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 Emily Kennedy of Marinus Analytics presents her company at the UpPrize competition held July 31 in the New Hazlett Theater on the North Side.
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Emily Kennedy of Marinus Analytics presents her company at the UpPrize competition held July 31 in the New Hazlett Theater on the North Side.

CMU grad builds cybersleuthing tool to snare sex traffickers

Emily Kennedy’s company had its roots in her senior thesis at CMU and now helps law enforcement officials find human trafficking criminals.


 A sign painter outlines the Pope Francis' nose on the side of a New York City office building in preparation for his visit in September.

Pope’s political messages cause some to pick, choose

Members of Congress aren’t likely to budge from their entrenched positions even at the urging of a world spiritual leader.



Parkway West reopens after construction finishes for weekend

But there’s more construction coming this week.



 An automobile-tractor trailer crash blocked Noblestown Road in Pittsburgh's East Carnegie neighborhood Sunday morning, fouling traffic on the detour for the westbound Parkway West.

Parkway West detour reopened after crash

The accident occurred around 9 a.m. in the 600 block of Noblestown Road in the East Carnegie neighborhood in Pittsburgh.


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Pennsylvania students lag in receiving required vaccines

Only a small percentage claim an exemption to requirements. The larger problem: many children are not up-to-date on their vaccines.



Budget impasse leaving House Democrats in the lurch

Human service agencies are feeling a cash-flow crunch and some school districts have approved tapping lines of credit to pay the bills.


 
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