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Pence rallies supporters in York County during second visit to the midstate in three days

The Trump campaign is trying to build momentum in Pennsylvania with just two weeks to go before Election Day.

By Sam Dunklau

Report: Radiation levels higher downwind of fracking sites

Scientists say the levels are below public health limits, but are cause for concern and more study on fracking-related emissions.

By Reid Frazier

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Trump pounds fracking as a wedge issue in Pa. But if it’s not a top concern for voters, how much can it help?

While Trump keeps bringing it up in the campaign, Pennsylvania voters are most focused on health care, the pandemic and the economy.

By Susan Phillips

Q&A: Terry Engelder, Penn State scientist whose work led to the shale gas boom, talks about grand jury report on fracking

Now a professor emeritus of geosciences at Penn State, Terry Engelder acknowledged some mistakes by the state and by industry, but challenged parts of the grand jury report.

By Anne Danahy

Department of Health says it is looking into fracking public health risks following grand jury report

The grand jury criticized the department’s response, saying it was “unable to meet the challenge” of understanding how fracking could affect people.

By Brett Sholtis

Republican lawmakers defend shale gas industry after grand jury report says state failed to protect public health from fracking

Some GOP lawmakers reacted to the report by saying the shale gas industry is “one of the most regulated in the nation,” and they were “offended” at the report’s characterization of the industry.

By Rachel McDevitt

Leading in polls, Biden campaigns in central Pa., but remains largely out of sight

Biden on Trump's handling of coronavirus: 'It's all whining and self-pity'
By Russ Walker