Last week, state regulators asked the courts to force UPMC and Highmark into arbitration to resolve alleged violations of state-mediated agreements governing their breakup in January.
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Last week, state regulators asked the courts to force UPMC and Highmark into arbitration to resolve alleged violations of state-mediated agreements governing their breakup in January.

Highmark to cover unpaid medical claims filed by UPMC

The ongoing dispute between the region's health care giants had interfered with the payment of about 3 percent of more than 900,000 claims.


 Ligonier Township Lt. Eric Eslary and his K-9 partner Blek.

K-9 dog recovering after Ligonier crash that killed police lieutenant

Blek, a 6-year-old German shepherd, was being held in the intensive care unit.



 It would seem that one of the few possible solutions to the Pirates' offensive woes is maybe getting bench players such as Jung Ho Kang some more at-bats.

Gene Collier: Pirates offense plenty offensive, and not in a good way

In this recent rut they’re in, the Pirates just can’t seem to hit their way to any kind of respectable scoring output.



 Denise O'Connor, left, is the founder and president of Three Rivers Mothers' Milk Bank. Here, she poses for a picture with Dr. Alan Lantzy, a neonatologist at West Penn Hospital, in December 2013.

Pittsburgh breast milk bank could open in Strip District by fall

The Pittsburgh-based breast milk bank will service neonatal intensive care units in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.



 San Francisco-based Uber and its largest competitor Lyft moved into the Pittsburgh area in February 2014.

Pa. Public Utility Commission continues pursuit of trip data from Uber

The PUC judges had previously ordered Uber to divulge details on the number of rides provided from the advent of its service in Pittsburgh.



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On The Digs: A coin in Pittsburgh's past

September 30, 1960: The Pittsburgh Press captured a hoax being played upon Pittsburghers trying to pick up a shiny coin affixed to a manhole cover. No identifying information of those depicted was provided. Published October 3, 1960.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

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Pittsburgh doctors weigh in on dangers of treadmills

In light of the death of a Facebook executive’s husband, experts warn of the high risk of using the exercise machines.



Parkway West weekend closures announced

The closures affect the outbound side from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79 beginning midnight Friday and Saturday.


 

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Ed Bouchette's Steelers chat transcript: 5.6.15

Ed takes your questions on the Steelers performance in the NFL Draft and the newest members of the black and gold.



Steelers draft three defensive backs for first time in 20 years

Steelers kept their focus on productivity when they uncharacteristically picked three defensive backs in the same draft.


 





Grateful Dead farewell to be broadcast in Pittsburgh-area theaters

The concerts will be held at 8 p.m. July 3 through July 5. The July 5 concert is billed as the last time the band will play together.



25th annual Gene Kelly Awards names nominees

The high school musical awards for Allegheny County will crown winners at a Benedum Center ceremony on May 30.


 

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In praise of Kathleen Kane

She’s doing a good job, despite what you read in the papers.



Punitive ban: Felons deserve more access to health care jobs

the longer a person goes without a repeat offense, the more likely it is that he has turned his life around permanently.


 

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