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    Drug-resistant malaria spreads in Southeast Asia

    11/12/2013 02:59 PM EST
    WASHINGTON -- International experts raised the alarm Tuesday over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in several Southeast Asian countries, saying it endangers major global gains in fighting the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people annually. 
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    Red Lion man earns his first blue ribbon in cookie contest
    09/13/2013 11:35 AM EDT - Jerry Pilachowski looked down at the blue ribbon in his hand and shook his head. "I can't believe I won," he said. Full Story

    Nutty coconut sticky bun takes first prize
    09/11/2013 01:30 PM EDT - Lloyd Lerew had his sticky bun recipe ready before he knew there was a sticky bun contest to win. Lerew attended the Pennsylvania Farm Show in January, and after seeing entries in the sticky bun contest there, he went home and started typing up his own version. Full Story

    Fair president: No weapons ban at the York Fair
    09/06/2013 09:42 AM EDT - All bags are subject to search at the fair, and all bags are searched on the grandstand, York Fair president Gene Schenck said. Full Story

    Live coverage of Halestorm's York Fair homecoming
    09/07/2013 07:30 PM EDT - Lzzy and Arejay Hale of the Grammy-winning rock band Halestorm will finally come home to York County on Saturday. Full Story

    York Fair raises admission, parking prices
    08/30/2013 11:19 AM EDT - Admission and parking prices for the York Fair have increased by $1 for 2013.  Full Story

    Advance ticket sales soar for York Fair grandstand shows
    08/30/2013 11:23 AM EDT - Some of the grandstand acts have seen monstrous sales months before the event, said fair president Gene Schenck. Full Story

    Casey James is York bound. He ll play a 6:30 p.m. show Saturday, Sept. 9, at the York Fair on the WGTY Great Country Radio Stage. The show is free with the cost of fair admission.  
     
    York Fair-time parking permits available Sept. 4
    09/04/2012 06:43 AM EDT - Residents must have a valid registration for the vehicle they want a permit for, and permits will only be given to the owner of the vehicle. Full Story

    Flat track racing returning to fairgrounds with White Rose Thunder event
    09/04/2012 06:16 AM EDT - Tailgaters packed the York Fairgrounds for flat track races every Memorial Day from 1959 until 1994. This fall, White Rose Thunder, a new motorcycle event is bringing back the flat track races as part of the motorcycle event at the fairgrounds on Sept. Full Story

    Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry. Full Story
    (Mel Barber mbarber@yorkdispatch.com)
    Pork and pears: An easy Easter dinner

    We're on the cusp of Easter weekend, which for many families means a big gathering, an egg hunt and a spiral cut ham. Full Story

    Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

    NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working. Full Story