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Midstate man acquitted of killing wife who vanished 8.5 years ago

Jurors in Cumberland County deliberated for about two hours before acquitting 66-year-old Hap Seiders.
By The Associated Press

Man accused of killing 2 women and unborn child in Carlisle

Prosecutors said the defendant had been involved with both women and had fathered children with both of them.

By The Associated Press

Midstate school districts finalize plans for fall reopening

As school districts evaluate strategies for reopening, some in the midstate plan to begin the academic year with a hybrid model.

By Julia Agos

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Coronavirus cases in Philly region and midstate counties were 7 times higher than originally recorded, CDC finds

Antibody tests show that cases were seven times greater than the number of tests recorded in Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Cumberland County-based Rite Aid 1Q loss shrinks, helped by pandemic-inspired sales

Sales from the area outside the pharmacy, jumped 16% in the quarter -- helped by increased purchases of cleaning products during the coronavirus pandemic.
By The Associated Press

Carlisle community set to honor those buried at the Lincoln Cemetery

The cemetery was originally founded as a burial place for African Americans in the 19th century. While it was in use from 1805 to 1905, at least 676 people were buried there. Now, it is part of Memorial Park in downtown Carlisle.

By Julia Agos

Cumberland County voters must drop mail-in or absentee ballots at Bureau of Elections Office

The secured ballot box will be available on Monday, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

By Julia Agos

Two central Pa. counties say they plan to reopen ahead of Gov. Wolf’s schedule

Until now, no counties had so directly challenged Wolf’s authority to close businesses and limit public life during the emergency.

By Charles Thompson/PennLive

Working alone, together: Hundreds take to their sewing machines to make masks for health care workers

Ad-hoc armies are rising up around the midstate to make protective gear for front-line health care workers.

By Rachel McDevitt