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A spotted lanternfly is on a restaurant door handle in lower Manhattan in New York City on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.  Ted Shaffrey / AP Photo

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

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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


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

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

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

Governors races in Pennsylvania and other key states take on new prominence, with higher stakes

hose elected will be in power for the 2024 election, when they could influence voting laws as well as certification of the outcome.

By Sara Burnett and John Hanna/The Associated Press

In Pittsburgh, John Kerry says climate change solutions will be driven by private sector

The U.S. special envoy for climate touted the Inflation Reduction Act at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum.

By Reid Frazier

These Pa. voters haven’t missed a single November election for at least 50 years

PA Local spoke to more than a dozen of Pennsylvania’s Hall of Fame voters from geographically and politically diverse corners of the state.

By Colin Deppen/Spotlight PA

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