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Sysco agrees to settle gender discrimination allegations in Harrisburg, other cities

The U.S. Department of Labor reported over 200 female applicants experienced discrimination between November 2013 and December 2014. It says an investigation revealed the claims were tied to “outbound selector positions” in Jessup and Pocomoke City, Maryland; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Harrisonburg, Virginia.

By The Associated Press

Voting reform bill heads to governor’s desk; critics say the state’s ramming through changes

Counties would get back 60 percent of election system upgrade costs under SB421.
By Emily Previti

Hundreds of Harrisburg students outfitted with new winter coats through Operation Warm

Hundreds of students at a midstate elementary school have new coats for the upcoming winter.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Harrisburg protesters join global climate strike

More than 100 people gathered on the steps of the state capitol in Harrisburg Friday to call for action on climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Commonwealth Court ruling on Harrisburg gun laws could set Pittsburgh’s efforts back

Last week, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled that gun rights groups like Firearms Owners Against Crime and the National Rifle Association can challenge some local gun ordinances in court. 

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Activists protest Wolf administration’s decision to limit rally sizes in Capitol

The administration says it wants to make sure the rotunda is accessible to people with disabilities. Some disability advocates say the move is unnecessary.

By Katie Meyer

2 men facing charges for murder, leaving body at Harrisburg museum

An 18-year-old Harrisburg man accused of kidnapping another 18-year-old whose body was found outside the National Civil War Museum has been charged with murder.

By The Associated Press

Pa. House of Representatives voluntary buyout offer accepted by 63 employees

The program offered to full-time employees with at least five years of service were given the opportunity to leave their job by the end of October and collect $1,000 for each year of service, up to $25,000.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Amid E. coli concerns, Harrisburg’s City Island Beach keep-out sign is hard to find

The sign is posted on a tree, facing away from the beach, near a sidewalk between a food stand and a closed bathhouse. 
By Brett Sholtis