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11 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Wolf campaign continues to hammer Corbett about former education adviser

Gov. Tom Corbett needs to "come clean" on the specifics of the role Ron Tomalis played in his administration as a higher education adviser, said Katie McGinty, chairwoman of the Campaign for a Fresh Start.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Uber forecasts victory amid PUC hearing

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said in a conference call Tuesday that he expects a "win" in Pittsburgh, even as his company's local attorney was arguing the company should not have to disclose the number of local trips it provided in Pittsburgh over the past few months to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

City officials remember Sophie Masloff

Sophie Masloff's former political colleagues are remembering her as a woman of great character and an authentic Pittsburgher who served the city and its people well.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TechCrunch

The Guy Who Kickstarted Potato Salad Wasn't Just Trolling Us All

It's come to our attention that PotatoStock is a go. Zack "Danger" Brown, a Columbus, Ohio native, previously confirmed that he will put the proceeds raised from his potato salad Kickstarter to good use , namely founding PotatoStock, a philanthropic music festival featuring "gallons" of potato salad.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 anchor Mike Clark shares photos from 'Southpaw' set

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 anchor Mike Clark shares his personal photos from the new movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal that was filmed throughout the Pittsburgh area.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Uber seeking drivers in State College, Reading, Erie

As it prepares for a hearing in Pittsburgh on Monday before the Public Utilities Commission, Uber has begun seeking drivers in State College, Reading and Erie for its UberX ride sharing service, which also operates in Pittsburgh.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Mass Transit

PA: Some of Port Authority's Most Crowded Routes Will Get More Bus Service

Aug. 12--Riders on some of Port Authority's most crowded buses will get relief this month when changes are made to 22 routes, several of which will get more frequent service.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Far-flung office: GSA makes a relocation hard on immigrants

The township that sits just west of Monroeville had such an identity crisis that it enacted an ordinance requiring businesses situated in Wilkins to say so in their advertisements instead of relying on its better-known neighbor.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Post-gazette.com

The Next Page / Pittsburgh, the rising entertainment industry star

I recently received some congratulations when LinkedIn announced the 11th anniversary of the Steeltown Entertainment Project , the nonprofit we formed to build a vibrant and sustainable entertainment industry in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh-area farmers markets grow

When Maria Aimone, 92, of Brookline found out that strawberries from Jodikino's Farm in Clinton were $5 a quart at the Carrick farmers market, she said something she wouldn't say to a supermarket cashier.

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WPXI

Woman, 16-year-old hospitalized after separate Pittsburgh shootings

Police are investigating two shootings that happened overnight Friday. The first shooting happened in Homewood about 8:30 p.m. A woman was shot while in an SUV traveling on Kelly Street.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Summer memories: Magic of Pacific Ave. for a boy in 1930s still flickers for him

A firefly flickered faintly, and as the sky slowly darkened, I knew there would be hundreds of little lights all around our new house in the 200 block of South Pacific Avenue in Bloomfield.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Highmark transition plan details still elusive

Highmark filed its post-UPMC transition plan last Thursday with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, but it likely will be another week - at least - before the public knows the details.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Road work set to entangle traffic throughout Pittsburgh region

The impending long-term closure of the inbound Liberty Tunnel is but one of several potential headaches for drivers this week.

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Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: Tough as nails, Vu finds home, career in Pittsburgh

She operates a beauty salon and cosmetic nail business, B&T Salon & Spa, Downtown, employing as many as eight people at a time, and during the past 21 years, she has found herself becoming a Pittsburgher.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Sanatoga Post

Saturday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

Where Did $421,992 Go In June? The Warrant Knows Of the more than $2.81 million spent on Lower Pottsgrove township operations during the first six months of 2014, about $421,000 was paid out during June.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Fast-food workers rally outside downtown McDonald's

The fight for higher wages continued Friday morning, as more protesters gathered outside a downtown McDonald's restaurant.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Times Observer

Our opinion: The shadows remain

It could be years before the Gordian knot that was GROWarren - its failed projects, its web of alliances, its wasted money - is untangled, if ever.

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WPXI

Pittsburgh braces for waves of demonstrations, marches on EPA rules

Downtown traffic could snarl by midday Thursday when thousands of miners and their union allies are poised to march in Pittsburgh's streets in opposition to a federal plan to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings in Pittsburgh

Coal and mining supporters rally at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh to oppose stricter EPA regulations on coal-burning power plants More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution ... (more)

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