Gov. Tom Corbett plan would offer subsidies to 500,000 low-income Pennsylvanians to purchase private insurance.
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Gov. Tom Corbett plan would offer subsidies to 500,000 low-income Pennsylvanians to purchase private insurance.

Corbett's 'Healthy PA' Medicaid overhaul approved by federal regulators

The overhaul would use federal Medicaid expansion money to help low-income Pennsylvanians buy private insurance coverage.


 Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto

Mayor Peduto says new Pittsburgh police chief could be announced next week

Tim McNulty, a spokesman for the mayor, said four of the candidates are internal and seven are from out-of-state.



 Like orchestras across the country, the PSO has faced declining ticket sales but may be faring better than peer organizations.

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra expects larger deficit, but aims to boost revenue

The PSO is projecting a deficit of roughly $1.4 million at the end of the 2014 fiscal year, which concludes Sunday.



 Steeler Tom Tracy, left, with Ed Kiely.

Ed Kiely, Steelers publicist for more than 40 years, dies

Mr. Kiely joined the Steelers shortly after World War II and retired in 1989, a year after Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. died.



Former owner of McCandless ice cream shop found guilty of sexually abusing two girls

A jury found David Higginbotham Sr. of Baden guilty of most counts against him, but also found him not guilty of several serious charges.



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10 things to do this Labor Day holiday weekend

From exploring the numerous trails in the city to the Labor Day Parade and Kennywood, enjoy all Pittsburgh has to offer during the long



Defense seeks to slash bills of Jordan Miles attorneys

Under federal law, losing defendants must usually pay the costs of the plaintiffs' pursuit of a civil rights case.


 

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Eugene Skerkoski and his crew keep Pittsburgh's tunnels running rain or shine, holiday or not.

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Jenn Menendez's Pirates chat transcript: 8.28.14

Jenn takes your questions on the Pirates who are in the hunt for the postseason.



On the Steelers: Moye, Brown are friends, but they have become big rivals — again

Close friends and former Penn State teammates Justin Brown and Derek Moye are rivals for one spot with Steelers — again.


 



DEP publishes official determinations of damaged water supplies related to oil and gas operations

The determination letters, made available for the first time Thursday, show 248 incidents where drilling has contaminated water supplies.



New app helps college students pinpoint their career qualities

MyPath101 launched as a pilot at University of Pittsburgh, and is now helping students nationwide find their professional calling.


 



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Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.



Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.


 



King of the Nerds Chris Hardwick is one of the gang for Oddball Comedy tour

Comedian known as The Nerdist is on a bill with Bill Burr, Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress and more at First Niagara Pavilion on Saturday.



Corbin/Hanner sign off with two farewell shows at Jergel's

The country duo, who grew up in Armstrong County and have been performing together since the late 1960s, finally calls it quits.


 

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Organic farming and gas infrastructure don’t mix

Innumerable interrelationships exist between environmental factors, living organisms on all levels, and plants or human health.



Timely truce: After much bloodshed, the fighting stops over Gaza

The next question is whether the end to the fighting, if it holds, can lead to a return to the broader Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.


 

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