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Matt Hurst

The Sad Decline of the Poconos' Resort Towns

Photographer Matt Hurst chronicles the crumbling ruins of Unity House.

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Domestic Violence Survivors Who Call the Cops Risk Eviction in Some Places

Some cities require landlords to evict tenants who call 911 3 times within 4 months. The rule puts women in grave danger.

Library of Congress

The Real Town Behind This Year's Newbery Medal Winning Book

Dead End in Norvelt is based on a New Deal-era subsistence farming community in rural Pennsylvania.

Watch an Entire Bridge Get Built In a 3-Year Time Lapse

Cue the Philip Glass for this entrancing footage of a Pennsylvania bridge being born.

Pennsylvania SPCA

Cockfighting in Philadelphia: 200-Plus Years of Feathery Mayhem

Truly, this is a city that loves to watch winged animals duel to their bloody deaths.

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Pittsburgh to Get Its Own Burning Man-Style 'Festival of Fire Arts'

The first-ever Pyrotopia will introduce Pennsylvanians to everyone's favorite art – the kind that burns.

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Entire Bridge Stolen for Scrap

Stealing and reselling copper wire from abandoned homes is so yesterday