Protesters rally on the steps of UPMC headquarters on Grant Street.
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Protesters rally on the steps of UPMC headquarters on Grant Street.

UPMC employees protest job, wage cuts

UPMC workers seeking to join the Service employees international union were joined by members of other unions in a protest.

  • At least 30 arrested during rally against UPMC


  •  Steeler "Mean Joe Greene" sports his four Super Bowl rings on his fingers at Steelers training camp in Latrobe in 1980.

    Steelers to retire Joe Greene's No. 75 jersey

    The number retirement ceremony will take place during the Steelers’ Sunday night home game against Baltimore on Nov. 2.



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    New Pittsburgh public safety director spars with district attorney on eyewitness IDs

    Stephen A. Bucar and Stephen A. Zappala Jr. feud over eyewitness identification procedures.



     Carnegie Mellon University researchers have been working to remove the veil of secrecy from the Tor Project, a free software program that allows users to anonymously surf the Internet on various devices, including smartphones like above.

    CMU engineers aim to unmask surfing software

    Governments in the U.S., Russia and Great Britain have worked for years to reveal the users of the covert Tor Project.



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    The rapper returns to his hometown Friday for a concert, on the brink of releasing his third major-label album.



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    UPMC drops reimbursement claim from victims of Western Psych shooting

    UPMC’s workers’ compensation arm will not seek reimbursement from settlement in Western Psych shooting case.



    One person unaccounted for in Indiana County fire

    The fire was reported shortly after 10:30 p.m. at Sharon’s Restaurant and Lounge on East Market Street.


     

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    Additional overnight restrictions planned on Route 28

    Crews will install pavement reflectors from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Monday morning.



    Resurfacing project to restrict Route 19 traffic in McCandless

    The restriction will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday between Longvue Avenue and Cumberland Road.


     

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    Steelers will sample the art of cut blocking

    Outside zone-blocking scheme is back, but Steelers offensive linemen won’t do it in practice very often.



    Golden opportunity for Steelers safety

    Safety Robert Golden wants to play a bigger role for the Steelers after starring for two seasons on special teams.


     



    Report finds series of scams target elderly

    The annual report from the association of nonprofit consumer groups offers a snapshot of common ways people are being ripped off.



    United Airlines ends daily nonstop service to L.A.

    Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said the airline was dropping its L.A. flight because it “wasn’t meeting expectations.”


     



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    Legal ceasefire: Peduto takes a new approach to UPMC’s exemption

    Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and UPMC have declared a ceasefire over what the health care giant’s fair share for city services should be.



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