Beginning in April, Visa will soon offer an anti-fraud service that will track cardholders via mobile banking apps.
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Beginning in April, Visa will soon offer an anti-fraud service that will track cardholders via mobile banking apps.

Would you let card companies track your smartphone to fight fraud?

Visa’s optional new feature, which will be integrated into mobile banking apps, will be ready in mid-April.


 Paramedics and police attend to a suspect in a two-vehicle, hit-and-run accident on Fort Pitt Boulevard on Wednesday.

Use of force by Pittsburgh police under review in Downtown chase, crash

Officers told Devon Davis, 23, to “stop resisting.” One witness said Davis replied, “I’m not doing anything.”



 The Mt Lebanon Hornets’ Nathan Post celebrates Jan. 19 after the Hornets beat the South Hills Panthers during the 2015 Mt. Lebanon Hockey Association Classic at the Robert Morris Island Sports Center on Neville Island.

Thrill of the ice: Indoor rinks in demand as hockey's popularity surges

USA Hockey Inc. has 519,417 players, ages 6-20, and 12,862 of them are playing hockey in Western Pennsylvania, according to USA Hockey.



 House Bill 466 is similar to a liquor privatization bill that passed the House, but not the Senate, in 2013.

Pennsylvania House votes in favor of selling off state liquor system

Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, opposes disbanding the state alcohol sales business.



 Violet Rignani, a Brownie from Mt. Lebanon, has been using the Internet to boost her cookie sales.

Pittsburgh-area Girl Scouts tap into cyber world to boost cookie sales

The Girl Scouts rolled out Digital Cookie to sell the treats, although many girls still use the tried-and-true door-to-door approach.



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Full house turns out for talk on Pittsburgh police, community relations

Police chief Cameron McLay and several hundred people tightly packed the Baptist Temple Church in Homewood for a public action meeting.



Homicide suspect surrenders, charged with casino worker's death

Police said Terry Walker, 45, of Uniontown, turned himself in early this morning to state police at the Uniontown barracks.


 

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Runners prepare to race at the starting line of the 2014 Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4.
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Using our body diagram, learn different stretches and warmups for before and after a run. Follow a complete week-by-week guide by fitness experts to get ready for the Pittsburgh Marathon at their Wellness N'at blog.

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Parkway work to close Carnegie ramps starting Monday night

The on- and off-ramps will be closed at 10 p.m. Monday for a $72.8 million project that will stretch from I-79 to the Fort Pitt Tunnels.



Error botched security image on Pennsylvania licenses

The flawed driver’s licenses transposed the letters in the security image to “AP” instead of “PA.”


 



Medical, safety company to close Findlay office in ’16

German safety equipment company will shut down its Pittsburgh operations next year.



Bayer will separate its drugs, materials divisions

German-based Bayer gets closer to spinning out its plastics segment, which has North American headquarters in Robinson, as separate company.


 



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Former Mighty Oak Barrel owner to take over McCandless restaurant

Grainne Trainor plans to transition Blue Dining, a restaurant and martini bar, into a contemporary American restaurant with a focus on wine.



Munch goes to Leon's Caribbean Restaurant

Allentown spot is chock full of favorites from the Greater Antilles like oxtail stew, Jamaican patties and brown stew fish.


 

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Nicholas Kristof: Israel’s self-inflicted wound

It lessens its moral authority with the settlers’ land grab in the West Bank.



Seven little words: The fate of Obamacare turns on an interpretation

Thousands of Pennsylvanians and millions of Americans could lose the help they’re getting to buy health insurance.


 

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