OP-ED: Defending their nations from climate change

10/23/2014 12:41 PM EDT
Defending their nations from climate change Last week Pacific Islanders from the nations of Marshall Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu, Tokelau, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea took to outrigger canoes and blockaded the harbor mouth at the world's largest coal export facility in Newcastle, Australia, disrupting shipping traffic. 
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OP-ED: Elizabeth Warren is right: America's middle class needs a boost
10/23/2014 12:41 PM EDT - Her father was a janitor in Oklahoma City and her mother stayed home and cared for the four kids. Whenthe youngest and the only girl, came along unplanned in 1949, some belt tightening was needed. Full Story

LETTER: There must be better way than snooping on prescriptions
10/23/2014 12:37 PM EDT - Just had to write and commend The York Dispatch editorial board for its opposition to the proposed state law, supported by The Pennsylvania Medical Society, that would permit police agencies to search our medical records. Full Story

EDITORIAL: Don't punish domestic violence victims
10/22/2014 11:16 AM EDT - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the perfect time for York City Council to address an ordinance that could put victims at risk. Full Story

LETTER: Unanswered questions about Wolf
10/22/2014 11:16 AM EDT - Gov. Tom Corbett has a record we can measure. He may not be perfect in all that he's done. For those that are looking for perfection, none of our politicians can wear that mantel. Full Story

LETTER: Vote Small or continue middle class slide
10/22/2014 11:15 AM EDT - With the approaching election I have been recalling articles by Nobel prize-winning economists Joseph E. Full Story

LETTER: York City taxpayers deserve answers on school situation
10/22/2014 11:15 AM EDT - You had the headline wrong: On Oct. 15 the York City School Board voted for the internal model of improvement, not against the charter plan. Full Story

OP-ED: In Obamacare birth-control debate, middle road is open
10/22/2014 11:14 AM EDT - In case you haven't encountered enough illogic in the American healthcare system, consider this: Once a medication has been determined to be safe and effective enough to be available without a prescription, we assume it should no longer be covered by insurance. Full Story

LETTER: Perry fight for sick child
10/21/2014 09:55 AM EDT - In this day and age when all we hear are complaints about our elected officials, our family would like to share what happened to us on Monday, Oct. Full Story

LETTER: Linda Small an independent voice
10/21/2014 09:55 AM EDT - Linda Small, candidate for Pennsylvania's 28th Senate District seat, has a strong background in service as a master chief petty officer in the Navy. Full Story

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
Your guide to a memorable Yorktoberfest

For craft beer connoisseurs, beer festivals offer an ideal opportunity to sample new offerings without shelling out the often high cost of limited-availability brews. Full Story
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Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film

TOKYO (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's. Full Story