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Two-year colleges may not radiate the same prestige as four-year universities, but more parents are steering their children that direction.
The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority board is looking to select one of the three developers instead of the Buncher Co.
Apple says its cloud system wasn’t breached in the celebrity photo hacking.
Also: Fuyao Glass unit buys PPG glass plant in Ill.; culinary gift shop chain opening local location; Halliburton reaches spill settlement.
The southeastern U.S.’s population is growing, and power plants also want natural gas as an alternative to coal.
The deal calls for Fuyao to retrofit the facility’s two production lines to manufacture automotive glass.
The plan adds detail to the consent decrees signed by Highmark and UPMC on June 27.
A report says that the responsible party may be the same group of hackers suspected in last year’s massive breach at Target Corp.
Debra Lam, Pittsburgh’s chief innovation and performance officer, wants to create an “innovation road map” for the region’s tech sector.
Driven by economic necessity or a desire to take more control, more people are opting to work as freelancers and independent contractors.
Drones over battlefields. Drones over rescue sites. Drones over Disney World?
At least one firm that has a presence in the state, DLA Piper, is paying out $160,000 to new associates this year.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed the trial court’s decision to grant summary judgment to Reading Hospital.
For the first time since 2008, biodiesel production in Pennsylvania is set to shrink this year, even with new entrants.
John Felmy grew up as a self-proclaimed “dirt-poor country boy” near Williamsport in what is now the heart of shale gas development. Now
Carlow is one of several institutions in Oakland to pledge to cut energy use by 50 percent by 2030.
One upgrade is LED lighting, which reduces energy consumption and allows lights to be easily adjusted for patients.
Researchers are taking to the archives — and the air — to track down abandoned oil and gas wells that have left little evidence on the
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation makes moves to cut its energy, water and gas usage.
A recent rash of false advertising lawsuits should remind all businesses of their obligation to keep their advertising honest.
At That’s It Sportswear, apparel makers for Pittsburgh’s American Eagle Outfitters, workers say they routinely work over 60 hours a week.
Shale drillers are under-reporting how much waste they send to landfills. The DEP has launched an investigation to standardize reporting.
Researchers find employees are happier, healthier and more productive when they work near natural light.
The shift from glass and chemicals to coatings was “an evolutionary process” to focus on “our best businesses,” said chairman Charles Bunch.
Just how much more protection the change provides investors remains to be seen.
John Davis scheduled a routine exam with his dermatologist. Then he received two bills — one from his physician, one from UPMC St. Margaret.
But homeownership barriers have made it less likely for people in their 20s and 30s to be owners than in previous generations.
People on the move
Given how long someone is likely to own a set of headphones, spending the extra $20 seems to be an easy decision. But use caution.
American Eagle joined a broad effort to improve conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers, following two deadly accidents. Is it working?
There’s no denying that back-to-school worries can be as stressful for working dads and moms as they are for kids.
Drilling’s impact on the airport, water and jobs; fewer employees; are they employees?
Before you abandon hope, remember that time passes much more slowly for applicants than for those doing the hiring.
Take a close look at your cable bill, Consumer Reports suggests. It's a confusing onslaught of charges, taxes and add-on fees.
Some of you may need to do some tax planning now, and it has to do with the Affordable Care Act.
Today, China’s swelling appetite for food is touching agribusiness everywhere and forcing companies to choose whether to adapt.
About 7.1 million Americans were employed in construction-related occupations last year — and only 2.6 percent were women.
The trend has seen upstart retailers packing everything from cosmetics to sex toys into boxes that get shipped monthly to subscribers.
Rutgers University researchers say more than a third of workers report their finances have been permanently injured by the recession.
Residents who say township left them in the dark are appealing the McCandless council’s approval for a new Super Center.
Whatever our hopes may have been, China and Russia have been irresponsible since joining the WTO. And they are getting away with it.
Also: Shadyside juice bar ordered to close; Mylan recalls tablets, FDA reports; consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July.
Employees who decline vaccination for medical or religious reasons would be required to wear a mask within six feet of patients or staff.
In an appeal, 15 citizens allege township officials did not give citizens enough time or information to evaluate the complex proposal.
Representatives for Rubino Partners maintained Thursday that their plan ends up producing more money than the other two proposals.
Ride-sharing issues raised by Uber and Lyft were discussed at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission hearing in Harrisburg on Thursday.
Sean Mulvaney said the financing, insurance and guarantees that the bank provides support companies such as Boeing.
Many companies are trying to make “visual search” a reality, it’s a great idea — but it doesn’t quite work.
Texas drillers are ignoring noise plaints, but in Colorado the industry is cutting back on rumbling trucks and trying to curb pollution.
While the plan is just a first step in the process, it reflects the energy potential in the Arctic.