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Company faces criminal charges over pipeline explosion in Western Pennsylvania

A 2018 landslide along the pipeline’s route in Beaver County triggered a gas explosion and fire that destroyed a home, a barn and several cars, collapsed six high-voltage transmission towers.
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Beaver County nursing home staff say conditions are bleak, hope union negotiations bring higher staffing levels

More than a dozen nursing home workers gathered outside the Beaver Valley Healthcare and Rehab Center to protest working conditions at the facility.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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Federal agents search Beaver County nursing home with many virus deaths

Federal agents searched two nursing homes Thursday near Pittsburgh, one of which had the worst coronavirus outbreak of any in Pennsylvania and was already being investigated by the state on suspicion of criminal neglect.

By The Associated Press

After five new cases, Shell puts COVID testing site at Beaver County cracker

Workforce up to 3,700 and will increase next week
By Reid Frazier

Troubled Beaver County nursing home sued over housekeeper’s COVID-19 death

The suit claims management of the 750-bed center in Beaver County withheld information as the coronavirus spread.
By The Associated Press

Is your county planning to move to ‘yellow’ on its own? Here’s the latest

We breakdown the issue in eight counties and the latest developments.
By Ed Mahon

Updated: May 13, 2020 | 8:17 pm

Your daily coronavirus update: Some counties undeterred by Wolf’s threat; others back down

Several counties signaled Wednesday they are moving ahead with plans to defy him by lifting some pandemic restrictions. Others backed down under the governor’s threat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press, Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press, WHYY Staff and Staff

Southwestern Pa. businesses, officials glad to reopen; Beaver County upset about exclusion

Officials in Beaver County, the only western Pennsylvania county not included in the governor’s announcement, aren’t thrilled about the exclusion.

By Katie Blackley/WESA and Chris Potter/WESA
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