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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's death calls attention to rise in heroin use

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's death calls attention to rise in heroin use
    NEW YORK — The death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscores a surge in heroin use reminiscent of the 1970s and early '80s. More than 660,000 Americans used heroin in 2012, health officials say — nearly double the number...
  • State panel delays action on pay raises for governor, legislators

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown is paid less than some mayors and city managers in California, but a state panel that sets his salary balked Thursday at giving him and lawmakers a pay raise, saying it wants more information before making a decision....
  • Revolution Museum funding comes largely from Indians in New York; Ben Franklin would understand

    Revolution Museum funding comes largely from Indians in New York; Ben Franklin would understand
    There's something about the funding for the Museum of the American Revolution that might make you do a double-take. The $118 million (some reports say $150 million) museum will be built in Philadelphia, fittingly, and more than $100 million already...
  • Fun with FEC: Fried Chicken and PA Society

    Fun with FEC: Fried Chicken and PA Society
    From fried chicken to fine dining, here are some fun takeaways from area federal lawmakers' end-of-the-year campaign finance reports. Fried chicken While there's no confirmation that campaign operatives dig into buckets of KFC while pouring over...
  • Newman lives! 'Seinfeld' actor Wayne Knight tweets on death hoax

    Newman lives! 'Seinfeld' actor Wayne Knight tweets on death hoax
    After a hoax report that Wayne Knight had died in a traffic accident near the New York–Pennsylvania border, the actor who played Newman on "Seinfeld" and a treacherous techie in "Jurassic Park" took humorously to his Twitter account to dispel the...
  • Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in

    Snow, ice wreak havoc in Northeast as second storm in a week blows in
    NEW YORK -- Roads were closed, transit was thrown into turmoil, a store awning collapsed and thousands of people were without power Wednesday as the second storm this week dumped heavy snow across the Northeast and left streets coated with ice. “...
  • Malloy Right To Up Heating Aid To Keep Families On SNAP

    Malloy Right To Up Heating Aid To Keep Families On SNAP
    Ouch. Don't mess with Connecticut's governor. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy threw some choice words at U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Monday over cutting food-stamp benefits: "shameful" and "reprehensible." The governor was right. Mr. Boehner started...
  • Overdosing on heroin: This drug can bring them back

    Even the threat of death can't reliably stop a heroin addiction.  Paramedics tell stories about the tricks addicts use to save themselves from an overdose -- that is, to ensure that somebody else saves them. For instance, users will block a water...
  • New storm forms as race is on to restore power for nearly 400,000

    Utility workers struggled Friday to continue repairing downed power lines, but hundreds of thousands of people remained without electricity two days after a major storm swept through Pennsylvania and Maryland. More than a foot of snow fell in many areas...
  • Pennsylvanians shiver for 5 freezing days without power

    Stacie Testerman lives in York County, about 100 miles west of Philadelphia, and gets her water from a well.  So when her power suddenly went out at 3 a.m. Wednesday -- as it did for several hundred thousand Pennsylvanians last week -- her faucets and...
  • York County romance author goes behind the scenes in cover shoot

    York County romance author goes behind the scenes in cover shoot
    Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Looking for inspiration? Take a peek inside the life of York County romance author Michelle Willingham. Willingham’s latest Harlequin Historical, “To Tempt a Viking” (Book 2 in her...
  • New flood maps affect few York residents

    YORK — New coastal flood maps produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency may require about 260 York County property owners who are now included in a high-risk flood zone to get flood insurance for the first time. The new maps, which update...