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Salena Zito Reporting

Pa. Congressional candidates hear about wide range of issues, concerns

By Salena Zito
People in Western Pennsylvania are talking to congressional candidates about national security, the economy and the politics of Obamacare as the November election draws near, …

Luis Fábregas Columns

Fábregas: Seniors, beware of Highmark’s $0 health insurance pitch

By Luis Fábregas
The nerve. What’s unnerving about the latest Highmark-UPMC smackdown is that it involves seniors. Yes, senior citizens who use Medicare — the same people who until now were untouched by this tiresome, torturous three-year headache. People who use Medicare, the …

Eric Heyl Columns

Heyl: ‘Mr. Peduto Head’ products could earn city much-needed revenue

By Eric Heyl
Embrace the affront, Mr. Peduto Head. Your city might reap significant rewards if you do. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration recently took the unusual step of formally instructing police officers not to disparage him when issuing parking tickets. Seems that …

Nafari Vanaski Columns

Vanaski: Dreams check in at site of demolished Wilkinsburg hotel

By Nafari Vanaski
It’s not a sports arena or stadium, so you probably never heard about the demolition of the Penn-Lincoln Hotel in Wilkinsburg. Full disclosure: I hadn’t either. Admittedly, I haven’t spent a lot of time in Wilkinsburg. It’s one of those …