Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women’s health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program.
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Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women’s health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program.

Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage

Some 90,000 women now receive free family planning and women’s health coverage through a special Medicaid program that will soon end.


 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, third from right, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second from right, lead a news conference at Bellevue Hospital to talk about a physician who tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday.

New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola as three quarantined; CDC 'go' team on site

The emergency medicine doctor at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital was working in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders.



 Robert Ferrante is escorted to Judge Jeffrey A. Manning's courtroom Thursday.

Jury in cyanide poisoning case hears recording of 911 call

Robert Ferrante is accused of buying cyanide online and giving it to his wife, Autumn Klein, causing her death in April 2013.

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    The stakes are even higher for divorcing couples after the children have left the nest and retirement looms.



     McKeesport's Brandon Short, left, and North Hills' LaVar Arrington, right, pose during Penn State's 1999 media day at Beaver Stadium.

    Varsity Xtra: Still big hitters -- Two WPIAL legends successful as ever

    They came from different ends of the WPIAL football map, but LaVar Arrington and Brandon Short's careers were intertwined for years.



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    The authority’s 76-page report covers allegations over Bedford Dwellings tenant council election procedures.



    Two suspects sought in fatal shooting in West End

    Pittsburgh police said two men shot Ronnell Smith at 1:50 a.m. as he was getting into his vehicle in the 100 block of Steuben Street.


     

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    Lance Moore finally is proving he can do what he was brought in to do — score in the red zone — and at an opportune time.



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    Russell Martin won a Gold Glove in 2007 with the Dodgers; Starling Marte is nominated alongside Justin Upton and Christian Yelich.


     



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    At Soba in Shadyside, Dustin Gardner has been groomed for the gig, carrying on Big Burrito's tradition of innovation and quality.



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    Bill Murray plays the title role in “St. Vincent” about a grumpy retiree whose life is changed when a single mom and boy move in next door.



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    They stole his 1969 Mustang and killed his dog so the retired assassin returns to the lethal life in “John Wick” starring Keanu Reeves.


     

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