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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is located in Allegheny County. Zip codes in Pittsburgh, PA include 15231, 15289, and 15279. The median home price in Pittsburgh is $149,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Pittsburgh information.

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Debt collectors take chase to social media

After more than a decade of eluding phone calls, a Pittsburgh man said his experience with a third-party collection agency hired to recoup his student loan debt went from marginally annoying to borderline cyber stalking.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Judge gives South Hills landlord 30 days for tenant relocation proposal

A landlord facing an avalanche of building and health code violations for a row of town houses and a neighboring apartment complex in Carrick will have until the end of the month to clear out the remaining tenants before his next appearance in front of a local judge.

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Erie Times News

Highmark-UPMC deal brings relief to local patients, employers

David Dausey has talked with local employers, workers and health plan administrators since Highmark and UPMC agreed June 28 to keep UPMC Hamot and other "rural" UPMC hospitals in Highmark's provider network.

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Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh Drone Masters work to demystify technology

On a cloudless 75-degree day in Sewickley's Blueberry Hill Park, as parents divided attention between peewee lacrosse and toddlers racing on grassy mounds around the field, eyes in the sky were capturing it all.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Road testing Yellow Cab, Lyft and Uber in Pittsburgh

The traditional Pittsburgh driver knows the route to travel to avoid crossing the same river twice in one trip.

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The Citizens' Voice

Tuition race to the top isn't good for state's students

Penn State University and the University of Pittsburgh are natural rivals and, in many ways, that is a very good thing for the commonwealth.

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The Miami Herald

'Share' economy to bring sweeping changes

Jonathan Danial is a concierge, making sure guests have bottled water, crisp linens and the signature house banana bread - in his home.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

SEIU janitors demand reinstatement at UPMC

Union janitors rallied Friday outside UPMC Shadyside Hospital, calling for reinstatement of 10 people whose jobs were eliminated when the health system ended a janitorial contract at an adjacent medical office building.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Rally for UPMC janitors draws large crowd in Shadyside

Many people gathered Friday morning outside the Shadyside Medical Building to protest what they say is UPMC's retaliatory firing of union janitors.

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Post-gazette.com

Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close tonight

An optimist might regard it as a chance to broaden one's horizons rather than just an annoying tunnel closure.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Jogger attacked in Friendship

Pittsburgh police were called to Roup Avenue when a woman in her 20s reported that she went out for a run and was confronted by a man with a knife Thursday afternoon.

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Post-gazette.com

Discrimination lawsuit against Edward Marc Chocolatier resolved

A lawsuit filed by a Crafton Heights woman against a Trafford-based chocolatier, alleging discrimination in employment, has resolved, according to a stipulation filed in federal court today.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local dispatch: Retired as teacher, she gets big lesson from ex-students

Student attitudes and behavior had worsened. Parental support was negligible. Administrative goals focused on test scores.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

POP City

Goats at work in Polish Hill

Tree Pittsburgh got a little help from a special breed of volunteers Tues., July 8 when 30 goats lent their efforts to a hillside restoration project in Polish Hill.

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CBS Local

Rally Calls For Ride-Sharing Programs To Be Granted Licenses

With plenty of riders, drivers and elected officials present, and even a baby sporting that pink moustache, local officials asked the Public Utility Commission to grant an emergency temporary license to allow Uber and Lyft to operate pending final approval of their permanent license.

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Post-gazette.com

Students earn Hope Through Learning Scholarship awards

Two recently graduated high school seniors were honored with the Homeless Children Education Fund's inaugural Hope Through Learning Scholarship awards this afternoon at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

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CBS Local

Pretrial Motions Begin In Cyanide Poisoning Case

Pretrial motions are underway in the case of a University of Pittsburgh researcher who is accused of poisoning his wife.

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WPXI

Woman refuses to give in to knife-wielding man trying to rob her

According to police, a 42-year-old woman was attempting to use the MAC machine in the 800 block of Brookline Boulevard around 6 a.m. Monday when she was approached from behind by an unknown man.

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Hotel Business

Kimpton's Hotel Monaco to Open in Downtown Pittsburgh

This October, Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh will make its debut as Kimpton's first-ever hotel in the Steel City and, according to the company, will be downtown Pittsburgh's first luxury boutique hotel.

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Art Review: 'The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Alumni & Student Show'...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 10--It has become an annual event, but given the font of talent, "The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Alumni & Student Show" doesn't disappoint.

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