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 Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead.
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Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead.

Is Lyft too friendly to battle Uber?

Lyft wants its drivers to be quirky and personable, leaving plenty of room for creativity.


 The funeral procession for Perryopolis Police officer Richard Champion leaves the Holy Trinity Church in Ligonier after his service. Officer Champion died in a car crash while on duty.

Mourners gather in Ligonier for fallen Perryopolis police officer

Officer Richard Champion, 35, of Ligonier died Sunday when his police cruiser collided with a car making a left turn in front of him.



 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto speaks during a police promotion ceremony at the City County Building on Grant Street.

ICA approves Pittsburgh budget without rental registration fee

Mayor Bill Peduto had wanted to charge landlords a fee of $65 per unit for inspections with the hope it would result in better upkeep.



 Devonta Freeman of the Atlanta Falcons rushes against Lawrence Timmons and Antwon Blake of the Steelers at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 14.

On the Steelers: Lawrence Timmons not getting recognition he deserves

The inside linebacker consistently makes big hits; unfortunately, some of his victims are his Steelers teammates, not opponents.



 Pennsylvania's Ethics Commission has too few powers to properly monitor legislators' conflicts of interest.

Who polices legislative ethics in Pennsylvania?

The Ethics Commission is in charge of oversight, but it’s largely toothless. Are there solutions to prevent conflicts of interest?