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 A Port Authority spokesman said fareboxes will be upgraded sometime next year.
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A Port Authority spokesman said fareboxes will be upgraded sometime next year.

Port Authority fareboxes not always charging correctly

Fareboxes now have to be reset manually by Port Authority drivers to prevent riders from paying too much when they use ConnectCards.


Winter storm warning issued for Laurel Highlands

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Laurel Highlands and much of central and southeastern Pennsylvania.



County bans the (criminal background) box

Starting Jan. 1, the county will join a growing number of governments that won’t ask about criminal background on the initial application.



 Hoy Fung, left, met his wife, Lorraine, when she came to work for him as a waitress in one of the first Chinese restaurants in the region, the Bellevue Tea Garden on Lincoln Avenue in Bellevue, which opened in 1926.

Pittsburgh’s New Immigrants: For 60 years, America officially excluded Chinese people

The Chinese Exclusion Act, passed by Congress in 1882 and was not lifted until 1943, when politicians acted partly out of embarrassment.


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