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  1. Prosthetic leg reported stolen near stadium foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train. Sonny Forriest Jr., who is known for singing for fans outside Phillies and Eagles games, told police that he had taken off his prosthetic leg during his performance.

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  2. Prosthetic leg reported stolen near Philadelphia stadium foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a man in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train. Sonny Forriest Jr., who's known for performing for fans outside Phillies and Eagles games, told police that he had taken off his prosthetic leg during his performance.

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  3. Belated drivers license suspension bill will probably not pass, according to sponsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    A state House bill that would provide some relief to thousands of York County residents who have had their driver's licenses suspended will most likely not pass this session, according to the bill's sponsor. State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, admitted Thursday that he doesn't have much hope that the bill will pass session.

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  4. Clinton, Christie lend clout to governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Potential presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be campaigning in the Philadelphia area Thursday for Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates, as they compete in the state's voter-rich southeast corner. Christie planned a Thursday afternoon appearance at a rally in Wayne for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.

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  5. Correction: College Commencement-Mumia storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    In a story Oct. 5 about a man convicted of murdering a police officer giving a commencement speech at Vermont's Goddard College, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mumia Abu-Jamal gave his speech by video. Abu-Jamal's address was a pre-recorded telephone conversation that was broadcast along with a separate slide show.

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  6. Imprisoned former death-row inmate addresses gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    A one-time death row inmate now serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer spoke to students graduating from a Vermont college on Sunday, encouraging them to strive to transform the world. Mumia Abu-Jamal spoke by video to 20 students receiving bachelor degrees from Goddard College in Plainfield.

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  7. Hillary Clinton to stump for Tom Wolf in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Wolf's campaign said Friday that the former U.S. secretary of state and former first lady will headline a "Women for Wolf" rally at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Thursday. Clinton, who unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for president in 2008, is maintaining a high national profile and is considered a potential candidate in the 2016 election.

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  8. US appeals court OKs evidence from no-warrant GPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    A U.S. appeals court has reversed a decision Wednesday that threw out evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warrant. The decision is a blow to three Philadelphia brothers charged in a series of pharmacy robberies, and for civil rights lawyers concerned about the reach of police power in the technological age.

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  9. Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Trooper David Kedra was shot in the chest Tuesday during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, near Philadelphia, state police said. He's the second trooper to be shot dead this month following Cpl.

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  10. Live: Corbett, Wolf to meet for 2nd campaign debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf are meeting in Philadelphia for their second of three scheduled debates. The one-hour event at KYW-AM begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. and will be broadcast live on the radio station and its CW Network affiliate, WPSG-TV.

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  11. Sen. Scott Wagner and challenger Linda Small both call for Senate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    State Sen. Scott Wagner is seeking a full-term in the November election. Democrat Linda Small is also running for the seat.

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  12. Jailed cop killer is picked as graduation speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater. Goddard College, a liberal arts college in Plainfield with 600 students, says on its website that Mumia Abu-Jamal's recorded remarks will be played Sunday at a commencement, along with a video about him.

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  13. Pennsylvania prisons chief objects to Abu-Jamal recordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Pennsylvania's prisons chief is angry over a Vermont college's decision to give convicted Philadelphia cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal a role in a commencement ceremony. Goddard College says on its website that Abu-Jamal's recorded remarks will be played Sunday at commencement, along with a video about him.

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  14. Saylor pushing bill to address delayed license suspensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    A bill that would alleviate one burden on thousands of York County residents whose drug convictions led to a driver's licenses suspension -- sometimes years after an offense occurred -- is moving through the state House. The bill would allow those residents, and others across the state, to get a license that lets them to drive to work.

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  15. FBI agents invented a defendant to catch a judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    To catch a Philadelphia municipal judge they suspected of corruption, FBI agents invented a defendant - complete with a staged arrest and court appearances. Court documents from Judge Joseph Waters Jr.'s guilty plea Wednesday to federal mail and wire fraud charges include details of the bogus arrest of a man named David Khoury for illegally carrying an unloaded Glock .40-caliber pistol during a 2012 traffic stop, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

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  16. Did 27,000 Pennsylvania educators get laid off under Gov. Tom Corbett?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, left, shakes hands with challenger Tom Wolf after their debate Monday in Hershey. A second debate is scheduled to take place in the Philadelphia media market on Oct. 1, followed by an Oct. 8 debate in the Pittsburgh media market.

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  17. Pennsylvania attorney general asserts clerk may share blame for rape by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    The Pennsylvania attorney general's office may argue that a state prison clerk suing over her rape by an inmate at a central Pennsylvania prison could have "contributed" to the attack. The potential defense is contained in the response to a lawsuit filed by a clerk typist who was raped by Omar Best in July 2013 at the State Correctional Institution-Rockview.

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  18. In Pennsylvania, 'snow day' an endangered speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Pennsylvania has redefined the concept of the snow day, announcing that schools can offer "cyber days" when kids can't make it into the classrooms. For up to five days a year, the "Flexible Instructional Days" pilot program will allow schools in all 501 school districts, including Philadelphia, to use nontraditional instruction methods, such as cyber school, when bad weather or other emergencies shut down school buildings.

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  19. 2 men, 1 woman face charges in gay couple beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Two men and a woman were being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The case gained attention when police posted a video of the well-dressed suspects out on the town that night, and online sleuths used social media sites to help identify them.

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  20. Corbett ahead on spending, but Wolf ahead on cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf shake hands before Monday night's debate. Democratic challenger Tom Wolf had more cash available as of last week than Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday.

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