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

  •  Two Carnegie Mellon University researchers may have removed the veil of secrecy from the Tor Project, a free software program that allows users to anonymously surf the Internet.

    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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    New Pittsburgh public safety director spars with DA on eyewitness IDs

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

    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.

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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.




    Judy Kunes, an LPN and volunteer at the 9th Street Free Clinic in McKeesport, measures the blood pressure of Nathan Hite, a former McKeesport firefighter experiencing shoulder and hip pain.
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    Farmers Market Finder

    The season has begun and you can find the farmers markets near you plus schedule details with a quick visit to our 2014 interactive map and listing.

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    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.

    State police officials say agency does not discriminate against women

    The federal government seeks a court order that would require state police to stop using certain physical fitness tests.


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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.


    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.”

    U.S. Steel shares jump to 3-year high

    A better than expected performance in the second quarter and a rosier outlook send U.S. Steel shares to a three-year high.


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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.

    Obama has presided over a moral and strategic disaster in Syria

    He has neither stopped the slaughter nor prevented the rise of jihadi armies.


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