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 Westmoreland County Judicial Candidate Tom Anderson
Westmoreland County Judicial Candidate Tom Anderson

Nine on ballot for three judge seats in Westmoreland County

All of the candidates are lawyers and all have cross-filed for both party nominations in the May 19 primary.


Wilkinsburg council looks to improve streets

The new bond issue also would refinance some of the borough’s existing debt.



Penn Hills will put new code enforcement to test

The municipality will hold property owners responsible for the condition of their properties.


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Nation


Docs with Pittsburgh ties prepare for high-profile surgery

They will remove excess skin from a man who once weighed nearly 900 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


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.



As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, Berlin calls it genocide

Turkey denies the killing of up to 1.5 million Armenians in what is now Turkey in 1915 constitutes genocide.


 
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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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