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Blair Zimmerman worked 40 years in the coal industry. Now he’s a commissioner for Greene County in the heart of coal country. So he watched intently as EPA administrator Gina McCarthy announced the new carbon rules.

At a time when most of the news coming out of the Pittsburgh Public Schools involves cutting services and closing schools, one coalition is pushing to expand district services, and keep schools open.

Natalie Cassell was drug-tested at school three times this year.

Selected because the 10-year-old was a member of Susquenita Middle School's Family and Consumer Science Club, her mother, Kristin Cassell, is furious after Natalie was yanked from class three times to submit to the random tests last school year.

An agreement with Washington Hospital to restart annual payments to the city in lieu of property taxes failed Thursday night when council couldn’t agree on the contract proposal.

After several months of experimenting with real-time tracking on its P1 East Busway route, the Port Authority will begin rolling out the technology on its website this month, giving riders the much clamored-for advance information about bus locations and projected arrival times.

LIMERICK — Township residents voiced their frustrations and concerns with contaminated groundwater affecting their homes at Tuesday night’s board of supervisors meeting.

Carrying a pink garment bag across one arm, Nicole Furlong picked up her marriage license, bounded up the marble steps of the Washington County Courthouse and checked in with the judge’s office.

The Diocese of Greensburg has filed suit in federal district court against the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury, claiming that a government mandate requiring Catholic charities and schools to provide insurance coverage for “objectionable services” infringes on religious liberty.

After the 13-year-old girl helped finish off two, 1-gallon bottles of red wine from Rome, the Rev. Philip Altavilla gave her a ride home.

Now 29, the woman testified at the Rev. Altavilla’s preliminary hearing Tuesday that he pulled the car over during that ride and rubbed her feet and thighs.


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