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Domestic violence shelters see an uptick in calls, worry about dwindling funding

Domestic violence shelters in western Pennsylvania say they’re seeing an increase in hotline calls, amid worries that a difficult and isolating winter is on the way.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

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Rare bird that’s half male, half female found at western Pa. nature reserve

Annie Lindsay, Powdermill’s bird banding program manager, said finding a Rose-breasted Grosbeak gynandromorph is a “once-in-a-lifetime experience.”

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Pence argues ‘security is the foundation of our prosperity’ at Greensburg rally

Pence mostly focused on security and police, despite his role leading the White House’s response to the coronavirus, which he only addressed briefly.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Western Pennsylvania firm’s handling of ventilator contract attracts congressional scrutiny

The price of ventilators, and the delay in production, has prompted an investigation by the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Investigators say bus passed truck before Turnpike wreck killing 5

The NTSB expects an initial report about the incident should be completed in about 10 days,
By The Associated Press