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    LOCAL NEWS
    (Michael Tabb — mtabb@yorkdispatch.com)
    Cigar Box Guitar Festival returns to York with high aspirations

    With nothing more than empty boxes, sticks and a bunch of wires, Civil War soldiers figured out how to make music. Full Story
    Grove, Saylor won't approve bill without hotel tax, CRIZ
    Two York County legislators have taken a stand on an upcoming House vote, saying they won't approve a bill that doesn't include tax incentives for York. Full Story

    Calgary Flames coach hosts hockey camp in York City
    In a sense, Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley returned to his coaching roots with the annual hockey camp he hosts for children at the York City Ice Arena. Full Story

    84 Lumber shutters York location
    The lumberyard, located at 1410 Eden Road, just off Route 30, in Springettsbury Township closed Monday. Full Story

    Prosecutor: York rapper caught dealing drugs twice while free on bail for dealing drugs
    A York City man who is both an aspiring rapper and a purported member of the Bloods crime gang will be taking a forced sabbatical from his music career to serve state prison time related to his day job — being a drug dealer. Full Story

    Sciencetellers come to York libraries
    Children at the Dover Area Community Library Tuesday were part of a story time about faraway lands, dragons and two heroes, Henry and Beth. Full Story

    August 'York Day' to honor beloved York City graduate
    As a young man, Harry Henderson III fell in love with the city of Atlanta and decided to move there. But he never abandoned his York City roots. Full Story

    Special report: Tax caps limit increases in York, but hikes still present
    York County homeowners don't have to reach too far into their memories to recall paying school property tax increases of 8 to 10 percent nearly every year. Full Story

    Special report: Yorkers see little tax relief from slots revenue
    When the debate over allowing slot machines was in full force in 2004, proponents of the bill promised $1 billion of that revenue per year would go toward property tax relief. Full Story

    Zipline, other attractions added to 2014 York Fair
    Before Nick Ryan co-founded Xpogo in 2010, he lived in York — which he says was basically the breeding ground for the sport of extreme pogo. Full Story

    Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
    (Lauren Gross photo)
    Food in Jars: Pickles how you like 'em

    One of my family's favorite snacks has always been pickles. At every family gathering, there's a tray out with several different kinds of pickles, from sweet to spicy to dilled. Full Story