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Geisinger Medical Center tests for nicotine

Geisinger Medical Center tests for nicotine

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Starting Feb. 1, 2012, Geisinger Medical Center stopped hiring job applicants who use tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing or smokeless tobacco. Geisinger Medical Center, located in Danville, Pa., provides care to over

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Elizabethtown shops shut down for selling drugs

Elizabethtown shops shut down for selling drugs

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CR’s Friendly Market, a convenience store located on East High Street in Elizabethtown, was caught selling synthetic marijuana and bath salts in exchange for food stamps. The Pennsylvania Legislature banned these illegal drugs last

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Forty sick after drinking raw milk from farm in Chambersburg, Pa.

Forty sick after drinking raw milk from farm in Chambersburg, Pa.

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Two Lancaster County residents experienced stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting after drinking raw milk distributed by Your Family Cow farm in Chambersburg, Pa., in January of this year. They were diagnosed with Campylobacter illness,

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Strikwerda talks plans for student growth

Strikwerda talks plans for student growth

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Elizabethtown College’s strategic plan, a five-year overview of what changes need to be implemented both on campus and off campus in connection with the school, has been dissected and debated by over 500 faculty,

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Club XS loses liquor license, gives free alcohol to all legal customers

Club XS loses liquor license, gives free alcohol to all legal customers

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Club XS, in North York, has begun serving free drinks after losing its liquor license earlier this month. A commonwealth court has upheld the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) decision to take away Club

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Donated resource centers link schools, parents

Donated resource centers link schools, parents

TEMP ORARY February 9, 2012 0

On Jan. 27, Comcast Harrisburg donated 20 used computers to the Harrisburg School District in order to help the district establish Parent Information Resource Centers (PIRC). The PIRC program was formed between Comcast Harrisburg

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Auto industry grows despite slow economy

Auto industry grows despite slow economy

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The auto industry saw a 10 percent increase in sales from 2010 to 2011. In 2011, the United States auto industry sold 12.7 million vehicles, and this year the touch-and-go industry is projected to

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TMI installs new emergency sirens

TMI installs new emergency sirens

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In regards to the recent emergency siren testing, The Etownian reminds students, faculty and staff at Elizabethtown College that an emergency response plan is in place in case any disaster happens at Three Mile

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Harrisburg’s newest treasurer brings passion to politics

Harrisburg’s newest treasurer brings passion to politics

TEMP ORARY February 9, 2012 0

Twenty-four-year-old John Campbell was recently elected as the city of Harrisburg’s new treasurer. Campbell was elected in November 2011 and sworn into office in January 2012. Campbell now faces a huge task: tackling the

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Elizabethtown Borough replaces old traffic signals with energy-efficient alternatives

Elizabethtown Borough replaces old traffic signals with energy-efficient alternatives

TEMP ORARY February 9, 2012 0

Seventeen traffic lights and 33 “Walk/Don’t Walk” signs in Elizabethtown were recently swapped out for energy efficient LED lights and sold on municibid.com. The traffic lights and signs were replaced as part of a

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