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Questions about Mr. Tomalis’ work effort in the past year arose this week following the publication of a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry will extend a contract with Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute.
The Pittsburgh mayor takes a spin in a Lyft, and urges the state PUC to grant ride-sharing services the same conditions as taxis.
Gilad Shalit was abducted on Israeli soil and his freedom came with release of 1,000-plus Palestinian prisoners. Second Lt. Hadar Goldin
Armed members being urged online to confront and intimidate those caught entering country illegally.
They tell news crew they’re in good health and well-treated but expect much worse when they’re tried.
The measure had created chilly relations from Western governments.
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Ruling requires legislature to offer new voting map and Florida’s secretary of state to devise new election schedule while issue is being
In a case of good news at first looking bad, the national unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 6.3 percent from 6.2 percent in June.
The department did not order a nameplate for his office door until Tuesday, two days after a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story raised questions.
The busway will be closed between East Liberty Garage and East Liberty Station.
Track repairs in Beechview will cause detours in both directions on the Red Line on Saturday and Sunday, the Port Authority announced.
The restriction will be in place from 9 tonight until 5 p.m. Saturday between Kentzel Road and Patrick Place.
Omari Patton’s motion says his sentence was based on an improperly calculated amount of cocaine.
Brother Nathan M. Cochran was a teacher, student mentor, registrar at Saint Vincent in Latrobe, but is best-known for his love for the arts.
The work will occur near the McKnight Road intersection from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Tuesday.
Former secretary of education Ron Tomalis was appointed special adviser in June 2013, but was permitted to keep his cabinet-level salary.
Congress may find it easier to require background checks for teachers than for weapons purchasers.
Allegheny County could save $250,000 annually if it “co-mingled” its real estate department with its Office of Property Assessments.
Families USA report says more than half of Pennsylvanians who would benefit from Medicaid expansion have jobs.
PennDOT announced the one-month closure about 30 minutes before it was scheduled to take effect on Thursday.
Painting will close the tunnel from 8 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Aug. 22.
For a writer, it’s a gift to know someone reads your writing.
The White House said it is looking into options for bringing back two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Liberia.
Israel, Hamas sending delegations to negotiations in Cairo that may pave way to end more than three weeks of carnage.
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it plans to begin regulating certain diagnostic tests developed by laboratories.
After Senate approved VA reforms, it also passed highway funding, but its Republicans scuttled a border funding bill.
The Dutch-led expert team recovered DNA samples from 25 victims and personal items of 27.
Libyan hard-liners amid violent backlash against rival militias as new parliament is about to be seated in Tripoli.
President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.
The report by the CIA inspector general found that its officers created a fake online identity.
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Crews will install pavement reflectors from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily through Monday morning.
The restriction will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday between Longvue Avenue and Cumberland Road.
More than 135 individuals spoke at Thursday’s hearing with a similar number of people scheduled to speak during today’s session Downtown.
The House had been scheduled to return to the Capitol on Monday and continue work on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Governments in the U.S., Russia and Britain have worked for years to reveal the users of the covert Tor Project.
The federal government seeks a court order that would require state police to stop using certain physical fitness tests.
A Peace Corps spokesperson said two volunteers were isolated and under observation after being exposed to a person who later died of Ebola.
Senate Democrats emergency measure for young migrant border crisis differs substantially from House version.
Analysis of 16 studies finds produce eaters reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but no appreciable association with reduced
GAO says chaotic planning and lax oversight contributed to cost increases as well as website delays and malfunctions.
Actuaries found that infusing the systems with $9 billion from pension obligation bonds could reduce employer contributions $24.5 billion.
The $17 billion bipartisan measure would create 27 new VA medical facilities and let veterans access care at non-VA hospitals and clinics.
Led by Egypt, coalition including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan is aligned against Hamas during this current Mideast
Household registration system had hindered economic growth and reinforced inequities between rural and urban populations.
A former IRS official at the center of the agency’s Tea Party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as “crazies” and more in