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A year after taking over as chief executive of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Mark Compton is optimistic about the agency.
The action during a special meeting of the commission makes E. Gordon Gee the 24th president of West Virginia University.
Thirteen other cities are participating in conversations to bring together local officials, educators, families and community leaders.
Average retail gasoline prices locally reached $3.65 a gallon yesterday.
Interpol confirmed that it knew about two stolen passports but said no authorities checked its vast databases before the plane departed.
The average price for regular gasoline at U.S. pumps gained 9.87 cents in the past two weeks to $3.5098 a gallon.
The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday for replacement of ventilation fans, Port Authority
Citizens will have an opportunity to view plans for an upcoming major construction project on Lincoln Way in White Oak this evening.
One can only imagine what Bill Peduto and Jeffrey Romoff spent their time discussing last week ...
Poverty, unemployment, domestic violence, sexual assault and addiction pervade lives of young people among the nation's 566 tribes.
A former Wilkinsburg Middle School program director faces a theft charge for accusations he stole a 3-D printer and laptops.
At least four schools in the county -- North Hills, Pine-Richland, Gateway and Woodland Hills -- have planetariums.
Mary Josephine Baker Mayer was engaged by arts and letters, from her passion for reading to classical music.
To the masses in Detroit, William Clay Ford Sr. was simply the owner of the Lions who struggled to achieve success on the field.
A suicide car bomber set off his explosives-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq officials said.
Lithuania so far has been among the most vocal in raising the specter of further Russian aggression.
Standardized tests are in the hot seat in the "opt out" movement.
To cut costs, hospitals must deal with labor and personnel expenses -- and that will lead to more frequent showdowns with employees.
Students who ran afoul of the law celebrating the upcoming St. Patrick's Day holiday will also be in the soup with IUP's judicial system.
20th District's Democratic nomination closest race in the daylong balloting in which members make their pre-primary recommendations.
One of the 239 people aboard the flight bound for Beijing was Chng Mei Ling, an engineer with Flexsys America LP near Monongahela.
Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object that they suspected was part of the plane.
The company is trying to hold on to smartphone customers amid a price war with T-Mobile US Inc.
The seizure of Zara is the latest reported government advance in its effort to seal the porous border with Lebanon.
Gunmen fired warning shots as international observers tried to enter Crimea and a Ukrainian border patrol plane came under fire.
Bricolage Theater stages a multimedia performance highlighting sexual assault in the military.
A Hill District native known for her personality, she was married 71 years to her husband, Jerome Davis.
A pothole doesn't care where it lives. But someone does: In some Pittsburgh neighborhoods, they're far quicker to be filled than in others.
The programs opportunities for independence and prepares athletes for the working world.
Insurers CAN renew health policies into 2017, even though they don't meet minimum coverage requirements under the federal health care law.
In 2013, slot machines in the Keystone State paid out, on average, 89.9 cents for every dollar wagered.
Hunters and anglers comprise an important stakeholder group as policies are developed to safely get the gas out of the ground.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto, state reps and more endorse the front-runner in the Democratic primary.
Streptococcus bacteria were present, not meningococcus, the type that calls for treatment of anyone who had been in close contact.
Vietnamese planes spot two oil slicks close to where a Malaysian jetliner vanished with 239 aboard.
The work will take place on the Fort Pitt Bridge and on the Parkway East.
The State System chancellor said the matter is still under review and may yet yield a systemwide approach.
Agencies are now monitoring their computer networks with unprecedented scrutiny and tracking employee behavior.
Alvin Clemens told the meeting he regrets being part of misinformed decision by trustees to fire famed football coach Joe Paterno.
Malaysia Airline said it has lost contact with a flight that was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
He is pressing ahead with plans to crush the rebellion against his rule and secure his re-election for another seven-year term.
U.S. firms want any economic sanctions to be imposed by a coalition of nations, not America alone.
The court on Friday handed down the second conviction in its 12-year history, finding Congolese warlord Germain Katanga guilty.
Fox Chapel resident JoEllen Leech wins national literacy volunteer award.
Dogs may look like they know they're guilty of something, but don't believe it.
University of Pennsylvania researchers snipped out a single gene in immune cells to make them partly resistant to infection with HIV.
Study found women are no more likely to have multiple partners after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than before.
At 2 a.m. Sunday, daylight saving time will go into effect, but it has opponents who decry the confusion and loss of sleep it causes.
But it's more than the Oval Office that will be dark as Russia's incursion into Ukraine reaches its one-week mark.
Some of the GOP's most prominent conservatives want to emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year's