http://www.post-gazette.com Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:46:32 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Judge: Reagan shooter Hinckley can leave hospital to live in Virginia Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/07/27/Judge-Reagan-shooter-Hinckley-can-leave-hospital-to-live-in-Virginia/stories/201607270181 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:44:08 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/07/27/Judge-Reagan-shooter-Hinckley-can-leave-hospital-to-live-in-Virginia/stories/201607270181 WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled. WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, a judge has ruled.

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Driver shot in face in Homewood By Karen Kane / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Driver-shot-in-face-in-Homewood-pittsburgh/stories/201607270180 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:39:45 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Driver-shot-in-face-in-Homewood-pittsburgh/stories/201607270180 A 58-year-old man was shot as he was driving his vehicle in Homewood North late Tuesday. A 58-year-old man was shot as he was driving his vehicle in Homewood North late Tuesday.

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Trial date postponed for suspect in Franklin Regional school stabbings By Karen Kane / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/westmoreland/2016/07/27/Trial-date-postponed-for-suspect-in-Franklin-Regional-school-stabbings-westmoreland-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/stories/201607270179 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:19:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/westmoreland/2016/07/27/Trial-date-postponed-for-suspect-in-Franklin-Regional-school-stabbings-westmoreland-pittsburgh-pennsylvania/stories/201607270179 The trial of a former Franklin Regional High School student accused of attacking 20 classmates with knives at the school in April 2014 has been postponed. The trial of a former Franklin Regional High School student accused of attacking 20 classmates with knives at the school in April 2014 has been postponed.

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Former Pa. beauty queen gets prison for fake cancer scams Associated Press http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/07/27/Former-beauty-queen-gets-prison-for-fake-cancer-scams-pennsylvania/stories/201607270176 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:42:20 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2016/07/27/Former-beauty-queen-gets-prison-for-fake-cancer-scams-pennsylvania/stories/201607270176 BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A former Pennsylvania beauty queen who faked having leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has been sentenced to two to four years in prison. BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A former Pennsylvania beauty queen who faked having leukemia to benefit from fundraisers has been sentenced to two to four years in prison.

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TRAFFIC: One injured in Indiana Township crash Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/07/27/TRAFFIC-Part-of-Campbells-Run-Road-closing-today-for-8-month-project-pittsburgh/stories/201607270170 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:47:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/07/27/TRAFFIC-Part-of-Campbells-Run-Road-closing-today-for-8-month-project-pittsburgh/stories/201607270170 At least one person has been injured this morning in a traffic collision in Indiana Township. At least one person has been injured this morning in a traffic collision in Indiana Township.

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Charges upgraded for Carrick man accused of fatally shooting 6-year-old girl Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Charges-upgraded-for-Carrick-man-accused-of-fatally-shooting-6-year-old-girl-kamau-thomas-isis-allen-pittsburgh/stories/201607270171 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:38:11 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Charges-upgraded-for-Carrick-man-accused-of-fatally-shooting-6-year-old-girl-kamau-thomas-isis-allen-pittsburgh/stories/201607270171 A Carrick man accused of shooting a 6-year-old girl who later died has now been charged with homicide. A Carrick man accused of shooting a 6-year-old girl who later died has now been charged with homicide.

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Hillary Clinton becomes first woman from a major party nominated for president By Dan Majors / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/Hillary-Clinton-becomes-the-first-woman-from-a-major-party-nominated-for-president/stories/201607270086 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/Hillary-Clinton-becomes-the-first-woman-from-a-major-party-nominated-for-president/stories/201607270086 The Democratic Party emerged from a cloud of division Tuesday night in Philadelphia to select former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the first woman nominated for president of the United States by a major political party. The Democratic Party emerged from a cloud of division Tuesday night in Philadelphia to select former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the first woman nominated for president of the United States by a major political party.

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Three uncommon surgeries occur simultaneously at Allegheny General Hospital By David Templeton / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/07/27/Three-uncommon-surgeries-occur-simultaneously-at-Allegheny-General-Hospital/stories/201607260211 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/07/27/Three-uncommon-surgeries-occur-simultaneously-at-Allegheny-General-Hospital/stories/201607260211 At 3 p.m. March 7, Mark Iobst and a friend were finishing electrical work at an apartment he owns when he felt severe chest pain. In time, his friend drove him to Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, W.Va., where he was diagnosed not with a heart attack but a type A aortic dissection. At 3 p.m. March 7, Mark Iobst and a friend were finishing electrical work at an apartment he owns when he felt severe chest pain. In time, his friend drove him to Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, W.Va., where he was diagnosed not with a heart attack but a type A aortic dissection.

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Pennsylvania Turnpike's $5.7 billion capital plan under review By Ed Blazina / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/07/27/Pennsylvania-Turnpike-s-5-7-billion-capital-plan-under-review/stories/201607270034 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2016/07/27/Pennsylvania-Turnpike-s-5-7-billion-capital-plan-under-review/stories/201607270034 The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s decision last week to review all construction projects came two months after the majority of the five-member board approved a $5.7 billion, 10-year capital plan over the objections of the chairman and vice chairman. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s decision last week to review all construction projects came two months after the majority of the five-member board approved a $5.7 billion, 10-year capital plan over the objections of the chairman and vice chairman.

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Pittsburgh scores poorly on list of 'best-run' cities By Molly Born / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Pittsburgh-scores-poorly-on-list-of-best-run-cities/stories/201607270088 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Pittsburgh-scores-poorly-on-list-of-best-run-cities/stories/201607270088 Usually a media darling when it comes to national city ratings, Pittsburgh sat in the bottom third in a report on America’s â€œbest-run” cities published this week by a consumer finance information website. Usually a media darling when it comes to national city ratings, Pittsburgh sat in the bottom third in a report on America’s “best-run” cities published this week by a consumer finance information website.

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Pittsburgh police chief gets moment on DNC stage By Chris Potter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/Pittsburgh-Chief-McLay-speaks-at-Democratic-National-Convention/stories/201607270141 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/Pittsburgh-Chief-McLay-speaks-at-Democratic-National-Convention/stories/201607270141 At a time when police-community relations are a key political topic, Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay came to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday to lay down the law — gently. At a time when police-community relations are a key political topic, Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay came to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday to lay down the law — gently.

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This year, the Democratic platform matters By Chris Potter / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/This-year-the-Democratic-platform-matters/stories/201607270122 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2016/07/27/This-year-the-Democratic-platform-matters/stories/201607270122 PHILADELPHIA — It isn’t often that a party’s political platform gets attention in prime time. Usually the statements of vision and values are of interest to party insiders and no one else. PHILADELPHIA — It isn’t often that a party’s political platform gets attention in prime time. Usually the statements of vision and values are of interest to party insiders and no one else.

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Obituary: J. Fletcher Osterle / Longtime CMU professor of engineering By Matthew Gutierrez / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2016/07/27/Long-time-CMU-professor/stories/201607270115 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2016/07/27/Long-time-CMU-professor/stories/201607270115 At about 5 or 6 every evening, J. Fletcher Osterle walked up the hill on Kipling Road in Squirrel Hill, briefcase in hand. His daughter remembers it vividly: Sporting dark-rimmed glasses, a brown jacket and tie, he’d waive to the kids playing kick ball in the street on his way to the family home. At about 5 or 6 every evening, J. Fletcher Osterle walked up the hill on Kipling Road in Squirrel Hill, briefcase in hand. His daughter remembers it vividly: Sporting dark-rimmed glasses, a brown jacket and tie, he’d waive to the kids playing kick ball in the street on his way to the family home.

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GOP leaders oppose challenge to referendum on judicial retirement By Kathy Boccella / Philadelphia Inquirer http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2016/07/27/GOP-leaders-oppose-challenge-to-referendum-on-judicial-retirement/stories/201607270102 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2016/07/27/GOP-leaders-oppose-challenge-to-referendum-on-judicial-retirement/stories/201607270102 A suit by two former state Supreme Court justices and a prominent lawyer challenging the wording of a referendum on judicial retirement ages is “flawed” and presumes that voters are “uneducated,” two top GOP senators contend in a legal brief. A suit by two former state Supreme Court justices and a prominent lawyer challenging the wording of a referendum on judicial retirement ages is “flawed” and presumes that voters are “uneducated,” two top GOP senators contend in a legal brief.

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Kirilloff making big impact in minor league baseball By Mike White / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-baseball/2016/07/27/Plum-s-Alex-Kirilloff-making-big-impact-in-minor-league-baseball/stories/201607270084 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/high-school-baseball/2016/07/27/Plum-s-Alex-Kirilloff-making-big-impact-in-minor-league-baseball/stories/201607270084 Alex Kirilloff says the toughest adjustment to professional baseball has been mental. Alex Kirilloff says the toughest adjustment to professional baseball has been mental.

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Wind turbines, LED light to illuminate Rachel Carson Bridge for Light Up Night By Ed Blazina / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Wind-turbines-LED-light-to-illuminate-Rachel-Carson-Bridge-for-Light-Up-Night/stories/201607270080 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/07/27/Wind-turbines-LED-light-to-illuminate-Rachel-Carson-Bridge-for-Light-Up-Night/stories/201607270080 Environmental artist Andrea Polli will fulfill a 15-year dream when she creates a signature project using LED lights and wind turbines to illuminate the Rachel Carson Bridge for Light Up Night and the holiday season. Environmental artist Andrea Polli will fulfill a 15-year dream when she creates a signature project using LED lights and wind turbines to illuminate the Rachel Carson Bridge for Light Up Night and the holiday season.

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UPMC to supplement income by managing Colombian facility By Kris B. Mamula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/07/27/UPMC-to-supplement-income-by-managing-Colombian-facility/stories/201607270060 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/07/27/UPMC-to-supplement-income-by-managing-Colombian-facility/stories/201607270060 Payments for medical care may have flatlined at most hospitals in the U.S., but UPMC has been busy supplementing its revenue by marketing the health care giant’s expertise worldwide. Payments for medical care may have flatlined at most hospitals in the U.S., but UPMC has been busy supplementing its revenue by marketing the health care giant’s expertise worldwide.

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Reg Henry: How to destroy America: an evil-genius guide By Reg Henry / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/reg-henry/2016/07/27/Reg-Henry-How-to-destroy-America-an-evil-genius-guide/stories/201607270027 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/reg-henry/2016/07/27/Reg-Henry-How-to-destroy-America-an-evil-genius-guide/stories/201607270027 Today I want to share with you my plan to destroy America. Normally, I would not go public with this, as I do not want to destroy America. I love America. Only in America can someone inclined to scratch and laugh encounter such great material. Today I want to share with you my plan to destroy America. Normally, I would not go public with this, as I do not want to destroy America. I love America. Only in America can someone inclined to scratch and laugh encounter such great material.

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Tuned In: Latest 'Sharknado' can't swim By Rob Owen / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2016/07/27/Toothless-Sharknado-fails-to-reawaken/stories/201607270023 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/2016/07/27/Toothless-Sharknado-fails-to-reawaken/stories/201607270023 With “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” (8 p.m. Sunday, Syfy), this B movie series most definitely — wait for it — jumps the shark. With “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” (8 p.m. Sunday, Syfy), this B movie series most definitely — wait for it — jumps the shark.

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Influx of trauma centers could hurt patient care, not help, Pitt study finds By Kris B. Mamula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/07/27/Influx-of-trauma-centers-could-hurt-patient-care-not-help-Pitt-study-finds/stories/201607260043 Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2016/07/27/Influx-of-trauma-centers-could-hurt-patient-care-not-help-Pitt-study-finds/stories/201607260043 More trauma centers means better medical care for people who suffer serious injuries, right? More trauma centers means better medical care for people who suffer serious injuries, right?

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