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UPMC pursues merger with Susquehanna Health

UPMC is again looking to expand by exploring a merger with Susquehanna Health, a four-hospital health system in north central Pennsylvania. Both health organizations announced Thursday ...

McCutchen apologizes to Pirates' scorekeeper for 'fired' comment

Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen on Thursday apologized to the team's official scorer after saying ...

Former Connellsville police officer ordered to trial in rape case

A former Connellsville police sergeant who is awaiting trial on charges of having sex with ...

FDA brings e-cigarettes under federal authority

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential ...

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Duquesne teenager convicted of third-degree murder of unborn child

A Duquesne teenager who shot another teenager and killed her unborn son was found guilty ...

Mother accused of drowning 2 sons to stand trial in June

Laurel Schlemmer, accused of drowning her two sons in a bathtub in 2014, will stand trial on June 21. The date was set Thursday during a ...

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All-terrain wheelchair opens 'new world' for Uniontown veteran

The delivery on Wednesday of an all-terrain wheelchair to a retired Marine who lost both of his legs to an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan ...

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Kasich's hometown of McKees Rocks disappointed by end of campaign

On the streets of McKees Rocks, John Kasich's hometown, voters were disappointed Wednesday that the Ohio governor had decided to suspend his campaign for the ...

Valley News Dispatch
Truck safety detail in Harmar finds 51 violations

Mike Gillespie passed his test Wednesday and was rewarded with a sticker. Others weren't so lucky and were slapped with fines that could run from ...

Sports
Hornqvist scores in OT to give Penguins 3-1 series lead over Capitals 

After he got enough of his stick on a soft Conor Sheary shot from the ...

Rossi: Crosby provides intangibles for Penguins 

Sidney Crosby knows where to go to get the best of the Washington Capitals. On ...

Without Letang, Maatta, Pens defensemen play key role in Game 4 victory 

Even after the Penguins' 3-2 overtime win in Game 4 on Wednesday at Consol Energy ...

Steelers cut offensive tackle Adams

The Steelers parted ways on Thursday with offensive tackle Mike Adams after he failed a ...

Spieth calls Oakmont 'very tough but fair test of golf' 

Like all golfers, Jordan Spieth hopes he will hold and pose for photos with the U.S. Open trophy at the conclusion of this year's tournament ...

Arts and Entertainment
Pick a side: Marvel's superheroes go to 'War'

Is obtaining a measure of comfort and safety worth the surrender of our liberty and freedom? That lofty concept is at the core of the ...

Lifestyles
Smallman Galley fills food hall void, doubles as chef incubator

Food halls are not a new concept. They've been gathering spots for generations across Europe and Asia. Typically an indoor market that showcases local food ...

Business Headlines
Development group urges W.Pa. leaders to attract, train talented workers

Western Pennsylvania could have a shortfall of 80,000 people needed to fill job needs over the coming decade, requiring "urgent" action to enhance the skills ...

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Vitamin Shoppe merger won't save GNC

There might be hope for GNC yet. Shares of the struggling Pittsburgh vitamin retailer plunged by nearly 30 percent last week after it posted its seventh ...

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