Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf and current Gov. Tom Corbett.
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Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf and current Gov. Tom Corbett.

Internet poll shows Corbett-Wolf race for governor tightening

The poll was conducted for CBS and the New York Times by the Internet polling firm YouGov.

 Protesters stage a sit-in near the entrance to UPMC Shadyside hospital. Six people were cited during the sit-in, which was protesting the replacement of a cleaning contract with a non-union staff.

Six protesters cited during UPMC sit-in in Shadyside

The protesters were demanding a meeting with a UPMC property manager based in Shadyside.

 Edgar and Sandy Snyder, married for 32 years, stand for a photo during the Anne Lewis Humanitarian Awards held at the Fairmont Hotel, Downtown, in June.

Edgar Snyder defamation lawsuit dropped

The well-known Pittsburgh attorney sought to have a defamation suit against his estranged wife sealed; the suit has been discontinued.

 Sara Cuadra Berg, 44, speaks during Tuesday's public meeting regarding the Holy Family Institute's intention to house dozens of Central American children.

Catholic institute’s plan to shelter immigrants in Emsworth draws support, opposition

Holy Family Institute has agreed to take in up to three dozen children from Central America at a time, all of them 12 or younger.

 Jon Lester could soon join the Pirates rotation.

Red Sox starter Jon Lester pops up on radar for Pirates

The Pirates emerged as a candidate to acquire Boston ace Jon Lester, but he'd cost something the team has proven to covet -- top prospects.

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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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Farmers Market Finder

The season has begun and you can find the farmers markets near you plus schedule details with a quick visit to our 2014 interactive map and listing.

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Temple making standardized tests optional

Temple University announced it will move to test-optional admissions, the first public research university in the Northeast to do so.

Obituary: Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk / WWII airman whose crew dropped atomic bomb on Japan

Mr. VanKirk, a Northumberland, Pa., native was the last surviving member of the crew that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.


Uber hiring drivers in Harrisburg

And on Tuesday, the company launched a new version of its service for businesses.

GM sales still cruising along despite recalls

Pittsburgh area GM dealers and customer react to the growing recall but sales show no signs of slowing down.


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David Brooks / The Arabs’ 30-year war

It’s amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979. It’s based on the supposition

Where's the work?: It’s hard to justify Corbett adviser Ron Tomalis’ high salary

The reasons for Ron Tomalis’ hefty salary are unclear.


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