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 Charles McCaffrey sweeps mud and water from his business, Anchor Abstract Corp., on East Main Street in Carnegie during the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan in September 2004.
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Charles McCaffrey sweeps mud and water from his business, Anchor Abstract Corp., on East Main Street in Carnegie during the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan in September 2004.

Towns better off 10 years after Hurricane Ivan

Communities damaged 10 years ago by the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan are celebrating the rebirth and wakeup call the storm left in its wake.


 Kambree Love, 17, works through a group project with Meghan Banerjee, 16, left, and Rachel Pollock, 15, during an innovation studio class Sept. 9 at South Fayette High School.

STEAMing toward 21st-century skills: 'Our rules for the class are simple: Change the world'

An innovative course offered jointly this year at South Fayette and Upper St. Clair high schools has students working with local companies.



Pittsburghers own fewer home computers than average

The metro area ranks last among the 25 largest U.S. cities, the Census Bureau reports.



 The Clairton coke plant along the Monongahela River.

Despite $1.2B upgrade, Clairton Coke Works still lagging on air pollution, officials say

U.S. Steel Corp. to pay $300,000 penalty for exceeding emissions limit at new coke battery.


City


Police searching for man, son who disappeared last week

Raymond Pope, 4, is believed to have been abducted by Radford Pope, his non-custodial father, after the pair went to the movies Sept. 10.



New director of Shuman Juvenile Detention Center positive about new changes

Earl Hill tells County Council he is in the process of making changes to the county’s juvenile detention center.


 
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Transparency in government

The City-County Building on Grant Street.
Many public officials have pledged to make information about their administrations readily available to the public.

How are city, county and state governments doing on those commitments? This page helps track the answer.



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