EDITORIAL: Time to dig deeper

York County Commissioner Chris Reilly and those in the commissioners' office have a perception problem. Full Story
LETTER: Thanks for hoppy fundraiser

The York County Heritage Trust's History Untapped is in the books, and Saturday night's event was unique among brewfests: a smaller, more intimate experience with craft beer tastings, fabulous food pairings and live music, set in the environs of the Agricultural & Industrial Museum. Full Story
OP-ED: Lowering state Corporate Net Income Tax is the right move

In recent months, I have had several opportunities to hear our governor speak about his vision for Pennsylvania. Full Story

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EDITORIAL: Now is the time for equality

06/28/2015 07:45 PM EDT
In an interesting juxtaposition this week, the Confederate flag came down in many places and the rainbow flag representing the American LGBT community has been given its rightful standing in the nation. 
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OP-ED: Farmers take issue with EPA stance on waterways
06/26/2015 01:28 AM EDT - Farmers across Pennsylvania were disappointed but not at all surprised by the final "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) rule approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). Full Story

OP-ED: State budgeting should be a bipartisan process
06/26/2015 01:29 AM EDT - This year's Pennsylvania primary election affirmed the fact that most of our citizens have lost faith in government and the political process. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Surprise! Wal-Mart steps up
06/26/2015 01:27 AM EDT - Love it or hate it, Wal-Mart is a global powerhouse. As such, the behemoth retailer has a social responsibility to its workers and its local and global communities. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Time to dig deeper
06/25/2015 01:39 AM EDT - York County Commissioner Chris Reilly and those in the commissioners' office have a perception problem. Full Story

Roof and the fear of black takeover
06/24/2015 01:35 AM EDT - I noticed the flags first. In the most widely circulated image of Dylann Roof, who is charged with murdering nine African Americans at Charleston, South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the white 21-year-old sports a jacket emblazoned with flag patches from two failed white supremacist states — Rhodesia and apartheid-era South Africa. Full Story

Reasons to block the Keystone XL pipeline
06/24/2015 01:35 AM EDT - The Keystone XL pipeline is a political lightning rod, a symbol around which have gathered stark opposing views. Full Story

Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday. Full Story
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Simple sear for bison steaks

A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with — and enjoy — it without feeling guilty. Full Story
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Review: Arnold (but little else) is back in 'Terminator'

Thirty-one years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting abilities, rebooted Sarah Conner assassination levels and, one presumes, better selfie cameras. Full Story