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October 2014

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A New Leaf: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

A New Leaf: Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Two midstate families whose daughters suffer from intractable epilepsy have joined forces to demand access to medical marijuana, a treatment they argue could save their children's lives.

Life in the Trauma Center

Life in the Trauma Center

Each year, around 2,000 patients are admitted to the adult trauma service at Hershey Medical Center. Not only does the hospital offer trauma care, it is the only level one trauma center in the region for both pediatric and adult patients. This specialized subset of care means that doctors and nurses treat the sickest of the sick patients.

Feel Your Boobies Celebrates 10 Years

Feel Your Boobies Celebrates 10 Years

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but most importantly, in tribute to all of the loved ones touched by the disease, Harrisburg Magazine caught up with Middletown native and founder of the Feel Your Boobies Foundation, Leigh Hurst.

Corbett vs. Wolf

Corbett vs. Wolf

The Run for Pennsylvania's Highest Office

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Why I Read: the Serious Pleasure of Books

Why I Read: the Serious Pleasure of Books

by Wendy Lesser (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25, 240 pages)

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Be Well

Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Improve Performance with Kinesiology Tape

Watch an athletic event on TV, and you'll see athletes taped all over their bodies with kinesiology tape. Elbows, shins, backs, shoulders and sometimes more than one body part on the same athlete is taped. But what is the tape supposed to do, and does it work?

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Adventure Chick

A Return to the Stage

A Return to the Stage

Adventure Chick stepped back into something both familiar and frighteningly new. I knew three of the 10 cast members from way back. The rest were strangers to me, but most of them knew each other. Could I easily slip back into this scene after 10 years away?

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Homes & Gardens

All things home and garden

In-Home Artist Spaces

Few things seem more romantic than the idea of an in-home studio – a place to create, a refuge from the world. Three area artists and a writer know that the creative life has its rigors, but the joy of stepping into a studio all your own makes the sacrifices worthwhile.

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Food & Dining

Tasty Tidbits and Food For Thought
The Universal Language of Food and Poetry

The Universal Language of Food and Poetry

Just off the Limekiln exit of I-83 in New Cumberland, The Garlic Poet Restaurant & Bar stands as a beacon of fine cuisine and high-minded literary notions. With a sophisticated literary-themed atmosphere, a locally sourced menu of unique culinary masterpieces and an impressive craft-beer and fine wine selection, The Garlic Poet is truly an epicurean gem in the midstate.

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Travel

The Best of the World
The Badlands, Crazy Horse, Wine and More... South Dakota

The Badlands, Crazy Horse, Wine and More... South Dakota

Is there another state richer with iconic, true blue American sights and spectacles than South Dakota? From Rushmore’s imposing granite noggins to the still-emerging magnificence of the Crazy Horse Memorial – and the desolate glory of the Badlands – South Dakota typifies this country’s outsized, go-big-or-go-home grandeur. But to focus only on the western side of the state, where those justifiably famous attractions reside, is to lose out on the gentler pleasures to the east. Instead, begin your tour in Sioux Falls, working west along I-90 – and following this guide to South Dakota’s Unmissable Top 10.

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Culture

Fun and Culture in the Mid-State
The Smoker's Club Tour

The Smoker's Club Tour

On October 17, The Smokers Club Tour brought an iconic hip hop concert to The Chameleon Club in Lancaster. The lineup included B-Real from Cyrpress Hill, Berner, Mick Jenkins (who has a new album out called The Waters) and Hip-Hop legends Method Man and Redman, who were the headliners for the tour.

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City Beat

October Young Person of the Month

October Young Person of the Month

Morgan Taylor Light, 18, Senior at Middletown Area High School (MAHS) and cheerleader for MAHS and Capital Area Extreme.

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Cash in Your Closet! Consign at Wears Like New

Cash in Your Closet! Consign at Wears Like New

Turn those unworn clothes in your closet into cash! Wears Like New Consignment Clothier, with locations in Lemoyne and Hershey, will take your gently used apparel and resell it for you: All you have to do is drop off your things and pick up your cash when they sell.

Wears Like New Is A Consignment Shop Unlike Any Other

Wears Like New Is A Consignment Shop Unlike Any Other

Wears Like New is unlike any typical consignment shop

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