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  1. Dog found in Oregon heading back home to PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pocono Record

    This Sept. 15, 2014 photo provided by Washington County, Ore., Animal Services in Hillsboro, Ore., shows a Jack Russell terrier named Gidget.

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  2. Latest nominees for pop music hall announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | O-R Online

    ... A Beatle, the Eagles, the Four Tops and the Dave Clark Five are among the new crop of nominees for the Washington County-based America's Pop Music Hall of Fame. The three-year-old pop music hall, designed to honor the biggest hitmakers in pop ...

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  3. AGa s office issues brief in Pozonsky caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | O-R Online

    Former Washington County judge Paul Pozonsky, center, leaves Washington County Courthouse flanked by his lawyers Mark Fiorilli, left, and Robert Del Greco Jr., following a pretrial hearing in May. Observer-Reporter After missing Monday's deadline to file arguments in the case against former Washington County Judge Paul Pozonsky with the county's ... (more)

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  4. Hearing continued in Haney vs. Range Resources caseRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | O-R Online

    Range Resources again argued in Washington County Court Thursday that it released a list of all chemicals used in fracking operations at an Amwell Township well site.

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  5. Range Resources agrees to pay $4M fine for gas drilling waste violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Brandon Sun

    Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste. Range, based in Fort Worth, Texas, said in a statement that it accepts the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection fine and is "deeply disappointed" over the violations at Washington County wastewater impoundments, about 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

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  6. DEP Fines Range Resources $4.15 Million for Violating Environmental RegulationsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Bradford Today

    Pittsburgh- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it has signed a wide-ranging consent order and agreement with Range Resources for violations at six of its Washington County impoundments. The consent order requires the company to pay a $4.15 million fine, the largest against an oil and gas operator in the state's shale drilling era, close five impoundments and upgrade two other impoundments to meet heightened "next generation" standards currently under development at DEP.

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  7. Sweet homecoming: Pennsylvania pooch Gidget, who mysteriously wound ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daily Mail

    ... the microchip, will pay for her return flight, said Deborah Wood, manager of Animal Services for Washington County. 'We have no idea how she came from Pennsylvania to Oregon, but we are thrilled that she will be going home safe and sound,' Wood told ...

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  8. DEP fines Range Resources $4.15 million over faulty Marcellus Shale...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Almanac

    The state Department of Environmental Protection fined Range Resources $4.15 million for leaks and other problems with six of its water impoundments in Washington County. The Jon Day impoundment in Amwell was excavated after a leak was discovered in April.

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  9. Pittsburgh afternoon commute slowed by subway problems, I-79 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The afternoon commute today is marred Downtown by a train with mechanical issues at the Gateway Center subway station and in Washington County by a jack-knifed tractor trailer truck on southbound I-79. A Blue Line vehicle, traveling from Downtown toward the North Shore, was having mechanical problems, Port Authority spokesman Jim Ritchie said.

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  10. Range Resources to pay $4.15M fine, close old gas drilling impoundmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WPXI

    Range Resources Corp. agreed to pay the largest state fine levied against a Pennsylvania shale driller and close five drilling wastewater impoundments in Washington County because of leaks into soil and groundwater, officials said Thursday. The Fort Worth-based company signed an agreement with the state Department of Environmental Protection that requires paying a $4.15 million fine, closing the troubled facilities and rebuilding two impoundments using that regulators call "next generation" technology.

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  11. Pennsylvania fines shale gas driller Range Resources $4.15 mlnRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Reuters

    Oil and gas producer Range Resources has been fined more than $4 million for environmental violations in Pennsylvania, state environmental authorities said on Thursday, the largest fine leveled against a shale gas operator in the state. Range Resources must pay $4.15 million to settle violations at six impoundments, or holding ponds, in Pennsylvania's Washington County, the local Department of Environmental Protection said in a statement.

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  12. A real-life Incredible Journey as Pennsylvania dog found in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Home

    A Jack Russell terrier missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away. A good Samaritan this month spotted the 7-year-old dog named Gidget wandering in the Portland suburb of Tualatin, and brought her to the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter, said Deborah Wood, manager of Washington County Animal Services.

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  13. Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Sept. 15, 2014 photo provided by Washington County, Ore., Animal Services in Hillsboro, Ore., shows a Jack Russell terrier named Gidget.

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  14. DEP hits Range with $4.15M fine over impoundmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Business Journal

    The Department of Environmental Protection has levied a $4.15 million fine against Range Resources Corp., the largest it has ever given an oil and gas operator during the state's shale gas boom. The fine is part of a wide-ranging consent order and agreement arising from violations at six of the company's Washington County impoundments.

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  15. Too close for comfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Boulder Weekly

    ... in 180 randomly selected households with ground-fed wells in an area of active natural gas drilling in Washington County, Penn. "Washington County is essentially the first location where the Marcellus Shale [formation] gas wells were initially dug ...

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  16. Pennsylvania fines shale gas driller Range Resources $4.15 millionRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Reuters

    Oil and gas producer Range Resources has been fined more than $4 million for environmental violations in Pennsylvania, state environmental authorities said on Thursday, the largest fine leveled against a shale gas operator in the state. Range Resources must pay $4.15 million to settle violations at six impoundments, or holding ponds, in Pennsylvania's Washington County, the local Department of Environmental Protection said in a statement.

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  17. Man charged with buying beer before teen's fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WPXI

    ... crashed with Cole, a 19-year-old, and two 15-year-olds as passengers. That happened after the group left Washington County and drove to West Virginia where Cole allegedly bought the group beer. The issue doesn't come out until Sept. 19, 2014, but we ...

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  18. A Dog Lost in Pennsylvania is Found ... in OREGONRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Dogster For The Love of Dog Blog

    ... miles away. "She's never lived here; there is nothing that would bring her here," Deborah Wood, manager of Washington County Animal Service, told the AP . "So a human somehow brought her here, but we don't know who or how." The dog is thin, but in ...

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  19. Pennsylvania dog found in Oregon finds a way homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Oregonian

    ... out the details today, but it will definitely be happening," Deborah Wood, manager of Animal Services for Washington County, said in a statement Thursday morning. Dozens of of people offered to take Gidget home after learning her story through metro ...

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  20. Dog found in Oregon, needs to get back to Pennsylvania homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away. A good Samaritan this month spotted the 7-year-old dog named Gidget wandering in the Portland suburb of Tualatin, and brought her to the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter, said Deborah Wood, manager of Washington County Animal Services.

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