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Lady Hornets outlast Armorel in thriller - Harrisburg (4-3) withstood a late rally from Armorel to post a 5-4 win in high school girls' softball action this past Tuesday in Harrisburg. Harrisburg jumped out a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Collision rule goes into effect this season - LAKELAND, Fla. -- Erie SeaWolves runner Brandon Douglas churned toward home plate as Harrisburg catcher Brian Jeroloman awaited the throw. - Wed, 19 Mar 2014

Officer fired for showing nude photos - A police officer in Poinsett County was fired for unprofessional conduct, according to Harrisburg Police Chief Gary Hefner. Hefner said Officer David H. Jarrett was let go in late February related to an incident with several women. - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Pa. highest court refuses to hear Sandusky appeal - HARRISBURG, Pa. - The state's highest court on Wednesday said it would not review Jerry Sandusky's child molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant football coach. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Cloudy and warmer the next few days - Wednesday Afternoon Update - Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on  Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10pm . - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Friends, families rally for bill promoting suicide awareness in schools - Reported by: Kyle Rogers As death-by-suicide rises among young people, a group for suicide prevention rally in Harrisburg hoping lawmakers will push a bill through to a vote to help save a life. Almost a dozen advocates shared personal testimony to put pressure on a bill which would provide training to educators to spot signs of suicidal tendencies among middle to high school students. ... - Mon, 31 Mar 2014

Jonesboro residents hope new grocery stores fill food deserts - The USDA says some Jonesboro residents are living in a food desert.  - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Miller, Rotondaro - Go Lackawanna - Best man was Matthew Hall, Hoboken, N.J. Groomsmen were Dan Leoper, Harrisburg, Pa.; Ellis Stoneback, Hoboken, N.J.; and Jason Miller, brother of the bride, Belleville. The flower girl was Abigail Miller, cousin of the bride, and the ring bearer was ... - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Pennsylvania Senate passes bill banning cash gifts - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - HARRISBURG — Legislation to punish lawmakers and government officials for accepting cash gifts from anyone seeking to influence public policy passed the Pennsylvania state Senate on Wednesday, although it would not change a policy that allows ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

VIEWING HARRISBURG Static campaign for governor may be about to change - Go Lackawanna - HARRISBURG — Viewed through the prism of public opinion polls, the Democratic nomination contest for Pennsylvania governor has been static for more than a month, but that's likely to change soon. Separate Franklin & Marshall College polls released Feb. - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Jonesboro residents hope new grocery stores fill food deserts - KAIT - JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets may soon open their doors in Jonesboro. The city's Metropolitan Area Planning Commission will review two site plans to build them. One site is on the corner of Harrisburg Rd. and Parker ... - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

OTHER OPINION: 'OBAMACARE' OPPOSITION GOP bill undermining 'health ... - The Sunday Dispatch - Talk about losing your moral compass. Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg want to make life difficult for so-called navigators who work for the federal government to advise residents about the Affordable Care Act. It's bad enough that Pennsylvania has ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Pa. traffic deaths in 2013 lowest since 1928 - The Sunday Dispatch - HARRISBURG — The number of traffic deaths on Pennsylvania roads fell to an all-time low last year, state Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch announced today. The total of 1,208 fatalities was down from 1,310 the previous year and was the lowest ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Paul Rawlings: WHEN ARKANSAS REPUBLICANS ARE IN CHARGE - Heber Springs Sun-Times - Republican members of the Arkansas legislature apparently believe they acted in a conservative Christian manner when they doled out millions of taxpayer dollars in corporate welfare to big steel and big oil companies while opposing Medicare benefits ... - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

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