Personal Finance

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Worker wellness plans called into question, but others defend it

A new national journal’s article recommends that employers abandon these programs.

 A rendering of the new U.S. Steel office building planned for the site of the former Civic Arena in the Hill District.

Design for new U.S. Steel headquarters honors city’s industrial past

Developer Clayco Realty Group plans to begin construction by fall so the five-story, 285,000-square-foot building is ready by fall 2017.

In first crack at fracking issue, Pa. judge sides with driller

A federal judge took a literal definition of “adjacent” when ruling in the Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future v. Ultra Resources case.

Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: Important FCC measure passes quietly

The Federal Communications Commission voted last week to preempt state laws regarding broadband competition.

 Tony J. Thompson

People on the Move: The Legal Profession

Legal news from Meyer, Unkovic & Scott; Beck & Thomas; Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe; Duane Morris; Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass

Business Workshop: Consumers, not judges, get to decide trademarks

A jury of average consumers should decide trademark rights rather than judges, according to a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.



Renewable energy credits rose last year, but is it enough?

Renewable energy advocates hope the steady rise in so-called Tier 1 credits will spur more development.

Proposal to cut demand for natural gas has utilities on edge

Proposed legislation to cut natural gas consumption by 3 percent by 2020 was met with concern by utilities and producers.



Balancing Act: Even fitness gurus struggle to find time for exercise

While it appears fitness instructors get paid to work out, they typically aren’t exercising much when teaching, instructors say.



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Pittsburgh voted ninth-best car town by Movoto Real Estate blog

Earlier this year, Pittsburgh was named the ninth-best city for car lovers by the Movoto Real Estate blog.

With the new MKX, Lincoln’s got the answer if you like it quiet or loud

The new audio system in the MKX offers uncompromising acoustics and intuitive technologies.


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