West Penn Allegheny Health System lost more than $370 million in 2013

The losses by the system, purchased by Highmark last year, are nearly double what it reported in unaudited figures in September.

PortaBeer tackles the keg problem, wheels up

When Albert Ciuksza and Todd Barnett took a keg on a camping trip, they quickly realized the challenge of keeping beer cold and pourable.

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Post Your Problems / Lawrence Walsh: Shred it and forget it

A paper shredding event will be held Saturday in the parking lot of the Pleasant Hills Municipal Building, 410 E. Bruceton Road.

Fiat Chrysler extends its worldwide designation with Jeep Renegade

Fiat Chrysler plans to build the Jeep alongside the upcoming Fiat 500X at a Fiat plant in Melfi, Italy.


Ced Kurtz's TechMan Texts: SpaceX ushers in new age of space flight

Plus: Power over distance; cord-cutters grow; wearing computers wears out; floating for free; a phone in pieces; stick it to them.

Sound Advice: Data backups just plain good practice

And it is so easy to do these days there really isn't any excuse for not backing up your system.



Running on empty: How far can you really go?

It's no secret that an automobile can continue to run after the fuel light comes on, but should drivers rely on the extra mileage it allows?

Mustang celebrates its 50th birthday this month

Depending on its breed and the environment it lives in, a good horse may live 25 to 30 years, if it’s lucky. This horse, which has been on


Business Opinion

Business Forum: Why private education loans need reform

For many students, education debt nearly is a practical puzzle.

Heard off the Street: For firms, it’s location, location, location

Where companies hold shareholder meetings says a lot about how poorly they'll do in the months ahead.


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