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U.S. Steel to relocate corporate headquarters on former Civic Arena site

By Tom Fontaine 12:36 p.m.
U.S. Steel will move to a new, five-story corporate headquarters on the former site of the Civic Arena in a deal that will provide a corporate anchor tenant for the 28-acre property where $440 million in development is planned, officials said Monday. The company plans to lease the 268,000-square-foot building …

Stores creating Thanksgiving dine-and-dash dilemma

By Tory N. Parrish
Thanksgiving is a day that brings Susan Kovac’s family together for fellowship and a feast at her home. Kovac, of North Huntingdon, prepares most of the holiday meal, for which her husband, …

CT scans can find smokers’ lung cancer early

By Luis Fábregas
Tom Schroeder smoked for 44 years, sometimes up to three packs a day. His wife of 30 years, a nurse, constantly worried about his health and urged him to get screened for …

Allegheny

U.S. Steel to relocate corporate headquarters on former Civic Arena site

By Tom Fontaine 12:36 p.m.
U.S. Steel will move to a new, five-story corporate headquarters on the former site of the Civic Arena in a deal that will provide a corporate anchor tenant for the …

Westmoreland

High winds knock out power, injure man at Cranberry construction site

By Tribune-Review 2:57 p.m.
Strong wind gusts Monday knocked out power to more that 10,000 electric customers and may have caused a construction accident that injured one man. The accident in Cranberry sent one man to the hospital, officials said. Police said wooden two-by-fours …

Fayette

Uniontown man who posed as vet could receive treatment

By Liz Zemba 12:39 p.m.
A 23-year-old Fayette County man accused of impersonating a military veteran at a middle school will receive probation and mental health treatment under a tentative plea bargain. Jonathan Michael Campbell, 23, of Uniontown waived his right Monday to a preliminary …

Armstrong

Grant funds lessons in etiquette, job interviewing for Ford City students

By Brad Pedersen
Ford City High School students brushed up on their manners and job interviewing skills last week during a luncheon with business people funded by a $500 grant from the Armstrong …

Beaver

Freezing rain hits Western Pennsylvania, many accidents reported

By Bill Vidonic
A trace of rain froze as it hit the ground Saturday, forming a paper-thin sheet of ice that caused slip-and-fall accidents and hundreds of vehicle crashes on slickened bridges, overpasses …

Butler

High winds suspected in Cranberry construction site accident

By Tribune-Review 1:48 p.m.
High winds are the apparent culprit in a construction accident in Cranberry Monday afternoon that sent one man to the hospital, officials said. Police said wooden two-by-fours and plastic that were covering an open window at the UPMC-Pittsburgh Penguins construction …

Indiana

IUP student found pinned under car still in critical condition

By Tribune-Review
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania student who was pinned beneath his car in Indiana after a jack failed remained in critical condition Wednesday at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Nicholas Landman, 19, who is from Grindstone, Fayette County, was injured …

Somerset

ATV victim’s family seeks deal in fatal crash in Somerset County

By Paul Peirce
The father and great-aunt of a 4-year-old girl killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Somerset County last month are trying to reach a plea agreement on charges stemming from …

Washington

Fire injures 1 in Washington

By Margaret Harding 1:55 p.m.
A man suffered severe burns to 20 percent of his lower body in a house fire in Washington County on Monday, a fire chief said. Washington Fire Chief Linn Brookman said the man, who he did not identify, was out …

Education

Grant funds lessons in etiquette, job interviewing for Ford City students

By Brad Pedersen
Ford City High School students brushed up on their manners and job interviewing skills last week during a luncheon with business people funded by a $500 grant from the Armstrong …

Pennsylvania

Horse racing industry banks on Wolf

By Melissa Daniels
Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry placed a $37,500 bet on Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf this election season. That’s how much three associations representing the $3 billion industry gave to Wolf during the final stretch of his campaign. They’re hoping that with this …

Photo Gallery

Sunday - Nov. 23, 2014

Daily images from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers. …

Luis Fábregas

Luis Fábregas
Fábregas: ‘Iron Meg’ grateful for return to health after biking accident
Family and friends call her Iron Meg. When you hear her story, you’ll understand why. Megan Kruth’s tale of survival from a tragic biking accident …

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Salena Zito

Salena Zito
Reflecting frustration, Webb eyes presidency
In late November 2005, legendary Democrat strategist Steve Jarding sat down with Jim Webb — author, filmmaker, decorated Vietnam veteran and former U.S. Navy secretary …

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Eric Heyl

Eric Heyl
Heyl: Kane in sticky situation
Distraction adheres to Kathleen Kane like military-grade epoxy. As Pennsylvania’s attorney general, she and her staff should singularly be focused on bringing criminals to justice. …

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Nafari Vanaski

Nafari Vanaski
Vanaski: School choice, mergers lay path to equality
A couple of years ago, I thought it’d be a good idea to spend a day in a classroom of the highest- and lowest-rated school …

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Obituaries

Veteran became teacher, dean, JFK adviser

By Alex Nixon
Hil Kelley was a World War II veteran, a dean at West Virginia University and a science adviser to President John F. Kennedy. But he is remembered by family as …