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Allegheny Co. Holding Public Hearings Over Deer Lakes Park Gas Drilling

Public hearings on a plan for gas drilling underneath an Allegheny County Park begin today.

04/15/2014

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Community Clean-Ups, Parties Aim To Put City’s Best Foot Forward For Marathon

Runners in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on May 4 will pass through 13 Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

04/11/2014

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Allegheny Co. Executive Says Air Quality, Jobs Improving

During a preview of his state of the county address next week, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald had some good news about the quality of air we breathe.

03/14/2014

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Local Officials, Road Crews Prep For Possible Winter Storm

Cold, snowy, gusty winds – it’s been an ugly, endless winter. And that was the scene early Thursday afternoon in the Strip District.

02/27/2014

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Local Leaders Tour Possible Sites For Bus Rapid Transit Lines

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto took a tour Wednesday of some of the places a so-called BRT, or Bus Rapid Transit line, could run in Pittsburgh.

02/05/2014

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Elected Officials Want To Renegotiate “The Big Fix”

Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.

01/03/2014

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Some Allegheny County Employees Accused Of “Pension Spiking”

Some Allegheny County employees are being accused of manipulating the system to earn higher pensions, and it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.

12/27/2013

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Ribbon Cut On New Fitness Trail In South Park

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined the “Friends of South Park” Friday afternoon, cutting the ribbon on a new Fitness Trail.

11/08/2013

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Gov. Corbett Drums Up Support For Transportation Funding Bill

Governor Corbett is pushing a comprehensive transportation funding bill to repair highways and bridges and fund public transit across the commonwealth.

10/30/2013

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Baldwin Students Unveil Green Project To Help Reduce Flooding On Route 51

It’s a scene that has become all too familiar – Route 51 a raging rapids, unable to handle storm water.

10/29/2013

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City Leaders Travel To Cleveland To Observe Bus Rapid Transit System

It operates a lot like light rail. The doors open on either the left or the right, and the platforms are at door-level.

06/20/2013

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Fitzgerald Looking To Bring Cleveland’s Bus Rapid Transit System To Pittsburgh

It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.

06/14/2013

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Fitzgerald’s Relationship With Peduto A Partnership

During the campaign, the two seemed inseparable — Rich Fitzgerald and Bill Peduto — politically attached at the hips.

05/31/2013

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Rockefeller Foundation Grant Aimed At Bringing Faster Bus Service To City

Pittsburgh is one of four cities getting a special grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It’s aimed at bringing faster bus service between two parts of the city.

04/10/2013

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Property Owners Getting Another Chance To Appeal Assessment

When the assessment at Al Montuoro’s Green Tree house went up 68 percent, he did like 100,000 other property owners and appealed. But he was given only a three percent decrease.

03/07/2013

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