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    Pitt men's basketball adds junior-college guard
    Pitt added junior-college guard Jonathan Milligan for the upcoming season, coach Jamie Dixon said Tuesday. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Milligan averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game last … -- By Tribune-Review
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    Emlenton woman killed in head-on crash in Butler County
    A woman died Monday evening in an accident in Jefferson Township, Butler County. Karen Risinger, 29, of Emlenton, was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner, 911 dispatchers … -- By Tribune-Review
    Tuesday takes
    Oops ... Clairton’s long-awaited demolition effort has been sidetracked because contractor Stash Trucking of Uniontown neglected to get needed permits for asbestos removal. We commend city officials for cooperating with … -- By Tribune-Review
    Overgrown North Versailles property needs attention
    There was an article in the Oct. 17, 2014, issue of The Daily News where (North Versailles Township board of commissioners president) George Thompson commended code enforcement officer Allen Wagner … -- By Tribune-Review
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    Wilmerding moves to fix Ice Plant
    Wilmerding officials hope the borough can afford a remediation project that would reopen Ice Plant Hill Road. “That has always been the goal, to get the road open,” council president … -- By Michael Divittorio
    Plan to air Tuesday in McKeesport
    A proposed comprehensive plan covering McKeesport and Duquesne will be aired at a 6:30 p.m. hearing Tuesday in McKeesport council chambers. The plan concerns redevelopmen, with special emphasis on the … -- By Patrick Cloonan
    Suspect in 2 bank robberies arrested
    A McKeesport man arrested in connection with two bank robberies is in jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Shaun Hollis, 32, was taken into police custody Friday evening in McKeesport. … -- By Eric Slagle
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    West Mifflin mayor names business, citizen of the year
    West Mifflin recreation director Anthony DiCenzo estimated 2,000 to 3,000 residents visited the borough’s annual Community Day on Saturday at Allegheny County Airport. “We got a lot of positive feedback,” … -- By Patrick Cloonan
    Some White Oak students arrive home an hour late
    Parents took to social media to express their concerns about some buses carrying their children home on the first day of classes in the McKeesport Area District. Posts on the … -- By Patrick Cloonan
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    NFL notebook: Bills cut RB Jackson, name Taylor starting QB
    Bills safety Aaron Williams had tears welling in his eyes and wore his emotions on his back upon learning the team had cut Fred Jackson. Rather than wear his blue … -- By Wire Reports
    Coping with kids: Options for healthy snacks and superfoods
    Here are some favorite healthy snacks and lunches: Kuli Kuli: Move over, kale, there’s another superfood in town, and it’s called moringa. According to the good folks at Kuli Kuli, … -- By Tribune-Review
    Kid Lit Style Children's books inspire decor choices
    Using children’s books as inspiration for bedrooms and playrooms is one way to introduce a child to literature. It also can be just a fun, imaginative way to decorate. “I … -- By Kim Cook
    How to raise children who don't feel entitled
    No one wants to be the parent of a child going viral in a video, screaming in a restaurant or throwing a tantrum in the cereal aisle. So, how can … -- By Chicago Tribune
    Help Israel, not Iran
    Is Gene Watson, writer of the letter “Loyal to which nation?”, from Moon Township or the moon? When entities involved in high-risk activities are allowed to police themselves, it is … -- By Tribune-Review
    Living with Children: Indulged 5-year-old needs 'Vitamin N'
    A father tells me that he tries to give his son, age 5 and an only child, everything he wants because he wants his son to be happy. But he’s … -- By John Rosemond
    Brain gain in Pittsburgh
    Ask any civic leader in America what keeps him up at night and “brain drain” is sure to be on the list. Virtually every city is obsessed with how to … -- By Aaron M. Renn
    Of a Fine man & friend
    “As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; listen to others, even the dull and ignorant; they too have … -- By Tribune-Review
    Trained, then punished
    Everything that Dan Stuthers of Plum writes in his letter “Catholic Church & science” about the Roman Catholic Church and its relationship to science is true. However, Mr. Stuthers either … -- By Tribune-Review
    Greensburg Tuesday takes
    Piling on: It doesn’t exactly bode well for Max Environmental Technologies Inc.’s request to raise the elevation of its Yukon landfill by 40 feet — to accommodate an additional million … -- By Tribune-Review
    A young dog will chew anything that's around if no boundaries are set
    Q uestion: What can we do about a 14-month-old golden retriever that bites and chews anything and everything — from shoes to furniture to our outside deck? We keep her … -- By Marc Morrone
    Alle-Kiski Tuesday takes
    The bully-ing pulpit: New Kensington-Arnold School Board members will consider anti-bullying programs at this month’s meeting. The suggestions, from a committee that’s been meeting since March, are aimed at making … -- By Tribune-Review
    The Kane case: Distractions mount
    The endgame could be nigh for embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. An unspecified “action” against the first-term Democrat was initiated last week by the board that disciplines commonwealth lawyers, … -- By Tribune-Review
    Russia burns out of control
    The “purifying fire” came as a surprise when the Russian government starting burning food and boasting about it on state television. A year ago, the government introduced an embargo on … -- By Sergei Guriev
    Pittsburgh Tuesday takes
    Inspired choice: The Pittsburgh Penguins could have played it safe and hired some run-of-the-mill architectural firms to design apartments and public spaces for the old Civic Arena site. But that … -- By Tribune-Review
    Try these tips for finding cheaper airline fares
    Airline fare wars are making a comeback. Don’t expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours … -- By The Associated Press
    Top Sports Pics - Aug. 31, 2015
    Top sports images from around the globe. … -- By Tribune-Review
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    Pakistan allows gathering of 1,000 Taliban amid leadership rift
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a … -- By The Associated Press
    McKinley backers balk over mountain's name change
    He was a president for another century, another era of American political infighting. William McKinley spent a little more than four years in the White House before his assassination in … -- By The Los Angeles Times
    3 from Allegheny County charged with Medicaid fraud
    Three Allegheny County residents are accused of taking thousands of dollars for acting as personal care assistants for their loved ones but billing Medicaid for services they did not perform, … -- By Adam Brandolph