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McGinty makes fair pay — especially for women — a campaign priority

U.S. Senate challenger Katie McGinty says the American dream is only coming half-true for many working families. McGinty, a Chester County Democrat, told a small group ...

Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

Mylan NV responded to mounting criticism of price hikes on its EpiPen by expanding programs that could cut the out-of-pocket costs of the allergy drug ...

Westmoreland students navigate start of school, fair activities

When Addison Heeter starts sixth grade Thursday, her mind might wander from new books and room assignments to thoughts of the cattle, goats, lambs and ...

Pa. offers database of patient prescriptions to end doctor shopping

A few extra minutes and clicks of a computer mouse could make a difference for someone addicted to prescription medication. A new state program aimed at ...

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Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics ...

Southwest aiming to be the top carrier in Pittsburgh

Southwest Airlines aims to be the undisputed top carrier at Pittsburgh International Airport within five years, the Dallas-based airline's CEO said. CEO Gary C. Kelly during ...

White Oak man sentenced to prison for stealing from employer

A White Oak man who stole more than $370,000 from his employer will spend 14 months in prison, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Anthony Allen Aubrey, ...

Allegheny River body identified 13 years later

The body of a woman found floating in the Allegheny River 13 years ago has ...

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No changes to North Park zipline after death at similar course in Delaware

Go Ape, the company that operates a zipline course at Allegheny County's North Park, and the county do not plan on making changing to its ...

Allegheny
Chief calls police no-confidence survey 'background noise'

Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay says he's not getting the message the city's police union is trying to send with a threatened "no confidence" vote. Instead, ...

Westmoreland
Earth finally moved for Tenaska's plant

After nine years of planning and months of battling environmental opponents, a Nebraska energy company Wednesday held ground-breaking ceremonies for its $500 million natural gas-fueled ...

Valley News Dispatch
'Mindhunter' comes to the A-K Valley

The upcoming Netflix crime drama series "Mindhunter" has arrived in the Alle-Kiski Valley – setting up filming sites Thursday in Tarentum and Vandergrift. Production ...

Sports
Journeyman Harris in another fight for NFL starting job with Steelers

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin rarely, if ever, tips his hand about who is most likely ...

Harrison, NFL have long-awaited meeting

The NFL's long-awaited meeting with Steelers linebacker James Harrison on Thursday lasted longer than the ...

Penguins notebook: Forward prospect Simon starting his preseason early

One of the first things winger Dominik Simon did when he arrived in Pittsburgh last summer, shortly after the Penguins picked him in the fifth ...

WVU RB Shell aims to finish strong by going back to power running style

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — At Hopewell, Rushel Shell was a force of nature, a battering ram who smashed through opposing defenses en route to becoming Pennsylvania's ...

Pitt notebook: Redshirt freshman Dane Jackson grabbing coach's attention at CB 

Pitt's quest to find a cornerback to line up opposite Avonte Maddox is far from ...

Joe Starkey
Starkey: Pirates can't overcome Cole

Say this much for Gerrit Cole, who suffered a career-high ninth loss Wednesday: When reporters ...

Penguins/NHL
NHL notebook: Colorado hires Cleveland AHL coach as new boss

Joe Sakic had to rush his coaching search after the abrupt resignation of Patrick Roy. He doesn't believe the Avalanche rushed their hire. After interviewing ...

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To ID or not to ID?

Every election cycle we must endure challenges and allegations about fraud (conservatives) and discrimination (liberals) when it comes to voter ID laws. This year is ...

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