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Kane taking UPMC-Highmark consent decree dispute to court

The state attorney general plans to file a motion Monday to enforce the consent decree between UPMC and Highmark


 Paul Mason is treated for an infection in his leg in March at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass. Mr. Mason, once known as the world’s fattest man, has since lost two-thirds of his body weight, but he has struggled with the burden of almost 100 pounds of excess skin, and hopes for surgery soon.

Docs with Pittsburgh ties prepare for high-profile surgery

They will remove up to 100 pounds of excess skin from a man who once weighed nearly 900 pounds but has since lost 650 pounds.



Upper St. Clair Lawyer pleads guilty to drug conspiracy charges

Lawyer Guy Amantangelo pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy and another count of possession of a gun by a drug user.



 The Very Rev. Edward Malesic addresses the media at a news conference in Greensburg this morning. He will become bishop of the Greensburg Diocese.

Harrisburg pastor named bishop of Greensburg

The Very Rev. Edward C. Malesic is a priest working in York Haven, Pa., in the Diocese of Harrisburg.


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How churches cope with the Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh churches ranging from cathedrals to start-ups have had to make lemonade of the lemons handed to them on the first Sunday of May.



Crown prince of Serbia seeks Pittsburgh medical expertise for his homeland

On Saturday afternoon, the man who would be king of Yugoslavia was sitting in a Shadyside living room talking about telemedicine.


 
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    Rise in heavy drinking by women emerges as public health threat

    National study shows higher rates of heavy drinking among women in Pittsburgh and around the country.



    Hearing postponed for suspect in missing man's killing

    Hubert Wingate is charged in the death of Andre Gray, 34, who was reported missing in October and found in the Ohio River in March.


     



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