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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry.…
Pulaski Township Police undercover Amish woman

Cop dresses as Amish woman to target Pennsylvania flasher

A male western Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman - along with a female officer from a neighboring department - hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.…
Canadian goose

Spring Wildlife

A look at wildlife in the Valley.…
Hundreds of people turned up for a planning commission meeting on Monday, where a zone change to accommodate a new power plant is being sought.

Power plant possibility

A new power plant could be coming to Lordstown, but before that happens the power company needs a zone change. Dennis Biviano sorts out a meeting that hundreds of people met to talk about the future plans.…
Boston Globe wins Pulitzer

Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage

An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.…
Malaysia plane search

Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday.…
Gay marriage ruling in Ohio

Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he's inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible expansion of their rights.…
Shale Drilling

Shell to discuss possible shale gas plant

Shell Chemical LP plans to hold meetings in western Pennsylvania to discuss the possibility of building a huge natural gas processing plant there.…
Utah drone

Drone hinders emergency helicopter landing

An Ohio man is facing charges after deputies say a video camera-equipped drone he was flying over an accident scene hindered the landing of a medical helicopter.…
Hundreds of people turned up for a planning commission meeting on Monday, where a zone change to accommodate a new power plant is being sought.

Zone change needed for Lordstown power plant

Village officials have been asked to rezone a 57-acre parcel of land from business and residential to industrial to accommodate a proposed natural gas power plant. …