Updated: August 19, 2014
Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Pink flamingos get special honor

Question: Is it true that the plastic flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, Wisconsin? If so, why? - J.F.L., Covington, Louisiana Full Story

Don Pardo, iconic 'SNL' announcer, dies at 96
NEW YORK - Announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of "Saturday Night Live," ''The Price is Right" and other programs, has died. Full Story

Senior Center to hold blood drive, chicken barbecue and bake sale

The Red Land Senior Center will host a blood drive and a chicken barbecue and bake sale Saturday, Aug. 23. Full Story

Family fishing program planned at Gifford Pinchot State Park
A family fishing program will be held 6 p.m. to dusk Friday, Aug. 22, at Gifford Pinchot State Park's Conewago Day Use area. Full Story

Regatta of radio-controlled boats at Lake Redman

Task Force 50's annual Regatta of Radio Control Boats will be Sunday, Aug. 17, at Lake Redman.  Full Story

New tricks can't rescue action flick
In its third incarnation, "The Expendables" has become, well, expendable. Full Story

York Weekend Roundup: Book Blast, bluegrass, honey bees and more
The York Weekend Roundup highlights entertainment events around York County for Aug. 15-22. Full Story

Making their own music
Using a box and some strings, musicians are finding simplicity is key to making this instrument sing. Full Story

New movies opening in York County include 'The Expendables 3' and 'The Giver'
New movies opening this week in York County include "The Expendables 3" and "The Giver." Click for locations and trailers. Full Story

York County Parks presents program on bats
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will present a bat program for adults and children ages 11 and older. Full Story

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Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy. Full Story
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Preserving the Harvest: Raspberry compote tops your favorite treats

This past week, I made raspberry compote. A friend of mine brought me raspberries fresh-picked from her parents' home in Berks County, and I just love raspberry compote on angel food cake. Full Story
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Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. Full Story