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Recent articles by Michael:

Pa. to fund research into fracking health dangers

Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry. → Read More

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry → Read More

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Dozens of children and young adults diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, other cancers in 4-county area outside Pittsburgh → Read More

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health impacts

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry, taking action after months of impassioned pleas by the families of pediatric cancer patients who live in the most heavily drilled region of the state. → Read More

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health effects of the natural gas industry, taking action after months... → Read More

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health impacts

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health impacts of the natural gas in → Read More

EWING SARCOMA: Pennsylvania families demand investigation into rare cancers

Dozens of children and young adults have been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and other forms of cancer in a four-county region of southwestern Pennsylvania. → Read More

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital said Friday it has discovered the source of a waterborne germ that sickened at least eight premature infants, killing three. → Read More

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital said Friday it has discovered the source of a waterborne germ that sickened at least eight premature infants, killing three. → Read More

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to Pennsylvania hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital says a deadly infection that killed 3 infants has been traced back to equipment that was used to measure and administer donor breast milk. → Read More

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to Pennsylvania hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital says a deadly infection that killed 3 infants has been traced back to equipment that was used to measure and administer donor breast milk. → Read More

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital said Friday it has discovered the source of a waterborne germ that sickened at least eight premature infants, killing three. → Read More

Ponzi schemer 'King Perry' pleads guilty; had lived lavishly

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - The fraudster called himself "King Perry," and for a while he lived like royalty. Perry Santillo masterminded a long-running investment scam that collected more than $115 million from 1,000 investors around the country, using some of the proceeds to fund a lavish lifestyle of cars, casino junkets and houses in multiple states, according to federal securities regulators. At… → Read More

‘King Perry’ used Ponzi cash to live like royalty; Saylorsburg couple one of his victims, feds say

Perry Santillo masterminded a long-running investment scam that collected more than $115 million from 1,000 investors around the country, including a couple from Saylorsburg. → Read More

SEC: 'King Perry' used Ponzi cash to live like royalty

The fraudster called himself King Perry, and for a while he lived like royalty. → Read More

Judge tosses Pittsburgh gun laws passed after massacre

A judge on Tuesday struck down gun restrictions that the Pittsburgh City Council imposed after last year's synagogue massacre, noting that Pennsylvania state law forbids municipalities from regulating firearms. Pittsburgh's trio of gun ordinances violate state law and are therefore "void and unenforceable," Allegheny County Judge Joseph James ruled. State law has long prohibited municipalities… → Read More

Pennsylvania told to produce documents about mystery FBI dig

Score another one for the treasure hunters. A father and son who believe they found a legendary cache of buried Civil War-era gold have been fighting for access to government documents about an FBI dig at the remote Pennsylvania site. The FBI has said it found nothing at Dent's Run. Dennis and Kem Parada of Finders Keepers say the FBI is hiding the truth. On Thursday, an appeals court ordered… → Read More

Biden: Trump has 'no idea' about working-class struggles

Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class as he campaigned Wednesday in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, hours ahead of the president making a separate visit to the critical battleground state. A large American flag behind him and a friendly audience → Read More

Biden: Trump has 'no idea' about working-class struggles

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class as he campaigned Wednesday in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, hours ahead of the president making a separate visit to the critical battleground state . A large American flag behind him and a friendly audience of old friends and extended family in front, Biden cast the putative… → Read More

Biden: Trump has 'no idea' about working-class struggles

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump's treatment of the middle class as he campaigned Wednesday in his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, hours ahead of the president's own rally in Pittsburgh. → Read More