Andy Sheehan

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Pa. American Water Points To Striking Workers For Open Hydrants

As the strike enters its fourth week, more than a dozen hydrants have been opened, and police warn that a loss of water pressure could put people in danger.

07/11/2014

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Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park Drilling

Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.

07/09/2014

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Billionaire Newspaper Publisher Richard Mellon Scaife Dies At 82

As a billionaire heir to the Mellon fortune, he could have lived a life of leisure.

07/04/2014

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Increased Security Measures After Powerful Chemicals Go Missing

Pittsburgh Police have been investigating the theft of chemicals from a laboratory at the Community College of Allegheny County.

07/03/2014

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Spotlight On Striking PAWC Workers After Fire Hydrants Opened

Loosen the bolt on top of a hydrant and within seconds, hundreds of gallons of water will come rushing out.

07/02/2014

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Peters Township Homeowners Object to Tree Trimming By FirstEnergy

Plans by FirstEnergy to trim trees along a transmission line in Peters Township has drawn the ire of homeowners.

06/30/2014

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DEP: Wastewater Contamination Worse Than First Thought In Amwell Twp.

A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.

06/12/2014

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Game Commission Rescues Wayward Bear Trapped On Barge

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials were called to trap a bear that found its way onto a barge in Clairton Wednesday morning.

06/11/2014

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New Public Safety Director Ready To Return To Pittsburgh Roots

He was a small town cop in West Brownsville — who left for the state police and then traveled the country in the FBI with stops in New York City and Washington D.C.

06/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Recycling Called “Spotty At Best”

Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.

06/07/2014

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Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait List

Congressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.

06/06/2014

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Pa. Cyber School Founder Files Motion To Have Charges Thrown Out

He created an empire — a revolution in cyber education. But federal prosecutors say instead of serving cyber students, Nick Trombetta siphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.

06/04/2014

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Some Unhappy With Dormont Pool’s New Management

The Dormont Pool’s open and under new management, but not everyone’s happy.

05/26/2014

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More Schools Taking Part In Active Shooter Training Drills

In the wake of Columbine and Newtown, school fire drills are being replaced with something called an active shooter or intruder drill.

05/26/2014

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President Obama Addresses VA Hospital Scandal

President Obama summoned Eric Shineski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to the Oval Office to discuss the growing scandal inside the department’s medical system.

05/21/2014

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