A Lyft car drives down Forbes Avenue in Oakland.
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A Lyft car drives down Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

PUC approves emergency applications for Lyft, Uber to operate in Allegheny County

The agency's Bureau of Technical Utility Services recommended approving the applications.

 A vigil was held July 7 for Brooklyn and Ryeley Beatty. The toddlers died after a dresser fell on them July 4.

Aliquippa parents charged in daughters' deaths

David and Jennifer Beatty were charged with endangering the welfare of children.

 Stephen Bucar, Pittsburgh's new public safety director.

New Pittsburgh public safety director says police must repair community relationships

A confirmation hearing for Stephen Bucar, a former FBI special agent and Pennsylvania state trooper, focused on a variety of concerns.

 Farm hands pick carrots at the Kretschmann Family Organic Farm in Rochester.

Gas facility plan divides New Sewickley residents

Cardinal Midstream Inc. has applied for a permit for a proposed 12-acre compressor station site about 2,000 feet from the Kretschmann farm.

 Delajah Dennis uses a router on the sides of her desk with assistance from Gary Zangaro at the Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters and TechShop in Robinson.

Holy Family Academy students build their own desks

Project develops skills and work ethic for Holy Family Academy students.

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Buffett's 'This One’s For You' tour is about the fans

To fans, Buffett is known simply as “Jimmy” and they casually tell stories about him like a best friend or neighbor.

Many Pennsylvania school districts wait for millions in state reimbursements

School districts continue to wait for millions in construction reimbursement costs from the state.



Coming Sunday

Brian Archer of Aliquippa.
Hospital closures in and around Pittsburgh have made access to health care much more difficult for many of the region’s poor and working poor.

Click here to watch how one local man has struggled just to get to medical appointments, and read our two-part series beginning Sunday.



The waiting game

A construction worker drives a forklift through the still-under-construction Avontown Primary Center. The school, for children between kindergarten and second grade, is scheduled to open next month.
For 200 school districts across Pennsylvania, millions in state reimbursements for construction projects are lagging, stuck in a funding pipeline that’s leaving large holes in district budgets. Read more about it in our special suburban edition.

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Officials: Missing Air Algerie plane from West Africa has crashed

Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early today, officials said.

Pressure rising on Israel to halt war in Gaza

Israel‘‍s tourism trade has been hit hard by an extension of international flights’‍ suspension over fears of Palestinian rocket fire.


Sports »

Jenn Menendez's Pirates baseball chat transcript: 7.24.14

Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates who are on a 5-1 tear since the All-Star break.

West Virginia, N.C. State announce series

The Mountaineers will play a home-and-home series with North Carolina State in 2018 in Raleigh, N.C., and 2019 in Morgantown, W.Va.


Go Shout Love donates to help children receive medical care

The local startup Go Shout Love’‍s main platform is Instagram, which allows the company to connect with families and vendors.

MSA Safety shares dip in wake of sales falling short of estimates

Net income fell 6 percent to $22.8 million, or 59 cents per share, while sales dropped 1 percent to $282.5 million


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How to save Gaza ... and keep Israel and Hamas from fighting yet another war

Israel must work with Abbas to control Hamas while Gaza is demilitarized.

Safety first: Post-Ukraine, Tel Aviv flight ban makes sense

The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, currently centered on Gaza, took on important implications for Americans Tuesday.


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