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1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Magazine

3 Ingredients, 3 Plates

Toast bread in the broiler. Top each piece of toast with a thick slice of heirloom slicing tomato.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Washington Co. Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

A local suspected child predator was arrested Monday as a result of the Attorney General's efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

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Related Topix: McMurray, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Canonsburg, PA, Washington County, PA, Sports

9 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Here's how to give ride-sharing a Lyft in Pennsylvania: Wayne Fontana

New transportation businesses that accommodate riders by providing more options, access and flexibility are an asset to Pennsylvania's public transportation network.

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Related Topix: Opinion

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Allegheny County restaurant health code violations

The following restaurants in Allegheny County have received closure orders from the Allegheny County Health Department since April 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Local

Strip District Business Owners Meet With Police, D.A. Over Safety Concerns

Business owners, along with the Pittsburgh Police and the Allegheny County District Attorney, came together Thursday afternoon to try to make a plan to make the Strip District safer at night.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS Local

Local Business Man Describes Paranormal Activity In His Home In New Book

Imagine this, the house of your dreams goes on the market. You're a young father trying to start his family off in the right area with the right schools, you focus on giving your family everything you had as a child and more.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Brentwood, PA, Entertainment

The Fresno Bee

PUC to approves emergency ride-sharing permits

The PUC had previously obtained cease-and-desist orders - which the San Francisco-based firms Lyft and Uber ignored - over concerns that drivers, their vehicles, and - especially - their insurance didn't meet regulations for taxi cabs and other similar services.

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CBS Local

AG's Office Taking Legal Action Against 8 Pa. Contractors

The Attorney General's Office has announced it is taking legal action against eight contractors across the state.

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Related Topix: Westmoreland County, PA, Home Improvement, Home

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students at Emsworth school build their own desks

If carpentry was a good enough profession for "our patron saint Joseph," Sister Linda Yankowsk said it's good enough for her students at the soon-to-open Holy Family Academy in Emsworth.

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Related Topix: Emsworth, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

PennLive.com

Fingerprint hearing: Best and worst Pa. counties have same equipment

The five counties with the worst fingerprinting rates in the state have the same amount of fingerprinting equipment as the five best counties, Linda Rosenberg, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, told lawmakers today.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Northumberland, PA

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Police: Gunfire injures 4 men standing on porch

Authorities near Pittsburgh say four men were injured by gunfire in what might have been retaliation for an earlier shooting.

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WPXI

DA: Jamaican phone scam targeting Pittsburgh area

The district attorney is warning people in the Pittsburgh suburbs to beware of a telephone scam apparently based in Jamaica.

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Pittsburgh Magazine

2014 Best of the 'Burgh Party

On Wed., July 16, we welcomed guests and Best Of honorees - both editors' picks and readers' poll winners - to Stage AE for a night of fun, food and entertainment.

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The Medina Gazette

Medina graduate Chad Toocheck overcomes drugs, alcohol to excel

Chad Toocheck, 26, poses for a picture at Kenneth Dukes Stadium, where he played high school football for Medina.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of West Alabama

New Jersey Herald

1 killed, 1 wounded at Pa. home being remodeled

Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a contractor was shot to death and a man he worked with was injured outside a vacant home being remodeled in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: McKeesport, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Allegheny County Parks Foundation board selects chief

The board of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation on Tuesday selected longtime environmental professional Caren Glotfelty as its new executive director.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Penn State University Park

Post-gazette.com

Yellow Cab readies app for ride shares

The name has been changed from X to Z, but whatever it's called, Yellow Cab is hoping its forthcoming ride-sharing app spells success in its battle against Lyft and Uber in Pittsburgh.

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Business Journal

PoliticsPA: Corbett reluctant to allow immigrant children into Pennsylvania

The Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, Allegheny County, has offered to take care of some of the child immigrants from Central America, but Gov. Tom Corbett is worried about the spread of disease.

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Related Topix: Emsworth, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Kennedy Township death now investigated as homicide

An autopsy shows that 59-year-old John Parkes was killed by multiple gunshot wounds to the head and neck, according to the Medical Examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Kennedy Township, PA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Long-term I-79 construction project to affect Collier, Scott, Robinson townships

A $2.84 million milling and resurfacing project will begin on Thursday, July 24, on Interstate 79 in Collier, Scott and Robinson townships, Allegheny County, due to Act 89, the state's new transportation legislation.

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Related Topix: Bridgeville, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Robinson Township, PA, Heidelberg, PA, Carnegie, PA

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