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Overnight paving will cause traffic restrictions on Allegheny River Boulevard starting Thursday night.
A federal judge approved his extradition Wednesday, according to court records.
The fund will help pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutions to invest in rural infrastructure markets.
A condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution by lethal injection Wednesday before he died.
Two Ukraine military jets were downed by separatists in combat, even as a choreographed solemn ceremony played out on Dutch soil.
Federal regulators, responding to derailments and spills, have specified a speedier upgrade timetable than was expected.
Cardinal Midstream Inc. has applied for a permit for a proposed 12-acre compressor station site about 2,000 feet from the Kretschmann farm.
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The Islamic State has taken over most of Raqqa province, home to about a million people, and established a headquarters in its capital.
Overwhelmed by minors and women with children crossing illegally, U.S. authorities have stepped up deportations back to Central America.
The trip offered the thrill of new adventure, a dream vacation or a reunion.
Israel‘s tourism trade has been hit hard by an extension of international flights’ suspension over fears of Palestinian rocket fire.
The turboprop was making a second approach to the airport on an outlying island in heavy rains when it went down.
Agency chief Gina McCarthy says the proposed rule will create jobs in the clean energy sector, reduce energy costs and increase profits.
Michael Farrell had been reassigned last month after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed safety breaches.
Mr. Garland turned around the Mt. Lebanon girls basketball program, going 143-48 in seven seasons.
Penn State University ordered the evacuation of 19 students in the country for an archaeological dig.
On a driving tour on July 6, we got lost. We saw two motorcyclists about to leave a gas station.
Building and exploring ramps with your child is easy and provides a great opportunity for preschool engineering and problem solving.
Going 70 mph will get you there faster but not necessarily safely, two experts warn.
The PUC will consider whether to allow the ride-sharing companies to operate locally. Meanwhile, “e-hailing” app Hailo is eyeing Pittsburgh.
Amid a dispute over research, doctors are urging conservative use of the blood-thinner Pradaxa.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight set four performance priorities for Superintendent Linda Lane for 2014-15.
The board rejected plans by the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park that would have cost the district as much as $11 million a year.
The board made leadership changes, including accepting the retirement of Mary Jane Conley, executive director of special education.
The administration removed proposed revisions to the Code of Student Conduct from the agenda of the board of Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Johann Breyer, who was arrested last month at his home, had said he was forced to work as a guard at Auschwitz.
Before news of the downed planes emerged, Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council said efforts to suppress insurgents is advancing.
Crews will work between the ramps to Interstate 279 and Interstate 579-Veterans Bridge.
A device used to cut uterine tissue or remove fibroid tumors may harm women if it slices undetected tumors, which spreads cancer cells.
Sales in fiscal year 2013-14 were $99.9 million more than in the previous year, the lottery said.
At least 200 recovered corpses have been sent by refrigerated rail car to a northern Ukrainian city, en route to the Netherlands.
FAA says suspension could last 24 hours, despite tourist season.
Obama cites ‘skills gap,’ signs law intended to reduce bureaucracy while helping workers gain prepare for new jobs.
August recess looms, but issues such as highway funding and veterans care must be dealt with first.
Appropriations panel‘s plan would fund president’s proposal through year‘s end, but without changes to trafficking law.
Pittsburgh needs three more administrative law judges to reduce a backlog and to handle appeals being re-filed by miners and their widows.
New research shows victim numbers are twice as high as previously thought.
Home secretary says investigators will explore whether Russian leaders had role in fatal poisoning eight years ago.
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Caren Glotfelty, 67, is the new executive director of the foundation, which raises money for special projects at Allegheny County‘s parks.
Many relied on George Knapp for his guidance and wisdom, said Ken Moritz, who worked with him closely for the past 13 years at Stonewood.
Local Goodwill stores believe they were not hit by a security breach that may involve credit card data theft at franchise stores elsewhere.
Daria L. Svaline: Every time I pass by one I am thrown — like spinning through a time machine — back to the very early 1950s.
A Community Supported Agriculture organic farm operation will fight at a hearing tonight against a permit for a compressor station nearby.
This debate surrounding the ACA calls into question the legality of financial assistance enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians.
As Lyft and Uber settle in Pittsburgh, Yellow Cab is preparing to launch a ride sharing app of its own.
What hatches out of a bird’s egg can be homely and helpless or capable and cute, depending on what kind of bird it is.
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