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New energy co-op aims to make switching to solar more affordable and easy to understand

The co-op is designed to educate homeowners about the process of switching to solar energy and how to choose a vendor.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

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Community groups demand an end to controversial training contract at Allegheny County Jail

The training, provided by Corrections Special Application Unit (C-SAU), arms corrections officers with rubber projectiles to use when an inmate refuses to exit their cell.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

It’s not ketchup packets falling from the sky, it’s rabies vaccine

The USDA says its goal is to push rabies back east until it’s fully eradicated.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Allegheny County joins Philly in backlash to Shapiro’s opioid settlement deal

Under the proposed settlement, Pennsylvania could receive up to $1 billion over 18 years, the life of the agreement.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

Harris promotes anti-poverty program during Pittsburgh visit

The vice president’s appearance was part of what the White House is calling “Child Tax Credit Awareness Day,” an effort to tout an expansion of federal tax credits for families with children.

By Chris Potter/WESA