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  1. Harrisburg prom for students with special needs: Photo galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Harrisburg School District's prom for students with special needs kicked off on May 13 at Harrisburg High School's field house.

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  2. Feds hit Ukrainian man who posed as Harrisburg High School student with new criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | PennLive.com

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man who posed as a Harrisburg High School student now has more legal trouble, this time of the federal variety. A federal grand jury in Harrisburg on Wednesday indicted Artur Samarin - a.k.a. Asher Potts - on charges of passport and Social Security fraud for allegedly using his fake name on government documents.

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  3. Already 'beaten down and told to suck it up,' Harrisburg teachers scrutinize recovery plan's academic goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | PennLive.com

    After teaching at Rowland Academy in Harrisburg for 11 years, Donald J. Reisch has been pushed, hit and even nearly fell down stairs while holding back students from throwing punches. But if a fight breaks out in a classroom, security could take 10 or 15 minutes to respond, and when a student used profanity and gave him the middle finger during class, Reisch said his attempt to refer the student for disciplinary action with a vice principal fell flat.

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  4. Region 8 beanbag team wins state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... getting stuck inside her house. Four Region 8 teams including the Weiner Senior Cardinals, Jonesboro Primetimers, Harrisburg and Bono teams competed at state after moving on from the regional tournament . Copyright 2016 KAIT . All rights reserved. ...

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  5. Most Harrisburg youth fights stem from social media, gang activity: school safety forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | PennLive.com

    Harrisburg School District Superintendent Sybil Knight-Burney showed a videotaped fight at a community forum Thursday night to talk about solutions to youth violence. HARRISBURG- Patrice Harris wasn't shocked when she heard about a Harrisburg brawl involving a mob with bricks, bats and brass knuckles that was captured on a viral video recently.

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  6. 10 charged with inciting riot in Harrisburg brick brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | PennLive.com

    Harrisburg police have charged 10 people with inciting a riot and other counts stemming to a brawl that erupted in the city's South Allison Hill neighborhood late last month. The fight broke out around 4:15 p.m. and reportedly involved up to 20 people, including a man who hit another with a brick.

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  7. 'Teachers on welfare': Harrisburg teachers flood meeting outlining district's academic, financial planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | PennLive.com

    Harrisburg School District's chief recovery officer on Monday night presented a draft road map for the district's academic and financial future to a sea of protesting teachers demanding a new contract and wage increases . Whereas public school board meetings usually attract a handful of people at best, as many as 400 Harrisburg teachers - who rallied before the meeting in blue shirts bearing their union's name and holding high picket signs calling for "healthy schools," "smaller class sizes" and "materials and supplies" - lined the perimeter of the large school board room at the district's Lincoln Administration Building in Harrisburg.

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  8. Tolly "Ted" Delwood Vaughn Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | The Rochester Sentinel

    ... and wife Aleesha, and Carmi Rangel; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol MacIntosh and husband Larry, Harrisburg, Ark., and Linda Dawson, Osceola, Ark.; two brothers, J.E. Vaughn and wife Glenda, Rochester, and Billy V. Vaughn and wife ...

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  9. Charges coming as a result of South Allison Hill brawl: Harrisburg policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | PennLive.com

    Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against one or more people involved in the April 27 brawl at 14th and Swatara streets, Harrisburg police said Monday. The fight, which occurred around 4:15 p.m. and reportedly involved as many as 20 people, stemmed from an earlier fight between two girls in the area of Bellevue Park, Harrisburg School District officials have said.

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  10. Harrisburg brawl caught on video sparks 10-day suspensions, community forum on safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | PennLive.com

    Fights are common in Harrisburg's South Allison Hill neighborhood. So much so, that residents of South 14th Street weren't even surprised by the 20-plus person brawl that occurred there last week.

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  11. Fight that prompted brawl in South Allison Hill wasn't on school property, Harrisbug School District saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | PennLive.com

    Fights are common in Harrisburg's South Allison Hill neighborhood. So much so, that residents of South 14th Street weren't even surprised by the 20-plus person brawl that occurred there last week.

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  12. Harrisburg teen says he nearly died in large videotaped fightRead the original story

    Tuesday May 3 | ABC 27

    ... Quamir Lawrence, 17, snaps photo inside the hospital shortly after he said he was attacked with a brick and gun. HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - A city teenager says he was nearly killed during a large brawl that was recorded on video. Seventeen-year-old ...

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  13. Investigation widens into 'adoptive parents' of student impostor in HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | PennLive.com

    Stephayne and Michael Potts said they never financially benefited from taking a homeless Ukranian national into their home and helping him enroll in Harrisburg High School. But the Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General is investigating the couple for "alleged public benefits fraud," according to a letter sent by the office to Michael Potts last month.

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  14. Road crew fixes major flood zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    POINSETT COUNTY, AR - Road crews in Poinsett County have worked on improving a flood zone for five weeks. The area is on Vinson Road in Harrisburg where a wooden low-water bridge used to be.

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  15. Elizabeth "Beth" PickronRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | County Record

    ... six step-grandchildren; the love of her life, great-grandson, Ryder Hogsett; and a sister, Georgia Tate, of Harrisburg, Arkansas. Memorialization will be by cremation. Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). You may offer ...

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  16. Harrisburg woman killed in Friday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    POINSETT COUNTY, AR - A Harrisburg woman was killed and a man was injured in a Poinsett County crash Friday afternoon. According to the Arkansas State Police crash report, the wreck happened around 2:05 p.m. on Highway 163 South at Hunt Road.

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  17. Pedestrian hit on Harrisburg Road identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A man is in critical condition after being hit while walking along a south Jonesboro road. According to the Jonesboro Police Department, the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. Friday on Harrisburg Road.

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  18. Serious claims by Samarin a mothera investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    The American caretaker of 23-year-old Ukrainian national Artur Samarin made several serious allegations during an approximately 70-minute discussion with reporters on Wednesday, including claims that the boy known to the Harrisburg community as 'Asher Potts' was planning a violent attack at his high school. Stephayne Potts said she contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and spoke with an Agent Bruce Dupay in "late November, first week of December" to express concern over Samarin's behavior.

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  19. Samarin a mothera : He was planning an attackRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    The couple who cared for the 23-year-old Ukrainian national attending Harrisburg High School under a false identity say they contacted federal authorities in November 2015 after he started to make threats he would hurt classmates and teachers. Stephayne and Michael Potts spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about their relationship with Artur Samarin.

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  20. 'Adoptive mother' of Harrisburg student impostor meets with reporters to tell her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | PennLive.com

    Stephayne and Michael Potts speak to reporters about their relationship with Artur Samarin, a 23-year-old Ukraine man who was living under the identity of an 18-year-old high school student, Asher Potts, police say. Photo by Vicki Vellios Briner, for PennLive HARRISBURG- A couple who acted as adopted parents to a Harrisburg High School student who was recently unmasked as a 23-year-old Ukrainian man spoke to reporters Wednesday for the first time.

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