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 Point Park University has pledged to Mayor Bill Peduto that it will “incorporate” three turn-of-the-century Forbes Avenue facades into the design of the new Pittsburgh Playhouse in Downtown.
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Point Park University has pledged to Mayor Bill Peduto that it will “incorporate” three turn-of-the-century Forbes Avenue facades into the design of the new Pittsburgh Playhouse in Downtown.

Point Park, city plan to preserve historic facades at new playhouse

Preservation groups, meanwhile, are considering nominations of three Forbes Avenue buildings featuring the facades for historic status.


 Former UPMC psychiatrist Ken Thompson.

Doctor reflects on UPMC dismissal, psychiatric care

Ken Thompson says: “I would like Pittsburgh to be a whole lot better to people.”



 Operations manager Brandon Tylenda removes a rack of freshly baked Eat n' Park Smiley cookies from the oven at the company's Robinson bakery.

Pittsburgh-area retailers and shippers prepare for the holidays

Many are wary of entrusting too many packages until the last minute, after shipping problems last year saw many deliveries delayed.



Want more pay? Take more selfies

The Job Factory, an employment service, says employees who take the most selfies get the biggest pay hikes.



Feds accuse telemarketing operators of scamming consumers

The Federal Trade Commission says a company that used a variety of names pushed computer programs that fixed non-existent computer problems.



Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million

The deal affects a Downtown Everest Institute location and a WyoTech campus in Blairsville.


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Feds accuse telemarketing operators of scamming consumers

The Federal Trade Commission says a company that used a variety of names pushed computer programs that fixed non-existent computer problems.



Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices

The main reason the airlines are not sharing the riches with passengers: There is no compelling reason to do so.


 

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Ex-Consol manager pleads guilty in gas royalties scheme

Scott Hamilton, 37, of Baden, had been charged in September with 60 counts of mail fraud following an investigation.



Alpha will cut 412 coal jobs in deal with Rosebud Mining Co.

Alpha announced last month it plans to sell its Amfire Mining subsidiary to Rosebud Mining Co. for $86 million.


 

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Cybersecurity expert puts focus on training people, not developing technology

Speaking to hundreds of information technology professionals, security expert Reg Harnish did not once mention “malware.”


 

People on the Move: 11/9/2014

Carlow University ; Allegheny Health Network; Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC; Farmers Insurance Agency; Sauereisen and more.


 




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