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President to visit Pittsburgh for 'Frontiers' conference in October

President Barack Obama will visit Pittsburgh in October to attend the White House Frontiers Conference co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University ...

Pittsburgh airport trained for active shooter situations

Pittsburgh International Airport authorities continually prepare to deal with chaotic situations like the one that erupted Sunday in Los Angeles, a spokesman said. "Our No. 1 ...

Morning update: Adding flights, confirming new AG, assessing flood damage

A look at what's happening and what's coming up in Western Pennsylvania. Oh, the places you'll go Allegiant Air is adding flights between Pittsburgh ...

With $1.5 million deficit, Pittsburgh Symphony at 'critical crossroad'

Pittsburgh Symphony is at a "critical crossroad," said President Malia Tourangeau on Monday as she urged approval of more than $1.4 million from the Regional ...

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Pittsburgh region unemployment rises to 5.7%

Hiring slowed across the greater Pittsburgh region in July and the unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent. Employers in the seven-county region shed 11,400 nonfarm workers ...

Teen shot in foot in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood

A teenager was shot in the foot as he sat on a front porch in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood Tuesday morning, Pittsburgh police said. The incident was ...

Boy hit by car in Perry North

A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Perry North, a Pittsburgh public safety spokeswoman said. The incident was reported at 7:47 a.m. ...

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Fábregas: Mylan needs to overturn Epipen cash grab

Heather Bresch isn't having a good month. Bresch is the CEO of Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, the device known for delivering a drug ...

Allegheny
Plum school district strives to move past scandals

Despite an ongoing internal investigation and looming decisions about whether to fire the superintendent and high school principal, the Plum Borough School District is hoping ...

Westmoreland
84-room Hampton Inn will be first hotel in decade for New Stanton

A four-story, 84-room Hampton Inn will come to New Stanton next year, Grove City developer Naren Patel said. Patel's company, Stanton Hospitality, has been working on ...

Valley News Dispatch
Highlands teachers approve contract, await school board vote

Members of the Highlands School District teachers union approved a new labor contract Monday. "We wanted to get back to school and back to our kids," ...

Sports
Cubs outlast Pirates in 13 innings

CHICAGO — Jeff Locke was the only arm the Pirates had left as the game ...

Nose tackle McCullers making strides on Steelers defense

Dan McCullers understands perfectly that his critics will allow little wiggle room for failure as ...

Starkey: Only owners can fix NFL's fraudulent preseason

NFL owners need to stop stealing people's money. It's bad enough we helped fund most ...

Pitt's untested passing game gets ground assist from deep stable of running backs

No one has more respect for Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman than the coach who made ...

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Minorities have no friend in Hillary

Hillary Clinton claims that some of Donald Trump's appeal is "xenophobic, racist, misogynistic." Last week she asked, "If he doesn't respect all Americans, how can ...

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