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Cameron Mitchell scholarship work gets national plug: ‘They knew a great article when they saw one’

This is a sneak preview of YDR.com’s new design, which will go up early on Tuesday morning. The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ site will share a design with the 90+ newsrooms that are part of the Gannett network.

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Long ago, typewriters became museum items in York Daily Record’s newsroom

‘Will Someone give @ydrcom journalist @ChinskiTweets a bigger desk? He needs more monitor space! #partylikeajournalist,’ the York, Pa., Daily Record said in a tweet about colleague Anthony Machcinski. This scene gives a sense of the importance of technology in the news gathering process. The only typewriters around at the YDR are on exhibit in an office.

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York Daily Record/Sunday News to don different, more contemporary dress, Part II

This is a sneak peek at the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News’ new look, called a redesign.

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Gravity Hill: Optical illusion or warp in earth’s gravity?

A bottle of water rolls uphill – or its actually downhill – at Gravity Hill in Bedford County about 140 miles west of York, Pa. Actually, there are two spots on Gravity Hill where your car appears to roll uphill. A Gravity Hill brochure lists this as one of the top 10 reasons to visit: ‘Ice cream cones aren’t as messy on a hot day.’ York County has a similar ‘Gravity Hill’ in its northern part. That one, like many of such locales around the country, have haunted tales attached to them. Not so, in Bedford County. At least as far as brochures go.

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Giving York County news, sports junkies their due, Part III

The look and feel of ydr.com, the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News’ flagship website, will change next week, something that has happened every three years or so since the site was introduced in 1996. The immediate posting of local news and events from all over the world comes in contrast with the posting of scores and other news on the front the Gazette & Daily’s East King Street building in York.

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