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Joe Manchin, at clean energy event in Pittsburgh, says U.S. needs permitting reform to compete

The West Virginia Democrat’s bill would benefit oil and gas pipeline projects, by making it harder for states, citizens, and environmental groups to slow them down in courts.

By Reid Frazier

What kind of impact do video games have?

Although video games were created in the name of fun, recent studies are analyzing the positive and negative effects of video games.

By Aniya Faulcon

Spotted lanternfly is everywhere. Can they be controlled?

“it’s really different from any insect I’ve ever worked on”

By Scott LaMar

8 climate change activists arrested at Vanguard headquarters in suburban Philadelphia

The activists say Vanguard should be using more of its economic muscle to actively disinvest in companies contributing to global warming.

By Susan Phillips

A private company examined 2020 ballots, hard drives from 2 Pa. counties

One of those counties asked that company, Speckin Forensics, for a review. It’s the latest development in a years-long effort to discredit Pennsylvania's result.
By Sam Dunklau

Spotted lanternflies are laying their eggs throughout Pennsylvania. Here’s how to stop the invasive insect’s spread

“They will lay their eggs on darn near anything — rocks, trees, they’re not really fussy.”

By Katie Blackley/WESA

Just in time for fall, national GOP leaders roll out ‘Commitment to America’ in western Pennsylvania

The event proceeded in town-hall style with attendees — including the sheriff of Fayette County — asking scripted questions about a variety of topics, including inflation, crime and fentanyl.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman’s stroke in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race

The release of the health records comes as Oz is trying to close a gap in the polls.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania’s “Parental Bill of Rights” bill is designed to quash discussions on LGBTQ issues in school

The so-called “Parental Bill of Rights,” would require classes at school to be “age appropriate” and prohibit topics on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten up to fifth grade.

By Gabriela Martínez