Education


Community College of Allegheny County plans open house for military veterans

Pennsylvania has the fourth-highest total of veterans in the nation, and Allegheny County has the largest total in the state.


 About 300 faculty, staff and administrators guided by an Identity Advisory Council worked on the change from Penn State's old mark, above at top, to the new one.

Penn State's Nittany Lion mark gets a makeover

A revamp to the flagship university's branding image centers around the head and face of the Nittany Lion, its shield.



 Margie Winters brings petitions to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia offices on Monday.

Gay Catholic school teacher shut out at Phila. Archdiocese offices

The petition supporting Margie Winters, signed by 23,000 people, was organized by social justice group Faithful America.



Donors help fund Franklin Regional High’s new scoreboard

The school board unanimously approved agreements with all three donor companies at its meeting Monday night.


Nation


As debate nears, GOP hopefuls warm up

A forum drew all but three of the 17 major Republican presidential contenders and focused on aggressive responses to illegal immigration.



Senate derails GOP bill to stop Planned Parenthood federal funds

A Republican bid to end federal funding of Planned Parenthood health services was blocked Monday by Senate Democrats.


 
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Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: 412 Build’s business is training teen entrepreneurs

412 Build gives 24 teenagers each summer entrepreneurial training and networking with tech and community nonprofits.



Gary Rotstein's Morning File: An all-purpose travel story about great, gritty Pittsburgh

Travel writers, save your fingers: Cut and paste this handy, cliche-ridden paean to Pittsburgh, which everyone likes now for some reason.


 

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