Gideon Bradshaw

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A community meeting was held Tuesday for discussion about the frequent cases of rare Ewing tumors and other types of cancer being diagnosed in children and teenagers in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The more than two-hour meeting – which some 200 people attended – was organized by Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project and held at Bella Serra in Cecil Township.

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An unidentified person was killed in an accident Thursday night when his dirt bike veered into a guardrail along Interstate 79 in North Straba…

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In the middle of months of infighting over a a land deal involving the site of a former coal mine and chemical maker, one Cecil Township supervisor is hauling three colleagues to Washington County Court and accusing them of breaking the state open-meeting law.

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The federal Department of Labor intends to fine a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary and a West Virginia company tens of thousands of dollars each for failing to follow safety procedures and other violations at the MarkWest Houston natural gas plant, where a fire injured four workers – one of whom later died of his injuries – last year.

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