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 Peter Walker, Dean of Chatham University’s Falk School of Sustainability, leads a tour of the hoophouse, where students grow a variety of vegetables year-round, on Eden Hall campus in Richland Township.
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Peter Walker, Dean of Chatham University’s Falk School of Sustainability, leads a tour of the hoophouse, where students grow a variety of vegetables year-round, on Eden Hall campus in Richland Township.

Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.


 Terri Ploskina displays an “I Care” poster on a bulletin board in her establishment, Dot's Family Restuarant in McKeesport.

Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support

Through “I Care” initiative, United Way hopes businesses and others will keep watch on elderly citizens who may be on verge of crisis.



Overtime rules are being reviewed

The Obama administration is expected to propose raising the threshold below which managers have to be paid overtime.



Workzone: Overcoming the ingratiator’s dilemma gracefully

Research shows finding something in common with employers helps in landing a job.



Elder Law: The ABLE Act is a useful alternative for people with disabilities

The act offers another tool for people to secure benefits despite government thresholds.



 Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB turntable

Sound Advice: Sometimes spending more on a receiver is warranted

Plus, selling an old turntable could be difficult.


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Fed on track to hike rates as economic headwinds wane, Yellen says

Janet Yellen spoke amid growing concern at the Fed about volatility in financial markets once it begins to raise rates.



Wigle Whiskey bringing bourbon distilling back to Pa.

The Strip District distiller is set to issue its first bourbon next week. It’s the first Pennsylvania-made bourbon in decades.


 





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The Continental nameplate makes a triumphant return to Lincoln

The Lincoln Motor Company has taken the next big step forward in its modern evolution with the introduction of the new Lincoln Continental.



2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.


 

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