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Obituary: Harry Max Goern / Retired executive stayed busy

The Alcoa executive filled the years past age 65 chairing boards, running associations, helping kids and volunteer interests.

Obituary: Virginia “Ginnie” Birmingham / Oakmont attorney who sought to help women with legal matters

Virginia “Ginnie” Birmingham went to law school after many years as a stay-at-home mother because she “wanted to do more with her life.”



Deputy killed, 3 others hurt in Calif. shooting

A couple was arrested near Sacramento, Calif., after a sheriff’s deputy was killed and two other deputies were wounded in a shooting spree

Doctor fights Ebola; nurse recovers

Health officials in Maryland amazed by Nina Pham’s recovery.



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    State sets Ebola monitoring protocol

    The Allegheny Department of Health will be responsible to monitor travelers from West Africa who arrive here for signs of Ebola infection

    Thousands of Pennsylvania women could lose some health coverage

    Some 90,000 women now receive free family planning and women’s health coverage through a special Medicaid program that will soon end.


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    Corbett says he's confident

    Ten days from Election Day, Gov. Tom Corbett says he's feeling good. He doesn't believe the public polls . "It's moving,"

    Corbett: Vin Diesel likes Pgh

    Gov. Tom Corbett reports that Vin Diesel is a big Pittsburgh fan. "When I was on the movie set last week, Vin Diesel is the

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