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6 hrs ago | ABC 27

Army War College graduates class in midst of controversy

As the Academic Review Board prepares to investigate allegations that Montana Senator John Walsh plagiarized a paper he submitted to graduate from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, students participated in a different aspect of academics on Friday.

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Related Topix: United States Army War College, Shippensburg, PA, Halifax, PA, Newville, PA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Was there a traitor in Lebanon in 1776?

The house of Nicholas Haussegger on the corner of Cumberland and Market streets, Lebanon, Pa.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Switzerland, World News, Berks County, PA

PennLive.com

Crash cleared from northbound Interstate 81 in Lebanon County

A crash that was slowing traffic on northbound Interstate 81 in Lebanon County was cleared as of just after 6 p.m., according to the department of transportation.

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Related Topix: Grantville, PA, Hershey, PA

PennLive.com

Man facing deportation can't withdraw guilty plea in Lebanon County theft case, Pa. court says

A man who pleaded guilty to being part of a Lebanon County theft ring can't withdraw his plea now that he is facing deportation, a state court ruled Friday.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Rep. Jim Gerlach calls for U.S. military aid to Ukraine

In response to escalating military activity in Ukraine, the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus led by Rep. Jim Gerlach has introduced legislation that would authorize the U.S. to provide military aid and security assistance to the embattled country as it continues its struggle with Russian-supported separatists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

PennLive.com

William Penn Restaurant and other Lebanon County restaurant inspections: June 22-28

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture oversees restaurant inspections in the state.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science

ABC 27

Man flown to hospital after crashing convertible

A man was flown to the hospital after a serious crash in Lebanon County. The man was driving a convertible when he crashed along Old Jonestown Road near Route 72 in Swatara Township.

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Related Topix: Halifax, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Man burned in industrial accident released from hospital

John Wolfe III, 53, Lebanon, suffered critical injuries on July 10 while operating a machine containing highly pressurized air at Brentwood Industries, 2101 Lehman St., West Lebanon Township.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, OSHA, Reading, PA, Jonestown, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Statistics show violent crime is down in Lebanon this year

Violent crimes,including robberies and assaults, were down significantly in Lebanon the first half of the year,but drug arrests were up.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lebanon, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Williams Partners considered eastern York County route

A company that had been considering building a gas pipeline route in eastern York County, among several other sites in Pennsylvania, is focusing on a potential route in Lebanon County instead.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Hershey, PA, Lancaster, PA

PennLive.com

Nighttime road work expected to start Sunday on I-83 in northern York County

Nighttime road work is scheduled to begin Sunday on a 4.5-mile section of Interstate 83 in northern York County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Annville, PA

The News Item

Prosecutors respond to Handerhan's claims of ineffective counsel

U.S. prosecutors have responded to a former Mount Carmel police officer's claims that ineffective counsel led to his conviction and prison sentence for child pornography possession.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, P2P, Science / Technology, Jonestown, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

A Brother's Love

Calendar Editor John Sollenberger and I were walking to the Pasadena Civic Center Friday night to celebrate the PW's 30th anniversary when one of my brothers called from Pennsylvania, our family's home state.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA, Hunter College, City University of New York

The Lebanon Daily News

Commissioners: Cedar Haven sale not a cure-all for county's financial woes

While the $25.5 million sale of Cedar Haven nursing home will put Lebanon County on better financial footing, the county commissioners say the windfall will not resolve all its budgetary problems.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

PennLive.com

Appeal of life prison sentence rejected in 1989 murder of 9-year-old Lebanon boy

A Lebanon County man who pleaded guilty but mentally ill for the 1989 rape and murder of a 9-year-old boy has lost his third bid to escape life imprisonment.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Humane Society of Lebanon County rescues 11 cats from South Londonderry home covered in urine, feces

Eleven cats were rescued from a South Londonderry Township home that was covered in feces, urine and rotting cat food, according to the Humane Society of Lebanon County.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Route 34 repair in southern Cumberland County begins

PennDOT says preparatory work begins Wednesday, July 23 on a 5-mile section of Route 34 in Dickinson and South Middleton townships, Cumberland County.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, Annville, PA, Mount Holly Springs, PA

Philly.com

Montco's Ferman elected as vice president of Pa. DA association

MONTGOMERY COUNTY The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association elected officers last week that include Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman as vice president.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon School Board deal could allow armed security officers

Lebanon School District's school police officers may have greater law enforcement authority in the coming school year, which might include being equipped with guns.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lebanon, PA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Jackson: Update on bridge work brings no new news

Township engineer Steve Sherk said supervisors received a work plan last week for excavation of a test pit; he said he is optimistic that the pit will be finished in the first half of August.

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