issued for suspected car thief

HUMMELSTOWN, Pa.- Hummelstown Borough Police have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Dominic Xavier Neidig, of Harrisburg. Neidig is wanted on one count of Theft by Unlawful Taking and one count of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property related to the theft of a Chevrolet truck and a Saturn Vue SUV from the 800 block of W. Main, Hummelstown on September 7th.

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ABC 27

Harrisburg man sought in woman's stabbing

Sean Furlong, 29, a city resident, is wanted on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, and reckless endangerment, city police said Monday. Furlong allegedly stabbed a 26-year-old woman in the chest inside a home in the 300 block of South 14th Street.

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O-R Online

DA: says man justified in fatal Pa. shooting

A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says he won't file charges in a fatal shooting after determining the shooter had a right to defend others against an armed attacker.

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WPMT-TV York

Coroner says Harrisburg man shot through the heart

Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick identified the victim in a weekend fatal shooting as 23 year old Charles L. Tate, III, of Harrisburg. Tate was found lying along the 300 block of South 14th Street at about 2:30 am Saturday.

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The York Daily Record

Harrisburg rally will push for S.B. 1182

In March, a demonstrator holds a sign in support of medical marijuana during a cannabis reform rally at the Capitol rotunda in Harrisburg. Another rally is planned for Sept.

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ABC 27

Tim Tebow visits with young Perry Co. football player Deven Jackson

Wednesday was a big day for 10-year-old Deven Jackson of Perry County, who has not allowed the loss of both legs to slow him down. Tebow was in town to do a story on Deven for ABC's "Good Morning America."

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBNS

BC-PA--Daybook, PA

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PennLive.com

Rooms of power in the Capitol

This is the historic courtroom used when the Supreme Court sits in Harrisburg. There is plenty of artwork for the justices to admire when arguments get mundane.

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The Citizens' Voice

Bill may boost efficiency, slow government process

The Commonwealth Financing Authority is a little-known state agency that doles out millions of dollars for transportation, energy and water and sewer projects and decides how to distribute the annual local share of slot revenue from Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Mount Airy Casino Resort to municipalities, businesses and institutions across Northeastern Pennsylvania. The authority wields a lot of power, a fact underscored by the large contingent of Harrisburg lobbyists that attend its meetings.

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The Citizens' Voice

Gambling money not going where is should

I have read several articles in your paper about gambling money going for municipal projects. When the bill was first produced it was supposed to be set up that 50 percent would go for property tax reduction and eventually 100 percent of the property tax eliminated.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PennLive.com

Harrisburg shooting victim was a father of one and was expecting a second child when he was killed

Timothy Farner, of Buckthorn Street in Harrisburg, arranges objects left in a memorial for his slain cousin, 23-year-old Charles Tate. Police said Tate was found wounded in the 300 block of South 14th Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

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