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Sunday editor at York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. Advocate of thoughtful journalism.
Sunday editor at York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. Advocate of thoughtful journalism.

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Important investigative reporting: Results of the +York Daily Record/Sunday News attempts to account for the scope of clergy abuse in the Harrisburg diocese.

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Our latest on Gov. Tom Wolf: The tax plan he proposed as governor isn't the one he pitched as a candidate. Here's what happened.

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I love it when we can trace a major historical event and historical figure to the land that surrounds us today. 

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Breaking story: The family of Todd Shultz has sued Springettsbury Township Police over his shooting death at the hands of officers in 2012. We'll be developing this throughout the day.

The attorney who filed the lawsuit has released the dashboard-camera video of the shooting, and you can watch it at the link below. Understand that it contains profanity and extreme violence.

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If you're following the podcast Serial, in which a reporter re-investigates a 1999 murder case from Baltimore, you might have heard that Episode 10 includes an interview with Ron and Sue Witman of York County. Their son Zach was convicted of killing their son Greg in 1998. Their lawyer at the time was the lawyer for the accused in the 1999 case.

Here's a re-investigation of the Witman case, if you're interested in finding out more:  http://www.ydr.com/ci_16877516  
And here is Episode 10 of Serial. The Witmans' segment is at about the 44-minute mark: https://soundcloud.com/serial/episode-10-the-best-defense-is

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This is happening live in York County court right now: Matthew Diehl has been found guilty of vehicular homicide while DUI in the death of Loganville Fire Chief Rodney Miller.
 Click the link to follow Rick Lee's reports from the courtroom.

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Perhaps the phrase "stuck to his guns" was coined to describe Alonzo Cushing's actions during Pickett's Charge. 

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 How did Tom Corbett go from winning election handily to trailing in the polls to a political newcomer? Check out this deep dive by YDR's Ed Mahon.

And for next week, we're digging in to a big question about Tom Wolf: How would he pay for the things he'd do if he were governor? 
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