The survey found favorable results -- 89 percent or more strongly in favor or somewhat in favor -- when it asked about ideas A+ Schools supports.
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The survey found favorable results -- 89 percent or more strongly in favor or somewhat in favor -- when it asked about ideas A+ Schools supports.

Survey: 55 percent approve of job Pittsburgh Public Schools is doing

The survey comes as four Pittsburgh school board seats are up for election this year, three of which are expected to be filled by newcomers.

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  •  Leonard Nimoy as Spock.

    Leonard Nimoy dead at 83

    Mr. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, said the cause of death was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.



     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.



     Arthur Benoit III, 26.

    Monongahela man used antlers to attack his disabled dad, police say

    Arthur Benoit III faces a March 10 preliminary hearing on charges he used a set of mounted deer antlers on his father.



     Carnegie Mellon University students walk across campus in 2010. CMU received three gifts totaling $21 million this week.

    CMU, Duquesne receive gifts totaling $21 million

    The gifts are from Carnegie Mellon trustee and chairman-elect James E. Rohr, along with his wife, Sharon.



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    And as always, check out the credits at the end for other events happening around Pittsburgh this weekend.



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


     



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    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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