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Democrats sweep Lancaster City Council election, as predicted

Democrats sweep Lancaster City Council election, as predicted

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The race was close Tuesday, Nov. 8 as Republican candidate Charlie Smithgall battled for one of the three seats on the Lancaster City Council. Seven candidates competed, including the three Democrats already on Council:

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EPA fines Lebanon, Pa. for safety hazards

EPA fines Lebanon, Pa. for safety hazards

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently fined the city of Lebanon, Pa. $81,000 on the account of failure to keep storm drains clear, therefore creating both environmental and health hazards for the city and

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$14.2 million for train station upgrades results in safety concerns

$14.2 million for train station upgrades results in safety concerns

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Plans to restore the Lancaster Train Station’s former aesthetic glory have been in the works since 1998, but the struggle for funding prevented work from beginning until 2009. Since the announcement of the renovations,

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Senior Nights brought back to Elizabethtown

Senior Nights brought back to Elizabethtown

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Senior Nights are back at Elizabethtown College, but what does this mean for current senior students? The first difference for this year is the absence of bar trips. The program was cancelled once before

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Solar panels could save campus nearly $1 million per year

Solar panels could save campus nearly $1 million per year

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Just how green is Elizabethtown College? According to a proposal made recently by Facilities Management to the Board of Trustees, not green enough. Solar photovoltaic energy – better known as the energy we get

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Greece deepens European common market instability

Greece deepens European common market instability

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The yarn ball of Europe is quickly unraveling, trying to mend the growing tear in the Greek economy. Germany is leading the way, perpetually shoving stimulus money into Greece in order to preserve Europe’s

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Lancaster metropolitan bridges second worst on national level

Lancaster metropolitan bridges second worst on national level

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Recent reports from local newspapers state that the Lancaster County metropolitan area has the second worst bridges in the nation within the category of towns with 500,000 to one million residents. The worst bridges

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Local resident implements service initiative

Local resident implements service initiative

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Michelle McIntrye-Brewer was one of 13 recipients to receive the 2011 Presidential Citizenship Medal. McIntyre-Brewer is a 2001 graduate of Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pa. who now lives in Maryland. McIntyre-Brewer created

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Playful Pups cares for stray dogs in Mount Joy

Playful Pups cares for stray dogs in Mount Joy

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Man’s best friend has a new guardian in the Mount Joy area. On Oct. 17, the Township reached an agreement with Playful Pups Retreat to care for stray dogs during the 2012 calendar year.

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107 member states vote Palestine full member of UNESCO

107 member states vote Palestine full member of UNESCO

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Monday, Oct. 31, the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted to admit Palestine as a full member. According to unesco.org, 52 member states abstained from the vote,

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