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 John Applegath, senior vice president for the Southern Marcellus Shale division for Range Resources, second from right, and other representatives from Range Resources watch the slide show of the company's plan for drilling beneath Deer Lakes Park during a meeting Wednesday night of the Allegheny County Council's parks committee.
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John Applegath, senior vice president for the Southern Marcellus Shale division for Range Resources, second from right, and other representatives from Range Resources watch the slide show of the company's plan for drilling beneath Deer Lakes Park during a meeting Wednesday night of the Allegheny County Council's parks committee.

Range Resources makes case for Deer Lakes Park drilling

The parks committee meets for a second time to air concerns about Marcellus Shale plan.


 Police blocked off a street in the area of a SWAT team situation early this morning in Mount Oliver.

SWAT situation resolved in Mount Oliver

Mount Oliver police chief Matt Juzwick said a 27-year-old man was acting in "dangerous manner."



North Allegheny school board approves $5.8 million in building upgrades

The largest maintenance items were repaving and replacing the rubber portions of roofs on some schools.



Bedford Avenue bridge in Downtown Pittsburgh restricted today, Friday

The restrictions will be in place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Friday.


City


Three developers submit proposals for Strip District produce terminal

The URA invited developers and other parties to offer their own plans to preserve the 1,533-foot-long warehouse.



East End growls at shelter

A community group says it will not endorse a plan to build a $15 million animal shelter in Homewood.


 
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    Top court rejects award for Pa. child porn victim

    In a 5-4 decision, the court remands the case and instructs the lower court to come up with an amount that more closely reflects



    Allegheny County OKs $247 million in bonds for capital projects, refinancing

    Most of the bonds — $165 million worth — will go toward refinancing 2004 notes.


     



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