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Is there a dog registered as dangerous in your neighborhood? Check our database

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Is there a dog registered as dangerous in your neighborhood? Check our database

- A wide variety of breeds have made the state's list of dangerous dogs: Pit bulls are there in sizeable numbers, but the list also includes breeds such as Labrador retrievers, a St. Bernard, a Gordon Setter and a Chinese Sharpei along with bulldogs, rottweilers and and more. The state maintains a register of dogs that have deemed dangerous by a district judge
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Louis G. Malissa, 93, executive who built ventilation-parts firm

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Louis G. Malissa, 93, executive who built ventilation-parts firm

- Louis G. Malissa, 93, of Rydal, an executive who married into a fledgling ventilation-equipment business and helped build it into an international corporation, died of complications from a fall Sunday, July 23, at Rydal Park, a senior community. Mr. Malissa was a giant of a man. At 6-feet-6 inches, he could be seen in any crowd, and his great height, as well as his ambition and easy way with people, fueled his success
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Eagles rookie WR Shelton Gibson getting the hang of the offense

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Eagles rookie WR Shelton Gibson getting the hang of the offense

- It didn’t take Shelton Gibson long to realize he wasn’t in Morgantown any more. The difference between the Eagles’ offensive playbook and the one the West Virginia Mountaineers ran during Gibson’s college career is the difference between a Marvel comic book and the King James bible. “We didn’t have a lot of [different] plays at West Virginia,” said the fifth-round rookie, who caught 17 touchdown passes and averaged a 22
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Wildlife camera records shirtless man with flashlight near site of shed thefts

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Wildlife camera records shirtless man with flashlight near site of shed thefts

- A wildlife camera set up to record animal activity in a Paxtang Borough backyard instead captured an image of a shirtless man with a flashlight lurking at 3 a.m. near two sheds that were burglarized. Swatara Township Police, who are investigating the crimes, are seeking the public's help to identify the man whose head was covered with a t-shirt. The man had a series of distinct tattoos on his arms
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Partnership between drug, glass companies means more jobs for N.J

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Partnership between drug, glass companies means more jobs for N.J

- VINELAND -- A collaborative effort among giants in the pharmaceutical and glass industry will mean new jobs in South Jersey, officials say. Corporate officials say Corning is making an initial investment of $500 million and creating 1,000 new U.S. jobs as the first part of a planned investment of $4 billion and 4,000 new high-tech jobs. Those 1,000 jobs are expected to be at facilities in New York, New Jersey and at a location in the Southeast, Joseph Dunning, a Corning spokesman said Friday
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Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match returns to Silver Spring

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Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match returns to Silver Spring

- The George F. Hempt Memorial MS Polo Match returns to Silver Spring Township next month to raise thousands of dollars benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The 12th annual event is scheduled to take place on Aug. 11-12 at the Hempts Farm Polo Field directly across from Cumberland Valley High School on the Carlisle Pike. The event was initiated by the late George F
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Development to replace old mobile home park in Carlisle

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Development to replace old mobile home park in Carlisle

- Construction is underway on a project that adds housing options to North College Street in Carlisle. Bruce Koziar, planning/zoning/codes manager for the borough, said there are plans at 650 N. College St., for the construction of six townhomes and two semi-detached dwellings on the 0.689 acre lot. The site had previously been a mobile home park with about 11 mobile homes and one single-family dwelling
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Speech may be a clue to mental decline

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Speech may be a clue to mental decline

- Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh ... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which can lead to Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. Researchers had people describe a picture they were shown in taped sessions two years apart. Those with early-stage mild cognitive impairment slid much faster on certain verbal skills than those who didn't develop thinking problems
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No more people or cars, just fish for Cape May ferry vessel

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No more people or cars, just fish for Cape May ferry vessel

- CAPE MAY - Its days of carrying passengers and vehicles across the Delaware Bay now over, a vessel from the Cape May-Lewes Ferry fleet is being prepared for one final journey -- to the bottom of the sea. The Delaware River and Bay Authority announced Monday that the MV Twin Capes had been officially sold to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control for $200,000 for use as part of an artificial reef
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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

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Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

- A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines - more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure. Her case was revealed Monday at an AIDS conference in Paris, where researchers also gave encouraging results from tests of shots every month or two instead of daily pills to treat HIV
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Man murdered in Trenton Sunday night

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Man murdered in Trenton Sunday night

- Officials say a 26-year-old man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 800 block of East State Street suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. Cops who were patrolling the area heard the gunfire. Witnesses at the scene said they heard eight shots. At least one vehicle in the area was also struck by gunfire. Medical personnel stabilized the victim at the scene before taking him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead
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Trio seeking shelter from waterspout rescued from the marshes

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Trio seeking shelter from waterspout rescued from the marshes

- DOWNE TWP. -- Three people were rescued late Sunday afternoon from a Cumberland County marsh after they became stranded when they sought shelter from an approaching waterspout, authorities said. "They said it (the waterspout) literally came within 10 feet of them," said Downe Township Fire Co. and Dive Team Chief Cliff Higbee. The drama unfolded along the Delaware around 4:30 when a line of thunderstorms swept through the area from across the Delaware Bay
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Is 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' worth seeing?

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Is 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' worth seeing?

- The anticipated "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is now out in theaters. While fans -- including Rihanna's Navy -- are ready to see a blockbuster that's far out of the galaxy, film critics are saying the movie either falls short or is completely dull. The film got a 56 percent rotten rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Ouch! With so many commercially successful and critically acclaimed blockbusters this summer still in theaters, is "Valerian" worth your coins? PERSPECTIVES
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Republican effort to fund state budget without taxes stalls

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Republican effort to fund state budget without taxes stalls

- HARRISBURG — A House Republican effort to plug a $2 billion hole in the state budget without raising taxes stalled after a lengthy closed-door GOP caucus Saturday, leaving the Pennsylvania Legislature no closer to fully funding the spending plan it passed earlier this month. House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, sent lawmakers home in late afternoon without movement on a proposal to combine $1
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Area's largest forest fire in a decade burns for 4th day

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Area's largest forest fire in a decade burns for 4th day

- WASHINGTON TWP. -- Crews battling the Wharton State Forest wildfire made "significant progress" overnight Saturday into Sunday as the fire entered its fourth day, officials said. As of Sunday afternoon, the 3,500-acre blaze was 100 percent contained and 50 percent controlled, according to Robert Geist, a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The blaze began around 1 p
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Great white shark swims to waters off Atlantic City

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Great white shark swims to waters off Atlantic City

- ATLANTIC CITY -- Three days after a 1,326-pound great white surfaced off the coast of Maryland, the 12-foot-5 shark has made its way up the Jersey Shore, according to scientists' tracking data. On Twitter late Saturday, the non-profit organization OCEARCH posted tracking data showing the great white shark, named Hilton, had made his way north up the Jersey Shore. Data on OCEARCH's website shows the shark was tracked to the waters off Atlantic City at 4:24 p
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  • Is there a dog registered as dangerous in your neighborhood? Check our database
    Is there a dog registered as dangerous in your neighborhood? Check our database

    , pennlive.com

    A wide variety of breeds have made the state's list of dangerous dogs: Pit bulls are there in sizeable numbers, but the list also includes breeds such as Labrador retrievers, a St. Bernard, a Gordon Setter and a Chinese Sharpei along with bulldogs, rottweilers and and more. The state maintains a register of dogs that have deemed dangerous by a district judge
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Politics & Government

  • Trump departs N.J. as women's golf tourney ends
    Trump departs N.J. as women's golf tourney ends

    , nj.com

    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump departed Bedminster and returned to Washington following a weekend where his golf club hosted the U.S. Women's Open. Trump watched the proceedings from a skybox during his three-day visit to Bedminster following a trip to France to mark Bastille Day. First lady Melania Trump also attended the open, as did other guests the White House declined to identify
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Sports

  • Body of Pa. high school football coach who went missing while swimming found in North Carolina
    Body of Pa. high school football coach who went missing while swimming found in North Carolina

    , pennlive.com

    WILMINGTON, N.C.-- The body of a Bucknell University staff member and Lewisburg Area High School assistant football coach has been recovered near where he was seen going under water while swimming off Corolla Beach, North Carolina. A deputy sheriff found the body of Thaddeus Davis, 30, on shore about 12:45 a.m. Friday, a spokesman in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington said
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Business

  • Louis G. Malissa, 93, executive who built ventilation-parts firm
    Louis G. Malissa, 93, executive who built ventilation-parts firm

    , philly.com

    Louis G. Malissa, 93, of Rydal, an executive who married into a fledgling ventilation-equipment business and helped build it into an international corporation, died of complications from a fall Sunday, July 23, at Rydal Park, a senior community. Mr. Malissa was a giant of a man. At 6-feet-6 inches, he could be seen in any crowd, and his great height, as well as his ambition and easy way with people, fueled his success
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Health

  • Health insurance rates in N.J. are going up under Obamacare. You can blame Trump
    Health insurance rates in N.J. are going up under Obamacare. You can blame Trump

    , nj.com

    WASHINGTON -- Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are causing New Jersey insurers to seek higher rate increases than they otherwise would request, lawmakers and industry officials say. In the case of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, New Jersey's largest insurer requested rate increases two to three times higher than they would have been with the GOP actions, according to Rep
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Family & Parenting

  • How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brain
    How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brain

    , cumberlink.com

    A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for her and the other preschoolers at the Verner Center for Early Learning are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn
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Society & Culture

  • Man murdered in Trenton Sunday night
    Man murdered in Trenton Sunday night

    , trentonian.com

    Officials say a 26-year-old man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 800 block of East State Street suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. Cops who were patrolling the area heard the gunfire. Witnesses at the scene said they heard eight shots. At least one vehicle in the area was also struck by gunfire. Medical personnel stabilized the victim at the scene before taking him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71
    Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

    , philly.com

    NEW YORK (AP) - Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the "Home Alone" series and a corrupt detective in "The Sopranos," has died. He was 71. His death was confirmed Saturday by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California. TMZ reported that Heard, who lived in southern California, was found at a Palo Alto, California, hotel where he was recovering from back surgery
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Education

  • Body of Pa. high school football coach who went missing while swimming found in North Carolina
    Body of Pa. high school football coach who went missing while swimming found in North Carolina

    , pennlive.com

    WILMINGTON, N.C.-- The body of a Bucknell University staff member and Lewisburg Area High School assistant football coach has been recovered near where he was seen going under water while swimming off Corolla Beach, North Carolina. A deputy sheriff found the body of Thaddeus Davis, 30, on shore about 12:45 a.m. Friday, a spokesman in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington said
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Travel & Recreation

  • Banana Leaf Indian Cuisine restaurant opens dishing out flavors of India
    Banana Leaf Indian Cuisine restaurant opens dishing out flavors of India

    , pennlive.com

    From the flavors of the tandoor oven to curries, dosa and biryanis, Banana Leaf Indian Cuisine restaurant marries many of India's cooking styles onto one menu. The casual BYOB restaurant recently opened at 6520 Carlisle Pike in Silver Spring Township in a former flower shop near Wal-Mart. "We do all parts of India. The home-style cooking is the best part of it and the quality is never a letdown," said Venkat Reddy, co-owner of Deccan Spice and a Cumberland County resident
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Law & Crime

  • Girlfriend of Pennsylvania Farm Victim Shares Heartfelt Farewell Note: 'I Love You So Much Tom, More Than You Know'
    Girlfriend of Pennsylvania Farm Victim Shares Heartfelt Farewell Note: 'I Love You So Much Tom, More Than You Know'

    , people.com

    The girlfriend of one of the four murdered Pennsylvania men has taken to Facebook to post an emotional goodbye. Loralynn Ingreso shared a post on Facebook on Friday remembering 21-year-old Thomas Meo, was part of Pennsylvania authorities’ ongoing investigation into the disappearance of four young men — one of whose bodies was identified among the remains found in a common grave on the property of Cosmo DiNardo, who is in custody
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Life & Style

  • Eagles rookie WR Shelton Gibson getting the hang of the offense
    Eagles rookie WR Shelton Gibson getting the hang of the offense

    , philly.com

    It didn’t take Shelton Gibson long to realize he wasn’t in Morgantown any more. The difference between the Eagles’ offensive playbook and the one the West Virginia Mountaineers ran during Gibson’s college career is the difference between a Marvel comic book and the King James bible. “We didn’t have a lot of [different] plays at West Virginia,” said the fifth-round rookie, who caught 17 touchdown passes and averaged a 22
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Real Estate

  • Development to replace old mobile home park in Carlisle
    Development to replace old mobile home park in Carlisle

    , cumberlink.com

    Construction is underway on a project that adds housing options to North College Street in Carlisle. Bruce Koziar, planning/zoning/codes manager for the borough, said there are plans at 650 N. College St., for the construction of six townhomes and two semi-detached dwellings on the 0.689 acre lot. The site had previously been a mobile home park with about 11 mobile homes and one single-family dwelling
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Media & Information

  • For Delta and other companies, social media can be toxic minefield
    For Delta and other companies, social media can be toxic minefield

    , ajc.com

    It was the airline complaint heard ‘round the Twittersphere. Conservative pundit Ann Coulter paid $30 extra for more legroom in the exit row and pre-booked an aisle seat on a Delta Air Lines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to West Palm Beach, Fla. Delta moved her from her preferred aisle seat to a window seat in the same row. On the cab ride from the airport, Coulter dispatched a rie of angry on the experience, featuring cameos of fellow passengers and a flight attendant that she photographed on the flight
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Books & Literature

  • James Comey writing tell-all book on career, stint in Trump administration
    James Comey writing tell-all book on career, stint in Trump administration

    , mystatesman.com

    Former FBI director James Comey is writing a book about his career and his brief stint in the Trump administration, and it looks like publishers are willing to pay big bucks for a tell-all. Comey has recently met with New York publishers, and his representatives said there’s major interest in a Comey memoir, according to The New York Times. Comey was first appointed as FBI director by President Barack Obama, but was kept on by the Trump administration until his sudden firing in May
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