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  1. Land-use webinar to explore conservation easementsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... . Presenting the 90-minute webinar at noon Sept. 4 will be John Turack, extension educator based in Westmoreland County; Andrew Loza, executive director of the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association; and Donald Bailey, executive director of the Chester ...

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  2. 53 dogs, cats removed after state revokes license of troubled animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... HARDWAY WITH WHERE TH . EIGHT TINY PUPPIES AND THEIR PROUD MAMA ARE ON THE MOVE, HEADING TO YOUNGWOOD, WESTMORELAND COUNTY AFTER THE STATE PULLED THE PLUG ON THE FAYETTE SPCA. IT'S HEART BREAKING. THERE ARE A LOT OF GOOD DOGS HERE. Reporter: THE ...

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  3. Westmoreland Co. shelter takes animals from Fayette Co. shelter closingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... up to make sure the animals have a home. Forty-four dogs and nine cats were moved to Animal Friends of Westmoreland County in Youngwood. "We had a 3,000 square-foot facility just a few doors from where we currently are. We had about five days and a ...

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  4. State Revokes Fayette Co. Animal Shelter's LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    Officials say 40 dogs and nine cats were taken from the Fayette County SPCA shelter today to the Westmoreland County Humane Society in Youngwood.

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  5. New Kensington campus to offer composting workshop in the fallRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Westmoreland Cleanways is a nonprofit organization that maintains the environmental qualities of Westmoreland County in western Pennsylvania. The organization sponsors programs that address the proper disposal of solid waste through recycling, ...

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  6. 9 People Displaced By Westmoreland County FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    According to officials at the scene, the fire started at a home in the 2600-block of Brown Avenue around 4:33 a.m. "Upon arrival, smoke coming from the structure.

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  7. New Information with Deadly New Kensington ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... E WITH ANY INFORMATION OR IF YOU WITNESSED THIS CRIME, YOU'RE ASKED TO GIVE THEM A CALL, OR YOU CAN CALL WESTMORELAND COUNTY 911. POLICE HAVE NOT RELEASED THE

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  8. Renaissance Festival opens with new charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    16th-century theme park -- opens for six weekends on a former farm in Westmoreland County. Among about 300 people working in costume will be the royal family, jugglers, strolling minstrels and jousting knights on horseback. The six weekends vary in ...

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  9. 2 dead in shooting outside New Kensington homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A man and a woman were found dead Wednesday morning outside a home in New Kensington, Westmoreland County, after police responded to a report of gunfire.

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  10. Two dead in New Kensington shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WPXI

    ... covering a white Hyundai parked in front of 463 Fourth Ave. in the Parnassus section of the city. The Westmoreland County Coroner's office has been called to the scene, according to county 911. Police responded to a report of shots fired at that ...

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  11. State board rejects student's petition to limit greenhouse gasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Post-gazette.com

    HARRISBURG Pennsylvania's environmental rulemaking board rejected a Westmoreland County college student's petition to significantly limit the state's greenhouse gas emissions on Tuesday, agreeing with the Department of Environmental Protection that the state can't act alone to create the conditions for a safer climate.

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  12. Westmoreland County father denies locking 3 children out of houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    THE STATE TROOP HER TO BE CUT FROM THE CRUISER AND TAKEN TO THE PPT HP HE IS EXPECTED TO BE OKAY.

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  13. Mount Pleasant woman killed in single-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | WPXI

    A Mount Pleasant Township woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Donegal Township, Westmoreland County, Sunday evening.

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  14. Shooting course covers firearm skills and self-defense for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the other dozen or so other women attending the ladies pistol class at the Irwin Sportsmen's Club in Westmoreland County, I had just learned a useful new skill. If an intruder breaks into your house and you must defend yourself in the confined space ...

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  15. Outdated forms leave same-sex couples confusedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... our application forms the day after the law changed," said Michael Ginsburg, register of wills for Westmoreland County, from bride and groom to "applicant." On the day a federal judge ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional ...

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  16. Business Briefs: Region's housing market continues soft summerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... fewer sales, while Washington County sales were up by six. Allegheny County had three fewer sales and Westmoreland County had one fewer. Butler County sales were up by two. The total spent on new homes approached $68 million in July, compared with ...

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  17. Jailhouse witness led to refiled bludgeoning caseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | O-R Online

    ... handprint at the crime scene didn't prove that he killed 52-year-old Angela Cavalero in May. In it, Westmoreland County detectives say Randall – who has said he doesn't remember the incident – “bragged about how pretty the blood ...

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  18. Police: Two drug suspects found hiding in Charleroi houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | O-R Online

    ... bags of cocaine stuffed in a couch where he was sitting when they arrived. Jackson was wanted on two Westmoreland County Court bench warrants for failing to appear in drug cases Monessen police filed against him, one in November 2013 and the other ...

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  19. No-Kill Shelter Takes In Animals From Closed Fayette Co. SPCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | CBS Local

    In explaining its decision to at least temporarily close and quarantine the shelter, the state said the facility failed to provide sanitary and humane conditions.

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  20. District Fishing Report: 8.15.13Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Side caught a 34-inch, 25-pound flathead catfish using a red worm and 14-pound line. Loyalhanna Creek (Westmoreland County): In clear water, 68 degrees, Doug Leichliter of Greensburg found trout "stacked up like cord wood." Among those released was ...

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