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 Participants at an anti-fracking rally last weekend at Deer Lakes Park.
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Participants at an anti-fracking rally last weekend at Deer Lakes Park.

Both sides debate drilling at Deer Lakes Park

Allegheny County residents dominated another meeting of county council as many spoke for and against a plan to drill for gas at the park.


Casey pushes to get things moving at nuclear waste site

The site in Armstrong County contained more uranium and plutonium than was known, prompting a halt in the cleanup operation in May 2012.



Chatham protesters asked to leave campus property

About five to 10 people protesting the university's proposal to go coed agree to relocate to Fifth Avenue.



 This image of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will be the inspiration for a statue to be erected in downtown State College. A 2001 Paterno statue was removed from the school campus in 2012; the university is not involved in the new effort.

A new Joe Paterno statue planned for State College

The statue, depicting the football coach sitting on a bench and reading a book, would be placed on property in front of The Tavern.


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Springsteen returning for two dates in May

The Boss will be joining Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers for a two-night stand at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland.



Former PPG executive who was driver in fatal crash faces second-degree murder charges

Robert Dellinger told police he was depressed and trying to kill himself when his truck collided with an SUV on I-89.


 
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    PNC stockholders reject paying for greenhouse gas report

    The shareholder proposal would have studied how companies in PNC's lending portfolio impact climate change.



    Survey: Voters see link between education and economic development

    The findings from a recent phone poll show that most voters believe public schools should get more state money.


     



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