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    (John A. Pavoncello — jpavoncello@yorkdispatch.com)
    Seeking Clarity: Penalties loom for Pa.'s failure to meet fed water pollution standards

    09/10/2015 11:15 AM EDT
    Wrightsville resident Brynn Kelly remembers always being the kid falling behind during summer camp nature walks when she was younger. 
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    Solar electricity expected to rise globally, but York market in question
    07/23/2015 11:34 PM EDT - An international report is predicting a meteoric rise for solar power electricity over the next 25 years, but York-area experts have mixed feelings about the timetable and degree to which the renewable energy source will grow throughout Pennsylvania. Full Story

    Texting and driving citations vary widely in York County
    07/21/2015 01:13 PM EDT - More than 250 tickets have been issued for the offense, but municipalities take different approaches. Full Story

    Special report: Tax caps limit increases in York, but hikes still present
    07/29/2014 12:36 PM EDT - York County homeowners don't have to reach too far into their memories to recall paying school property tax increases of 8 to 10 percent nearly every year. Full Story

    Number of York County residents working past 65 at record high
    03/31/2014 05:49 PM EDT - The sound of a hydraulic press rumbles in the background as Bud Butera fixes pads and wedges in a pair of orthopedic shoes. Full Story

    Classifieds and the Classroom: How York schools use advertising to support programs
    12/09/2014 12:58 AM EST - York County schools are opening their doors to banners, billboards and signs in an effort to have advertisers supplement what state funds and local taxes struggle to cover, as perhaps one of the last untapped revenue sources for public school districts. Full Story

    Dipping into savings: York schools balance budgets with surplus funds
    01/30/2014 11:05 AM EST - Increases in pension payments, special education and other costs are forcing school districts in York County to take a serious look at using money stashed in savings accounts to cover upcoming budget deficits. Full Story

    The rise and fall of York County school districts' fund balances
    12/30/2014 10:41 AM EST - A number of York County schools have built up surplus funds to help bridge future budget gaps — but that money could be spent quickly. Full Story

    Special report: Cyber school scores lag behind York schools, cite challenges
    12/01/2014 11:26 AM EST - The scores of cyber charter schools across the state are "very concerning" to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, according to Tim Eller, spokesman for the department. Full Story

    Hope Street Garden: An outdoor education in York City
    10/23/2014 08:32 AM EDT - Two years ago, it was an empty lot. This piece off land, located in York City, is now a classroom, a place for students to learn about urban gardens, reading, writing, math and science. Full Story

    Sony employees' hacking suit settlement gets preliminary OK

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of up to $8 million between Sony Pictures Entertainment and current and former employees related to the hack of the company's computers last year. Full Story