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Minimum wage hike to $10.10 would help 57,000 in Lancaster, study says

As researchers with differing ideological bias sparred about minimum wage increase, local residents said it is time to set aside partisan battles.

Two city convenience stores robbed

Suspect in one robbery in custody.

Fighting crime with preschool: Law enforcement leaders advocate for pre-k funding

Most criminals aren't evil, according to District Attorney Craig Stedman, who thinks their behavior could've been curbed by better early childhood education.

Latest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riot

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WATCH: Eagle cam spies on Liberty and Freedom in York County

The eagle cam livestream is now only available on the Pennsylvania Game Commission website.

Signs Of Spring: Scenes From Lancaster County

The wait is finally over: Spring 2015, despite its sputtering start, has arrived, along with its warm weather and April showers. Over the past few weeks, LNP staff photographers have been capturing spring life as it blossoms across the county. http://lancasteronline.com/signsofspring/

The Scribbler: Subtle memorial to five young girls at Nickel Mines

Says a local Amish man who planted trees near the schoolhouse in the wake of the tragedy: “As life goes on, you have a tendency to forget these things. You can’t forget, of course, but sometimes you wish you could.”

T-Mobile allows free calls and texts to, from Nepal

Watch video of the devastation caused by Saturday's deadly massive earthquake.  

Baltimore Orioles postpone Monday's game in wake of violent protests

The Baltimore Orioles have postponed Monday night's home game against the Chicago White Sox in the wake of violent protests around the city, in which several police officers have been injured, following today's funeral for Freddie Gray.

State System of Higher Ed audit focuses on cost control, sexual violence compliance

The performance audit was the first ever for the 14-university system, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said. 

Middletown man charged in East Donegal Twp. bank robbery

Tip leads to arrest of Dauphin County man.

Lancaster's King wading pool renovations mean delayed opening

A wading pool used by kids in the city's southeast will open later than expected this summer after workers found problems with the ground it was built on.

Pastor returns home, attends Mass 2 months after fall from Lancaster church balcony

Rev. Michael Messner is home, recovering, 2 months after fall from balcony at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Lancaster.

Bear essentials: Take a look at Little Ricki as she relaxes in her new home

Little Ricki, the bear rescued earlier this year from a tiny cage in York County, is finally awake and making friends at her new Colorado habitat.

Devastating Nepal earthquake "felt" in Lancaster County

Quake on Saturday showed up for three hours on seismograph at Franklin & Marshall College.

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Everything you need to know about attending the 2015 U.S. Women's Open in Lancaster, Pa.

Trying to figure out the best way to get to Lancaster? Where should you park? What about restaurants and nightlife? LancasterOnline has prepared a handy guide to attending the 2015 U.S. Women's Open being held in July at the Lancaster Country Club.

LNP Sports 365: Barnstormers began with a win in 2005's inaugural game

On April 28, 2005, Lancaster's brand-new baseball team got rolling with a 6-2 win over the Somerset Patriots.

Track & Field: 5 highlights from Week 6 of L-L League dual meets

Setting the stage for a girls' Section Two showdown, a big day for Black Knights and four individual wins for a Golden Mule rank among the highlights of Monday's L-L League dual meets.

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Develop strategy to succeed in business

One definition of strategy is: "The creation of a unique and valuable sustainable competitive advantage by performing different activities from rivals or performing similar activities in different ways."

Q&A: Miriam Soto starts new chapter with Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership

Longtime Lancaster City resident Miriam Soto has made a career of getting people access to capital.

Higher sales, lower expenses help Burnham shrink Q1 loss

Burnham Holdings on Monday reported a smaller net loss in the first quarter.

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Meatless Monday: Award-winning vegetarian-themed cookbook

The James Beard Foundation announced its annual awards for the best food journalism and media Friday in New York, and Amy Chaplin took home best vegetarian cookbook honors for her first book, "At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well" (Roost Books).

All you want to know about Lancaster mascots

Mascots pump up the crowds for local sports teams and give businesses and nonprofits a visible way to attract attention and excitement while building brand awareness. Yes, it's hot in there, too.

On the street: Is Lancaster becoming a musical mecca?

On opening night of the LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival, we asked several people in downtown Lancaster the obvious question:

Surgeon's Kitchen: A white fish and potato mashup

Dr. Joseph McPhee works his homemade pesto into a healthy fish dish.

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A poor nation even before devastating earthquake struck, Nepal needs our help

The earthquake in Nepal brought devastation to that poor South Asian nation. The people there need our help.

Wolf budget right approach, even if all Pennsylvanians must pay

Wolf’s budget proposal — including its moderate tax increases on the middle class and smoking poor — is serious. So are Pennsylvania’s challenges. We should all be willing to pay our fair share to address them.

Lancaster County's preserved farmlands ought to be off-limits to high-pressure gas pipeline

Lancaster County is an agricultural mecca. Its preserved farms should not be used to profit private pipeline companies.

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