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Know more, shop smarter, and enjoy your day with The Patriot-News, the leading news source in Pennsylvania¹s state capital region, on your device anywhere, any time.

Each edition includes all the in-depth local news, sports, politics, weather, and entertainment articles featured in print, along with award-winning columnists, human interest stories, food and lifestyle coverage, plus shopping news and retail savings.

Navigate each edition one or two pages at a time, or display page thumbnails to speed your reading. Use the Articles button to drill into each section, and quickly reach the news you want.


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What's New in Version 2.5.54

This is a major update with performance and operational enhancements
to streamline reading and navigation!

New initial displays
- iPad - In landscape, the display initially shows a single page and
the headline index. In portrait, a single page is scaled to fit-width.
- iPhone/iTouch - In landscape, the display initially shows a two page
spread. In portrait, a single page is scaled to fit-height.

Tap and read/zoom:
- A single tap on a story, ad or graphic will display that item in a
separate reading window. Swipe L/R to previous/next story, pinch to
- A double tap on a page and display will zoom where tapped. A second
double tap returns page to default size. Pinch page any time to zoom.
- Change default tap actions for single, double and two-finger taps in
Options > Settings screen.

New designs and organization:
- New fonts, layouts, icons and labels simplify and ease use

Read off-line or on-line:
- Faster on-line reading, uses less bandwidth
- Select edition to download for off-line reading or select off-line
reading as the default
- Special low-bandwidth mode ideal when roaming

Push Notifications:
-Receive availability alerts for new editions

- Improved iOS7 and Retina display compliance
- Enhanced page and type display quality
- Faster downloading and display, improved gesture response
- Stability improvements and general bug fixing
- Updates to improve Twitter and Facebook support


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Customer Reviews

Major space hog

Consumes gigabytes of space if you don't monitor it carefully. I've selected the setting to store only three editions offline but, at last count, there were 29 editions in storage taking up about 1.5GB.

Bug fix required

The Harrisburg Patriot News app opens to the home page of the Omaha World Herald on Apple iPad. The Patriot News has difficulty delivering the physical paper on a regular basis and the app was always a backup. Now they can't even deliver the digital version.

Failed to Load

After recent iOS update this app would not load any version of the Harrisburg Patriot-News. It did load the Omaha edition which does nothing for me here in Harrisburg, PA. I. Did get a message 'No feed found'.

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  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 2.5.54
  • Size: 23.6 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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