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 John Agnew in Scott is glad his house on a hill doesn't flood when the drains overflow from heavy rain.
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John Agnew in Scott is glad his house on a hill doesn't flood when the drains overflow from heavy rain.

Flood insurance surcharges are on the rise

Across the nation, new rates went into effect on April 1 under the National Flood Insurance Program.


 Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in March.

Pennsylvania hospitals worried about Gov. Wolf's budget plan

Medicare payments to hospitals now cover less than 90 percent of cost of care, according to the American Hospital Association.



 Travel agent Bill Katz moved the headquarters for Atlas Travel to his home office in Squirrel Hill. He's run the company for 54 years and has seen many changes to the industry.

In an online world, travel agents can still help

Many travel agents, including Bill Katz of Squirrel Hill, have gone with a streamlined approach to operations.



DEP issues violation to FirstEnergy coal plant

The company said it fixed the source of fugitive emissions earlier this month by repairing the duct system of one of its smokestacks.



 How we handle arguments with coworkers can have a big impact on how well we do our jobs.

Work zone: Listening is key to de-escalating a fight

Resolving arguments in the workplace can be difficult; avoiding them in the first place may be the way to go.



 A Bluetone 100 speaker that connects to almost any device.

Sound Advice: Look for sound quality over loudness

Which Bluetooth speaker is the loudest?



Sharing money can be tricky for couples

There are times when keeping accounts separate may be a better way of maintaining marital harmony.


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At well sites across Pa., pictures help tell the story

Industry says photos don’t represent standard practices but rather show moments where regulators appropriately enforced existing rules.



Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures

Trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids will be required to slow down as they pass through urban areas.


 

THE WORKZONE



Business calendar: 4/19/2015

Business Referral Network of Pittsburgh - AM Pittsburgh Chapter, 7:30 a.m., Uptown Coffee, 723 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon.


 


 




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Bobby Rahal Jaguar Honored with Top Award

Pride of Jaguar winners are dealers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and the Jaguar brand.



Clean vehicles often, probe of rusty brake pipes finds

Investigators checked vehicles in Pennsylvania, surveyed owners in Ohio, and did random checks in other salt-belt states.


 

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