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Senate Bill 412, introduced by state Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, is part of an effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
The profile emerging of the English-speaking masked jihadist in the Islamic State execution videos is a disturbingly familiar one.
The Islamic State has now seized close to 300 Assyrian Christians in Syria.
A Saudi man has been convicted in for his role in the bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Heavy weapons are being pulled back from the front line in Ukraine as the truce is mostly holding.
House Republicans agreed to vote on short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
Vandals cutting a fiber-optic cable that took out Internet service, landlines, cellphones, computers, ATMs and 911 systems across Arizona.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s cabinet secretaries have identified $109 million they believe the state can save in the next fiscal year.
Since the project was unveiled on Jan. 27, more than 500 people from the community have walked through a replica of the school.
The school board voted unanimously Monday to keep the name after a petition was circulated to that effect.
It was difficult for GOP presidential hopefuls to determine which arch-enemy to target at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Carmen Tedesco was someone everyone knew.
Communities required to to develop a wet-weather control plan in conjunction with Alcosan.
In 2011, the board decided not to include rebuilding the range as part of a $109 million renovation.
The story brought Mr. Rosenblat national recognition, especially after he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey.
Irving Kahn had watched the markets since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
The sweet memory of tapping Mt. Lebanon’s maple trees for syrup helps in surviving the harsh season.
The district also will offer a “Book Bus” or traveling library for children through age 5.
The school board is supporting the efforts of Campaign for Fair Education Funding, urging state legislators to establish such a formula.
The program is funded through a matching grant from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts.
Imagine Entrepreneur Charter School wants to open a second location at 10700 Frankstown Road.
The district has an anticipated deficit of $2.8 million, which likely will lead to a tax increase above the state-mandated 2.03-mill cap.
Rosemary Bradley, 72, knows of no other female Glassport mayor since the borough was founded in 1902.
Specially adapted performance gives those with sensory sensitivities a chance to experience a theater production.
Two new meningitis vaccines should be used just for rare outbreaks, a federal panel recommends.
Cdiff bacterial deaths have more than doubled since 2007, and more than 80 percent of the deaths are among people 65 and older.
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Southwest is offering introductory fares as low as $89 one way from Pittsburgh as part of the launch.
A lane will close in both directions between Interstate 79 and Green Tree, starting at 10 p.m. and will end by 6 a.m. each day.
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, opposes disbanding the state alcohol sales business.
The FCC is scheduled to vote on a proposal to reclassify broadband Internet as a telecommunications service.
Abror Habibov, who was arrested in Florida, sold kitchenware and offered cellphone repair services at the kiosks, investigators said.
Two Pittsburgh-area women give on-line instruction to students in Iran who are barred from college because of their Baha’i faith.
The inspections affect the Jerome Street Bridge and the Tassey Hollow Bridge.
Police said charges of simple assault and harassment were filed against Sharon Kosko, a 59-year-old aide at Penn Middle School in Jeannette.
Port Authority blamed a computer problem for the incline’s closure on Wednesday.
Congressional leaders and family members upset by revelations in former Pittsburgh VA director’s appeal file.
Students could become less eligible for federal financial aid when grandparents help them pay college expenses.
A new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances.
Natalia Rudiak, 35, of Carrick is a two-term council member.
Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon, had pleaded guilty in August in U.S. District Court.
U.S.-Israel rift grows over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress next week against any nuclear deal with Iran.
Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove said Putin’s success in destabilizing Ukraine would spur him to raise similar conflicts elsewhere.
Islamic State militants abducted 100 Sunni Muslim tribesmen near Tikrit in Iraq, even as they moved dozens of Assyrian Christian hostages
As the Senate progressed on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security before its money runs out Friday night, it was still unclear
The 20-member panel voted 12-8 in favor of Lynch, a career prosecutor who is the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn.
A young Muslim woman’s job interview while wearing a headscarf provoked a discrimination case that made it all the way to the Supreme Court
In states such as Texas, where the test for an insanity defense is knowing right from wrong, it is difficult for murder defendants to meet
McCandless resident was passionate about women’s issues and once started her own newspaper devoted to women of Pittsburgh.