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  1. Students begin using recording studio donated by DrakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The York Daily Record

    A troubled city high school has finally heard the sound of music coming from a recording studio donated by Drake after a monthslong search for a teacher to run it. The Grammy-winning rapper gave $75,000 to help create the space at Strawberry Mansion High School, district officials said. 2 comments

  2. 'Michelangelo of buttocks injections' convicted of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The York Daily Record

    A former madam who bragged of doing black-market "body sculpting" on thousands of women was convicted of murder in the death of a dancer whose heart stopped after nearly half a gallon of silicone was injected into her buttocks. Padge-Victoria Windslowe's colorful testimony during her Philadelphia trial included claims that she was "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" and that model Amber Rose was "a walking billboard" for her work.

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  3. Neighbors: Community events, preschools and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The York Daily Record

    Following is a partial list of events and other news of note in the area. To add information to this list, email weekly@ydr.com .

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  4. Latest on Philadelphia officer's death: 'Fierce' gun battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The York Daily Record

    Philadelphia police say the officer killed in a shootout with two would-be robbers at a video game store engaged in a "fierce" gun battle. Police on Friday identified the two gunmen arrested in the fatal shooting as brothers, 30-year-old Carlton Hipps and 26-year-old Ramone Williams.

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  5. House Republicans seeking to end Gov. Wolf's death penalty moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The York Daily Record

    Nearly three weeks after Gov. Tom Wolf suspended state executions, House Republicans, including a representative from Delaware County, are seeking to reverse the death penalty moratorium. House Resolution 143, sponsored by Rep. Mike Vereb, R-150, of Montgomery County, is being passed around the House for support.

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  6. Colorful 'body sculptor' due back in murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    A Gothic hip-hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections. Padge-Victoria Windslowe, who performed in hip hop videos under the name "the Black Madam" and did buttocks enhancements as "Bodies by Lillian," is set to return to the witness stand for a third day on Friday - if the trial resumes after her two-day hospital stay for chest pain and a winter storm.

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  7. Colorful 'body sculptor' due back in murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections. Padge-Victoria Windslowe, who performed in hip hop videos under the name "the Black Madam" and did buttocks enhancements as "Bodies by Lillian," is set to return to the witness stand for a third day on Friday if the trial resumes after a winter storm and her two-day hospital stay for chest pain.

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  8. Select subcommittee approved by HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The York Daily Record

    The creation of the Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness, a part of the Pennsylvania House Education Committee, was approved by the full House Tuesday. The select committee will create a report, due Nov. 30, on how to best match the commonwealth's secondary and post-secondary education's career training with the jobs available in Pennsylvania, according to a news release.

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  9. Former South Korean dictator's family forfeits $1.2M to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The York Daily Record

    Relatives of South Korea's corrupt former dictator agreed Wednesday to forfeit $1.2 million in bribery proceeds laundered in the U.S., federal prosecutors said. With the settlement filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the U.S. and South Korea have collected $28.7 million in a joint investigation into bribes that ex-President Chun Doo-hwan tried to hide, the Department of Justice said.

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  10. Sestak kicking off 2016 Senate campaign with walk across Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The York Daily Record

    Former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak is walking across the state to kick off his campaign to capture the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Republican Pat Toomey. Sestak announced his candidacy for the 2016 election on Wednesday outside Philadelphia's Independence Hall.

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  11. Survivor testifies about 2 friends stabbed, bound, drownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The York Daily Record

    A man who survived being beaten, bound, stabbed in the neck and kicked into the Schuylkill River took the stand in a hearing Tuesday and described the night his two friends lost their lives. Tam Voong, 20, said he used a submerged rock to cut his wrist ties and crawled up the riverbank on Kelly Drive to get help.

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  12. Pennsylvania high court takes up Wolf's death penalty moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The York Daily Record

    A Supreme Court order issued Tuesday granted the request by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to review the policy announced by the governor last month. The court says it won't expedite the case.

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  13. Neighbors: Events, classes and more in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The York Daily Record

    Following is a partial list of events and other news of note in the area for the week of March 3, 2015. To add information to this list, email weekly@ydr.com .

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  14. Democrat Joe Sestak to kick off 2016 campaign for U.S. Senate this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The York Daily Record

    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, D-7 of Edgmont, will kick off his second campaign for the United States Senate this week in Philadelphia. Sestak, the former Navy admiral and onetime Congressman from Edgmont, plans to kick off his campaign Wednesday on the front steps of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

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  15. D.A.: Philly man, posing as an attorney, steals $1,300 from 'client'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    MEDIA >> A man was at the Delaware County Courthouse last year to face charges in an assault case from Chester when he posed as an attorney and took off with $1,300 from a woman seeking counsel for her boyfriend, according to new charges filed the Delaware County District Attorney's Office. Kyle A. Arnold, 42, of the 6000 block of Old York Road in Philadelphia, now behind bars at the county prison charged with theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and receiving stolen property, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced Friday.

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  16. Pa. Senate prepares to debate virtues of House's liquor privatization billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    The Wine & Spirits store on Lincoln Way East in Chambersburg and other state run sites could be turned over to become private owned. Pictured on Thursday, April 14, 2011.

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  17. Car crashes into firehouse, damaging ambulance in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    A suspected drowsy driver is hospitalized with cuts to the face after crashing his car through Philadelphia firehouse door and damaging an ambulance. Police say the driver may have fallen asleep before the crash around 1:45 a.m. Friday at Engine 52 in the Wissinoming section of Northeast Philadelphia.

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  18. Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday with the theme "Celebrate the Movies." Meticulously landscaped exhibits have been inspired by more than a dozen features, from "Frozen" and "Finding Nemo" to "Cars" and "Cinderella."

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  19. 500 commuters rescued from train stuck outside PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    About 500 passengers have been rescued from a disabled Philadelphia-area commuter train after an hour and a half without power or heat. A Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority spokeswoman says overhead wires supplying power to the Warminster Line fell on the train at 8:12 a.m. Thursday just south of the Roslyn station, about 12 miles north of Philadelphia.

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  20. Fairview Township residents turn out for gas pipeline meetingRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The York Daily Record

    The Mariner 1 pipeline crosses 6.5 miles of land in Fairview Township in northern York County. The proposed Mariner 2 pipeline diverges slightly from the path of the existing pipe.

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