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Gov. Corbett says Ron Tomalis is not a 'ghost employee'

The department did not order a nameplate for his office door until Tuesday, two days after a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story raised questions.


 Lines are being painted in 2012 on the the parking lot that replaced part of Civic Arena.

Penguins seek more time on Civic Arena site development

Hill leaders are demanding minority participation of 35 percent and women participation of 15 percent in the project.



Cases of Lyme disease on the uptick in the Pittsburgh region

More cases of Lyme disease are being reported in Allegheny County. The Health Department wants to educate people to avoid tick bites.



 Ron Tomalis, then Pennsylvania secretary of education, in September 2011.

Corbett calls education adviser Tomalis 'not a ghost employee'

Questions about Mr. Tomalis’ work effort in the past year arose this week following the publication of a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.



U.S. unemployment rate up slightly for July

The economy is still struggling in the aftermath of the Great Recession.



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Kelly Support Facility property on the auction block

Collier officials hope the buyer of two parcels at the former Army installation will redevelop it.



Hill District leading lady Thelma Lovette remembered

Known for her public service and political activism, she died at age 98 in May in Arizona.


 

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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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CMU to continue to help Pennsylvania deal with workers' claims

Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry will extend a contract with Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute.



Peduto presses ahead on ride share support

The Pittsburgh mayor takes a spin in a Lyft, and urges the state PUC to grant ride-sharing services the same conditions as taxis.


 

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Late Pirates barrage sinks Diamondbacks, 9-4

The top of the order inflicted them most damage. Josh Harrison, Jordy Mercer and Andrew McCutchen scored seven runs and had six hits.



Pirates notebook: Hurdle sees bad side of long starts

Clint Hurdle said he has seen a correlation between pitching deep into games and decreased performance in subsequent starts.


 



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She turned dilapidated North Side row house into dream home after 6 years of renovation

A North Side resident’s restoration of a grand 19th-century corner row house will be open for Sunday’s Manchester House + Garden Tour.



Garlic and basil and ice cream? Oh my!

Garden in the Parks offers a look at Allegheny County demonstration gardens and a taste of garlic, basil, tomatoes and ice cream.


 



Wiz Khalifa relishes Pittsburgh homecoming at First Niagara show

No matter what a true homecoming is, it’s hard not to define Wiz Khalifa playing shows in Pittsburgh as one.



Reality Check: Annual Pittsburgh treasure hunt at History Center Aug. 17

“Pittsburgh’s Hidden Treasures” expects to draw a big crowd — and antiques — to Heinz History Center.


 

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First Person / I was a Watergate addict

And I’ll never forgive Nixon for resigning.



Holy Family and others are right to lend a hand against migrant hysteria

Alarmed by the influx, some Americans in border towns have accused the youths of carrying disease or being undercover gang members.


 

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