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LIMERICK — Township residents voiced their frustrations and concerns with contaminated groundwater affecting their homes at Tuesday night’s board of supervisors meeting.

Carrying a pink garment bag across one arm, Nicole Furlong picked up her marriage license, bounded up the marble steps of the Washington County Courthouse and checked in with the judge’s office.

The Diocese of Greensburg has filed suit in federal district court against the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury, claiming that a government mandate requiring Catholic charities and schools to provide insurance coverage for “objectionable services” infringes on religious liberty.

After the 13-year-old girl helped finish off two, 1-gallon bottles of red wine from Rome, the Rev. Philip Altavilla gave her a ride home.

Now 29, the woman testified at the Rev. Altavilla’s preliminary hearing Tuesday that he pulled the car over during that ride and rubbed her feet and thighs.

A recently released report from the National Council on Teacher Quality lists Pittsburgh Public Schools' ability to work with the local teachers union as a critical component in improving teacher quality.

A proposal by the state Department of Environmental Protection to increase by around $1,800 the permit fee to drill an unconventional natural gas well is in the final review stages after it was approved by a regulatory oversight board this month.

Wolf vs. Corbett — will it get ugly?

Following the release of national reports on climate change, Allegheny County Health Department officials are examining how best to prepare for the changes they say are imminent over the coming decades.

The legislative arm of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania on Tuesday decried a federal judge's ruling striking down the state's ban on gay marriage as a redefinition of God's law.

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