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Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 248 cases in which companies prospecting for oil or gas were found by state regulators to have contaminated private drinking water wells.
The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.
Patrick McShea, an educator with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, pulled open a shallow metal drawer in one of the specimen cabinets of the museum's extinct bird collection.
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After years of delays and confusion Pennsylvania has released details of 243 cases where regulators determined that oil or natural gas drilling or related activities ruined private drinking water wells.
Diamond jewelry, designer watches, rare coins - hundreds of items that have been unclaimed for years will soon be up for bid at an auction conducted by Morphy Auctions in Denver, PA, State Treasurer Rob McCord announced today.
LANCASTER>> Pennsylvania voters are showing scant support for Gov. Tom Corbett ,and a large majority believe the state is "off on the wrong track,' according to the Franklin & Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania voters in August.
Pennsylvania municipalities are turning once again to the kinds of derivative deals that backfired during the credit crunch as the lure of upfront cash and the potential to cut costs prove too hard to resist.
The Pennsylvania SPCA announced it rescued three emaciated dogs from a home in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
PennLive.com last week published its list of "Pennsylvania's Best Views 2," but Bushkill Falls was the only Poconos spot included on the list.
"ALS" is a terrible disease which usually ends with paralysis and death. But as we have seen, the ALS Association has come up with a unique way to raise funds for research.
An announcement could be made soon on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's plan to use billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars under the 2010 healthcare law to subsidize private health insurance policies, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
FY15 Budget Enacted - Includes Little Tax Reform Earlier this summer, Governor Corbett signed into law the fiscal year July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 budget .
Treating the rare disease MPS I is a challenge. MPS I, caused by the deficiency of a key enzyme called IDUA, eventually leads to the abnormal accumulation of certain molecules and cell death.
Nearly 35 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home for end-of-summer celebrations, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008, said AAA, the nation's largest auto club.
A corps of current and former school administrators is preparing to travel Pennsylvania to mobilize local officials for efforts to revamp K-12 education funding.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:46 am
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