Ten people charged with drug offenses

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Shawna Risley, 28, of Howard, has been charged by the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) with delivery of a controlled substance and illegal use of a communication for allegedly selling .97 grams of crack cocaine to an informant for $100 at West Fourth and Poplar streets in the city on ...

Election ‘audits,’ filibuster on lawmakers’ brains

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Pennsylvania’s representatives in Washington split along party lines Thursday as the House passed broad reforms to the nation’s elections. The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act is the latest effort by congressional Democrats to expand voting rights and reinstate parts of the Voting ...

Farm show fun

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Visitors walk through one of the livestock barns during the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Jan. 13. There was a sparse crowd in attendance. Above middle, visitors take photos in front of the butter sculpture. Above right, Kalleigh, 6, left, and her sister Addison, 3, Sentz of ...

Debunking rumors, expanding benefits for troops in recent votes

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Each Monday, the Sun-Gazette summarizes major votes of the past week and, more specifically, how our locally elected officials voted on each matter. Watch for it each Monday in the Sun-Gazette.) Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the ...