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 Linda Lane joined the district as deputy superintendent in 2007 and became superintendent in January 2011.
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Linda Lane joined the district as deputy superintendent in 2007 and became superintendent in January 2011.

Pittsburgh schools superintendent Linda Lane to step down in June

Long rumored to be leaving, she said she decided to make the announcement to “put an end to the speculation.”


TRAFFIC: Banksville Road pattern changes but more jams expected

This morning, traffic will shift to the right approach lane and shoulder on Banksville Road, with two lanes open toward the merge area.



 The U.S. Travel Association estimates that 4.1 million Americans will stay home rather than travel because they are fed up with the conditions of road and aviation infrastructure.

Fewer holiday weekend travelers expected on the roads

It will be crowded this weekend but more people would travel if roads and airports were in better condition, a national travel group says.



 Drew Zoldak is asking Common Pleas Judge David R. Cashman to hold a hearing on his petition and, ultimately, dismiss the charges.

Plum teacher accused of witness intimidation seeks to have charges dismissed

Drew Zoldak, 40, of New Kensington, is charged with intimidation of a witness after authorities said he identified an alleged victim.


State


U.S. Senate candidate McGinty to pick up key endorsements at Saturday event

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will be among the officials who will back Ms. McGinty.



Executive Nocito’s secretary charged with conspiracy to defraud

Ann E. Harris, personal assistant and secretary to Joseph Nocito Sr., is accused of helping him use his companies to pay personal expenses.


 
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This year the Post-Gazette is examining the explosion of surveillance on everyday citizens -- by the government, by private companies and by individuals -- as well as what is being done with the massive amount of private data collected.

Click here to browse stories on surveillance camera regulations in Pittsburgh, student data privacy, data breach methods and more.

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