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State studies on shale-site air emissions incomplete, according to court documents

The state’s oft-cited shale gas air pollution studies do not include data on some pollutants, according to depositions from DEP employees.



Elections bolster India’s PM Modi

The optimism follows on the heels of Mr. Modi’s Saturday move to scrap controls on diesel prices and increase natural gas tariffs.


 
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Michelle Singletary’s The Color of Money: Getting caught in a co-sign trap

A greater percentage of people 60 or older have student loans and the average amount of loans has increased to $27,168 from $14,696 in 2005.



Consumer Reports: Tips for living well in later years

As Americans live longer, it’s important to take steps to get the most out of those years.


 

Sound Advice: For Bluetooth speakers, OontZ beats Beats

Regardless of price, the OontZ XL and OontZ Angle speakers are fully competitive, if not outright better most of the time than competitors.



Twitter turns money-transfer app as France’s BPCE starts service

A Twitter Inc. account and a bank card is all you’ll need in France to tweet money to a friend or a charity. The transfers will be based on


 

Business Opinion


Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: U.S. Steel’s reorganization chief has been around the block

Need a job? There seems to be a good market for corporate makeover artists.



Heard Off the Street: Repurchasing shares increasingly popular for cash-rich companies

Many companies are rewarding investors by buying back their shares instead of investing in their business.


 


People on the Move


WorkZone: Scholarships create diverse pool of qualified job candidates

Such programs can be a tool in creating a more diverse pool of qualified candidates for jobs and in making a community attractive to talent.



PNC manager helps broaden the bank’s reach

Carrie Ann Quintana was recognized by the Steelers and the NFL for her work in the Hispanic community.


 

Top workplaces


The Post-Gazette once again partnered with WorkplaceDynamics, a Philadelphia-based employee survey firm, to determine the Pittsburgh region's Top Workplaces. Click here to check out their stories.

You can also explore this map to see where the region's Top Workplaces are located, view the winners alphabetically and get in-depth information about each company.
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