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GlaxoSmithKline Closing Pittsburgh-Area Office, Cutting 274

The company that makes Aquafresh toothpaste and Tums antacid tablets is closing its Pittsburgh-area operations and cutting 274 jobs by year’s end.

04/16/2015

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With Unusual Features, Market Street Grocery To Open Next Wednesday

Finally — at long last — a grocery store in Downtown Pittsburgh.

04/16/2015

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Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In Oakland

The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.

04/15/2015

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Lawmaker Calls For Extended Bar Hours In Pennsylvania

Regular late-night drinkers know that “last call” for alcoholic drinks in Pennsylvania is at 2 a.m., but now a Philadelphia state representative wants to extend those hours.

04/14/2015

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Gov. Wolf Takes On UPMC For Its Low Pay

On KDKA Radio Tuesday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf criticized UPMC for failing to pay its employees adequately, contrasting the salaries of the highest paid to the average at UPMC with what he paid his employees when he owned and operated a company.

04/14/2015

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Treasurer Shuts Down 48th Bar, Boosting Revenue From Drink Tax

On Friday morning, Uncle Jimmy’s Spirits & Food in Oakland became Allegheny County’s 48th establishment shut down by Treasurer John Weinstein for failure to pay the seven percent drink tax.

04/10/2015

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UPMC Cancels Highmark’s Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For Seniors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.

04/09/2015

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Governor Visits Tech Shop In Bakery Square To Promote Manufacturing

It’s called the Tech Shop in Bakery Square — and if that sounds familiar — President Obama was there last June to celebrate people who make things.

04/08/2015

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Nordstrom Rack Officially Coming To Old Northway Mall Site

It’s welcome news for fans of Nordstrom department store.

04/07/2015

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Hines Ward Getting Into Restaurant Business With Table 86 In Seven Fields

His specialty was making incredible catches as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

04/07/2015

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Jury Rejects Michigan Man’s Heinz Ketchup Packet Patent Suit

A federal court jury in Pittsburgh has rejected a Michigan man’s claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in February 2010.

04/01/2015

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Inventor Sues Heinz Claiming Dip ‘N Squeeze Ketchup Was His Idea

When Heinz introduced its larger sized dip ‘n squeeze ketchup packet in 2010, did it take the idea from David Wawrzynski of Detroit?

03/30/2015

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Luxury Four Seasons Hotel Chain Exploring Hotel In Pittsburgh

For travelers all over the world, the name — Four Seasons — means elegance, quality, and very personal service for those who stay at the high-end hotel.

03/27/2015

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South Hills Village Celebrates Makeover With Freebies For Customers

Fifty years ago this summer, South Hills Village opened. It was the first fully enclosed shopping center in Pittsburgh.

03/26/2015

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Local Leaders Confident Heinz Will Stay In Pittsburgh, Prosper

How will the new mega-company, formed by the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods, affect our region?

03/25/2015

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Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

Dave Crawley Receives “Bill Burns” Award

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Exhibit Showcases Pittsburgh Innovation

An exhibit at the HJ Heinz History Center celebrates how Pittsburgh has helped to change the world. Spanning over 16,000 square-feet, “Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation” highlights our region’s contributions to art, medicine, industry, education, sports, technology, and much more!

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Top 10 Sexiest Jobs

You’re making small talk at a party and then you ask the big question, “So what do you do for a living?”  The answer determines if you exchange phone numbers or say goodnight.  A recent […]

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Fortune 1000 Companies Headquarted In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for many things, but being a big business hub may not be one of them. From Heinz to PPG, here’s some of the Fortune 1000 Companies who have their headquarters here in […]

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Shop Safely Online This Holiday Season

If heading to a crowded shopping mall is something you dread this time of year, you might be thinking about doing some of your holiday shopping online. Follow these tips to ensure cyber shopping experience pays off in the long run.

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Does It Really Do That?

Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

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