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2 min ago | Business Journal

Buehler chairing United Way 2014 campaign

Schneider Downs & Co. Chairman Raymond Buehler Jr. has been named chairman of United Way of Allegheny County's 2014 annual campaign.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA

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3 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Mandatory Pa. casino theft fine ruled tossed out

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker

7 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Politicians everyday Pittsburghers gather for funeral of Sophie Masloff

Prominent figures from government and politics were joined by everyday Pittsburghers in remembering the late mayor Sophie Masloff at a service in Squirrel Hill this morning.

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Related Topix: Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA

11 hrs ago | POP City

Are yinz breathing easy? The road to cleaner air in southwestern PA

The visible blanket of smoke from our steel days may have dissipated, but our region's air continues to rank among the worst in the nation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Clairton, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

980 Liberty Partners asks court to void URA subpoena

A New York developer seeking to buy the August Wilson Center for African American Culture is in no mood to bare its finances - or anything else, for that matter - to the city's Urban Redevelopment Authority.

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Law.com

Do Pennsylvania Citizens With Prior Criminal Convictions Have a Legal Right to Work?

In some employment situations, an Employer can use a person's prior conviction as a bar to employment.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Business Journal

Uber CEO confident ride-sharing will prevail in Pittsburgh

While Uber Technologies Inc. continues to make its case in Pittsburgh in a second day of testimony to secure a permanent license to operate throughout Pennsylvania, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick seems confident the ride-share company will ultimately prevail.

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Related Topix: Uber, iPhone and iPad App

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pipe installation will affect traffic on Route 286 in Monroeville

PennDOT District 11 is announcing cross pipe installation on Route 286 in the Municipality of Monroeville, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday night, Aug. 20 weather permitting.

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Related Topix: Monroeville, PA, Municipality of Monroeville, PA

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Man convicted in shooting of Pittsburgh officer

Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge David Cashman sentenced Hill to 30 years and 9 months in prison, up to a maximum of 61 and-a-half years.

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PennLive.com

Ex-Justice Melvin's daughter set for hearing

The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin is trying to enter a program designed for first-time offenders on an insurance fraud charge.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Investigation After Convicted Arsonists & Former Firefighter Spotted At Mt. Oliver Blaze

Kestner was also arrested for arson about a decade ago. He was accused of - and later pleaded guilty - to setting fires at vacant home in Mt.

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Related Topix: Mount Oliver, PA, Fire, Sports

WPXI

Second rabid cat found in Allegheny County

The rabies alert in the Pittsburgh's Spring Hill neighborhood went up after a stray cat in the area of Rostock Street tested positive for rabies.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Dormont, PA

Business Journal

Uber makes case in front of 2-judge panel for permanent licensing in Allegheny County

Uber Technologies Inc. does not perform its own check of driver vehicles, but instead relies on the annual state inspection of drivers' personal vehicles and user feedback, according to testimony from a company representative.

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Related Topix: Uber, iPhone and iPad App

CBS Local

Port Authority To Let Riders Name Bus-Tracking App

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the app - which tracks buses with global positioning technology - is already in use on eight busy routes.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Slain mother remembered in Wilkins Township

Allegheny County police say the body of 32-year-old Delicious Jones was found in some woods near her home on McMasters Avenue in Wilkins Township.

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Related Topix: Wilkinsburg, PA, Wilkins Township, PA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

POP City

Political candidates perform stand-up at annual fundraiser

On Wednesday, Aug. 13, Allegheny County Department of Human Services held its annual Candidates Comedy Night fundraiser at the Pittsburgh Improv in Homestead, Pa., and raised more than $40,00 to benefit the Music Festival Fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Homestead, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tri-cityherald.com

Sophie Masloff, 1st female Pittsburgh mayor, dies

She was 96. She good-naturedly described herself as an "old Jewish grandmother" and promised when she took office to be at work by 8 a.m. every day except Tuesdays when, she said, "I get my hair done."

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Post-gazette.com

The week that was: Aug. 10-15

Catching a ride in a pink mustachioed sedan is less likely to get your driver in a jam thanks to a temporary easement by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Asides: Politicians joke, candidates debate and Pittsburgh pitches itself

POLITICS is usually no laughing matter, but politicians were yucking it up Wednesday night at the Pittsburgh Improv Club at The Waterfront in Homestead.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Wilkinsburg, PA, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Jewish Healthcare Foundation and UPMC examine ways to help frail seniors

"There's plenty of good evidence [that] hospitals are not good places for frail seniors to be in," said Nancy Zionts, chief operating and program officer for the Jewish Healthcare Foundation.

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Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Medicine, Nursing, Medicaid

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