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 Melanie Harrington, president and CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, makes a point during a panel discussion on diversity in the workforce following the release of The Pittsburgh Regional Workforce Diversity Indicators Report.
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Melanie Harrington, president and CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, makes a point during a panel discussion on diversity in the workforce following the release of The Pittsburgh Regional Workforce Diversity Indicators Report.

Study: Minorities in Pittsburgh region dominate low-wage jobs

The Workforce Diversity Indicators Initiative report was the subject of a forum on diversity at the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday.


Stock Market highs don’t translate to portfolio

Experts suggest that investors take on less risk.



Federal Reserve’s Beige Book shows slow, stable growth in Pittsburgh

Whether you call it modest or moderate, economic growth has been slow.



 American Eagle Outfitters Corporate Campus building in the SouthSide Works complex.

American Eagle fourth quarter profits soar

The South Side teen retailer produced a $61.6 million profit in the fourth quarter.



 The 2015 Honda Pilot will be the final year of the boxy SUV. Its age is starting to show.

Scott Sturgis / Driver’s Seat: Honda Pilot’s classic feel hits a few bumps along the road

When it comes to the 2015 Honda Pilot SE 4WD, there’s classic, and then there’s throwback.



Hampton entrepreneur seeks to launch privacy-friendly search engine

Michael DeKort, 50, of Hampton has designed Jumbawumba, which piggybacks off of Google’s search prowess, but aims to add convenience and


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OTHER BUSINESS


ECB set to begin bond-buying plan

ECB, holding rates steady, is to begin bond-buying plan on Monday.



Etsy, site for handmade goods, seeks to go public, files for IPO

Etsy was born in a Brooklyn loft as a way for one of its co-founders to sell his goods. Now the company is seeking to go public.


 

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Study: Minorities in Pittsburgh region dominate low-wage jobs

The Workforce Diversity Indicators Initiative report was the subject of a forum on diversity at the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday.


 


 

Business of Health


Highmark Health names Joseph Guyaux new board chairman

Highmark Health’s board chair since 2005, J. Robert Baum, is leaving the position and has been replaced by the PNC banking executive.



Massive Anthem data breach may affect up to 750,000 Pennsylvanians

It’s unclear how many of those affected are past or present Highmark customers, or come from other Pennsylvania-based Blues plans.


 



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Pittsburgh voted ninth-best car town by Movoto Real Estate blog

Earlier this year, Pittsburgh was named the ninth-best city for car lovers by the Movoto Real Estate blog.



With the new MKX, Lincoln’s got the answer if you like it quiet or loud

The new audio system in the MKX offers uncompromising acoustics and intuitive technologies.


 

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