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$3M awarded to Kentucky city for wastewater treatment plants

Aug. 31, 2021 04:01 AM EDT

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — The federal government has awarded $3 million to a Kentucky city to upgrade two wastewater treatment facilities, expected to create more than 300 jobs, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration go to the...

In Pennsylvania, a falconry permit takes a lot of work

Jul. 24, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A hunting bond between humans and birds dating 4,000 years continues in Pennsylvania. Across the commonwealth, the Game Commission has 207 active permits for people who enjoy falconry. Falconry is a sport where a hunter partners with a bird of prey...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jul. 07, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

Scranton Times-Tribune. July 5, 2021. Editorial: State-protected lands ... aren’t Pennsylvania’s government regularly has rolled over for the natural gas industry, heavily subsidizing it, covering many of its market-development costs, refusing to...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jun. 30, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

Philadelphia Inquirer. June 24, 2021. Editorial: Harrisburg Republicans keep finding new ways to harm Pennsylvanians In the latest attack on Pennsylvanians, the Republican-led state legislature came for our cocktails. Last week, the Pennsylvania...