Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead to prepare to parade around town in a showing of solidarity.
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Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead to prepare to parade around town in a showing of solidarity.

Pa. cab companies call ride-share services 'unfair' competition

Two taxi operators from Philadelphia tell the PUC that ride-sharing service Lyft doesn’t have insurance or fare restrictions they have.


 Left to right, Ed Sabol, the founder of NFL Films, Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. and Ed Kiely.

Ed Kiely, Steelers publicist for more than 40 years, dies

Mr. Kiely joined the Steelers shortly after World War II and retired in 1989, a year after Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. died.



 “Knee Defender” — a $22 device that can force a seat to remain upright.

Flap over reclining seat on plane raises societal questions

The “Knee Defender,” a $22 device that can force a seat to remain upright, highlights different views about reclining seats on airplanes.



 The view of Downtown from the roof of the Fort Pitt Tunnel.

Safe passage: Day in and day out, crews labor to keep Pittsburgh tunnel traffic trouble-free

It’s no simple task -- keeping motorists moving safely through the area’s many tunnels.



 Deshea Townsend

Former Steeler owns two homes where drug busts occurred

Deshea Townsend, 38, has not been implicated in either case. The homes are located in Mount Washington and Ross.



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Former Pennsylvania Turnpike employee pleads guilty in child pornography case

John S. Longo, 58, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year prison term when U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer sentences him, set for Jan. 22.



Residents opposed to possible closing of Reserve Primary School

Concerns included long bus rides for small children to other schools and the effect closing the school would have on property values.


 

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A look back at the weekend

Brett Keisel makes his way to the field for the Steelers 2013 home opener.
* Brett Keisel eager to make an impact for Steelers

* Passengers stranded when no one can unload plane at Pittsburgh airport

* Instant ramen has long-term health concerns, study finds

* Former Ohio prison draws captive audience thanks to 'Shawshank Redemption'


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A look back at the weekend

Brett Keisel makes his way to the field for the Steelers 2013 home opener.
* Brett Keisel eager to make an impact for Steelers

* Passengers stranded when no one can unload plane at Pittsburgh airport

* Instant ramen has long-term health concerns, study finds

* Former Ohio prison draws captive audience thanks to 'Shawshank Redemption'

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Outbound Liberty Tunnel down to one lane tonight

The restriction will be in place from 10 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Friday.



I-79 ramps to close tonight for paving

The northbound on-ramp at Carnegie and the northbound off-ramp to the inbound Parkway West will close at 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.


 

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On the Steelers: Moye, Brown are friends, but they have become big rivals — again

Close friends and former Penn State teammates Justin Brown and Derek Moye are rivals for one spot with Steelers — again.



Pitt football: Conner has chance to become two-way terror

Pitt's James Conner will play both ways this fall, mixing his running-back chores with pass-rushing duties at defensive end.


 



New app helps college students pinpoint their career qualities

MyPath101 launched as a pilot at University of Pittsburgh, and is now helping students nationwide find their professional calling.



American Express, Discover rated top credit cards

J.D. Power survey measured interaction; card terms; billing and payment; rewards; benefits and services, and problem resolution.


 



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Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.



Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.


 



King of the Nerds Chris Hardwick is one of the gang for Oddball Comedy tour

Comedian known as The Nerdist is on a bill with Bill Burr, Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress and more at First Niagara Pavilion.



Corbin/Hanner sign off with two farewell shows at Jergel's

Country group, who have been performing together since the late '60s, call it quits.


 

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Organic farming and gas infrastructure don’t mix

Innumerable interrelationships exist between environmental factors, living organisms on all levels, and plants or human health.



Timely truce: After much bloodshed, the fighting stops over Gaza

The next question is whether the end to the Ifighting, if it holds, can lead to a return to the broader Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.


 

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