http://www.post-gazette.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:48:29 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Visa to offer cardholders opportunity to be followed http://www.post-gazette.com/business/money/2015/02/27/Visa-to-offer-cardholders-opportunity-to-be-followed/stories/201502270163 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:54:39 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/money/2015/02/27/Visa-to-offer-cardholders-opportunity-to-be-followed/stories/201502270163 Would it bother you if your credit or debit card issuer were able to follow you around, using your smartphone to monitor you? Would it bother you if your credit or debit card issuer were able to follow you around, using your smartphone to monitor you?

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Full house turns out for talk on Pittsburgh police and community relations http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/02/27/Full-house-turns-out-for-talk-on-Pittsburgh-police-and-community-relations/stories/201502270266 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:18:54 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/02/27/Full-house-turns-out-for-talk-on-Pittsburgh-police-and-community-relations/stories/201502270266 Jesse Spencer wants to see policing go back to the times of old, when officers were not only involved in the communities, but also came from them. His personal goal is to solidify the relationship between the police and the community. Jesse Spencer wants to see policing go back to the times of old, when officers were not only involved in the communities, but also came from them. His personal goal is to solidify the relationship between the police and the community.

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Pennsylvania lawmakers taking another look at openness at state-related universities http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/02/27/Pennsylvania-Lawmakers-taking-another-look-at-openness-at-state-related-universities/stories/201502270180 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:05:25 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2015/02/27/Pennsylvania-Lawmakers-taking-another-look-at-openness-at-state-related-universities/stories/201502270180 One state Senate aide, when the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pointed out the language, surmised it was “an oversight.” One state Senate aide, when the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pointed out the language, surmised it was “an oversight.”

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Girl Scout cookies enter digital age http://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2015/02/27/Girl-Scout-cookies-enter-digital-age/stories/201502250224 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:50:19 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2015/02/27/Girl-Scout-cookies-enter-digital-age/stories/201502250224 For Violet Rignani, an 8-year-old Brownie, the process of peddling Thin Mints and Tagalongs this year served up a lesson in combining 21st-century digital marketing and old-fashioned face-to-face sales. For Violet Rignani, an 8-year-old Brownie, the process of peddling Thin Mints and Tagalongs this year served up a lesson in combining 21st-century digital marketing and old-fashioned face-to-face sales.

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Wolf 's search for inefficiencies in state government finds $109 million in savings http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2015/02/27/Wolf-s-search-for-inefficiencies-in-state-government-finds-109-million-in-savings/stories/201502270165 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:06:21 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/state/2015/02/27/Wolf-s-search-for-inefficiencies-in-state-government-finds-109-million-in-savings/stories/201502270165 HARRISBURG — The results are in from Gov. Tom Wolf’s initial search for inefficiencies in state government. HARRISBURG — The results are in from Gov. Tom Wolf’s initial search for inefficiencies in state government.

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Obituary: Irving Kahn / Wall Street's oldest stockbroker http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/27/Obituary-Irving-Kahn-Wall-Street-s-oldest-stockbroker/stories/201901010352 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:16:42 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/27/Obituary-Irving-Kahn-Wall-Street-s-oldest-stockbroker/stories/201901010352 The secret to value investing is holding onto underpriced stocks for a long time until they reach their true value. Few people were in a position to follow through as literally as Irving Kahn, who until his death Tuesday at 109 was Wall Street’s oldest stockbroker and presumed to be the world’s oldest active investment professional. The secret to value investing is holding onto underpriced stocks for a long time until they reach their true value. Few people were in a position to follow through as literally as Irving Kahn, who until his death Tuesday at 109 was Wall Street’s oldest stockbroker and presumed to be the world’s oldest active investment professional.

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Obituary: Herman Rosenblat / Holocaust love story was beautiful but false http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/27/Obituary-Herman-Rosenblat-Holocaust-love-story-was-beautiful-but-false/stories/201901010351 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:14:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2015/02/27/Obituary-Herman-Rosenblat-Holocaust-love-story-was-beautiful-but-false/stories/201901010351 For years, Herman Rosenblat led a quiet existence in New York, where he and his wife built a new life after the Holocaust. The world might never have noticed him, an immigrant television repairman who died Feb. 5 at 85, if he had not told what talk-show host Oprah Winfrey declared the “single greatest love story” ever presented on her program. For years, Herman Rosenblat led a quiet existence in New York, where he and his wife built a new life after the Holocaust. The world might never have noticed him, an immigrant television repairman who died Feb. 5 at 85, if he had not told what talk-show host Oprah Winfrey declared the “single greatest love story” ever presented on her program.

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Eat’n Park to expand services into PNC tower http://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2015/02/27/Eat-n-Park-to-expand-services-into-PNC-tower/stories/201502270215 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:02:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2015/02/27/Eat-n-Park-to-expand-services-into-PNC-tower/stories/201502270215 It’s no Dean & DeLuca but a division of Eat’n Park will operate a convenience store featuring a limited selection of prepared foods and fresh produce in the new PNC tower Downtown. It’s no Dean & DeLuca but a division of Eat’n Park will operate a convenience store featuring a limited selection of prepared foods and fresh produce in the new PNC tower Downtown.

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Use of force by Pittsburgh police under review in Downtown chase, crash http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/02/27/Use-of-force-by-Pittsburgh-police-under-review-in-Downtown-chase-crash/stories/201502270211 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:52:21 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2015/02/27/Use-of-force-by-Pittsburgh-police-under-review-in-Downtown-chase-crash/stories/201502270211 Pittsburgh police used force against a fugitive who led them on a high-speed chase that caused a Downtown crash with injuries Wednesday because he resisted their efforts to arrest him, officers wrote in court documents. Pittsburgh police used force against a fugitive who led them on a high-speed chase that caused a Downtown crash with injuries Wednesday because he resisted their efforts to arrest him, officers wrote in court documents.

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Tony Norman: And the award for not caring goes to ... http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2015/02/27/Tony-Norman-column-for-Opinion-22/stories/201502270204 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:37:42 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2015/02/27/Tony-Norman-column-for-Opinion-22/stories/201502270204 I didn’t watch the Academy Awards last week. I didn’t watch the Grammys a few weeks ago, either. I didn’t watch the Academy Awards last week. I didn’t watch the Grammys a few weeks ago, either.

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Arrival of Daniel Winnik likely will bump a bottom-six forward for Penguins http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/02/27/Winnik-s-arrival-will-bump-someone-from-lineup/stories/201502270196 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:26:19 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2015/02/27/Winnik-s-arrival-will-bump-someone-from-lineup/stories/201502270196 Craig Adams knows a little bit about Daniel Winnik the person. As members of the NHL Players’ Association's negotiating committee, Adams and Winnik helped to forge a collective bargaining agreement with the league during the lockout in 2012-13. Craig Adams knows a little bit about Daniel Winnik the person. As members of the NHL Players’ Association's negotiating committee, Adams and Winnik helped to forge a collective bargaining agreement with the league during the lockout in 2012-13.

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Cupcake tax?: Tough action is needed against unhealthy foods http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Cupcake-tax-Tough-action-is-needed-against-unhealthy-foods/stories/201502270187 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:42:34 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Cupcake-tax-Tough-action-is-needed-against-unhealthy-foods/stories/201502270187 Scientists who are helping to rewrite America’s dietary guidelines propose that consumers pay special taxes on sugary sodas and other junk food. As the nation’s obesity continues to soar, it’s time to consider such unorthodox solutions for curbing unhealthy eating. Scientists who are helping to rewrite America’s dietary guidelines propose that consumers pay special taxes on sugary sodas and other junk food. As the nation’s obesity continues to soar, it’s time to consider such unorthodox solutions for curbing unhealthy eating.

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Ron Cook: Shame on those contributing to late-February sadness http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2015/02/27/Ron-Cook-Shame-on-those-contributing-to-late-February-sadness/stories/201502270186 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:42:11 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2015/02/27/Ron-Cook-Shame-on-those-contributing-to-late-February-sadness/stories/201502270186 It’s not quite March, but the madness has started. It’s not quite March, but the madness has started.

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Giant Eagle Express closing in Indiana; Construction contracts down in Pittsburgh region; Southwest adding Pittsburgh to Dallas nonstop http://www.post-gazette.com/business/news-briefs/2015/02/27/Giant-Eagle-Express-closing-in-Indiana-Construction-contracts-down-in-Pittsburgh-region-Southwest-adding-Pittsburgh-to-Dallas-nonstop/stories/201502270179 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:33:42 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/news-briefs/2015/02/27/Giant-Eagle-Express-closing-in-Indiana-Construction-contracts-down-in-Pittsburgh-region-Southwest-adding-Pittsburgh-to-Dallas-nonstop/stories/201502270179 Giant Eagle Express closing in Indiana Giant Eagle Express closing in Indiana

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Pirates pitcher Jameson Tailon, almost a year removed from surgery, will start facing batters soon http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/02/27/BUCS0227/stories/201502270160 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:17:58 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2015/02/27/BUCS0227/stories/201502270160 BRADENTON, Fla. — This wasn’t supposed to happen to Jameson Taillon. BRADENTON, Fla. — This wasn’t supposed to happen to Jameson Taillon.

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Seven little words: The fate of Obamacare turns on an interpretation http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Seven-little-words-The-fate-of-Obamacare-turns-on-an-interpretation/stories/201502280062 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:14:56 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Seven-little-words-The-fate-of-Obamacare-turns-on-an-interpretation/stories/201502280062 Thousands of Pennsylvanians and millions of Americans could lose the help they’re getting to buy health insurance if the Supreme Court takes a seven-word phrase in the 900-page Affordable Care Act out of context. Thousands of Pennsylvanians and millions of Americans could lose the help they’re getting to buy health insurance if the Supreme Court takes a seven-word phrase in the 900-page Affordable Care Act out of context.

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Movie review: “Maps to the Stars” gets lost in Hollywood’s cosmic depravity http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movie-reviews/2015/02/27/Maps-to-the-Stars-oa-Wasikowska-Julianne-Moore-John-Cusack-Olivia-Williams-Robert-Pattinson/stories/201502270145 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:56:18 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movie-reviews/2015/02/27/Maps-to-the-Stars-oa-Wasikowska-Julianne-Moore-John-Cusack-Olivia-Williams-Robert-Pattinson/stories/201502270145 The girl wears elbow-length gloves and hair that hides other burn scars from her face. She’s made her way to Hollywood by bus but knows enough to hire a limo to get around town. The girl wears elbow-length gloves and hair that hides other burn scars from her face. She’s made her way to Hollywood by bus but knows enough to hire a limo to get around town.

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Stage review: 'Tree to Drop' looks at brutality physical and otherwise http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2015/02/27/PICT-Classic-Theatre-For-the-Tree-to-Drop-Lissa-Brennan-Alan-Stanford-David-Whalen/stories/201502270124 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:18:54 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2015/02/27/PICT-Classic-Theatre-For-the-Tree-to-Drop-Lissa-Brennan-Alan-Stanford-David-Whalen/stories/201502270124 Algeria’s unrest: Fracking triggers turmoil for a major oil producer http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Algeria-s-unrest-Fracking-triggers-turmoil-for-a-major-oil-producer/stories/201502270122 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:17:13 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2015/02/27/Algeria-s-unrest-Fracking-triggers-turmoil-for-a-major-oil-producer/stories/201502270122 Algeria, which has escaped the turmoil of the Arab Spring and Islamic extremism, may be stirring due to the government’s support for tapping deep shale gas deposits through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Algeria, which has escaped the turmoil of the Arab Spring and Islamic extremism, may be stirring due to the government’s support for tapping deep shale gas deposits through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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Medical, safety company to close Findlay office in ’16 http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/02/27/Medical-safety-company-to-close-Findlay-office-in-16/stories/201502270108 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:26:54 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/pittsburgh-company-news/2015/02/27/Medical-safety-company-to-close-Findlay-office-in-16/stories/201502270108 Drager announced Thursday that it will close its Findlay office next year and that some of the 150 people who work there will be offered jobs at other plants run by the German medical and safety technology company. Drager announced Thursday that it will close its Findlay office next year and that some of the 150 people who work there will be offered jobs at other plants run by the German medical and safety technology company.

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