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1 hr ago | O-R Online

Peters Township couple ask for variance to raise chickens

A view of Cornerstone Court in Peters Township, where one family is seeking permission to keep chickens in the backyard.

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Related Topix: McMurray, PA, Venetia, PA, Mount Lebanon, PA, Allegheny County, PA

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Woman, 71, Killed In I-70 Car Accident

A 71-year-old driver was killed when her car left the road and rolled over on I-70 East in South Strabane Township.

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Related Topix: Bridgeville, PA, Sports

19 hrs ago | O-R Online

Chartiers-Houston challenges tax assessment of MarkWest facility

Chartiers-Houston School District is challenging the tax assessment of the MarkWest Liberty Midstream Resources gas processing facility, stating the current value is “improper, inequitable, unjust, unfair and unlawful,” according to court records.

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Related Topix: Houston, PA

23 hrs ago | O-R Online

Robinson supervisors to vote on application for new Marcellus Shale tank pad

Robinson Township supervisors will soon vote on a conditional use application for a Marcellus Shale tank pad that would be used to store freshwater.

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Related Topix: Robinson Township, PA, Imperial, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

O-R Online

Whiskey Rebellion Festival gaining momentum

Washington County Commissioner Harlan Shober, center, speaks after the commissioners and the Washington County Tourist Promotion Agency presented Tripp Kline, co-chairman of the Whiskey Rebellion Festival, a check for $15,000 as the event officially opened Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Body found believed to be that of missing Washington County man

A body found Wednesday in Washington County is believed to be that of a 90-year-old Scenery Hill man who had been missing for the past month.

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Related Topix: Scenery Hill, PA

CBS Local

Body Found In Washington Co. Field May Be Missing Elderly Man

Pennsylvania State Police in Washington County reported that a body was found in a field on Daniel's Run Road at Brady Road in Scenery Hill.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Scenery Hill, PA, Sports

WPXI

Investigators working to ID body found by farmer in Washington County

Investigators have confirmed to Channel 11's Cara Sapida that a body was found Wednesday morning on a farm in Washington County.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

O-R Online

Whiskey Rebellion Festival to host more tours, music and crowds

There was the smell of gunpowder in the air as re-enactors fired their muskets during last year's Whiskey Rebellion parade on Main Street in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA

O-R Online

Man sentenced to prison for assaulting former girlfriend

A Chartiers Township man was sentenced to 2 to 8 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a former girlfriend last summer.

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Related Topix: Claysville, PA

O-R Online

Consol Energy provides jobs

In his recent letter, Patrick Grenter of the Center for Coalfield Justice made wild accusations about our company's motivations, actions and patriotism.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

O-R Online

Congressman Murphy outlines mental health reform

About six psychiatrists work in Washington County, and the number is even lower in Greene County.

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Related Topix: Upper St. Clair, PA, Canonsburg, PA

O-R Online

Police cracking down on I-79

Drivers are being made aware of their speed by two trailers set about a mile apart on Interstate 79 between Canonsburg and the Allegheny County line.

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Related Topix: Canonsburg, PA, Allegheny County, PA, Washington, PA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Statistics show Pittsburgh region's workers make less against inflation

The adjunct professor at both Point Park and Duquesne universities taught without a raise for about a decade, at least at his career jobs.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Allegheny County, PA, Beaver County, PA

O-R Online

10th annual Riverfest held in Fredericktown

Donna Rae, right, of Pleasant Hills, was one of 22 vendors to put their hats in the ring for Saturday's Riverfest event.

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Related Topix: Fredericktown, PA, Pleasant Hills, PA, Vestaburg, PA, Education Etc., Monongahela, PA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Wounded Marine Corps veteran to get keys to 'smart home'

Retired Marine Sgt. Doug Vitale came home Saturday - not just to Pittsburgh, but to plans for a new "smart house" that will help him cope with his severe war injuries.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Home Automation, McMurray, PA, Finleyville, PA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBS Local

Workers Fired After Alleged Misconduct At Mel Blount Youth Home

One employee was fired and another five to six more will soon be as well after former Steeler Mel Blount says they didn't follow proper policy and procedure at the Mel Blount Youth Home.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Sports

O-R Online

a Picnic on the Plazaa Thursdays start in Washington

Hot off the grill as Mary Helicke, right, Washington County chief clerk, serves up hot dogs to Scott Allen, his wife, Stacey, and their daughter, Emily Allen, 2, of Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA

O-R Online

Washington man sentenced to 1 to 5 years for arson

A Washington man will spend the next one to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty Thursday to setting a city home on fire in November.

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Related Topix: Washington, PA

O-R Online

Washington man sentenced in traffic death

A Washington man who pleaded guilty to killing a 21-year-old passenger last July in a car crash was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Washington, PA, Pittsburgh, PA

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