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 Macy's announced July 13 that the company would close the Downtown Pittsburgh store.
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Macy's announced July 13 that the company would close the Downtown Pittsburgh store.

Tic Toc, Arcade Bakery could live on after Macy’s leaves Downtown Pittsburgh site

The agreement under consideration would assign names, branding and intellectual property rights of the restaurant and bakery to the city.


 If approved, the fare increases would net Yellow Cab Co. of Pittsburgh a nearly 11 percent boost in annual revenue.

Yellow Cab seeks fare hikes to keep pace with ride-share rivals

Among the requests to the PUC are surcharges of up to $8 per trip on Friday and Saturday nights.



 Shawn McNulty welds hook components at the Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped.

Cambria County employer of blind, handicapped is part of energy's transformation

The shift away from coal is palpable at the Cambria County Association for the Blind & Handicapped, which is betting big on solar.



Identity theft complaints up sharply, agencies say

State and local consumer protection agencies published a report showing the scope of the problem.



 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Scott Sturgis' Driver's Seat: A look inside three cargo-driven vehicles

The Volkswagen Golf SportsWagen, the Subaru Outback and the Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring bring different strengths to the table.



 Diana Price of Midland holds up a solidarity sign during a rally for United Steelworkers.

Union rally protests Allegheny Technologies' contract offer

United Steelworkers union objects to Pittsburgh company’s plan to require workers to pay for a portion of their healthcare coverage.



GNC profits drop; sales sluggish at established stores

The Pittsburgh vitamin and health supplements retailer says it plans to shift more stores to franchises.


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GNC profits drop; sales sluggish at established stores

The Pittsburgh vitamin and health supplements retailer says it plans to shift more stores to franchises.



Kennametal reports loss for 2015

Adjusted earnings for the quarter totaled 46 cents per share vs. analyst estimates of 44 cents per share.


 

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FirstEnergy profits rise

The Akron-based energy company posted second quarter earnings, showing improvement in earnings on flat revenue.



Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban

The plan to lift the restrictions passed by a party-line vote of 12-10.


 

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Union rally protests Allegheny Technologies' contract offer

United Steelworkers union objects to Pittsburgh company’s plan to require workers to pay for a portion of their healthcare coverage.


 


 

Business of Health


WWE's Stephanie McMahon joins Children's Hospital Foundation board

Ms. McMahon and WWE became involved with Children's Hospital after meeting 8-year-old Connor Michalek, a Hampton child battling a rare



Bayer revenues, income jump on drug sales

The Germany-based drug and chemicals giant said sales were 12.1 billion euros ($13.4 billion).


 



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