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The Ethics Commission is in charge of oversight, but it’s largely toothless. Are there solutions to prevent conflicts of interest?
The program includes open house at the governor’s mansion, a children’s program and an evening “Let’s Get Started” celebration.
The easing of some restrictions will be “one of the best things to ever happen in the travel industry,” says one travel agent.
Lyft wants its drivers to be quirky and personable, leaving plenty of room for creativity.
Seamus McCaffery resigned his high court seat following the disclosure that he sent emails containing pornography to the AG’s office.
Sandusky’s attorney Chuck Benjamin said today that the State Employees’ Retirement System issued a 122-page opinion with the decision.
The advisory was in effect until 9 a.m. with a possible accumulation of ice from freezing drizzle and a trace of snow.
The judge says she needs more time to resolve disagreements about which documents the NCAA must produce.
The FBI said it has enough evidence to conclude that North Korea was behind the punishing breach of the Hollywood studio.
The state’s November unemployment rate was the lowest it has been in more than six years.
A belt made from recycled materials or a reusable lunch bag are a couple of suggestions.
President Barack will act as soon as next month to lift curbs on travel, commerce and financial activities with Cuba, despite congressional
Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy lay dying in their mobile home.
The White House calls the Sony movie studios hacking “a serious national security matter.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday faulted the global oil price drop and Western sanctions.
Homeland Security panel decries Secret Service “starved for leadership.’’
A court in Pakistan on Thursday authorized the release on $5,000 bail of the militant who coordinated the 2008 terror attacks.
Mr. Obama’s recent spree of actions shows he’s using his executive powers “to the hilt” to create a new paradigm.
As a child in the 1950s, my brief possession of a 26-inch cobalt blue Schwinn Phantom was a signal event.
The state attorney general in Missouri has sued 13 St. Louis suburbs, saying they ignored a law limiting revenues derived from traffic
William J. Walter overcame a stutter, became a Westinghouse Electric Corp. executive and headed the Service Core of Retired Executives.
Authorities said Philip J. Kendall, 85, former president of Packard Press, and Francine Freedman, 80, had moved to Florida this week.
Police said Robert Chafin, 51, of Weirton, died when his tractor trailer rolled over about 11 p.m. Thursday as he was heading north on I-79.
Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year in prison, but the prison sentence is suspended. He must be on probation for a year and a half.
Plus: Feds sue over inmates; ex-governor loses appeal; Obama pardons 12; illness outbreak response; car plows into crowd; high power bills?
Plus: Ex-Blackwater chief hired; drug suspect sent to U.S.; doctor dies of Ebola; no fries with that?
He was identified by the county medical examiner's office as Joseph McCutcheon Jr., 57, of Greensburg.
A state legislator sits on a committee and votes on bills that could affect his outside financial interests. Is this OK?
Investigators discovered firearms, narcotics and more than $52,000 in cash.
Eugene DePasquale put out a report highlighting the $1.5 billion in property taxes charitable organizations don’t pay in 10 counties.
Lancaster County lawmaker says he’ll introduce bill that would ban nearly all gift to public officials and employees in the state.
The terms of the agreement contain specific conditions Lyft must adhere to before the permission takes effect.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the April 2013 marathon.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday night of $556.8 million for 2015.
Pakistan is immersed in three days of mourning, with all educational institutions closed and the entire city of Peshawar shut down.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations
Key U.S. “intelligence asset” imprisoned in Cuba for nearly two decades was swapped for three Cuban spies.
John O’Brien, the eldest hostage in the Sydney terror siege earlier this week, describes his harrowing captivity and bold escape plan.
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the United States in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities.
The wealth gap between middle- and upper-income households has widened to the highest level on record.
European Union court, citing technicality, orders the Palestinian militant organization Hamas removed from the EU terror group list.
The Church of England has appointed the Rev. Libby Lane as its first female bishop.
Congress’ spending bill passage effectively ended federal ban on medical marijuana.
MEXICO CITY — Two rival vigilante groups faced off in western Mexico in a shootout that left 11 people dead weeks after federal authorities
The actor, artist and arts educator found success on Pittsburgh stages before becoming a regular on the Los Angeles theater scene.
Plus: A fall in street didn’t spoil her theater trip and a plunge on icy steps revealed two angels.
Plus: Recount affirms GOP win; actor admits sex abuse; Alcatraz escape study; Johns Hopkins snafu; death penalty dropped; rapper is
Peters Township schools is expecting a $2.8 million budget deficit in the 2015-16 spending plan.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a ruling requiring Arizona to issue driver’s licenses to young immigrants spared