Education


 Students walk through a bright, blue entryway that's part of Mt. Lebanon High School's $110 million renovation.
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Students walk through a bright, blue entryway that's part of Mt. Lebanon High School's $110 million renovation.

Mt. Lebanon school design lets students take advantage of more academics, activities

All parts of the building now are either renovated or new construction.


 Third grade teacher Colleen Koch talks with Domenic Catandro about his paper. Students at St. Sebastian School are writing cards and letters to World War II veterans who will be honored with flights to Washington next month.

St. Sebastian students make sure every 'Honor Flight' veteran will get letters

Students at the Ross school are writing hundreds of letters that will go to veterans during mail call on the flights.



 Bill Edgar, interim president at Geneva College

Geneva College names interim president

William Edgar will take the place of departing president Ken Smith, who will become a business dean at a Texas college.



Extracurricular activities slowly returning in Sto-Rox

District receiving Title I funding to improve student achievement.


Nation


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.



Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender: ‘I am a woman’

The Olympic gold-medal winner said that he has felt this way all his life, during an ABC News “20/20” interview.


 

World


Nepal quake: More than 1,000 dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken

A powerful earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest.



U.S. silence on drone strikes comes under pressure after hostage deaths

The revelation has revived questions about why the White House has been unwilling to provide similar information on other strikes.


 
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State


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



Report says higher incomes will feel more of Wolf tax plan

Residents with incomes of more than $100,000 would bear nearly two-thirds of the increased tax burden, according to the report.


 

Early Returns


Casey's ready for Hillary

Sen. Bob Casey alerted his supporters Friday that he's lined up behind former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's newly oficial


MPF up with first television ads

Mark Patrick Flaherty is up with the first ad of the county controller's race.  It's a mainly positive spot, extollinging



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