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Mercer County school district among 28 to win technology grant

The grant was announced today to help further support STEAM — science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics — projects.


 Highmark has about 182,000 Medicare Advantage customers in Western Pennsylvania.

Judge rules UPMC must accept Highmark Medicare Advantage members

The judge ordered that the health care giants make no change to their business relations, "no matter how small," without court approval.



Greentree Road repaving to restrict traffic, close parkway ramp

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between Manilla Avenue and McKinney Lane starting at 7 p.m.



 Participation in Medicaid, the state-run health insurance plan for the poor and disabled, has grown by about 10 million in the U.S. over the last 18 months.

Pennsylvania moves to keep pace with increase in Medicaid

Proposed regulations, issued this week, represent the first major update to federal Medicaid guidelines since 2002.


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U.S. drops Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism

Removal from the list removes a prohibition on receiving U.S. economic aid, a ban on U.S. arms exports and controls on "dual-use” items.



FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces growing pressure to resign

FIFA President Sepp Blatter faced calls to resign Thursday from politicians and sports figures, but maintained an air of implacability in


 
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The Long Journey Home

A family photograph of Charles Johnston with Diana taken on an unknown date. On the back Diana wrote, "I am always thinking of you." He went missing when his B-24 bomber was shot down by the Japanese in New Guinea on April 10, 1944. It would take 70 years for his remains to be found and identified.
A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.

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Perry on Politics: Flaws abound in 2016 presidential field

It seems that another Republican joins the race to win his or her party's presidential nomination almost every day. It was


Peduto hits the road again

Mayor Bill Peduto is on the road again less than 48 hours after returning from a three-night trip to Cuba described as an