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 North Shore commuter lots are among the many parking lots and garages where rates go up beginning today. Other lots and garages are in Downtown, Shadyside and Oakland.

Parking rates go up today at many Pittsburgh garages, lots

The increases range from $1 at the Monongahela Wharf to $4.25 at three Downtown garages.



 Olympic 2012 silver medalist and University of Texas Leo Manzano, left, of Austin, Texas, poses for a photograph with Jason Kurtz of Bethel Park at the Fleet Feet running store in Bethel Park on Wednesday. Manzano won silver in the 1,500-meter race and is in town to run the Liberty Mile today.

Sections of Liberty, Penn avenues to close at 6:30 p.m. for Liberty Mile

There will be no parking available on Liberty Avenue and Penn Avenue after 4 p.m.



 From left, Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Rocket Racoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) in "Guardians of the Galaxy."

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  •  Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar.

    Pittsburgh safety director volleys back in dispute with district attorney

    Stephen A. Bucar reiterates that he’s not going to obey DA Stephen A. Zappala’s demand for a change in ID procedures.



     Members of the United Mineworkers of America wave signs and chant in support of loosening environmental regulations on coal and carbon emissions. They clashed briefly with supporters of the regulations Thursday on Liberty Avenue, Downtown.

    EPA hearings on controversial carbon emissions regulations continue in Pittsburgh

    More than 135 individuals spoke at Thursday’s hearing with a similar number of people scheduled to speak during today’s session Downtown.



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    Section of East Busway to close this weekend

    The busway will be closed between East Liberty Garage and East Liberty Station.



    Two people injured, horse killed in Fayette County crash

    Trooper Stefani Plume of the state police barracks in Uniontown said a vehicle hit the ​horse, which had run out into Route 119.


     

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    Judy Kunes, an LPN and volunteer at the 9th Street Free Clinic in McKeesport, measures the blood pressure of Nathan Hite, a former McKeesport firefighter experiencing shoulder and hip pain.
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    Unemployment up slightly in July as more look for work

    In a case of good news at first looking bad, the national unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 6.3 percent from 6.2 percent in June.



    Red Line weekend detours announced

    Track repairs in Beechview will cause detours in both directions on the Red Line on Saturday and Sunday, the Port Authority announced.


     



    Location-based technology connects patients with doctors

    Pager, which launched in May, is an app that allows patients to order a house call from a physician, using their smart phones.



    Report argues for Pennsylvania Medicaid expansion

    Families USA report says more than half of Pennsylvanians who would benefit from Medicaid expansion have jobs.


     





    'Get on Up' feels good

    Chadwick Boseman should feel good, very good, as he moves from Jackie Robinson and a football draft pick to James Brown in “Get on Up.”



    Breezy, seductive story unfolds in 'A Summer's Tale'

    A sensual gem from French New Wave master Eric Rohmer — lost for 18 years — is no less enchanting or evocative.


     

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    Sarah Palin could make a unique contribution to society, but she won’t

    She could draw attention to families dealing with kids who have disabilities like her son Trig.



    No right to know?: Edgar Snyder gets a judge to keep the public out

    If everybody in Pittsburgh knows personal injury lawyer Edgar Snyder, it’s because he made them know him.


     

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