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Variable Meter Parking Rates Coming To Pittsburgh

As part of their Act 47 financial recovery plan, City Council has approved a proposal from Councilman Corey O’Connor that could ultimately affect everyone who uses one of the city’s new meters for parking — varying the hourly rate in the same spot to attract more cars to park.

06/18/2014

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Mayor Requests Additional Funding For Paving Budget

Take a drive up Brookline Boulevard and you’ll put your tires, your rims and even your axles at risk.

04/25/2014

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Councilman Suggests Closing Bridges For More Events

It doesn’t have to be just for Pirates games. The Roberto Clemente Bridge and more have closed down for other big events.

03/18/2014

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Bill Peduto Takes Oath As 60th Mayor Of Pittsburgh

Bill Peduto is set to take the oath as Pittsburgh’s 60th mayor and a big change was also made this morning to City Council.

01/06/2014

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Pittsburgh Police Unveil New Program To Minimize Domestic Violence

After six months of planning, Friday Pittsburgh City Police unveiled a new program aimed at cutting down on domestic abuse.

12/13/2013

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Red Light Cameras Coming To Pittsburgh Intersections

Running a red light in the city of Pittsburgh is about to get a little more risky.

12/10/2013

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Peduto To Bring Change To Mayor’s Office

Every mayor of Pittsburgh brings a different style and personality to the job — the grandmotherly Sophie Masloff, the technical skills of Tom Murphy, the people-loving Bob O’Connor, and the youthful Luke Ravenstahl — quick impressions come to mind. So what about Bill Peduto?

11/08/2013

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Some Raising Questions Over Mayor’s Recent Tweets

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says he’ll be more visible in the coming weeks. As he toured the new Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip District Wednesday, he said he was focusing not only on the market but also on his legacy.

10/23/2013

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Dems Shun Pa. Official For Supporting GOP Comrade

The Erie County Democratic Committee in northwestern Pennsylvania has kicked an Erie city councilman off the committee, saying he violated bylaws by publicly supporting a Republican colleague in an upcoming council election.

10/23/2013

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Controller’s Office Releases Findings Of Police Audit

Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb released the findings of an audit of the secondary employment practices of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday.

10/15/2013

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Council Considers School Closings Moratorium

It’s not their decision to make — but city council wants a moratorium on school closings in Pittsburgh.

10/14/2013

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Council Members Show Support For UPMC Workers

Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.

10/08/2013

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City Council Honors Tony Award Winner Billy Porter

He grew up here, went to high school and then college here, but Billy Porter said he was never ready for what happened in his hometown today.

10/01/2013

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City Council To Vote On $25K Strip Club Settlement

City council will vote Wednesday on a $25,000 settlement it will have to pay out to the strip club Blush.

09/03/2013

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City Council Gives Preliminary Approval On Parking Enforcement Bill

Parking may be a headache in Pittsburgh, but a new bill could stop things from getting worse.

06/25/2013

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