News Obituaries


Obituary: John Gaisford / Surgeon, vet who founded the West Penn Burn Center

John Gaisford worked in a mobile army surgical hospital in the Pacific theater and wrote a book about it.


Obituary: Zander Hollander / Shepherd of sports trivia

Before televised sports were pervasive and the Internet a nonstop gusher of sports trivia, Zander Hollander found a niche in the market.



 Akira Endo, 1998.

Obituary: Akira Endo / Music director for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Akira Endo had the talent to elevate a performance by conducting with his special touch.



Obituary: W. Frank Myers Jr. / After stint as cowboy, he founded firm here

After his cowboy years, W. Frank Myers Jr. started a business and a family in Pittsburgh.


Nation


Obama, Biden visit to CCAC West will center on job training grants

The White House is refocusing a $500 million grant program on job training programs that involve partnerships with regional employers.



Resolute Boston remembers victims of marathon bombings

The city marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday by honoring the dead and wounded.


 

World


Ukraine sends troops to curb unrest

The Ukrainian military landed airborne troops at an airport about 25 miles south of Slovyansk.



Russians get warped view of Ukraine

Political analysts say Moscow's propaganda campaign reflects a new brazenness on the part of Russian officials


 
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State


Pa. seeks U.S. flexibility in new emissions rules

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is urging flexible new pollution emissions rules for existing coal-fired power



Pa. Cyber Charter teachers join union

Teachers at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School have voted for representation by the PSEA.


 

Early Returns


McGinty X 2

about 20 hours ago

Guzzardi still on ballot

about 22 hours ago

Quick appeal in Guzzardi case

That was quick. By 9:04 a.m. the state GOP's general counsel had filed an appeal of yesterday's order keeping Gov. Tom Corbett's


Corbett ad: rebuttal on education

Susan Corbett, the state's First Lady, is the star of a new Corbett campaign ad aiming to burnish the administration's



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