Sean Wharton, 48, a resident of Penn Plaza apartments, speaks during a tenant meeting July 18. The affordable housing task force’s first meeting comes about two weeks after Mayor Bill Peduto’s office stepped in on behalf of the residents, who were given eviction notices.
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Sean Wharton, 48, a resident of Penn Plaza apartments, speaks during a tenant meeting July 18. The affordable housing task force’s first meeting comes about two weeks after Mayor Bill Peduto’s office stepped in on behalf of the residents, who were given eviction notices.

Pittsburgh task force on affordable housing to convene Thursday

The group plans to look at ways to retain and promote housing for various income levels in rapidly developing neighborhoods.


 Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he was "very disappointed" in the NFL's decision to uphold his suspension.

Patriots' Brady vows to fight NFL 'Deflategate' suspension; owner Kraft regrets not taking legal action

“I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either,” Tom Brady said in a statement.



 Clare E. Fink III leaves District Justice Mark Bilik's office in Ligonier this morning

Driver, 32, waives preliminary hearing in crash that killed Ligonier officer

Clare Fink is charged with third-degree murder, homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, reckless driving and other offenses.



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Check out the summer bucket list for Pittsburgh foodies

Explore these foods and dining venues before the curtain comes down on the season.



 Between 2010 and 2014, more than 400 children died or nearly died as a result of abuse or neglect in Pennsylvania, according to a report from the Center for Children’s Justice.

Child abuse reporting up; thousands of children remain at risk in Pennsylvania

State statistics released this week show improvements as well as remaining problems in child abuse reporting and referrals.



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