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FBI records on search for fabled gold in Pennsylvania raise more questions

The report was authored by a geophysicist who performed testing at the site.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Suspect arrested in mall parking lot shooting that injured 3 in western Pennsylvania

One of the injured men said an altercation had occurred inside the store and as they exited both the suspect and one of the other men displayed firearms.

By The Associated Press

How Trump’s third Supreme Court pick divides western Pennsylvania voters

With just a month until the general election, the fight over Ginsburg’s replacement underscores the tensions of a divisive election year.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

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How gun control divides, and unites, some Western Pennsylvania voters

“There isn't a Republican (lawmaker) --who feels safe or supporting even the most common-sense type of gun reform because they're afraid of that grade that they'll get from the NRA.”
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

WPIAL says it will fight to have fall youth sports but agrees with two-week delay

The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League, or WPIAL, said fall sports can be played safely and criticized what it called “inconsistent messaging” from state officials.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

Split ticket: How health care proposals divide voters in western Pennsylvania

Polling shows that health care is a top concern for voters across the country, and voters in Western Pennsylvania are no exception.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Western Pennsylvania-based chain of skilled nursing homes agrees to $15M settlement

A western Pennsylvania-based chain of more than 50 skilled nursing homes has agreed to pay $15,466,278 to resolve claims that it provided medically unnecessary rehabilitation therapy to residents in order to generate revenue.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Split ticket: The media habits of western Pennsylvanians that shape their votes

Media has the power to inform how voters view everything that happens until the election.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Western Pennsylvania counties nearly eliminated veteran homelessness in 2019

The U.S. government declared this year that 20 counties in western Pennsylvania have effectively ended veteran homelessness.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Climate change is already affecting western Pa., how can the inevitable effects be managed?

"We’re getting more of our precipitation is happening in very heavy events that lead to flash flooding … and we can expect them to increase into the future.”
By Sarah Boden/WESA