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“What’s great about this game is that everybody on the field is willing to die for everybody watching them play football,” said Dave Gilles.
- Keith Srakocic
- Matt Rourke
PennDOT has a long list of infrastructure projects slated for completion over the next four to 12 years. More than 200 of them — $3.8 billion’s worth — are in Philadelphia.
U.S. Steel Corp. is agreeing to pay $8.5 million to settle a 2017 class-action lawsuit that accused the steelmaker of negligence in allowing air pollution emissions from its Clairton Coke Works.
Attitudes among the Pennsylvania delegation about whether to impeach President Trump break along party lines.
“We ended up with a deal that everybody can live with and in which workers got to fight for themselves.”
By Tim Lambert
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The latest lawsuit claims 11 violations of Pa.’s state constitution and election code
Democratic leaders have scheduled a floor vote for Wednesday.
By Deirdre Walsh/NPR
J. Scott Applewhite
Half of Americans said they approve of the impeachment inquiry.
By Domenico Montanaro/NPR
Moderates in the freshman class of the House of Representatives will find out in the coming year whether their vote on impeaching the president will cost them their seats in the 2020 elections.
By Claudia Grisales/NPR
The Public Education Forum in Pittsburgh was the first televised forum with presidential candidates focused specifically on education.
The world, Jessica told Edward at StoryCorps last October, seemed like an especially difficult place, and she and her husband had been struggling with the idea of bringing children into it.
By Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps and Heidi Glenn/NPR
Invalidating the ACA in whole or in large part would have a dramatic effect on the U.S. health system.
By Julie Rovner/NPR and Kaiser Health News
Tower Health and Drexel agreed to recognize the union that represents 500 registered nurses, but the new owners did not agree to assume the nurses’ old contract.
The proposed number, 988, would link callers to an already existing network of crisis centers around the country set up by the Department of Health and Human Services.
By Colin Dwyer/NPR
Reid R. Frazier
Taxes and bans on single use plastics try to combat plastics in the oceans
By Reid Frazier
How a Harrisburg company was ensnared in the investigation of Energy Transfer’s alleged “buy-a-badge” scheme for pipeline security
Investigators in Chester County combed through thousands of financial documents to link a Harrisburg-area security firm with Energy Transfer’s alleged effort to have Pennsylvania constables illegally provide private security for Mariner East 2 pipeline sites.
The project is also among a growing cluster of initiatives affiliated with faith-based institutions seeking to advance their missions of justice.
By Avery Ellfeldt/NPR
Photo courtesy of Jace Tunnell
Ever hear of a nurdle? The western Pa. ethane cracker could bring this new form of pollution to the Ohio River
The plant being built near Pittsburgh will produce potentially trillions of little plastic pellets every year. Some will escape into the environment.
War wounds are not always physical. Psychological wounds caused by the traumas of war can be equally debilitating.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
About 81% of white Evangelicals voted for President Trump in 2016 and polls of those who identify as Evangelical indicate the president continues to get their support going into the election year of 2020.
By Smart Talk
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She’s the force behind Pa.’s efforts to treat drug addiction. Critics say ‘there is more to the story.’As a lobbyist, Deb Beck wields significant power over drug treatment policy and legislation. But some question whether she uses that influence to benefit the businesses providing care over what’s best for patients.
The idea is that by following through with the plan laid out by the jury, the student would ideally come to understand the gravity of his actions.
The fact that many schools either didn’t test or didn’t respond to repeated requests for comment left some parents uneasy.