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  1. Water Works Road is set to close for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Water Works Road in Sewickley was scheduled to close for several months starting this morning, the Allegheny County Public Works Department announced.

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  2. Local Dispatch: Downed atom smasher supported Chalfant so longRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... in Forest Hills, it perhaps loomed larger over Chalfant borough, one of the smallest municipalities in Allegheny County. Chalfant is the backdrop in the Post Gazette's 1937 archival photo of the smasher. The newly built WPA schoolhouse is visible in ...

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  3. 2 vie for 37th District Senate seat in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... contenders after five rounds of voting among Republican officials from the district, which covers much of Allegheny County's southern and western suburbs and extends into Peters in Washington County. Mr. Reschenthaler had been elected to his ...

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  4. Homeville span in West Mifflin to close for rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    A major reconstruction project on the Homeville Viaduct in West Mifflin is scheduled to begin early next month, with the bridge expected to close for more than a year starting Aug. 10. The $10.1 million project calls for reconstructing the bridge deck and sidewalk; steel repairs; replacement of bearings, expansion dams and lighting; and giving the rusty span a fresh coat of blue paint. It will widen the road surface by 3 feet, to 29 feet, said Michael Dillon, deputy engineering director for Allegheny County.

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  5. Trial ordered in attack on man allegedly thrown onto tracksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    Five white men have been ordered to stand trial in western Pennsylvania in what prosecutors allege was a racially motivated attack on a black man allegedly thrown onto the tracks of a Pittsburgh commuter rail station. Allegheny County prosecutors said 21-year-old Ryan Kyle of Pittsburgh and the other defendants boarded a light-rail train on May 30 and encountered Kevin Lockett, who says they shouted curse words and derogatory terms at him.

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  6. 5 white men accused of throwing black man onto tracksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... onto the tracks and Lockett was beaten in the May 30 encounter with the five men. Kyle is charged in Allegheny County with attempted murder. He and the others were also ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges including reckless endangerment, ...

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  7. RAW: T-Station beating after Kenny Chesney ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Watch video released by the Allegheny County DA's Office from evidence introduced into preliminary hearing of five 21 year old males who pushed and beat African American Male a downtown T-Station.

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  8. Several Pittsburgh area school districts downgraded to junk bond status, others on watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... East Allegheny School District, West Mifflin Area School District, and Penn Hills School District, all in Allegheny County. As well as Trinity Area School District, in Washington County and Frazier School District in Fayette County. DePasquale cited ...

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  9. Smog component spike triggers Pittsburgh air quality alertRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The state has issued an air quality alert for the Pittsburgh area, saying clear, warm conditions will spike levels of a key smog component. The Department of Environmental Protection says ozone will increase to unhealthy levels Tuesday in parts of Allegheny County and Indiana County.

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  10. Presidential candidate Rick Santorum gets a favorite son nod from Pa. House Speaker Mike TurzaiRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny County, didn't forget an old friend when asked who he supports in the field of 16 seeking the Republican presidential nomination for 2016. Turzai said he and most of his fellow Republican legislative leaders have thrown their support, for now at least, to former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, who showed strong appeal with social conservatives four years ago in an upstart challenge to ultimate nominee Mitt Romney.

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  11. House Speaker: Budget veto override an optionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... no Democratic votes for an override, said Bill Patton, spokesman for House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny County. "This is a time when everybody should be focused on productive discussions and finding common ground on a state budget," ...

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  12. House Speaker Raises Possibility Of Budget Veto OverrideRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... local CBS RADIO stations in Philadelphia to give you the best Philly has to offer. Talk Radio 1210 [] Allegheny County Republican Mike Turzai, the House speaker, speaks at the Press Club in Harrisburg on Monday, July 27, 2015. (credit: Tony ...

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  13. Juvenile shot in North Versailles; homicide detectives investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    A juvenile was shot in the Crestas Terrace neighborhood of North Versailles Monday night, according to Channel 11's news partners at McKeesport Daily News . Police Chief James Matrazzo told McKeesport Daily News the call for the shooting came in at about 8:53 p.m., and the case was turned over to Allegheny County Homicide detectives.

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  14. Budget veto override an option: House speakerRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    ... votes for an override, said Bill Patton, spokesman for House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-33, Allegheny County. "This is a time when everybody should be focused on productive discussions and finding common ground on a state budget," said Mr. ...

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  15. Pennsylvania issues pollution alert for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Today is an Air Quality Action Day, with elevated ozone pollution levels expected to pose dangers to young children, elderly people and those with respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema and bronchitis. The State Department of Environmental Resources issued a "code orange" alert, with the air quality index expected to enter the range of 101 to 150 for Pittsburgh, the Liberty-Clairton area in southeastern Allegheny County and Indiana County.

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  16. Plugging in to charityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    In December 2012, when People's Natural Gas set out to become Pennsylvania's largest natural gas utility by acquiring Equitable Gas Co., it was beginning a year-long tangle with state regulators. Such deals - not to mention all manner of a utility's business operations, including any changes in rates or location of their distribution systems - are subject to intense state scrutiny.

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  17. Business Workshop: Vacant or occupied?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Mortgage lenders and other creditors of a property up for tax sale had better pay close attention to whether the house is vacant or occupied when it is sold. In a recent case, after an Allegheny County resident failed to pay taxes on her home, the county sold the property at a tax sale to a real estate developer.

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  18. Meals on wheels: The city can do more to spur food truck businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... if this take-and-eat option is going to thrive here. That doesn't mean the providers should be exempt from Allegheny County Health Department standards for cleanliness and food safety. Currently, food truck operators must have a brick-and-mortar ...

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  19. Supreme Court candidate wants 6 forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    A state Supreme Court candidate warded off the summer doldrums Monday with a call to his five competitors to agree to a series of forums to focus public attention on a typically sleepy race. David Wecht, a Superior Court judge from Allegheny County, called for six forums, each in a major Pennsylvania media market, between Labor Day and Oct. 27, a week before Election Day.

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  20. 20-year-old accused of assaulting boyfriend, police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... where she had to be placed in restraints. Kabina was released from the hospital Monday and taken to the Allegheny County Jail where she was arraigned on nine charges. Four of the charges are felonies for assaulting a police officer and attempting to ...

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