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 Tony Gestrich, a research chemist at PPG Industries, conducts a science experiment about color with Carmella Foster and Amari Evans, third-grade students, at the Propel Hazelwood charter school on Friday.
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Tony Gestrich, a research chemist at PPG Industries, conducts a science experiment about color with Carmella Foster and Amari Evans, third-grade students, at the Propel Hazelwood charter school on Friday.

PPG launches project to enhance, educate communities worldwide

PPG’s new philanthropy program calls for the coatings giant to spend $10 million over the next decade to improve global communities.


 Participation in Medicaid, the state-run health insurance plan for the poor and disabled, has grown by about 10 million in the U.S. over the last 18 months.

Pennsylvania moves to keep pace with increase in Medicaid

Proposed regulations, issued this week, represent the first major update to federal Medicaid guidelines since 2002.



 U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez speaks to a panel of employers and apprentices involved with the New App for Making It in America initiative during a visit to CMU.

Labor secretary Perez sees results of apprenticeship programs in Pittsburgh

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said a marriage between trade unions and small technology developers is the workforce of the future.



 Mylan headquarters in Canonsburg.

Mylan stays the course in pursuit of Perrigo

If it receives the nod from Mylan shareholders, the company plans to take its proposal to Perrigo shareholders.



 Wall Street subway stop on Broadway, in New York's Financial District.

Stocks end week lower following disappointing economic data

The revised data showed that gross domestic product contracted 0.7 percent in the first quarter.



 Joe Graziano and Kylie Mascara with his 2010 matte black Lamborghini.

Former Pittsburgh bank official known for lavish lifestyle sentenced for fraud

Joe Graziano, 29, a former corporate trust administrator at Bank of New York Mellon, admitted that he stole millions from the bank.



Residents to appeal move toward gas drilling near Mars Area schools

Middlesex on Wednesday approved new zoning rules that open up more than 90 percent of the township for gas drilling and development.


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Latest U.S. proposal for ethanol could have political fallout

The Obama administration’s latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices.



U.S. oil drillers pull 13 rigs, biggest drop in 4 weeks, Baker Hughes says

That was the 25th straight weekly decline, bringing the total rig count down to 646, the lowest since August 2010.


 




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