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Powell's family said that he died of complications from COVID-19, although he was fully vaccinated. Powell was a former general turned statesman who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush.
Congressman Mike Doyle will make what his office calls "a major announcement about the 2022 elections" today, amid expectations that the 14-term Congressman will retire at the end of his term rather than run for re-election next year.
A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund found there are more abandoned oil and gas wells than previously thought in the United States. Researchers found 8,840 wells are documented in Pennsylvania, but suspect there are hundreds of thousands more.
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Pittsburgh Public Schools' enrollment has dropped below 20,000 students, according to unofficial data obtained through a Right To Know request. District officials say the decline was driven largely by a significant drop in kindergarteners during the past two years. The state pays the district per student. The district already faces a nearly $40 million dollar budget deficit.
On Nov. 2, voters will elect a slew of new judges who will play key roles in shaping policy for at least the next decade on three statewide appellate courts.
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