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  1. Man who jumped White House fence in October takes pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The York Daily Record

    A Maryland man arrested after scaling a White House fence last year has pleaded guilty in connection with the case. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to a charge of entering or remaining in a restricted building or grounds.

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  2. Slate rocks, especially in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The York Daily Record

    Jeff Brown, of New Park, gives the 100 year old Peach Bottom slate another 50 years of life. The product is pumped between and under the crevices of the slate and is and spread with soft trowl.

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  3. Program on Monday night to highlight careers in manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The York Daily Record

    The York County Alliance for Learning and the York County Economic Alliance will host a program on Monday night highlighting manufacturing careers that require two years or less of education beyond high school. The Careers in 2 Years event is open to area students in high school and middle school and their parents.

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  4. Pa. unemployment rate rises to 5.3 percent in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The York Daily Record

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose to a seasonally adjusted 5.3 percent in March, as employers shed jobs in education and health services. The jobless rate rose from 5.2 percent in February, but remained less than the U.S. average of 5.5 percent, the state Department of Labor & Industry said Friday.

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  5. White House names deputy social secretary to top jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The York Daily Record

    A former hip-hop journalist who became a White House intern in her 30s was named on Thursday as the new White House social secretary. Deesha Dyer, a Philadelphia native, will oversee planning for everything from the annual Easter Egg Roll attended by tens of thousands of people to opulent state dinners for hundreds, along with numerous receptions, ceremonies and other events that take place daily at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Dyer, 37, started in the social office about two years ago and immediately impressed Michelle Obama with "her passion, creativity, public-mindedness and relentless competence," the first lady said.

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  6. Distinguished Young Women of York County competition gears up for 50thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The York Daily Record

    Ashley Gochoco, who played the violin, won the 2009 competition, then known as Junior Miss. Seventeen at the time, she attended York Country Day School.

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  7. Later last call to tap millennials?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The York Daily Record

    What makes young people want to move to a city? Availability of jobs, affordable rent and good public transportation? Those could be factors for many. But one Pennsylvania lawmaker is arguing that keeping bars open a couple extra hours could create more attractive cities and help foster a more flourishing nightlife.

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  8. APNewsBreak: Audit finds wide mismanagement at Philly VARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The York Daily Record

    Misguided policies, unreasonable workloads and poor leadership at the Veterans Affairs Department are to blame for mismanagement of disability and pension claims in Philadelphia, according to a government audit obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press that points to widespread failures and spending waste. Opening a new front of criticism beyond its ongoing review of wait times for medical care, the VA inspector general's blistering 78-page report takes aim at the department's handling and timely payment of compensation claims.

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  9. Could bars be open until 4 a.m.? Philadelphia lawmaker proposing extended liquor salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The York Daily Record

    Could bars, such as The White Rose Bar & Grill, be open until 4 a.m.? A Philadelphia lawmaker plans to introduce a bill that would allow for extended use permits in Pennsylvania. State Rep. Jordan Harris, D-Philadelphia, announced that he plans to introduce legislation that would allow businesses to apply for extended use permits - authorizing the sale of alcohol until 4 a.m. According to a release on his House website , Harris' legislation would charge a business 10 percent of the yearly fee it pays to have a liquor license to have an extended permit license, with the funds split between the municipality and the State Stores Fund.

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  10. SUV knocks down boy, 4, then runs over him and speeds offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The York Daily Record

    A 4-year-old boy has died after police say he was struck, knocked to the ground and run over by an SUV that then fled in Southwest Philadelphia. Police say the boy was struck around 6:30 p.m. Monday on South 57th Street in the city's Kingsessing section.

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  11. Mom accused of leaving quadriplegic son outside hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The York Daily Record

    A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods so she could spend the week with her out-of-state boyfriend remained hospitalized Monday for a third day in Maryland while Philadelphia police awaited her release to arrest her. Nyia Parler has been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons since late Friday, just hours after her 21-year-old son was found in a pile of wet leaves, next to his wheelchair and a Bible, authorities said.

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  12. Police seek arrest of mother of disabled man left in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The York Daily Record

    An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said. Nyia Parler left her 21-year-old son - who is quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy - lying in leaves and covered with a blanket next to a wheelchair and Bible while she left town, police said.

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  13. Police seek arrest of mother of disabled son left in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The York Daily Record

    An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said. Nyia Parler left her 21-year-old son - who is quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy - lying in leaves and covered with a blanket next to a wheelchair and Bible while she left town, police said.

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  14. Old candidates, young voters and the future of PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The York Daily Record

    The oldest of the half-dozen Democrats angling to be Philadelphia's next mayor danced into a recent youth summit to the bass-thumping beat of 50 Cent's hip-hop classic "In da Club." A day after fainting at a televised debate, 74-year-old Lynne Abraham shook off stamina concerns and showed she can hang with the all-important millennial set, too.

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  15. Police: Woman left quadriplegic son in woods, visited loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The York Daily Record

    A woman has been accused of leaving her quadriplegic son in the woods in southwest Philadelphia for several days and then going to visit her boyfriend in Maryland. Authorities say the 21-year-old son has cerebral palsy.

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  16. Teacher suspended after class write notes to Mumia Abu-JamalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    A teacher in New Jersey who assigned her third-grade class to write "get well" letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer was suspended Friday, the school superintendent said. Orange School Superintendent Ronald Lee said in a statement that school administrators "vehemently deny" any knowledge of Marilyn Zuniga's assignment.

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  17. Three Mile Island readiness to be evaluated in FEMA exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The York Daily Record

    Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant will be evaluated for emergency preparedness next week, according to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA said the exercise, set for the week of April 13, occurs every other year and assesses Pennsylvania's ability to respond to an emergency at the plant.

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  18. Bill would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The York Daily Record

    A bill proposed in the Alabama Legislature could end up banning most abortions if approved, although prospects for passage this year are uncertain. Republican Rep. Terri Collins of Decatur has proposed legislation to prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

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  19. Cleaning York, one neighborhood sweep at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The York Daily Record

    Unwanted furniture and piles of wet cardboard were crunched into a dump truck and hauled off to an incinerator Wednesday morning in York's Salem Square neighborhood as part of the city's first Clean Sweep of the year. The large item cleanup in alleys behind Salem Avenue and West Princess Street is one of a dozen scheduled sweeps this year, said Steve Buffington, deputy director for the city's permits, planning and zoning departments.

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  20. WellSpan Urgent Orthopedics relocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The York Daily Record

    WellSpan Urgent Orthopedics has moved to a new, larger location at 2319 S. George St. in York Township and began seeing patients there on March 30. The office was previously across the street at 25 Monument Road in the Apple Hill Medical Center. The new location, in addition to being larger, is also more visible than the previous location, which was in a suite of offices, said Barry Sparks, a WellSpan spokesman.

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