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Tyler Stillings of Washington, Pa., is the latest in our series of profiles about interesting characters around the state. Stillings, a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, never wanted to do anything but work with horses, as his mother and grandfather did. He trains and drives about 20 horses at his own stables and at the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County, Pa.
Amid a torrent of recent corruption scandals, the Pennsylvania Legislature is considering changes to the state ethics law.
Guardianships are a necessary arrangement for many people who are unable to make personal or financial decisions, such as an elderly person with dementia or a person with a developmental disability. But court-appointed guardianships also can pit an unknown third party guardian against family members who feel they know what’s best for a relative.
In his weekly video address on March 10, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder warned of an “urgent and growing public health crisis” in America: the abuse of heroin and prescription opiates.
For more than 20 years, safety officials have warned about DOT-111 rail cars, which transport crude oil and ethanol across Pennsylvania and the country. As accidents involving them continue to multiply, state, federal and industry officials are demanding that regulations be put in place to improve their safety.
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More than two years after the controversial shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, the self-defense law that exonerated his killer is still in the news.
Can't make it to the event "Crime of Punishment: A forum on incarceration and rehabilitation?" Watch the event live on the PublicSource website.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced its intention to require two-person crews on all crude-oil trains in response to a 2013 incident in Quebec in which a train operated by one man was left unmanned and derailed, killing 47 people.
Starting high school as a top academic performer doesn’t mean you’ll leave that way, especially if you’re a student from a poor or diverse background.